Hate the Cowboys? Dez Bryant loves you for it.
The Cowboys receiver, during a recent interview with ESPN 600 radio in El Paso, said the hate for "America's Team" makes him and his teammates work harder.
"The greatest thing about bring on the Cowboys is people love to hate the Cowboys," Bryant said. "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."
In further comments, published by The Dallas Morning News, Bryant said he has worked hard to become a positive influence.
"It's always a dream to be a positive figure," Bryant said. "I know on my end it is. I understand that I have a lot of little kids looking up to me. Of course, I have my little boys. I want them to see me as a positive figure."
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