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Dez Bryant recovers in red zone

Cowboys show faith in young receiver by going back to him after earlier drops

Updated: October 23, 2011, 11:56 PM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Dez Bryant's issues have been discussed and debated as much as any second-year wide receiver in NFL history.

His ability to catch the football never comes up in those conversations.

That's what made the Dallas Cowboys' final two offensive snaps in the first half Sunday so stunning. Tony Romo put a pair of passes between the 8s on Bryant's jersey. Bryant should have ended up celebrating in the end zone on both plays, but the ball clanked off his shoulder pads on ...

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