The Cowboys have been reaching different sorts of lows when it comes to offensive production early on this season. There are all sorts of statistics about single-digit scoring, total yardage, attempts, you get the picture.
Dak Prescott has hardly had a beginning to this season that would make fantasy football owners proud. Things were definitely a bit interesting for him in Week 2 against the Giants when he accumulated a fair amount of yardage on the ground, but Dak has had trouble passing this season (not exactly the sentence you want to be true of your quarterback).
The third year signal-caller has yet to even eclipse 200 passing yards in a single game this season. This streak goes back to last year making it five games in a row where Dak didn’t cross the threshold. That’s not good.
It’s been a long time since this happened to a Cowboys quarterback. How long has it been exactly? Let your mind roll back 15 years, all the way to the Quincy Carter days.
One more not so fun fact...Dak Prescott has thrown for under 200 yards in 5 straight games, the longest streak by a Cowboys QB since Quincy Carter (5 straight) in 2003.— Careen Falcone (@FalconeC) September 24, 2018
It’s actually been a long time since Prescott comfortably broke 200 yards in consecutive games. He’s failed to do so in more than just five straight, Dak has thrown for under 200 yards in nine out of his last 11 performances. That’s not good.
Let’s not act like wins and losses are determined based on how often Dak does or does not break 200 yards passing, but this data is indicative of how the Cowboys offense has performed from a passing perspective. They haven’t been able to move the ball through the air, and that’s something that has spilled over from last season into this one.
We need to get airborne soon.