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Passing Success Could Be Huge Boost For Zeke - David Helman, dallascowboys.com
It may sound counter-intuitive, but could success in the passing game could enable Cowboys’ running back Ezekiel Elliott to eclipse his production in previous seasons?
For a guy who commands the attention of every defensive coordinator he faces, that’s got to sound sweet for Elliott. Sunday wasn’t the first time the All-Pro running back has been faced with loaded boxes, and it won’t be the last.
But what was new was how effectively the Cowboys made their opponent pay for that added attention. Prescott exploited a New York secondary that was starting a rookie cornerback, completing an outstanding 78 percent of his passes and finishing with a perfect passer rating.