Dak Prescott overtakes Tony Romo for most touchdowns in one season in Cowboys history


Dak Prescott is the single-season touchdown pass leader for the Dallas Cowboys, passing Tony Romo for the most in a year in Cowboys history. On Prescott’s last assist of the night, he threw a touchdown at Corey Clement to set the record – his 37th of the season.

Prescott threw five touchdown passes on the night to set the record, finishing 21 of 27 for 295 yards and five touchdowns with zero interceptions for a 151.8 passer rating. He entered the game with 32 touchdown passes on the night, four behind Romo, who is an NFL analyst for CBS, for the franchise brand (Romo threw 36 touchdown passes for the Cowboys in 2007).

Prescott also had four touchdown passes in the first half of the game, the second time in three weeks he threw four in the first 30 minutes. Since 2000, the only other quarterbacks with four first-half touchdown passes in two games in the same season are Tom Brady (2007) and Peyton Manning (2004), by NFL Research.

Prescott ends his regular season with 4,449 yards and 37 touchdowns over the year. He’s having his second season of 4.00 yards and his second season of 30 touchdowns.

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