To say that Micah Parsons was a revelation in 2021 could be an enormous understatement. The Dallas Cowboys first-round draft choose in 2021 was sort of an unintended Cowboy after each the corners Dallas wished have been taking forward of the staff’s choose at quantity ten. One small commerce later, the Cowboys nabbed Parsons and stumbled into the most effective defenders within the NFL.
By the time Parsons had completed his rookie year, everybody was considering how did eleven different groups go on this man? Parsons had some of the dominant rookie seasons ever and was severely in rivalry for the Defensive Player of the Year award. Comparisons to the legendary Lawrence Taylor have been even thrown round.
The Cowboys, nearly of necessity, briefly moved Parsons to defensive finish early within the year to fill in for harm, and found that his skill to rush the passer was second to none. After that, they proceeded to make him a hybrid LB/DE that terrorized offenses all season.
Parsons completed with 13 sacks though he would have had many extra if he had extra alternatives to rush the passer. The Cowboys need to maintain Parsons as a hybrid participant so he may not get as many alternatives as most go rushers. That doesn’t imply he’s not considering large. When requested about 2022, his goal is to break the single-season sack record.
But do you might have any numbers in thoughts for 2022, after hitting 13 sacks as a rookie?
Parsons: Yeah, 15’s just like the minimal. 15’s what I wanna hit. But positively 23 is that goal, to break the record.
The 15 quantity appears attainable, particularly if the Cowboys flip him free extra typically to rush the passer. Any Cowboys fan needs to be very happy if he hits 15 after placing up 13 the year earlier than.
But it is tantalizing to assume what he may do if he was nearer to a full-time go rusher. Would he give you the option to problem for that 23 quantity? What’s your name BTB?