The Checkdown's daily collection of football culture stories for December 1st, 2017. This is The Extra Point.
5. Bill Belichick, famously not the chattiest coach in the NFL, will occasionally talk your ear off on the right subject. Today that subject is punt protection
7. That would be a fun pregame speech: "Let's go out there and get a win! To get our moms off our backs!"
There's real fraternity among the Cowboys QBs. During Dallas's recent three game losing streak, which ended last night with a 38-14 win over Washington, Prescott received words of advice from a pair of legendary passers.
"It meant everything," Prescott said. "Roger sent me a text and told me about him getting booed. If that doesn't show you this business right there, it is what it is. (Troy's message was) keep going. Keep putting your head forward."