The Dallas Cowboys have a plan to take Dak Prescott’s game to the next level in Year 2.
Offensive coordinator Scott Linehan said as much back in May, sharing that the team wants “to raise the bar this year” and is “being proactive” about staying ahead of the game now that opponents have a season’s worth of film on last year’s AP Offensive Rookie of the Year.
Prescott wants to be challenged even more.
Heading into his second season as the starter, he wants zero limitations when it comes to the playbook.
“I don’t want any limitations. I want it all,” Prescott said earlier this week on NFL Network’s Training Camp Primetime. “I want them to give me everything, give me the whole offense, ask me to do more, challenge me. I think I do better when they challenge [me], they expect more [of me]. From reads to more, I guess you could say complicated plays or reads or whatever it is, I want them to throw it all at me.”
One would think it’s a natural step for Prescott to take, considering all the success he enjoyed in helping the Cowboys to a 13-3 regular season and the NFC’s top playoff seed as a rookie.
Prescott threw only four interceptions last season, in part because of his caution with the ball. Could Prescott feel more comfortable taking shots downfield this season?
“You talk about down the field, we were still one of the top teams last year in yards per attempt,” Linehan said in the offseason. “You get chunk plays different ways. But that may be something we continue to emphasize and maybe build on. But it’s not our main focus. That’s one of the many things you ask a young quarterback to step up his game. You…
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