Add Dallas Cowboys’ All-Pro linebacker DeMarcus Ware to the list of folks expecting big things from Dez Bryant.
Ware appeared on the Cover Two Podcast with NFL.com’s Bucky Brooks and Steve Wyche on Tuesday, where he discussed the Cowboys’ attempt to get back on the right track after a 2010 season that saw the team go 1-6 before Jerry Jones pulled the trigger on the first mid-season coaching change in franchise history, and a 100-plus-day-old lockout that has delayed crucial offseason workouts.
In the midst of the lockout though, Ware believes the team has discovered some pure leadership in Tony Romo, and a heightened sense of accountability from the team in general. As many as 45 players have been attending the team’s player-run workouts, including the sophomore receiver Bryant.
Ware believes that, after seeing Bryant’s performance at the players-only sessions, the sometimes-controversial Oklahoma State product is set to have a big year for Dallas.
"All the things he's done off the field or whatever, he's out there trying to do better," Ware said, per NFL.com. "He's at the OTA sessions getting balls from Romo, getting closer with Romo, figuring each other out. He was running routes a month ago, and it was not a problem like the injury didn't hurt him. I think he's going to be a great asset next season."
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