Dez Bryant believes in rookie CBs despite Darrelle Revis tweet

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Even while tweeting to Darrelle Revis, inviting the veteran cornerback to join the Cowboys, Dez Bryant insists he has faith in the team’s rookie cornerbacks.

“Those guys, they’ve been competing strong,” Bryant said of the rookie corners, via the team website. “That’s what I love about them. Win, lose or draw [they compete]. Not just me, but the rest of these guys in this locker room, they’ll tell you we’ll take that. Before it’s all said and done, y’all are going to know those guys’ names in this league.”

The Cowboys, who lost Morris Claiborne and Brandon Carr in free agency, drafted Colorado cornerback Chidobe Awuzie in the second round, Michigan cornerback Jourdan Lewis in the third round and Florida State cornerback Marquez White in the sixth round.

Dallas also has second-year cornerback Anthony Brown on its roster to go with veterans Orlando Scandrick and Nolan Carroll.

Bryant tweeted to the free agent Revis last weekend: “Dallas? I promise you are going to love what we got going on around here..your attitude fits our culture…waiting…..”

Bryant said Friday he had not heard from Revis, and the Cowboys have no interest in Revis, according to sources.

While having not given up hope of getting Revis on the Cowboys, Bryant has worked to get the rookie cornerbacks ready.

“It’s a mindset of even though you’re a rookie, act like you’ve been here before,” Bryant said. “I feel like they’ve been doing an outstanding job of that.”

13 responses to “Dez Bryant believes in rookie CBs despite Darrelle Revis tweet

  1. Awuzie and Lewis were both steals as long as Lewis mans the slot. White… might be a decent backup one day. Claiborne and Carr weren’t worth paying what they got paid, with how the Cowboys are built. Heavy offense has carried this team to the division title each time the QB has played most of the season in the last couple years.

  2. I would argue that losing Claiborne, Carr, Wilcox, and Church may be addition by subtraction. Carr had a solid year but doesn’t make plays, Claiborne has talent but can’t stay healthy, Wilcox & Church are just guys. I for one am excited to see this youth movement. They’ll have growing pains but they’ll be coached up to succeed.

  3. Awuzi got lit up bad against Oklahoma State in last years bowl game. He’s not much of a corner

  4. Odds are Revis has put on another 10-20 pounds while he’s been sitting around not getting any interest from any team.

    Which means he’s likely even slower than he was last season.

    He should just sit back and enjoy that huge pile o’ money he made and not worry about playing in the NFL any more. Go see the world while he’s still young and can travel 1st class everywhere he goes. Enjoy life. He’s got his ring and earned it with hard work in NE.

    No need to go out and keep embarrassing himself getting torched on the field.

  5. @tylawspick6

    mental illness is a very serious disease and a terrible thing to try and shake.

    you should be careful with your choice of words when you post, i have read some of your posts before and some of them are very malicious!

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