Cowboys want to use Dez Bryant in slot more

ESPN - [Full Article]

Cowboys WR Dez Bryant caught 11 balls out of the slot last season, which is nine more than he caught in 2012.

The Cowboys want him to catch a lot more from the slot this season.

The Cowboys can finally expand Bryant's package of plays because they can move him around the formation and put him in the slot, where he doesn't have to deal with bump-and-run coverage.

Fantasy Impact: 

This only helps Bryant's value as one of the top WRs available. The Cowboys couldn't do this more in the past due to Bryant not grasping the offense, but now they feel he's ready. It should create more mismatches, which is something the team struggled with last year and it frustrated Bryant at times. According to past news items, rookie Devin Street is the team's only other outside receiver, so it remains to be seen who else would be in this package of plays. Cole Beasley is also a slot receiver.

Filed Under: 2014, Preseason

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