Is Micah Parsons the best rookie in Cowboys history?

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Biggest impact since Tony D's rookie year whose performance as a rookie that year was a big part of that 77 team's championship.

Close between those 2 imo. That's since my '74/75 fandom began.

Not old enough to speak for the '60-73 years.

jmo
But didn’t Tom bring TD along slowly that year? I could be totally wrong. I’m going off NFL films memories.
 

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It’s either Parsons or Dak.

Both had amazing contributions their rookie seasons.
 

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This is really for the long time fans. I can only speak about mid 80's on.

Did we just witness the greatest rookie season in the history of the Dallas Cowboys? I can't think of one better over the last 40 years.

This needs to be adjusted for era obviously. Don't give me raw stats as the reason. It's a much different game today than it was then. I'm asking who was the best in their time not who put up the best overall numbers.

I need people who were around for the 60s and 70s to speak on this.

Is Micah the rookie King?

If so, double bicep flex in your face.

They usually have a tendency to romanticize the past.
 

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Dak Prescott had the best season as a rookie quarterback in the history of the NFL.

This franchise had been on the ropes the previous seasons due to Romo's injuries. Now the Cowboys had to use their 3rd team QB to start the season. Dak led them to a 13-3 record including an 11 game winning streak.

Everson Walls was an undrafted rookie that broke the record of HOFer Mel Renfro's INT 's in a season with 11.

Parson's rookie season isn't over. If he becomes a major contributing factor in the Cowboys getting past the divisional round then I think he passes Dak and Everson as best rookie performance in Cowboys history.
 

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...next to Dak. Never seen someone almost take over the game. Micah special player.

As best cowboy rookie ever? Absolutely.
 

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Dak Prescott had the best season as a rookie quarterback in the history of the NFL.

This franchise had been on the ropes the previous seasons due to Romo's injuries. Now the Cowboys had to use their 3rd team QB to start the season. Dak led them to a 13-3 record including an 11 game winning streak.

Everson Walls was an undrafted rookie that broke the record of HOFer Mel Renfro's INT 's in a season with 11.

Parson's rookie season isn't over. If he becomes a major contributing factor in the Cowboys getting past the divisional round then I think he passes Dak and Everson as best rookie performance in Cowboys history.

Does he have that success without fellow rookie Ezekiel Elliot rushing for 1600 yards?

Zeke was easily the best rookie on that team.
 

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Bob Hayes getting 1000 yards and 12 TDs in a 14 game season and completely taking NFL by storm has to be in the conversation. Teams had no defense for him at that time. Hayes completely changed the way people defended in the NFL and also led the way for having speedsters at WR. Nobody changed the game as much as he did.
 

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This is really for the long time fans. I can only speak about mid 80's on.

Did we just witness the greatest rookie season in the history of the Dallas Cowboys? I can't think of one better over the last 40 years.

This needs to be adjusted for era obviously. Don't give me raw stats as the reason. It's a much different game today than it was then. I'm asking who was the best in their time not who put up the best overall numbers.

I need people who were around for the 60s and 70s to speak on this.

Is Micah the rookie King?

If so, double bicep flex in your face.

Tony D...
 

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The only other rookie that may have revolutionized the game as much as Bob Hayes is maybe LT for the Giants. He completely changed the way pass rushing was done and led to offenses going to quick passes. Eventually Bill Walsh's west coast offense and quick passing offense soon completely took over to counter LT and people that would try to find the next LT.
 

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The only other rookie that may have revolutionized the game as much as Bob Hayes is maybe LT for the Giants. He completely changed the way pass rushing was done and led to offenses going to quick passes. Eventually Bill Walsh's west coast offense and quick passing offense soon completely took over to counter LT and people that would try to find the next LT.

No offense to LT but the 49ers were already going to the quick passing game before LT ever showed up. And the reason was the Cowboys pass rush with Manster, Too Tall and Harvey Martin.. They couldn't block them and they couldn't run on them.. So they went to the passing game as the running game approach.
 

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This is really for the long time fans. I can only speak about mid 80's on.

Did we just witness the greatest rookie season in the history of the Dallas Cowboys? I can't think of one better over the last 40 years.

This needs to be adjusted for era obviously. Don't give me raw stats as the reason. It's a much different game today than it was then. I'm asking who was the best in their time not who put up the best overall numbers.

I need people who were around for the 60s and 70s to speak on this.

Is Micah the rookie King?

If so, double bicep flex in your face.
Bullet Bob Hayes and Tony Dorsett were lighting it up their rookie seasons. Demarcus Ware wasn't bad either. Gotta give it to Parsons for having the most impact at the most needed time.
 

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This is really for the long time fans. I can only speak about mid 80's on.

Did we just witness the greatest rookie season in the history of the Dallas Cowboys? I can't think of one better over the last 40 years.

This needs to be adjusted for era obviously. Don't give me raw stats as the reason. It's a much different game today than it was then. I'm asking who was the best in their time not who put up the best overall numbers.

I need people who were around for the 60s and 70s to speak on this.

Is Micah the rookie King?

If so, double bicep flex in your face.
Martin is the closest I can think of. Might have been the best interior OL in the game the minute he stepped on to the field. His presence made our OL dominant
 

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You can call it out all you want. I’m right and you’re wrong. Only Cowboys fan would agree with you.

Zeke getting suspended the following season and Tyron Smith getting hurt the next season and we all saw what Dak really was.

https://www.cbssports.com/nfl/news/...ak-prescotts-one-of-a-kind-rookie-season/amp/

https://www.yardbarker.com/nfl/arti...asons_in_the_nfl_since_2000/s1_13132_22095229

https://clutchpoints.com/5-best-rookie-quarterback-seasons-in-nfl-history/amp/


https://sportscroll.com/ranking-the-top-30-rookie-seasons-in-nfl-history/

These were all just on the first page of a google search…not Cowboys fans lol.

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