Bryant: keep­ing cool is key to success

Cow­boys

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coach’s words against the Ea­gles. The first wasn’t planned, though. Tony Romo scram­bled to his right and turned back to see Bryant wide open across the field. Bryant did a lit­tle weav­ing on that 23-yard score, but mostly headed in the di­rec­tion Gar­rett prefers and beat two de­fend­ers to the goal line.

“Tony, he be­lieves in me and I want that to in­crease more,” said Bryant, who has 978 yards and eight touch­downs and a ca­reer-high 145 yards in con­sec­u­tive games against Cleve­land and Washington. “It’s all about fo­cus and not los­ing com­po­sure. If he calls a play and I do what I’m

Dal­las re­ceiver Dez Bryant scores a touch­down as Philadel­phia Ea­gles cor­ner­back Do­minique Rodgers-Cro­mar­tie (right) tries to stop him dur­ing the Cow­boys’ vic­tory on Sun­day night.

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