Mike McCarthy convinced Dak Prescott is a fit for his offense

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Mike McCarthy didn’t need to see much of Dak Prescott to know he was the quarterback for his offense in Dallas.

Prescott is scheduled to become a free agent next month.

The Cowboys aren’t expected to get serious with Prescott’s agent until the Collective Bargaining Agreement situation is settled, whenever that is. They plan to apply the franchise tag, though, if they can’t reach a long-term deal before then.

“Dak Prescott? Definitely,” McCarthy answered when asked if Prescott was a franchise quarterback. “It’s exactly where we want to be with Dak. I think what he’s done up to this point speaks to itself, and really, Dak is in a business situation right now. I’ve gone through this as a head coach with a number of my players in the past. Like anything, it’s just time to be patient and let the business people work out the business matters. That’s really where we are as an organization, and that’s where Dak is in a personal flight to get a contract done.”

But the Cowboys face the possibility of Prescott not signing the franchise tag, which means not showing up for the offseason program. That would not seem ideal given it’s McCarthy’s first offseason.

“I’m not really into hypotheticals,” McCarthy said. “Really, it’s not really anything I spend much time thinking about. We’ll just take it one day at a time, and it’s a business matter. Obviously, all the things that are involved with that, those are really for Jerry [Jones] and Stephen [Jones] and Dak’s representatives.”

10 responses to “Mike McCarthy convinced Dak Prescott is a fit for his offense

  1. Behind closed doors he wishes he had Farve or the old Rodgers who used to love him because he knows he would have a great chance with this cowboys team to win it all.

  2. Weren’t the Joneses blathering on all year long on their radio show about how close they were to a deal with Dak?

  3. You mean the offense that looks great against sub .500 teams and folds like a cheap suit against good teams?

  4. A mediocre QB with a mediocre coach. Perfect fit. This guarantees the Cowboys will be mediocre while they are there.

  5. If I were a Cowboys fan these comments would scare me. The rub on MM in Green Bay the last few years was his lack of offensive scheme flexibility and creativity, and if he’s fitting Dak into “his” offense rather than doing his best to adapt the offense to his players’ strengths, the Cowboys are gonna look like the Pack did the last 3 years of MM’s tenure (in other words — lousy).

  6. Fat Rex says:
    February 26, 2020 at 4:58 pm
    You mean the offense that looks great against sub .500 teams and folds like a cheap suit against good teams?

    It pains me to read that, but facts are facts…smh

  7. Dak Prescott is the best quarterback taken in the 2016 draft. My opinion for sure but the numbers back up my claim. And looking beyond the numbers, it is easy to see the intangibles that have helped Dak develop and grow at his position much faster than his counterparts.

  8. whenwilliteverend says:

    A mediocre QB with a mediocre coach. Perfect fit. This guarantees the Cowboys will be mediocre while they are there.
    ======================================

    Yet none of you ever say who should replace him. Because you know you would get laughed at.

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