FRISCO – Dak Prescott is aware of what the perfect of Ezekiel Elliott seems to be like. And the Dallas Cowboys QB is telling Cowboys Nation that is what it’s about to see.
“Zeke is in the perfect form of his life. … When Zeke’s wholesome and doing his factor, he’s the perfect again on this league,” Prescott mentioned.
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Our eyewitness views of Elliott inform us that his rave critiques from his teammates and coaches are merited – and that those that suppose the two-time NFL dashing champ is in some deep decline that places his job at risk are in for a 2021 shock.
Cowboys offensive coordinator Kellen Moore lately praised Elliott’s offseason work, describing the soon-to-be 26-year-old as “quick” and “crisp” in his on-field work.
“Zeke’s had an superior offseason,” Moore mentioned. “He’s appeared nice on the market, he’s acquired whole command of the entire thing. It’s been nice. … Simply quick, crisp, out and in of issues.
“He seems to be actually good and we’re excited.”
Elliott is coming off the worst statistical season of his profession. He did not high the 1,000 dashing yards mark in 2020 and had a fumbling drawback. The Cowboys’ deliberate bounce-back from that 6-10 season – managed largely with out the then-injured quarterback Prescott, whose absence might be immediately tied to Zeke’s struggles – is predicated partially on Elliott’s bounce-back season.
Stated Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy: “Zeke seems to be nice. … He goes to the early-morning quarterback conferences. He’s a professional’s professional, I’ve been impressed with Zeke since Day 1.”
And now it is time to impress in Yr 6. And Ezekiel Elliott, to our eyes as elusive on this offseason’s OTAs and minicamp as he was as a rookie, is able to re-claim his perch among the many NFL’s greatest operating backs.