QB Dak Prescott - Dallas Cowboys

6-2, 230Born: 7-29-1993College: Mississippi StateDrafted: Round 4, pick 135 (2016)

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Summary

Dak Prescott enters his fourth season with the opportunity to secure a massive contract extension that guarantees he'll be the Cowboys' starter for much of his career. To justify that extension, he'll have to answer questions that have lingered since his surprisingly effective rookie season. Prescott was a marvel as a rookie in 2016 but regressed in 2017. 2018 was supposed to be the tiebreaker, but in many ways, it left his doubters and fans with fuel for their side of the debate. Prescott struggled mightily through the first seven games and looked lost. He averaged 180 passing yards and threw eight touchdowns and four interceptions. Just as things looked dismal, Jerry Jones traded for Amari Cooper and the Cowboys' season, along with Prescott's performance, changed on a dime. Once Cooper joined the lineup, Prescott had a 71% completion rate, averaged 250 yards per game, and threw 14 touchdowns in nine games. Pro-rating his totals with Cooper equates to a 4,010-yard, 25-touchdown, seven interception season. Optimism abounds entering 2019 thanks to promising reports on All-Pro center Travis Frederick, and the benefits of having Cooper participate in a full offseason. Finally, the team promoted quarterbacks coach Kellen Moore to offensive coordinator, in the hopes of invigorating a stagnant playbook. (May 2)

FBG Staff Rankings

QB Redraft - 18, 5, 11, 13, 14, 16, 17, 17, 18, 18, 19, 19, 20, 20, 21, 22
Overall Redraft - 88, 56
QB Dynasty - 14, 12, 12, 13, 17, 26

Stats and Projections

YEARGCMPATTYDTDINTRSHYDTDFumL
2016 DAL 16 311 459 3667 23 4 57 282 6 4
2017 DAL 16 308 490 3325 22 13 57 357 6 3
2018 DAL 16 356 526 3884 22 8 75 305 6 6
2019 PROJ-Dodds 16.0 337.0 516.0 * * * 69.0 * * *
2019 PROJ-Henry 16.0 361.0 535.0 * * * 65.0 * * *
2019 PROJ-Wood 16.0 340.0 520.0 * * * 60.0 * * *
2019 PROJ-Tremblay 16.0 334.0 519.0 * * * 76.0 * * *

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Weekly Performance vs QB 1, QB 12, QB 24

Percentile ranks

Dak Prescott's percentile rank in each category, among QB with more than 50 fantasy points.

Average Draft Position

Overall: 110
QB: 14

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Latest News

Cowboys | Dak Prescott makes counter proposal (Wed May 22, 04:34 PM) - Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott said his representatives have made a counter proposal after receiving an initial contract offer from the Cowboys. Prescott said he is not sure how close the two sides are at this point.

Our View: They are going back and forth about a new deal and that's a good sign. We should see Prescott get a big-money deal in the near future. A fourth-round pick in the 2016 NFL draft, Prescott has impressed so much that the Cowboys are likely to pay him around $30 million annually. Fantasy GMs are taking Prescott off the board at QB20 (12.11) in 12-team PPR leagues.
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2019 Schedule

1vs New York Giants
2@ Washington Redskins
3vs Miami Dolphins
4@ New Orleans Saints
5vs Green Bay Packers
6@ New York Jets
7vs Philadelphia Eagles
8--- BYE WEEK ---
9@ New York Giants
10vs Minnesota Vikings
11@ Detroit Lions
12@ New England Patriots
13vs Buffalo Bills
14@ Chicago Bears
15vs Los Angeles Rams
16@ Philadelphia Eagles
17vs Washington Redskins