Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says he is expecting Dak Prescott to be more protective with the football this season and absolutely finish with fewer turnovers than in 2022. Last season, Prescott finished tied with Houston Texans quarterback Davis Mills for the most interceptions after throwing 15 picks.
Also, Prescott made negative history as he became the first quarterback ever to miss five games and still lead or co-lead the NFL in interceptions. “What I expect is not the unexpected. What last year represented relative to turnovers was unexpected.
I expect to see what we expect from Dak, which is don’t turn the ball over, be protective of the ball. When I think of Dak, that’s the first thing that comes to my mind. That’s what he does good," Jones said, via The Athletic.
Jones wants Prescott to be more protective with the football
The Cowboys are entering the 2023 season with the highest possible expectations and some believe this is Prescott's final chance to show that he can lead Dallas to a Super Bowl victory.
The Cowboys have talent on all sides of the ball and Jones is certain that his team has what it takes to contend for the Super Bowl this coming season. "I certainly think -- and came to camp with the idea in mind -- that, if we can have the kind of camp we wanna have, that we've got a team that can compete for the top spot.
I don't want to understate that, for sure. There's a lot of work to be done because we're gonna play a lot of young players. But I think when you weigh it, you weigh where we've evolved over the last two or three years with our defense, you look at some of the talent we've got, you look at Dak (Prescott).
When I look at all those things, I think we've got a chance to be a contender," Jones said. The Cowboys have been waiting for a Super Bowl win since the 1995 season.