News: DC.COM: Bryant Believes Claiborne Can Be One Of Best CBs In League

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    Rowan Kavner Staff Writer

    OXNARD, Calif. – Tuesday was a typical day at training camp for
    Dez Bryant, filled with mesmerizing catches and stunning displays of athleticism that have become routine for the Cowboys’ No. 1 target. The Cowboys’ top cornerbacks didn’t back down from the challenge, though. Bryant had to fight for every reception he brought down in 1-on-1 drills against Morris Claiborne, and Bryant credits the top two corners for making him the receiver he’s become.

    The talented receiver has particularly high expectations for the second-year cornerback the Cowboys pitted him against throughout Tuesday’s practice.

    “I love going against those guys,” Bryant said. “Those are two great corners. I’m lucky to go against two guys like that, because they’re great, especially Mo. He’s going to mess around and be one of the best corners in this league.”

    Claiborne’s got a long way to go to fulfill those expectations, but Claiborne already said he feels much more confident and comfortable compared to where he was at last year. He said he wakes up every day and feels like he can compete with the best.

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