Vikings prized free agent signing Kirk Cousins failed to win another game in a big spot against the Seahawks on Monday night and doesn’t look capable of carrying Minnesota to a Super Bowl, but the biggest beneficiary of Cousins poor play is Dak Prescott and his agents.
Colin thinks Dak is below average in terms of passing ability, but has every other quarterback trait you could ever want and has shown the ability to win close games. If you compare the certainty the Cowboys get with Dak to the uncertainty of rolling the dice on the next Cousins, the choice is an obvious one for Jerry Jones – who also doesn’t have a first round pick – and will only help Dak in contract negotiations.
The Vikings chose the greener grass with Cousins, but if they could have Case Keenum back right now, they’d do it in a second. Colin thinks Dak should demand less than top tier money so that he can surround himself with more talent, but he has the hammer if he wants to play hardball.