Raise your hand if you didn’t think Dak Prescott would be a legitimate starting quarterback in the NFL.
(In case you were wondering, my hand is raised.)
I watched the tape. I saw him up close and personal at the Senior Bowl. There was no evidence to suggest he’d take the NFL by storm.
But after 10 weeks and an 9-1 record, Prescott has the Cowboys looking like the favorites to represent the NFC in the Super Bowl. And no, he’s not simply a game manager. He’s winning games with his arm.
Prescott has thrown for 2,640 yards and 17 touchdowns compared to only two interceptions. Hardly the numbers anyone would have expected from a player who struggled with his accuracy at Mississippi State.
After watching his tape for the 2016 NFL draft, I came away thinking Prescott would fight for a job as an NFL backup, but that’s about (read more…)