“Put the ball into Dak’s hands, and I think we have a better shot at winning,” Collins said of the Cowboys’ quarterback, Dak Prescott.
It was not inflammatory, and Collins was not giving away a state secret.
Elliott led the league in rushing in 2016 and has provided 33 percent of the team’s yards in his 26 games since the Cowboys drafted him in the first round. Prescott has passed for fewer than 200 yards in seven of his past nine games.
So Elliott greeted the question with a shrug.
“I mean, I feel like that’s how every defense is going to play us,” Elliott said Wednesday. “I mean, we have a lot of playmakers on our side. Dak’s a playmaker himself. So just like I said, it comes down to what we do. If we go out there and execute, we stay on…