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News: DMN: Miles Austin says arrest won't distract Bryant: 'Dez is a true professional'

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    Miles Austin says arrest won't distract Bryant: 'Dez is a true professional'

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    http://www.dallasnews.com/sports/da...istract-bryant-dez-is-a-true-professional.ece



    The Cowboys' receiving corps is mired in uncertainty heading into training camp, and not just because Laurent Robinson bolted for the Jaguars in the summer.

    Dez Bryant enters his third season after an up and down 2011 and an off-season arrest on family violence charges. But fellow receiver Miles Austin said he doesn't expect the recent personal problems to negatively affect Bryant's preseason preparations.

    "I feel like Dez is a true professional," Austin told the San Antonio Express-News. "And with any true professional when you come to work you have to – regardless of how good or bad outside circumstances are – you got to put those things to the side and go on and work. I feel like not only him but the whole group needs to have that focus when we are out there together working, and every time we practice or on the field we have to have that same level of focus."

    Bryant isn't the only Cowboys receiver dealing with off-field distractions. Fourth-year wideout Kevin Ogletree, who's in the thick of the racer for the team's No. 3 receiver role, dealt with a family trauma in January when his brother was shot in New York City....

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