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Devin Street turning heads with Dallas Cowboys

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After a slow start to his career, former Pitt wide receiver Devin Street could be in line for a bigger 2015 with the Dallas Cowboys.

As a rookie last season, Street caught only two balls for 18 yards, playing about 150 snaps. That could change this year as Street is reportedly making waves this offseason.

Street actually had gotten first-team reps during the Cowboys' OTAs as star Dez Bryant was absent. While Bryant rejoined the team recently after missing earlier OTAs and is expected to eventually get some contract issues sorted out, Street could still be in line for a bigger role.

Go ahead and count Jerry Jones as one of his biggest fans:

"You can't help but be impressed with No. 15," "He's what we thought he was at our third receiver," Jones said. "He's getting a lot of reps here, but he's a real exceptional route runner for a rookie."

As the article mentions, you might recall that the Cowboys traded up to get Street in the draft. He's been one of those guys that they actively sought out and no doubt want to capitalize on their investment.

Street isn't likely to be starting once/if Bryant gets back into the fold and with him, Terrance Williams, and Cole Beasley, he's certainly going to have to continue to fight to get onto the field. But if nothing else, he should be in line for more action in 2015 than he saw last season.

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