Bryant enjoys productive second half in Cowboys' win

ARLINGTON, Texas — Before leaving the locker room, Jimmy Robinson peered around the corner to find Dez Bryant entertaining the media.

The Cowboys' receivers coach made a crack about Bryant's involvement in the second half, prompting a smile from Bryant.

Tony Romo targeted Bryant four times in the second half Sunday, and Bryant caught all four passes for 56 yards and a touchdown. In the four games he had played before Sunday, Bryant had been targeted only 10 times in the second half, with two catches for 50 yards.

"Better preparation. Just being on top of everything, and the defense was playing some coverages where I could get open," Bryant said of the difference against the St. Louis Rams.

Bryant caught five passes for 90 yards and a touchdown in his most productive game since Nov. 14, 2010, when he had three catches for 104 yards and a touchdown.

After his 20-yard touchdown reception in the fourth quarter that capped the Cowboys' scoring, Bryant grabbed coach Jason Garrett in a bear hug.

Bryant changed his gloves and his shoes at halftime, jokingly blaming the color of both for his earlier drops. The white gloves and white shoes he wore in the first half were replaced.

"I was like, 'I'm going to go back to me,'" Bryant said.

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