TI have Dallas cowboys have 25 years without winning Super Cup, a quarter of a century full of unfulfilled expectations, and when the NFL world gave Duck PrescottTeam credit for being a candidate to end this streak, it all collapsed in one game.
Prescott was returning with an injury that prevented him from playing in Week 8, Team America beat Minnesota Vikings without the need for his services, and when it was announced that he would return to the home game against Denver Broncos, critics suggested that it would be an easy win for the team led by Mike mccarthy.
Worst numbers of his career
But Prescott’s performance was in many ways both statistically and visually the worst of his career, which begs a legitimate question: Was Duck Prescott ready to return?
In the first half of the game, according to ESPN, the fourth Cowboys player made only 5 of his 14 passes (35.7%). worst half percentage over his five-year career.
Dallas lost 16-0 to Denver in the first two quarters.
At the end of the game, Prescott’s record was not so bad, 19 of 39 assists made at 232 yards, with two touchdowns and an interception, but the team had already lost 30-0, and this was the last quarter, Denver slowed down. and the game ended 30-16.
How much did the injury weigh?
How much was it calf injury? How much of a lack of rhythm was it?
The only thing that can be said for sure is that Dallas have interrupted a six-game winning streak and that, despite a shocking defeat, they have a big lead in the standings. NFC East…
The real concern for Mike McCarthy and company is whether this game will become a watershed for another disappointment over the past 25 years.
Only time will help us complete the story.