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Jerry: Dez's Quiet Offseason a Good Sign

Dez Bryant is having his quietest offseason to date, knock on wood



    We haven’t heard much from Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant this season and owner and general manager Jerry Jones is taking this as a positive, a sign that perhaps Bryant has become a more mature player over the last couple years.

    "He's certainly matured," Jones told Sirius/XM Radio, via ESPN Dallas. "You would expect that, you hope for that and that is happening. Football means everything to him and he certainly had a lot of growing up to do, probably more so than your average player in the NFL. He's quick to understand that and he's doing that and he's doing it at a real fast pace. I know better to really get too positive because you can really get that call."

    In the past, Bryant has run into some well-publicized financial issues, been asked to leave a Dallas mall and got into a tiff with his mother that resulted in his arrest. But since this last incident, Bryant has kept his headline-making to on-field exploits, posting career-highs in catches (92), yards (1,382) and touchdowns in 2013.

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