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News: Kavner: Dez Relates To Claiborne’s Jump In Confidence This Year

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by speedkilz88, Jun 12, 2013.

  1. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    Rowan Kavner
    DallasCowboys.com Staff Writer


    IRVING, Texas – Dez Bryant sees in Morris Claiborne the same kind of boost in confidence he had himself after his rookie season.

    Bryant, who recorded 18 more receptions, 367 more receiving yards and three more touchdowns his second year in the NFL from his rookie season, notices a similar jump for Claiborne in practice.

    “His confidence level has grown a lot, kind of reminds me of myself,” Bryant said of Claiborne. “My first year, I was shaky-shaky or whatever. That next year I got more confident and I was playing a lot better. Same with him. He’s more physical. He’s more explosive. He already had the ball skills. He’s just adding things to his game that are making him better.”

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  2. VirusX

    VirusX Well-Known Member

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    Doesn't hurt to have a guy like Dez to go against either!

    God I hate off-season. Gets that itch going again. Then the season seems so short...

    Cant wait to see these guys on the field!
  3. ware1manarmy

    ware1manarmy Member

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    I'm with ya man
  4. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Don't look now but Dez Bryant, of all people, is sounding more and more like a vet team leader.

    Gotta love it
  5. Maxmadden

    Maxmadden Well-Known Member

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    I have heard a few people on this board who say he is not very intelligent because he isn't the most articulate speaker. I think he is actually very intelligent if you listen to what he is saying and not how he is saying it.

    I agree, he really does seem to be embracing a leadership role on and off the field. It just seems like he gets it now and if he can get anywhere close to his potential the sky is his limit.
  6. CowboyStar88

    CowboyStar88 Well-Known Member

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    Amazing isn't it? They said he was dumb they said he couldn't stay out of trouble etc... But here we are 3 years later and this young man is turning into one heck of a leader on this team. He bleeds blue and works hard and has a confidence about him that's been missing from this team. I fully expect Dez to become one of the main voices on this team and not in a negative way. I think he has an even keel about him that will keep him grounded. He has a love for the game and for the Star. Go Dez this kid is exciting.
  7. coult44

    coult44 Well-Known Member

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    Anyone want to take a guess at what his next contract is going to be worth??? He could be the face of this franchise for a long time...
  8. CowboyGil

    CowboyGil Well-Known Member

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    Saw on the news last night Dez made a couple of ridiculous catches over Mo and Mo looking all like WTH just happened? One Mo even interfered with Dez and Dez still caught it. Dez said this is the NFL. You bring your A game 24-7. Never rest on your rep.Said he's trying to tell (and show) the younger guys that.
    :bow: :bow: :bow:
  9. The Natural

    The Natural Well-Known Member

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    Couldn't agree more
  10. CowboyStar88

    CowboyStar88 Well-Known Member

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    That is funny showing the younger guys lol considering how young he is.
  11. Clove

    Clove Shrinkage Zone Supporter

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    True, and everyone has a right to be immature at some point in life, and that's not saying that he's totally mature now, but it seems as though he's simply growing up like we've all had to do. The kid is still young.
  12. calico

    calico Well-Known Member

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    I'm afraid of his next contract with this team's salary situation the next few years. Stephens got his work cut out on this one.

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