OXNARD, Calif. — Last week, Dez Bryant retweeted a Cowboys fan who wrote that he’s never seen someone as misjudged as Dallas’ 28-year-old star receiver.
Bryant made a mistake recently when he was late to the team’s conditioning run the day before the Cowboys departed for training camp.
Despite dealing with sinus issues that have led to migraine headaches, Bryant understands that as one of the team’s leaders he should have been on time.
“I’m first to raise my hand,” Bryant said. “Even if I intentionally did something or didn’t mean to do something, you still got to go through some things to understand that’s not how you do certain things.
“We all have our issues.”
Criticize Bryant for being late, just don’t misinterpret his actions for a lack of caring.
“Everyone in this organization knows what’s up with me,” Bryant said. “They know I love this football team. Me personally, I feel like nobody reps the star more than me. That’s not a shot directed toward nobody. That’s just how I feel.
“I love the star. I’ve always loved it. I love the fans and I put my all out for them. I don’t care if I’m injured, I’m going to try my best to get out there and play. It’s how I’ve always been.”
Bryant is in a comfort zone when surrounded by fans. He conducted one of his lengthiest interviews of the last few years — more than 20 minutes — in front of a large crowd after practice Monday.
No player has signed more autographs or posed for more photos than Bryant through the first week of camp.
He had to be pulled out of a large group of fans after he was mobbed at Naval Air Station Point Mugu following the team’s California arrival…
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