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Dak Prescott has thrown an interception

GREEN BAY, WI - OCTOBER 16:  Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys attempts a pass against the Green Bay Packers during the second quarter at Lambeau Field on October 16, 2016 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images) Getty Images

The streak is over.

Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott threw an interception on his 177th pass attempt of the season, ending a record-setting streak for interception avoidance to start a career. Prescott was flushed from the pocket on a third down and threw a ball behind tight end Jason Witten that Packers safety Morgan Burnett corralled for a turnover.

Prescott’s streak might still be alive if wide receiver Brice Butler had been able to catch a deep ball that clanged off his hands on the previous play, but it remains an impressive way for Prescott to kick off his career.

Rodgers threw an interception of his own earlier in the third quarter, which the Cowboys were able to turn into a field goal that extended their lead to 20-6. Rodgers fumbled while trying to run the ball into the end zone from the two-yard-line shortly before Prescott’s interception and his rough day continued when he missed an open Randall Cobb in the back of the end zone after the interception.

Mason Crosby came on for his third field goal of the day and the Packers trail 20-9 with 14:48 left to play.

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19 Responses to “Dak Prescott has thrown an interception”
  1. tjacks7 says: Oct 16, 2016 6:58 PM

    The Packers fans booing is the funniest thing I’ve ever heard. Next week the stadium will be empty. Most fair weather fan base in sports history.

  2. myspaceyourface says: Oct 16, 2016 7:02 PM

    It was bound to happen. . . He should still remain the starter. Sorry Tony. You break your back you lose.

  3. stampnhawk says: Oct 16, 2016 7:03 PM

    Well, between this and Beckham’s bizarre behavior, I can see the next week worth of headlines here.

  4. abninf says: Oct 16, 2016 7:03 PM

    Mason Crosby came on for his third field goal of the day and the Packers trail 20-9 with 14:48 left to play.
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    And then Dak came back on and the Packers trail 27-9 hahaha. Love those weekly PFT predictions hahaha

  5. thegenghiskahn88 says: Oct 16, 2016 7:05 PM

    Zeke has over 100 yds rushing….. lol

    Best run defense in the league YOU ARE NOT

  6. buyamericanonly says: Oct 16, 2016 7:12 PM

    Green bay = Overrated
    Aaron Rodgers = way over rated
    Green bay Fans, Relax and have another Busch Light.
    You will see many more of these losses this year

  7. johndavidbootynflmvp69 says: Oct 16, 2016 7:15 PM

    wow, he sucks
    trade him to the jets immediately
    and in return we’ll give you fitzpatrick and todd no bowles

  8. perfect1stranger says: Oct 16, 2016 7:17 PM

    This is impressive. Gotta admit.

  9. shlort says: Oct 16, 2016 7:24 PM

    Prescott is better than Rodgers. A lot better. The Packers better be scouting a quarterback to draft next year. Rodgers is done. A slump is a few games. Rodgers is beyond slump. He is looking average at best. They should have kept Callahan and started him the rest of the season to see if he could be a good pro.

  10. packerenglishmajor says: Oct 16, 2016 7:26 PM

    Oh no, Packer fumble.

  11. Frazier28/7 says: Oct 16, 2016 7:32 PM

    Geez. Boo much?

  12. gtodriver says: Oct 16, 2016 7:32 PM

    Can we dispel the myth of the Packers rush defense being elite…

  13. leatherface2012 says: Oct 16, 2016 7:37 PM

    so sick of the hero worship for erin munn. he is avg at best. he peaked about 2 years ago

  14. section310 says: Oct 16, 2016 7:38 PM

    This guy should be the Dallas starter from here on out. Tony Romo shall be benched. Shades of Tom Brady 15 years ago. Note: Not really comparing Prescott to TB12, just food for thought…

  15. skinstowin says: Oct 16, 2016 8:00 PM

    He’ll throw alot more picks on thxgiving!! My pass d will have a thx giving feast!! Httr!!

  16. brendafortheboyz says: Oct 16, 2016 8:18 PM

    Dak beat Tommy’s record for sure and set the NFL record, before he threw his first interceptionšŸ™‚ I do believe…I am thrilled at having 2 franchise q/bs. Cannot wait for Tony to get his chance with this team!!! It would be about time for himšŸ˜¦

  17. razzlejag says: Oct 16, 2016 8:31 PM

    Is Rodgers still a lock for the HOF? Can you really compare him to the greats of the game like Unitas, Montana, or Brady?

  18. Ferdinand says: Oct 16, 2016 9:11 PM

    Actually, he threw two but the refs decided to call one a fumble even though the ball left his hand and went directly into the hands of an opposing player. They only called the second one an interception after he got the record.

    One of several gifts the refs gave them (that they really didn’t need).

  19. purplepackerhater says: Oct 17, 2016 1:46 PM

    Actually, no. The first one was a fumble, had it hit the ground it would have been up for grabs. His hand was empty moving forward, very easy to see…thus it was not a throw.

    At least the Packers will have one claim to fame this season.

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