John DeShazier | Senior Writer - NewOrleansSaints.com
Dez Bryant, the student, knows exactly what Dez Bryant, the player, is stepping into as the newest member of the New Orleans Saints.
The three-time Pro Bowl, one-time All-Pro receiver looks around his new locker room, and he hears bleating all around him.
“I’m extremely excited,” Bryant said Thursday afternoon. “That baby (greatest of all time) GOAT (receiver) Mike Thomas, that baby GOAT (running back) Alvin Kamara and the big GOAT, (quarterback) Drew Brees. (Running back) Mark Ingram, (cornerback Marshon) Lattimore – I’m just excited to play with these guys.”
Bryant, who is in his ninth season, will look to add production to a Saints’ receiving corps that has a significant drop-off between Thomas and the next receiver. Thomas has 70 catches for 880 yards and five touchdowns, all team-leading numbers. The next highest numbers posted by receivers are 12 receptions (by Tre’Quan Smith and Ted Ginn Jr., who is on injured reserve), 214 yards and three touchdowns (Smith). ...
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