In a recent interview with broadcaster Brad Sham (via the Dallas Morning News), former Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach said something I’ve been trying to say about Dak Prescott. I haven’t been able to encapsulate it as well as he did.
Staubach explained why Prescott is so well-respected in the Cowboys locker room.
This offseason, the Bears’ front office did well to surround Trubisky, who flashed plenty of promise in his rookie season, with weapons like Allen Robinson, Trey Burton, Taylor Gabriel, and Anthony Miller in addition to plugging the necessary holes on an already solid defense. Preventing late-game meltdowns is a heckuva lot harder when you’re relying on unreliable players in crucial moments.Patrick Mahomes’ first year as an NFL quarterback consisted of just 35 passing attempts in one contest. His performance an otherwise-meaningless New Year’s Eve game against the Denver Broncos last season, however, helped launch the start of a new era for the Kansas City Chiefs.
But the problem for Luck began more than two years ago in a game against the Tennessee Titans. Here’s Luck’s injury history since:
When exactly Luck was injured is hard to tell, because the Colts quarterback never came out of a Week 3 game against the Tennessee Titans. He even finished that game by throwing two touchdown passes in the fourth quarter to dig the Colts out of a 27-14 hole and lead the team to a 35-33 win.
It was clear, though, that the quarterback wasn’t right.
The Colts checked out Luck’s right shoulder and found no structural damage, but the quarterback still sat out the team’s next two games. He Cheap Authentic NFL Jerseys returned in Week 6 and threw three touchdown passes and Cheap Braves Jerseys no interceptions against the Patriots.
While he appeared to be over what looked like a minor shoulder injury, Luck admitted in 2017 that the shoulder problems he’s still struggling with first started with that September 2015 game against the Titans.