Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Dan Quinn may try too, failing to acknowledge cornerback Trevon Diggs’ ball-hawk leanings.
“I would like to say that we trained him on it. But that would be a lot of cop-t, ”Quinn told reporters on Monday. via Mike Fisher from SI.com.
Quinn didn’t bless Diggs with his natural, god-given talent, but he certainly helped sophomore his meteoric rise to NFL star. The 2020 second-round pick blossomed in a veritable lockdown corner, dusting off in its best sixth interception in the league during Sunday’s blowout win over the New York Giants, and also posting its team-leading ninth and tenth pass diversions of the year.
This despite a “tough week” in the run-up to the game, which was clouded by a fight with pink eyes, of all things, revealed an impressed Quinn.
“It really shows that this is a real competitor. … Don’t confuse this calm demeanor. This is a real wolf in sheep’s clothing. This guy is a rare competitor, ”he said of Diggs. according to the Dallas Morning News.
Dallas’ defense limited the Giants to 294 yards in 44-20 drubbing, much of which came during garbage time, the score was one-sided. As a collective, the secondary level ranks 13th in the opposite percentage of completion (64.90%). As an individual, Diggs ranks # 1 overall against competing quarterbacks.
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As Dak Prescott stated on Sunday, Diggs has big plans to double up and work as a wide receiver this season – his old position he converted in college in Alabama. Prescott said the club should perhaps consider Diggs’ requests. However, the club isn’t quite ready to explore this site just yet.