Dallas Cowboys Dominate Bucs: Dak Prescott MVP and more observations

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The Dallas Cowboys routed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31-14. Now, they move on to the divisional round to face the San Francisco 49ers.

What is past is prologue? I am certain this group of Dallas Cowboys players are tired of hearing about the past. The past 26 years, to be exact.

A past that is unrelated to them. A past which has inflicted mental trauma on a self-entitled fan base.

These Dallas Cowboys are not responsible for 26 years of no Super Bowl appearances.

Most them were wearing diapers when Troy Aikman and his team were lofting up Vince Lombardi Trophies. They are looking to carve out their own legacy.

There were doubts going into the game. With good reason. Brady was 7-0 against the Dallas Cowboys for his career entering Monday night.

Dallas lost to the Buccaneers in week one at home. They got thrashed by an inferior Washington Commanders team in the last game of the regular season.

Heavy is the helmet that wears the star.

The level of pessimism were high from a fan base that lives in it. Well, the Dallas Cowboys put that cloud of doubt to rest. They played fast, furious, and with purpose.

Thumping the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in dominating fashion. Erasing what many believe was the Tom Brady curse.

Dallas Cowboys MVP

Rayne Dakota Prescott has been under the microscope since he took over being the QB from Tony Romo. Tony Romo was the old pinata and Dak Prescott has become the new pinata. Heavy is the helmet that wears the star.

Several fans have labeled him greedy. They refuse to understand the concept of market value. Some talking heads have said he’s not elite. Yet, he ranks in the top ten of every major QB category.

During this season, he has looked skittish, unsteady, and rushed. He was a player who was not known for his turnovers.

Any concerns that Dak Prescott would be jumpy tonight was laid to rest. He went 25-for-33 with 305 passing yards, four passing touchdowns, one rushing touchdown, and no turnovers.

First Dallas Cowboys quarterback with 300 plus passing yards and 4 touchdowns in a playoff game. He was in full command and drove the sword into the Buccaneers.

He was brilliant. Exorcising some serious playoff demons. Best game I have ever seen him play.