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Dak Prescott makes biggest mark yet as the Cowboys’ QB

ARLINGTON, Texas — There is immense pressure being the quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys. You not only have to deal with what’s ahead of you, but you’re always compared to the quarterbacks who came before you. Dak Prescott understands he’ll always be shadowed by the legends of Roger Staubach, Troy Aikman and even Tony Romo. On Saturday night, the third-year quarterback went a long way toward keeping their ghosts from haunting him. Prescott captured the first playoff victory of his career as the NFC East champion Cowboys defeated the Seahawks 24-22 in an NFC wild-card game at AT&T Stadium. Staubach and Aikman got help during their postseason journeys, and Prescott got his share of assistance Saturday night as running back Ezek ...