How the Dallas Cowboys Can Get Dez Bryant More Involved on Offense

November 20, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If you're a defensive coordinator playing the Dallas Cowboys, your primarily goal is to take wide receiver Dez Bryant out of the game. If you can roll coverage his way so that the Cowboys don't target him as often, you have done your job.
Without Bryant's explosiveness and big-play ability on the outside, the Cowboys are probably a below-average offense. Their running game is lackluster, and Dallas tight end Jason Witten is fulfilling my preseason prediction that he would be the team's most disappointing player.
So when Bryant isn't a factor on offense, what do the Cowboys have? An up-and-down rookie wide receiver? Uh oh.
That means Jason Garrett, Bill Callahan and Co. absolutely must find ways to get Bryant involved, regardless of how much attention the defense gives him. The Dallas brain trusts haven't done that thus far, allowing quarterback Tony Romo to "just take what the defense allows."
Well guess what guys? If you're trying to overcome a horrific defense and...

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