Dez Bryant starting for Dallas Cowboys vs. Panthers


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Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant will start against the Carolina Panthers and also return punts on Sunday, he told ESPN's Bob Holtzman. and NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported Saturday that Bryant would be in the starting lineup barring a setback.

Bryant was listed as questionable on the Cowboys' injury report Friday with a groin injury.

The Cowboys' top receiving option had his best game of the year last week with 13 catches for 95 yards and two touchdowns in a loss to the Baltimore Ravens. He could top those numbers against a Panthers defense that has struggled all season.

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