The Dallas Cowboys suffered a tough loss in Week 4 to the Los Angeles Rams, as they were outscored 19-6 in the second half to drop to 2-2 on the season.
After the game, there was much talk about the defensive struggles and the play across the board. One name who consistently comes up after Cowboys games was quarterback Dak Prescott, who completed 20-of-36 passes for 252 yards, 3 touchdowns and 1 interception.
Via @PFF, Dak Prescott was 10 of 14 passing, 118 yds, 2 TD, 136.3 rating when blitzed. When not blitzed: 10 of 22, 134, TD, INT, 61.6 rating
— Jon Machota (@jonmachota) October 2, 2017
Prescott’s completion percentage is down from 67.8 percent last year to 60.8 percent this season. But, he’s on pace to throw over 100 more passes this season, as well as 9 more touchdowns. He’s obviously having no trouble when being pressured, as the stats above show, but it’s actually the mediocre play when he’s not blitzed that’s more concerning.
Prescott is having to read defenses and adjust quickly, but it seems that opponents are throwing multiple different looks his way in the process. It’ll be worth monitoring how these numbers look in Week 5 against the Green Bay Packers secondary.
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