Record-Breaking Rookies Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott Get Jerseys into Hall of Fame

    The 2015 are a distant memory. That team is dead, giving way to a current 2016 team that started the regular season in the same circumstance that doomed 2015. No

    Enter Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott, the pair of electrifying rookies that have taken the league by storm in leading Dallas to a 4-1 record thus far. One could argue that Elliott is merely living up to his drafted expectations, as the fourth overall pick out of Ohio State, but the rate that he has developed at is startling. Meanwhile, should impress simply by completing passes, drafted as a fourth round developmental rookie.

    Elliott leads the NFL in rushing with 546 yards, and Prescott has completed 69% of his passes without throwing a single interception through five weeks – leading an for that tops the league in total first downs.

    While some fans are ready to mold busts in Canton for these two already, they will have to live with the jerseys of Prescott and Elliott reaching the Hall of Fame this early in their careers for now. As you see above, the QB and RB combo became the first rookies to hit 1,000 passing yards and 500 rushing yards through five games.

    With eight more completions before his first interception, Prescott will break 's NFL record for total passing attempts without a pick at the start of a career, another record in striking distance for the quarterDAK of .

    Elliott has topped 100 yards in three straight games, preparing to face another tough test in the Packers rush this week. He is on pace for 1,747 yards on the , which means he could be in striking distance of another meaningful record – Eric Dickerson's rookie rushing record of 1,808 yards.

    These two rookies are something special, and visitors to the will now be reminded of that. More importantly, they are both individually focused on their young careers in progress, understanding that there will be much more to play for both on the field and in Canton one day.

    Just how impressive have Ezekiel Elliott and Dak Prescott been? Start the conversation about these two rookies with a comment below, or email me at!

    Sean Martin
    Sean Martin
    Born January 28th, 1996- Cowboys Super Bowl XXX. Point Boro Panther, Montclair State Red Hawk, and most importantly a proud member of Cowboys Nation! I host "Upon Further Review" on 90.3 WMSC FM and every Friday from 1-4 PM ET. Twitter: @SeanMartinNFL.


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