Dez Bryant Believes a 2,000-Yard Season Is a Realistic Goal

No receiver in NFL history has put up a 2,000-yard season

Dez Bryant’s confidence is soaring these days, and it’s not hard to see why.

In 2012, his third season in the league, Bryant finally began to realize the potential the Cowboys so clearly saw in him when they drafted him and promptly gave him jersey No. 88--previously worn by Dallas greats Drew Pearson and Michael Irvin.

He played in all 16 games for the first time in his career--he fractured an index finger with three games remaining, but played through it as Dallas was in a playoff race at the time--and posted 92 catches for 1,382 yards and 12 touchdowns, all career-highs.

Now, Bryant has his sights set on a 2,000-yard season, an unprecedented feat for a receiver.

"That's still scratching the surface," Bryant said in reference to 2012, per "It's only going to get better, to be honest. I still have a lot to give. I feel like nobody's seen anything. Nothing.

"I feel like it can be a lot more than that. That's just being honest. I honestly feel like [2,000 yards and 20 touchdowns] can potentially happen."

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