Dak Prescott and the Sophomore Slump

When Tony Romo went down with (another) broken collarbone in the 2016 preseason, Cowboys’ fans went into panic mode. Enter from stage right, Dak Prescott, a fourth-round rookie from Mississippi State.   Prescott surprised coaches, teammates, fans, and fantasy owners alike with his play as a fill-in for Romo until he healed up. Prescott played well, very well, well enough that when Romo was medically cleared to return, he didn’t. In what became permanent relief of Romo, Prescott completed 67.8 percent of his passes on his way to 3,667 yards. He threw 23 touchdowns to only four interceptions.  Dak...

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