Are the Dallas Cowboys justified in wanting to extend Dak Prescott?-ZoomTech News

Dallas Cowboys government vice chairman Stephen Jones not too long ago expressed that the franchise “completely” needs to signal quarterback Dak Prescott, who’s getting into the ultimate season of a four-year, $160 million deal, to a long-term deal.

Is that the suitable method for Dallas to take?

On Wednesday’s version of “Undisputed,” cohost Skip Bayless vehemently disagreed with the notion that the Cowboys should retain Prescott.

“[The Cowboys] can be simply adequate to get annihilated in some playoff sport. That is what occurs 12 months after 12 months after 12 months,” Bayless asserted in regards to the prospect of the Cowboys probably sticking with Prescott previous 2024. “There’s some little factor lacking if [the Cowboys] need to go to the promised land. After some time, it is just like the outdated saying: you idiot me as soon as, disgrace on you. Idiot me twice, disgrace on me. Idiot me thrice, disgrace on Jerry and Stephen Jones … 

“Dak Prescott takes you to the precipice, and you then fall off the cliff.” 

Fellow cohost Keyshawn Johnson was incredulous about Bayless’ take, arguing that Prescott is not the middle of the Cowboys’ continuous shortcomings.

“You’ll be able to’t sit right here and blame it on Dak Prescott,” Johnson stated. “What you do an excessive amount of, Skip, is you attempt to level the finger at Dak when [the] protection is not enjoying effectively, [they’re] not working the soccer effectively, [the] offensive line is out and in of the lineup as a result of they cannot keep wholesome, [the] coaches are making dangerous selections at instances, calling timeouts on the improper time, not calling timeouts once they’re imagined to, throwing the soccer once they imagined to be working it, working it once they imagined to be throwing it. 

“However you wanna blame Dak for all of this when the proprietor simply sat there and stated ‘when Dak Prescott is our chief, and he is within the constructing, and he is part of this staff, all of us really feel good.’ … who the hell you gone get?”

Prescott totaled 4,516 passing yards, an NFL-high 36 passing touchdowns, 9 interceptions and a 105.9 passer score, whereas finishing a career-best 69.5% of his passes final season. He additionally ran for 242 yards and two touchdowns. As a complete, the Cowboys averaged 258.6 passing yards (third within the NFL), 112.9 dashing yards (14th), 371.6 complete yards (fifth) and 29.9 factors (first) per sport.

The Cowboys completed the common season 12-5, successful the NFC East for the second time in three years. That stated, they misplaced at residence to the Inexperienced Bay Packers within the NFC wild-card spherical, trailing 27-0 at one level within the first half and trailing by as many as 32 factors.

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Dallas owns a mixed 73-41 regular-season document with Prescott as its starter however is simply 2-5 with him in postseason play. A loss at residence to the Packers within the divisional spherical within the 2016 season, a divisional spherical loss to the eventual NFC-champion Los Angeles Rams within the 2018 season and back-to-back losses to the San Francisco 49ers within the 2021 wild-card spherical and 2022 divisional spherical are the opposite playoff defeats the Cowboys have suffered with Prescott underneath middle.

Prescott, 30, is a three-time Professional Bowler who gained 2016 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Yr honors. He additionally gained the 2022 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Yr Award.

The Cowboys have not reached the NFC Championship Recreation because the 1995 NFL season.

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