Cowboys' Prescott clicks quickly with new QB coach Kitna

AP
Published 8:20 p.m. ET June 12, 2019

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott’s new quarterbacks coach with the Dallas Cowboys has far more NFL starts and touchdown passes than either of his predecessors.

Oh, and Jon Kitna easily has the most interceptions as well.

“It’s just the fact that I can tell them, ‘I’ve already paid that cost for you. You don’t even need to look at the route when you get this coverage. I’ve already done that. I threw that pick. So go somewhere else,'” Kitna said. “I think there’s some respect for that.”

Experience aside, Kitna clicked quickly with Prescott by appealing to his desire to build on his first playoff victory, which came two years after the unheralded fourth-round pick became the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in what began as a fill-in role for the injured Tony Romo .

And by building, that means from the ground up with Prescott’s technical skills. The two-time Pro Bowler who has started his entire career noticed the attention to footwork and other details of the mechanics of throwing from his third position coach in four seasons.

“He kind of said it best,” Prescott said of Kitna, who made 124 starts with 169 TDs and 165…

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