Bryant's skills come with a catch

Cowboys' top pick catches up to everything but his breath on first day of minicamp

Updated: April 30, 2010, 11:50 PM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- Dez Bryant, the Dallas Cowboys' first-round draft pick and the man Jerry Jones hopes will help Miles Austin carry the passing game, was dead tired.

We mean dead tired in his first practice with the Cowboys on Friday.

He was bent over spitting up water. He missed a few drills to catch his breath. He stood with arms resting on his helmet, trying to get something going with his body.

Ray Sherman, the Dallas wide receivers coach, barked at him to get in shape.

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