FiveThirtyEight: Wentz and Prescott are having historic sophomore seasons

Neil Paine previews the Sunday night matchup between the Eagles and the Cowboys and focuses in on the performances of the two star 2nd year QBs.
1:52 | 06/21/18

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Transcript for FiveThirtyEight: Wentz and Prescott are having historic sophomore seasons
Sunday night's NFC east matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles in the Dallas Cowboys offers us a chance to look at two sophomore quarterbacks who were rewriting the history books. It's harder argue with Carson went Sendak press got stats so far this season. There we tend they're both ranked among the top five in total QBR. Dak is number two well Wentz is number four. The winds currently leads the league in passing touchdowns as well with 23. And his Eagles currently have the best record in the lead. There also historically good for second year QB. Over the past ten years no sophomore quarterbacks have been better than press got in Wentz have been this season according to total QBR. And in terms of overall value they also currently ranked number one in two respectively in quarterback points above replacement per game this year. That means both wins and press Scott are statistically speaking. Having more impressive second year efforts in the sophomore seasons of such quarterbacks is Andrew Luck. Whose third Russell Wilson sixth Cam Newton came in seventh or even Matt Ryan who was tent. But still it be too early to declare press got and went sure fire hall of famers. Eagleton cowboy fans must be feeling pretty good about their president and their future under senate. As for this Sunday's game in particular the cowboys really need a win. The Eagles already have a 95%. Chance of making the playoffs according to 538 tomorrow. But as for the cowboys they only have 833%. Chance right now. A win against their NFC east rivals would push those odds up to 49%. The loss would drop them all the way down to 13%. The game will most likely depend on which team's young quarterback and played best. But our current predictions actually favored Dallas at home even the cowboys 853%. Chance of winning the game.

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