The Cowboys may not have a lead receiver in 2005.
With Terry Glenn, Keyshawn Johnson, Patrick Crayton and tight end Jason Witten all capable of putting up big numbers, the Cowboys will likely spread the ball around to whomever is open.
As a result, no one will likely have a monster season catching the ball. That should keep opposing defenses honest and the offense productive.
However, there is no question who the Cowboys' go-to receiver is. That title belongs to Johnson, the man coach Bill Parcells wanted to get the ball to for the game-winning score against the Chargers on Sunday.
While there was some concern within the organization about Johnson's lackluster training camp, Parcells never doubted Johnson's ability to
produce in the clutch.
"That's what he's supposed to do," Parcells said. "Keyshawn is a very good competitor. People don't give him enough credit for that. I think he enjoys being in the fray and with things on the line, I think he wants to be
involved in the process. A lot of athletes aren't like that. They run from
it. He's not like that. He doesn't."
Johnson caught five passes for 65 yards and two touchdown in the Cowboys season opening win over the Chargers on Sunday.
Second-year man Patrick Crayton led the team in receiving overall with six catches for 89 yards and a score.
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