Dallas fans miss Dez, but blame can't all be passed to WRs
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By Todd ArcherESPN Staff Writer

FRISCO, Texas -- After every game, the calls grow louder from segments of Dallas Cowboys fans, asking their team to re-sign Dez Bryant.

When Bryant or his route-running coach, David Robinson, puts videos on social media of the three-time Pro Bowl receiver working out, fans yearn for the days of old when Bryant was averaging 91 catches for 1,312 yards and 12 touchdowns from 2012 to 2014.

We Still Here! @DezBryant 🙅🏾‍♂️"Keepin His Knife Sharp" Train Like A Pro!!! #alwaysopen pic.twitter.com/WwZWiKMafY

Those days are gone, and the structure of the Cowboys' offense has changed dramatically from that era, which Bryant acknowledged in a tweet this week.

Don't look at this as a negative.. teams have different schemes https://t.co/yR3toQ5X55

As the Cowboys’ passing offense struggles, the committee of receivers that has been called on to replace Bryant has taken the brunt of the criticism as the absence of Bryant makes Cowboys fans' hearts grow fonder.

What they fail to remember is Bryant was part of last season’s slide into the abyss for the passing game, which has continued in the first five games this season.

Twice in the first five weeks, Cole Beasley and Allen Hurns have said the receivers have been open, which was seen by some as a shot at quarterback Dak...

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