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What's behind Cowboys rookie Micah Parsons' surge? 'I'm hungry within myself to be great'

FRISCO, Texas -- The match between Micah Parsons and the Dallas Cowboys has been just about perfect so far.

The rookie linebacker (or defensive end, depending on the moment) loves the spotlight and few teams in the NFL gain more attention than the Cowboys, good or bad.

On Thursday night at the Caesars Superdome against the New Orleans Saints (8:20 p.m. ET, Fox/NFL Network), the bright lights will find Parsons.

"I mean, let the eyes be on me," Parsons said. "It ain't going to change my preparation, ain't going to change nothing I did because I was already ready for the moment.