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Monday, August twenty first, 2023
JERRY JONES, DAK PRESCOTT, KYLE SHANAHAN, AND DENNIS ALLEN SPEAK WITH PETER KING AS HIS TRAINING CAMP TOUR CONTINUES IN TODAY’S “FMIA” COLUMN
“I really consider if we received that day we may have received the Tremendous Bowl.”– Cowboys proprietor Jerry Jones on final season’s Divisional Playoff loss to the 49ers
“I need to win the Tremendous Bowl. The one means to do this is to win playoff video games. These two wins aren’t going to be sufficient.” – Cowboys QB Dak Prescott on altering his 2-4 postseason report
“I believe again to the night time of the Miami recreation, once we misplaced Jimmy (Garoppolo) and needed to play Brock (Purdy)…and I’m laying there in mattress that night time, and I say, ‘Man, it’s terrible for Jimmy. However wait a second. Brock did play fairly good.” – 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan reflecting on QB Brock Purdy’s first recreation in 2022
STAMFORD, Conn. – August 21, 2023 – Dallas Cowboys proprietor Jerry Jones and quarterback Dak Prescott, San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan, and New Orleans Saints head coach Dennis Allen communicate with Peter King as his 2023 Coaching Camp Tour continues with journeys to the Cowboys, 49ers, Saints, and Bears on this week’s version of Soccer Morning in America, available now exclusively on NBCSports.com. King additionally discusses the Bears’ new offense with WR D.J. Moore, the 49ers’ QB scenario, and extra.
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The next are highlights from this week’s version of Soccer Morning in America:
Cowboys proprietor Jerry Jones on his crew’s 27-year Tremendous Bowl drought: “I understand how onerous it’s to win a type of (a Tremendous Bowl)…Simply because we haven’t received it in so lengthy doesn’t make what we’ve accomplished meaningless.”
Jones on the Cowboys’ final offensive possession of final season’s NFC Divisional Playoff recreation in opposition to the 49ers: “These 48 seconds…I really consider if we received that day we may have received the Tremendous Bowl.”
Jones on trusting QB Dak Prescott to steer the Cowboys to the Tremendous Bowl: “We’re counting on him, and I really feel superb about that. His preparation, his presence, how the crew responds to him. I consider he’ll get us there.”
Prescott on studying from final yr’s playoff loss: “To say I’m persevering with to relive it, it’s previous me at this level. However a number of the offseason was about that. With (head coach) Mike (McCarthy) taking on the play-calling we went into particulars and generally…there’s a number of particulars in that that allowed these three performs to not achieve success. That’s what we actually targeted on this coaching camp and this spring, cleansing that up.”
Prescott on his 2-4 postseason report: “I need to win the Tremendous Bowl. The one means to do this is to win playoff video games. These two wins aren’t going to be sufficient.”
49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan on the significance of a fantastic protection: “12 months after yr, all these quarterbacks. All these dangerous accidents. The one factor we believed in was having a fantastic protection. That retains video games shut, you then simply determine a means generally on offense.”
Shanahan on Brock Purdy changing an injured Jimmy Garoppolo final season: “I believe again to the night time of the Miami recreation, once we misplaced Jimmy and needed to play Brock. The sensation after that recreation was very unhappy, due to what occurred to Jimmy. And I’m laying there in mattress that night time, and I say, ‘Man, it’s terrible for Jimmy. However wait a second. Brock did play fairly good.’”
Purdy on beginning this season after offseason elbow surgical procedure: “To have the ability to exit and observe and nonetheless make all of the throws with velocity, on time, offers me a number of confidence. I’m assured, able to roll for this yr.”
Shanahan on QB Sam Darnold signing with the 49ers this offseason: “Sam nonetheless may’ve gone different locations for lots more cash. For him to return right here—an enormous leap of religion. He had no thought if he was coming for the one, two or three job.”
49ers GM John Lynch on his dialogue with Ravens head coach John Harbaugh on the 2017 League Assembly: “Thank God John Harbaugh stated this. ‘May I speak to you for a sec?’ He stated he couldn’t let me depart due to the respect he had for me and Kyle (Shanahan). He stated, ‘The one factor (Ravens GM) Ozzie (Newsome) and I discovered is if you happen to really feel actually convicted on a participant, it’s your job to promote Kyle on him. Inform him why you’re keen on him. Present him movie as to why you’re keen on him. When you can’t agree, you then transfer on. However man, there’re not sufficient good gamers that if considered one of you doesn’t like him once you begin speaking, subsequent! I can’t inform you what number of occasions the place Ozzie’s beloved a participant and I hated him. However by the tip, Ozzie’s bought me all in and vice versa.’ That was a fantastic lesson.”
First-year Bears WR D.J. Moore on QB Justin Fields: “Justin’s younger. He’s a sponge. He’ll throw deep, intermediate, quick—simply needs to make the only option on each play.”
Peter King on the impression of Moore on the offense: “Moore is the participant this franchise wanted for the care and improvement of the younger quarterback, Fields…it’s obvious nobody right here needs a do-over on the commerce that netted Chicago one of many recreation’s high 20 vast receivers.”
King on QB Derek Carr signing with the Saints after spending the primary 9 years of his profession with the Raiders: “Carr leaving the Raiders was good for Vegas; the Raiders misplaced religion him as a participant and chief…and the transfer was nice for Carr, who wanted a brand new begin the best way Aaron Rodgers did.”
Saints head coach Dennis Allen on Carr’s impression: “We’ve bought the most effective quarterback in our division. Our crew believes in our quarterback.”
Saints offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael on WR Michael Thomas’ comeback: “I don’t want Mike Thomas to be the man he was in 2019. If he’s 75, 80 % of that, we’re good.”
NEWS & NOTES
King on the Colts naming rookie QB Anthony Richardson because the Week 1 starter: “I’m not loopy concerning the determination to call Anthony Richardson the beginning QB after an in-and-out coaching camp, and after only one yr as a university starter. I do know he wants the expertise, however what’s the push, with Gardner Minshew a strong possibility to start out the season?”
King on Browns Ok Cade York’s current struggles: “I believe once you hear Cleveland coach Kevin Stefanski isn’t involved that kicker Cade York missed 47- and 41-yard field-goal makes an attempt with a preseason recreation on the road, and also you hear York say he’s not involved, you need to be skeptical.”
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A brand new “Soccer Morning in America” posts each Monday morning completely on NBCSports.com via the NFL season. It was introduced in Could 2019 that King signed an unique settlement with NBC Sports activities Group that included writing a weekly Monday morning NFL column for NBCSports.com; making common appearances on PFT Reside with Mike Florio; and persevering with to contribute to Soccer Night time in America, the most-watched studio present in sports activities.