Kevin Ogletree said he's playing with confidence
It's the second consecutive season that Ogletree has emerged as the No. 3 receiver, but he lost the gig to veteran Laurent Robinson last season.
"I feel good about how I'm playing right now," Ogletree said. "I don't have any idea of what I look like this first practice back at Valley Ranch. Two years ago, I'm sure it was similar, it's definitely a good feeling I have."
The offseason was troubling for Ogletree given how his brother, Calvin Ogletree, was shot in the head and is still recovering. Ogletree also dealt with being on the free-agent market but was brought back by the Cowboys.
On top of everything else, Ogletree battled past draft pick Danny Coale -- who was released Friday -- the rising Andre Holmes and Cole Beasley and of course Dwayne Harris, a draft pick a year ago.
Ogletree has built a good chemistry with quarterback Tony Romo. The Cowboys want receivers who are 'quarterback friendly' because it allows the quarterback to play with more confidence and it gives coach Jason Garrett, the offensive play caller, another option to call plays for.
"I'm practicing confidently, going to meetings confidently, coming to work confidently, it’s my approach," Ogletree said. "With confidence comes a lot of other things, that's definitely for sure."
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