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Cowboys news: Micah Parsons discusses criticism of aspects of his play

Micah Parsons doesn’t shrink when criticism comes his way.

In 2023, Parsons had 7.5 sacks in the first eight games, while tallying 6.5 sacks in the last nine. He has one sack in four career playoff games.

The 6-foot-3 linebacker is not discouraged by fans’ criticism and, in fact, he views it as an opportunity.

“The criticism is a privilege because sometimes a great standard is not good enough for those who are greater,” Parsons said. “When people want things, you have to answer the call. It is not a negative thing.