Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo defended receiver Dez Bryant when asked about his sideline antics in the 34-7 loss to the Eagles. Bryant was seen throwing his helmet, while seemingly ranting and raving.
But Romo said he had no problem with Bryant's emotions.
"Dez is great, " Romo said. "His emotion, there is never a negative emotion that comes from it. It’s just positive consistently. He’s just a kid who loves playing the game. He’s passionate. But there is never any malice or anything negative involved. Cameras can catch whatever they want, he is never mean to another person or anything like that. he just wants to win and he’s excited about being out there playing. We’re lucky to have him."
Romo also shot down any comparisons to former Cowboys receiver Terrell Owens, whose antics on the sideline and in the locker room divided the team.
"Dez has done nothing that takes away from anything," Romo said. "Dez does a great job. Always upbeat, positive, we’re lucky to have him, like I said. He’s a great teammate."
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