Skip Bayless, the host of Fox Sports, is gearing up for the return of his show and is starting with his usual controversial takes on social media.
Despite Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott’s successful NFL career and his young age of 30, Bayless doesn’t believe he has what it takes to lead his team deeper into the playoffs.
As a devoted Cowboys fan, Bayless expressed his doubt on X this week, claiming that Prescott is too insecure to be the leader of the team, and he believes the locker room knows it.
Bayless made these remarks in response to a video discussing Prescott’s reaction to Micah Parsons’ rise to fame.
Dak is just too insecure to be the leader of America’s Team. And I think the locker room knows that. https://t.co/P93TJpvYBl
— Skip Bayless (@RealSkipBayless) August 15, 2023
In a remarkable display, Jane Slater, a reputable journalist specializing in Dallas Cowboys coverage, unequivocally debunked Bayless’s claim that the quarterback is “too insecure” to lead the team.
Slater, who holds the unique advantage of having direct access to the players and being well-versed in the inner workings of the team, vehemently criticized Bayless for his lack of first-hand experience in a locker room environment.
She pointed out that players do not confide in him or provide him with privileged insights, thereby undermining the credibility of his statement.
“This guy has never stepped foot in the locker room and I know players aren’t talking to him,” she wrote. “Fascinating take here.”
This guy has never stepped foot in the locker room and I know players aren’t talking to him…fascinating take here ? https://t.co/ipatqorlfJ
— Jane Slater (@SlaterNFL) August 15, 2023
In the Wild Card round a few months back, the Dallas Cowboys emerged victorious over the Tampa Bay Bucs.
However, their journey came to an end in the divisional round, where they fell to Brock Purdy and the San Francisco 49ers.
Remarkably, this marked the second consecutive season in which the 49ers eliminated the Cowboys from the postseason.
Looking back at the previous season, Dallas’ quarterback Dak Prescott concluded the campaign with notable stats. In just 12 games, Prescott managed to accumulate 2,860 passing yards, throw 23 touchdowns, but also had 15 interceptions.
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