Originally written on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 4/9/13

Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant was a guest on ESPN Radio in El Paso Monday, and shed a little light on what motivates him to go out and give his best - hatred. Not his hatred, but the fans of other teams all over the country who absolutely hate the Dallas Cowboys. "I feel like the greatest thing about being on the Cowboys [is] people love to hate the Cowboys,” Bryant said, via the Dallas Morning News. “That makes you work 10 times harder. They put the big target on us or whatever, and speaking for myself, it doesn’t bother me. I’m pretty sure it doesn’t bother a lot of guys. They like that kind of pressure. It makes us want to work hard and makes you want to do what you want to do to get to that big game.” Bryant, as reported earlier, is looking to have a great 2013 season and is full of confidence and motivation. He spoke about his desire to have 2,000 yards in a season, being more focused on and off the field, and feels he's matured a lot since his rookie season. "I just feel like it takes time. When I got into the NFL, a lot of things was new to me. I needed time, and I feel like I got the time that I needed. I got the support. And the guys continue to work with me. I couldn’t be more thankful for that. The reason I’m so confident going into this year – and just working out in the weight room or whatever – is because of those guys. I give them all the credit." var switchTo5x=true; stLight.options({publisher:''});

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