Dallas Cowboys: Troy Aikman: Dak Prescott does very well in situations where a QB ‘really earns his keep’ – Dallas Cowboys News

Dallas Cowboys: Troy Aikman: Dak Prescott does very well in situations where a QB ‘really earns his keep’ – Dallas Cowboys News

Cowboys Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman joined The Musers on KTCK-AM 1310 The Ticket. Here are some highlights.

Dak Prescott continues to impress. Four interceptions in his first 17 games in the NFL. That is remarkable isn’t it?

Troy Aikman: It really is. Even if you’re Aaron Rodgers. To be able to do that as a rookie. I threw 18 my first and second year; I threw 36 in two years. He had some good things working for him, of course. But with that being said, this is a game of third downs. That’s when a quarterback really earns his keep. He did that very well, played well on that down and then kept the ball out of harm’s way. When I watch him, there’s a lot of things to be impressed with. He gives them a chance, each and every week. It speaks volumes when you go into a game knowing that your quarterback is going to be consistent protecting the football. You become a hard team to beat when you’re not beating yourself.

Watching some of these teams mess around on offense last week and know that Colin Kaepernick is still out there … what’s your take on what’s going on there?

Troy Aikman: I tend to think that he’s one of these players – if he could help a team as a starter – then he would be signed. There’s teams that have taken chances on players with far worse ramifications than Colin Kaepernick because they feel that player can help them. If he’s not going to be the starter, then for whatever reason, teams just don’t want to deal with it at all. I am surprised he’s not on a team. When you look around the league at the quarterbacks that are in this league that there’s a spot for him on one of ’em – as a…

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