Dez Bryant sees self as leader

Updated: July 25, 2013, 12:15 PM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

OXNARD, Calif. -- Receiver Dez Bryant, fresh off a breakout season and drama-free offseason, sees himself as a blossoming leader for the Dallas Cowboys.

That would have sounded crazy a year ago, when the Cowboys kept Bryant off-limits to the media during training camp after the turmoil in his personal life reached a boiling point with a July arrest on a misdemeanor charge stemming from an altercation with his mother.

Now, owner Jerry Jones and head coach Jason Garrett gush ...

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