Sunday afternoon noticed a press release sport from the Dallas Cowboys.
After a crushing extra time loss the week prior, the Cowboys had a powerful bounce again.
Nevertheless, the one participant on protection who was impressing folks essentially the most was Micah Parsons.
His play was key within the win for his workforce.
So what are the statistics saying concerning the dominant defensive participant’s efficiency on Sunday?
Parsons Made Kirk Cousins Day A Nightmare
The Minnesota Vikings offensive line couldn’t maintain Parsons again on Sunday, as he went on a rampage towards Kirk Cousins.
Micah Parsons vs the Vikings:
🔹 9 Pressures
🔹 2 Sacks
🔹 1 Pressured Fumble
🔹 31.0% Stress Proportion pic.twitter.com/GvNtKwtuxU
— PFF (@PFF) November 21, 2022
His 9 pressures towards the veteran quarterback led to a pressured fumble and two sacks.
These pressures led to Cousins having his worst sport of this season.
By the tip of the sport, Cousins had solely 105 passing yards and a completion proportion of 52.2%.
With the strain on Cousins, he wasn’t in a position to generate any offense, resulting in the Vikings shedding the sport 40-3.
Whereas the win was enormous for Dallas, it was additionally enormous for Parsons, as he bounced again from his final two video games of zero sacks.
This now offers him 47 complete tackles and 10 sacks for the season, strong numbers for the second-year defender.
If he continues on this path, he can bypass his rookie season numbers of 13 sacks and 84 tackles.
Whereas the season is already previous the midway mark, it’s nonetheless loads of time for him to proceed terrorizing quarterbacks.
Together with his strong begin to 2022, the Cowboys are completely happy to have him on their protection and main them to victories.