After Sunday’s 16-Eight loss to the Panthers, by which Prescott and the Dallas offense struggled to maneuver the ball, Jones nonetheless felt snug evaluating Prescott to 2 of the NFL’s greatest signal-callers.
“I believe we have now a dimension in Dak with him with the ability to run the ball, you noticed what Cam Newton does with that,” Jones stated Tuesday morning on 105.three The Fan’s Shan and RJ present [KRLD-FM]. “Norv Turner, who may be as conventional a play-caller as you may ever think about, was doing a fantastic job of utilizing Cam.
“We have a quarterback that’s someplace between [Jared Goff] and Cam Newton. He can do a few of what each of these guys do. You are going to see it.”
Prescott accomplished 19 of 29 passes for simply 170 yards and no touchdowns towards the Panthers. He additionally added 19 yards on 5 carries.
Promising as a rookie, Prescott took a step again final season, throwing for fewer yards and touchdowns whereas his completion share dropped and he threw 11 extra interceptions than he did in 2016.
Jones may very well be proper. Prescott may turn into someplace “between Goff and Newton,” however proper now Prescott has not regarded dynamic, so the one fact to Jones’ declare is geographically.