Dallas Cowboys: Breaking down Dak Prescott’s comments on Week 9
Week 9 is a week we’d all like to forget, especially players on the Dallas Cowboys. Everything went wrong, nothing clicked, and well, the Cowboys were rocked back to Earth after riding some serious momentum for the majority of the season. What exactly went wrong at home against the Denver Broncos?
You can analyze the game and see that clearly, the Cowboys were flat in every aspect of the game. It wasn’t so much they lacked a sense of urgency, it was more like they couldn’t keep those chains moving on offense, seemingly forgot how to tackle properly, and didn’t execute when it mattered most, especially on 4th down situations.
At any rate, the regular season is a long one as this game can be chalked up to just a bad performance by a team that got simply outplayed. The Broncos played better and were the superior, more efficient team. Now, all focus shifts to fixing what needs to get fixed and rightfully moving on to Week 10.
Dak Prescott knows a lack of execution for the Dallas Cowboys did them in against Broncos
Quarterback Dak Prescott even knew that he wasn’t playing through any pain or discomfort from his calf straight injury, it was more of just a bad game on his end and all across the board. In an article written by Todd Archer of ESPN, here’s what Prescott had to say about his performance in Week 9 against the Broncos:
"“I mean obviously I wasn’t as clean as I normally am or as I have been. It’s tough to say and blame that,” Prescott said. “I spent a lot of time off and came back in the first game [Tampa Bay] different, so I’m not going to sit there and blame two weeks when I had a great week of practice under my belt coming into this one. I just missed some throws and we weren’t our normal selves in the passing game when we needed to be. We didn’t execute.”"
In the grand scheme of things, it won’t be long before everyone eventually moves on from their abysmal Week 9 performance and focuses on their upcoming game against the Atlanta Falcons. Hopefully, this is a game where not only the Cowboys bounce back, but Prescott is back in the spotlight for once again playing lights out football from under center.
Yes, Prescott missed some easy throws and looked off all game long but that is then and this is now. No doubt, the Cowboys will be making all the necessary adjustments, going over their areas of opportunity in practice all week long, and keeping the focus on coming back strong this upcoming Sunday. Make no mistake about it, Prescott and the Cowboys will be just fine from here on out as bad football games can and will happen to the best of them.