NFL News : Jerry Jones defends Dez: 'Really a better player'

Jerry Jones defends Dez: 'Really a better player'

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Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is going to bat for star wide receiver Dez Bryant after the team was blown out 28-6 at home Thursday night. 

Per NFL.com, Bryant's stats and game tape tell the story of a wideout in decline -- Bryant, 29, is in his eighth season -- but Jones sees something else from his marquee receiver.

"Dez is actually, from the standpoint of being to excel, is a better player," Jones told 105.3 The Fan Dallas on Friday. "I know a lot of people are rolling their eyes on that one -- he's really a better player. He's just got to get into a better position. He had a ball yesterday that he can catch. I've seen him miss that ball before, but I've seen him catch that ball, too, great periods of times. Let me say this: I feel good about Dez."

Though 11 games, Bryant has 53 catches for 578 yards and four touchdowns. His 10.9 yards per catch is the lowest in his entire career. 

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