Will Dak Prescott Be Punished?
Will Dak Prescott be punished? That is the question Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk asked this week after the Dallas Cowboys superstar defied orders to stay indoors.
Instead, Prescott opted to work out with former Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant.
“No one, apparently, can keep guys like Prescott and Bryant from doing things they shouldn’t be doing,” Florio wrote.
“But why are they making their violation of these laws public? Again, it’s ignorance, stupidity, and/or flat-out disregard for the vulnerable members of society who are getting sick and who are dying because people continue to not take steps to freeze the distribution of the virus in its tracks.”
Florio then appeared on 105.3 The Fan to continue his rant.
“If you’ve got players who are violating the local laws that say ‘thou shall stay home during this pandemic,’ and they are both creating a real risk of spreading the virus, and sending a horrible message to others who may be influenced to do the same thing. I would like to see the NFL do something,” Florio said. “Even if you’re not going to suspend anyone or fine anyone under the personal conduct policy.
“I want the commissioner to post a video, to issue a statement, telling all players who are in the NFL or hope to be back like Dez Bryant, that they must comply with all applicable state and local requirements as what they should and shouldn’t be doing during this pandemic.”
Will Prescott ultimately be punished? Time will tell.