Dez Bryant Claims 2,000 Yards and 20 Touchdowns Is Within Reach

March 27, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is not hurting for self-confidence. 
In an article by ESPN Dallas' Tim MacMahon, Bryant was quoted as saying, "I honestly feel like [2,000 yards and 20 touchdowns] can potentially happen."
This is a bold proclamation considering Calvin Johnson set the NFL record with 1,964 receiving yards last season, and 20 touchdowns would give him the third-most receiving scores in league history. 
Still, the Cowboys have to be impressed with Bryant's drive to succeed, especially given the fact that he has not always been the most mature player. It was just last season when the Cowboys enacted strict rules regarding the 24-year-old's off-the-field behavior.  
There is no doubting Bryant's talent. He has a rare combination of size, speed, athleticism and good hands. He is also coming off a breakout year in which he hauled in 92 passes for 1,382 yards and 12 touchdowns.
And while his claims are a tad preposterous, the...

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