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Cowboys news: CeeDee Lamb talks being the Cowboys new WR1

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CeeDee Lamb: Becoming the No. 1 receiver has raised the standard - Charean Williams, Pro Football Talk

The Cowboys new number one WR is ready for the job. He talks about learning Amari Cooper had been traded.

“I was like, ‘Wow, that’s crazy,’” Lamb said on Mike Silver’s podcast, Open Mike. “And then my phone started blowing up literally minutes after. It’s been a crazy story ever since.”

In his second season, Lamb became the Cowboys’ leading receiver. That’s a big reason the team traded Cooper and his $20 million base salary in return for a fifth-round selection.

Lamb had more catches (79) and more yards (1,102) than Cooper last season and scored six touchdowns.

Lamb is ready to take on the new job title in 2022.

“It kind of, in a sense, raised the standard,” Lamb said. “Obviously, I hold myself to a high standard already, but at this moment there’s nothing else you can really do but take it on. That’s the energy I have.”

Read the full article at Blogging The Boys