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If Dak can't throw, how do you explain 2016?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by SoupcanSam, Sep 12, 2018.

  1. SoupcanSam

    SoupcanSam Well-Known Member

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    If dak can't throw, how do you explain 2016?

    If zeke was a crutch for dak in 2016, how do you explain week 1?
  2. TruBluSince1982

    TruBluSince1982 Well-Known Member

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    Hate to say because I never wanted to agree with it.. But RGIII

    Perfect storm

    Zeke was shut down by a top run defense.
  3. Aviano90

    Aviano90 Draft Day 2020 Zone Supporter

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    We got lucky. Teams got tape on Dak and Zeke. Offensive line regressed. No one is afraid of our offense anymore.
  4. CCBoy

    CCBoy Well-Known Member

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    I was a member of the 3rd ACR, and their moto was: forged in fire, came out steel. So will the Cowboys progress from this first game. Hey, in boxing, if knocked on one's but...get up and mix it back up.
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  5. SoupcanSam

    SoupcanSam Well-Known Member

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    But there are 31 other teams who are seen on tape also. What makes us so different from them?

    Not to mention a lot of those teams still succeed regardless of tape. The tape excuse has to stop.
  6. Swanny

    Swanny Well-Known Member

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    We had a real coach named Romo
  7. SoupcanSam

    SoupcanSam Well-Known Member

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    Our coaches are our coaches. Romo was just a guy that didn't have it all.
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  8. Fuzzee

    Fuzzee Bigdog24

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    See above, Romo coached/mentored DAK. There is so much a QB has to know, read defense, protections, plays etc. DAK had the best coach on the Cowboys team helping him. After Romo's departure....DAK was left to figure it out on his own = drop in performance

    Romo on the Team = DAK Shined
    Romo gone = DAK disappoints
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  9. GMO415

    GMO415 Well-Known Member

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    Hurry up Sunday night, this shhhh is getting old.
  10. Clove

    Clove Shrinkage

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    They found out he didn't want to throw past 8 yards.
  11. Arkyvarminter

    Arkyvarminter Well-Known Member

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    Its a little bit of everything but mostly the O line. Romo was magical at extending plays, Dak doesn't "feel" a defender coming like Romo did.........
  12. JBS

    JBS GloryDaysRBack

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    And you are arguing on daks behalf?

    Go see an eye doctor
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  13. Ranching

    Ranching Well-Known Member

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    One or two games of film is All that's needed. I think it was more the beatdown he took against Atlanta.
  14. Haimerej

    Haimerej Well-Known Member

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    Here's some free All 22.

    Watch for yourselves. Guys were open all day in the intermediate range. Mute Akoye if you don't like him, but the video evidence is there.
  15. PA Cowboy Fan

    PA Cowboy Fan Well-Known Member

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    That's when his game changed. Hasn't been the same since.
  16. zekecowboy

    zekecowboy Well-Known Member

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  17. SoupcanSam

    SoupcanSam Well-Known Member

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  18. boxer-rumble

    boxer-rumble Well-Known Member

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    Easy. No confidence.

    He needs to literally see the WR open before making the throw. He’s not anticipating which is why he’s holding onto the ball too long.

    Not blaming it all on him but it makes it all the more critical our receivers can run good routes and get separation. If they can’t, and Dak continues being the way he is, it’s going to be a long season.
  19. waving monkey

    waving monkey Well-Known Member

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    It was magic Then he lost his wane
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  20. Toruk_Makto

    Toruk_Makto Well-Known Member

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    Fooled by randomness.

    Also fun fact....Dak had exactly three 300 yard passing games in 2016. One of which was aided by an 80 yard screen pass to Zeke.

    He wasn't asked to do much. And he did that well. The moment we've learned on him he's folded like a lawn chair.

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