In forming the ultimate roster on Tuesday, the Dallas Cowboys made a transfer that can put Dak Prescott in a vulerable place.
As if Dak Prescott weren’t weak sufficient going into this season with the Dallas Cowboys.
Many of the issues that occurred to the Cowboys roster over the past a number of months — self-inflicted or not — could be traced within the narrative surrounding Dak Prescott to create an image that leaves him weak and liable to having the ability to take Dallas to the following degree within the postseason with out a herculean present of power.
Prescott misplaced Amari Cooper in a commerce to the Browns and Cedric Wilson to free company. Then in coaching camp the Cowboys misplaced their left sort out, Tyron Smith, and the Cowboys did not discover a significant exterior alternative even with some choices on the market, which means inexperienced younger gamers will likely be vaulted as much as shield Prescott’s blind aspect.
And on Tuesday previous to the 53-man roster deadline, the Cowboys made a transfer that can make Prescott and the Cowboys much more weak.
Cowboys don’t have a backup to Dak Prescott to start out the season
Along with the entire above, Dak Prescott goes into the season with no insurance coverage behind him within the depth chart. Prescott himself makes up the complete quarterback room, because the Cowboys made the choice to chop each Cooper Rush and Will Grier.
Presumably, the Cowboys will decide up a backup in some unspecified time in the future early within the season, however the first iteration of the 53-man roster consists of no backup QB. If Prescott had been to endure a minor damage, the Cowboys eliminated any luxurious of warning they could have had in the event that they enter a sport with their present roster make-up.
The Cowboys can rectify this fairly simply by signing one other QB or elevating somebody from the observe squad early within the season, however their reluctance to make any transactions to fill their want on the offensive line within the final week signifies they’re not too eager on making strikes at the moment.
For now, they’ve left Prescott in hurt’s approach. We’ll see how they select to repair it.