Dak Prescott’s Continued Improvement Positions Cowboys for Super Bowl Run

December 27, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I don't know about you guys, but Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys still had to show me something.
Sure, the Prescott- and Ezekiel Elliott-led Cowboys had already clinched the top spot in the NFC entering Monday night's tilt with the desperate Detroit Lions, but I needed to see more variety from the Dallas offense in order to feel comfortable with the idea that two rookies were guiding a Super Bowl favorite.
Not that there's anything wrong with having a conservative, run-first approach, but it's fair to wonder if an inability or unwillingness to swing for the fences could cost the Cowboys against primo opponents in January.
Before declaring that the Cowboys just might be good enough to defeat a flawed NFC field and make a run to Super Bowl LI, I wanted to see Prescott stretch the field. I wanted to see if he could keep opposing defenses even more honest for Elliott and the running game.
I wanted to see him make big throws in big spots.
Sure, he bounced b...

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