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Dez Bryant: Playoffs, not 2,000 yards, is my true goal

Dez Bryant is one of those guys.

The Dallas Cowboys wide receiver belongs to the Tim Tebow Supper Club, a small fraternity of NFL players who make headlines just about every time they open their mouths.

Case in point: On Tuesday, Bryant was asked if he could envision finishing a season with 2,000 receiving yards. Bryant said it "can potentially happen." Cue the aggregate onslaught. Unleash the idiot babble.

"How was I supposed to answer it?" Bryant said during a Wednesday appearance on "The Dave Dameshek Football Program."

"It's possible," he added. "It's something that I'm not trying to reach, you gotta win games, playoffs. That's my goal. It's a team sport. I was asked a question and I just answered it. They just focused on that point."

Around The League asked Bryant if it's difficult to be constantly scrutinized.


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"I dislike it a lot, but I live with it, I deal with it," he said. "I love football. That's what I focus on. I don't really care too much what anybody has to say."

Does Bryant believe Tony Romo can finally get the Cowboys over the hump in his eighth season as the starting quarterback?

"I feel like he can do it. I feel like he's gonna do it," Bryant said. "All of us are behind him 100 percent, I love Tony. He's a great person and great player. ... We're looking to do big things in 2013."

Even if Bryant doesn't believe, it's the only answer. Can you imagine if Bryant ever went after Romo's abilities? The Internet might implode into itself.

Nobody wants that. Well ...

Follow Dan Hanzus on Twitter @DanHanzus.

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