Dak Prescott: How and Why

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  1. Rocket River

    Rocket River Member

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    Let's start with the first part: Why is he being successful?

    I have only watched part of his games but he seems to be very careful.
    He has a decent running game and his line does not seem to be too bad.

    How did so many people miss on him? Was it a miss?
    Why did he go in the 4th round?

    I am not knighting him QB Supreme but he is doing ok . . .

    Rocket River
     
  2. Bobbythegreat

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    Best O line in the game, just about any QB could look good behind it.
     
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  3. tochiee22

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    It's more than that...
    Dude hasn't thrown an interception yet.
    For a rookie that's pretty impressive already.
    Makes good decisions
    Stays in the pocket and has a good feel for pressure.
     
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  4. bigtexxx

    bigtexxx Contributing Member

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    This. And he has a great running back. He's a game manager - doesn't have to win games with the passing game.

    I will give him credit - he's done a nice job so far.
     
  5. gucci888

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    Ya I really liked Prescott and had him as the 3rd best QB prospect. But there was concern about him coming out of the Mullen/Urban offense. Think a lot of people compared him to Tebow which didn't help his stock.

    Also, the DUI right before the draft dropped him a bit.
     
  6. Torn n Frayed

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    That was the main thing he was trending 2nd round bf that took place.
     
  7. J.R.

    J.R. Contributing Member

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    "Anybody could do what he's doing."

    signed,

    Brandon Weeden, Matt Cassel, Kellen Moore
     
  8. Uprising

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    Really good O-Line, and has done a tremendous job of taking care of the ball.....great game manager...to begin his career.
     
  9. HardenTime

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    Lol the Texans would never draft him. Maybe they learn and draft kizer... but I doubt it
     
  10. Rocket River

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    ASIDE: So The main issue with the Texans is that we have not solidified. . .coached up . . . boistered our O-Line?

    Yea a DUI will kill you. His play does not seem to indicate his draft position.
    I had never heard of him

    Rocket River
     
  11. shastarocket

    shastarocket Contributing Member

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    Goodness what a terrible take
     
  12. Bobbythegreat

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    That's a really big part of it. Magically QB's look better and RB's look more dominant when the O line does their job.....when they don't do their job QB's look awful and RB's look hopeless.

    Ezekiel Elliott has more yards before contact than some teams have total rushing yards. A truly dominant O line like Dallas has is one of the best things you can have right up there with an elite QB because an O line that's THAT good will make QB's look damn near elite if they are any good at all.
     
  13. ryan_98

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    that o-line didn't help brandon weeden or matt cassel last season and it's basically the same.

    i think garrett, linehan, and wilson deserve some credit for their coaching too.
     
  14. Bobbythegreat

    Bobbythegreat Member

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    Well that's where the "just about" part comes into play.
     
  15. bigtexxx

    bigtexxx Contributing Member

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    No - didn't have Elliott last year. Big difference.
     
  16. HardenTime

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    they had mcfadden who rushed for 1,300 yards

    give the kid credit, and admit the texans dont know how to scout qbs.
     
  17. HardenTime

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    lol carson wentz, and derek carr are playing with top 5 o-lines as well, nobody brings up their o-line trying to discredit their success

    cam newton won mvp because of an easy easy schedule
    russell wilson won a superbowl because of a great defense
    rg3 won rookie of the year over luck because teams didnt know how to defend the read option
    teddy bridgewater led the vikings to a nfc north title because of adrian peterson
    dak prescott is winning because of the o-line
    jameis winston is outperfoming marcus mariota because the bucs are more talented than the titans


    always excuses when it comes to the black qb and why they have success
     
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  18. HardenTime

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    fun fact: the broncos drafted brock osweiler beacuse he was roomates with john elways grandson jack elway at arizona state. The texans are pathetic when it comes to picking qbs and i blame it mostly on bob mcnair , rick smith is just a figurehead to take the blame, all decision go through bob
     
  19. bigtexxx

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    Are you blind? I did give the guy credit in post 4 in this thread. (and don't refer to him as a "kid" - that's not respectful or pc)
     
  20. Mr. Clutch

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    He was getting a lot of pre draft hype.

    I think the downsides were he doesn't have elite size and arm plus didn't play in a pro offense

    But he's been brilliant. Super accurate, great at reading defenses, excellent leader, can run too

    I miss having a guy who can read defenses. Brock can't. He looks far better than our 5th year QB already

    Another in a long list of quality QBs we've passed up in the draft last few years
     
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