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Who ends up with better numbers?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by jwitten82, Nov 10, 2018.

  1. jwitten82

    jwitten82 Well-Known Member

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    Dak Prescott or Baker Mayfield? I was just looking up Mayfield to see how he has been performing, and his numbers compared to Dak.
    Mayfield (played one less game then Dak)
    Passing yds:1768
    Passing Tds: 10
    Ints: 7
    Mayfield is averaging 255 yards a game, and only has one game with less than 200 yards passing
    On pace for 4041 yards passing, 23 passing tds, and 13 ints.

    Prescott
    Passing yds:1660
    Passing Tds: 10
    Ints:5
    Prescott is averaging 3320 yards passing, 20 passing tds, and 10 ints.

    He is being out performed by a rookie qb
     
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  2. Pants

    Pants Well-Known Member

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    well, the browns are treating Mayfield as the future....so is Dallas....so what is the difference?

    the FO....that of the Browns just canned their HC because they have had enough and don't want to stunt the growth of Mayfield; Dallas? yeah, we clap a lot
     
  3. Mr_437

    Mr_437 Well-Known Member

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    Wow. So you're saying, Dak could play at his current level and still have decent looking numbers...
     
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  4. jwitten82

    jwitten82 Well-Known Member

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    Those are bus driver numbers in todays league
     
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  5. CowboysFaninHouston

    CowboysFaninHouston CowboysFaninDC

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    and we have more talent than Cleveland......even before cooper....
     
  6. cowboyskid29

    cowboyskid29 Well-Known Member

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    Mayfield is a tier above Prescott already.
     
  7. BleedinBlue

    BleedinBlue Active Member

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    Mayfield also has close to 30 more attempts in one less game. There is a difference in offensive philosophy.
     
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  8. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Quit picking and choosing your stats. They don't tell the whole story.

    Mayfield has 265 attempts in one fewer game than Prescott who has only 237 attempts.

    Kind of changes things don't you think?
     
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  9. RodeoJake

    RodeoJake Well-Known Member

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    I didn't think Mayfield had the discipline to be a good NFL QB. So far, he's proving me wrong.
     
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  10. CalPolyTechnique

    CalPolyTechnique Well-Known Member

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    And a difference in individual ability.
     
  11. CowboysFaninHouston

    CowboysFaninHouston CowboysFaninDC

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    their coaching staff trusts Mayfield...and if we threw that much more, people here would clamour why aren't we running the ball...that already happened...and when we do run more, they say why aren't we passing the ball
     
  12. CalPolyTechnique

    CalPolyTechnique Well-Known Member

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    ...and Dak has the benefit of already playing in ~32 more NFL games than Baker, so yeah, it does change perspectives a bit.
     
  13. jwitten82

    jwitten82 Well-Known Member

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    Thats only 28 attempts more. Which is about a game difference, so it kind of evens them out. Mayfield still performing a bit better
     
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  14. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Not really. The title of the thread says "who ends up with better numbers" meaning this year. 1 year or 10 years into the league doesn't matter when specifically talking about this year.
     
  15. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    No it doesn't. Mayfield already has more attempts in 1 fewer game than Dak.

    Mayfield is averaging 37.8 passes a game. Dak is averaging 29.6 passes a game.

    Who do you think should have higher passing numbers? Yeah, Mayfield.

    Especially when considering the Cowboys don't push the ball down the field very often.
     
  16. Aviano90

    Aviano90 Draft Day 2020 Zone Supporter

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    Mayfield is overrated and will be a bust, regardless of what Dak is.
     
  17. CalPolyTechnique

    CalPolyTechnique Well-Known Member

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    The fact Mayfield is a rookie QB versus Dak, a young vet, is part of the context of the question as it relates to their respective production totals for this season.
     
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  18. jwitten82

    jwitten82 Well-Known Member

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    It does even them out
     
  19. charron

    charron Well-Known Member

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    Too early to tell. Your comparing Dak to a rookie QB who's coaches were so at odds their GM fired the HC and OC.
     
  20. BoysForLife

    BoysForLife Well-Known Member

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    Yes but to be fair (as we are constantly reminded here) we need to be sensitive to the tough hand Dak has been dealt.

    He has to toil away behind a top 10 offensive line and a top 5 rusher

    He wasn't blessed like Mayfield to end up on a team that literally went 0-16 last year
     
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