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Emotion good, timing bad

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Dez Bryant and Jason Witten shouted at each other in a sideline scene that overshadowed a stunning loss, with the potential to reverberate if the Dallas Cowboys let it.  Demarcus Ware, who was on the sidelines, got in to it with Bryant as well.  Appearing at a charity event Tuesday, Ware says he was telling Bryant that there was a time and place "for being emotional" and the end of the Lions game was not the time or place.

After sleeping on it all Bryant says he was not in conflict with Romo on the sidelines, but was upset that the defense was doing a good job and says he was telling Romo they have to do better too.  Bryant says Witten was telling him to get his head back in the game because there were still 12 seconds left after the Lions took the lead and they would have one more drive.

Bryant's antics are the least of the problems for Dallas with a defense facing more injury issues after allowing a last-second touchdown and the most yards in franchise history in Detroit's 31-30 win.

The offense is sputtering, too, after consecutive hit-and-miss games without brittle running back DeMarco Murray, who is likely to return Sunday against Minnesota.
The Cowboys say they've put a pair of second-half tantrums from Bryant behind them, and Tony Romo says they have to make sure they don't get hung up on the Detroit loss.

 

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