Dak Prescott harm: Dallas Cowboys quarterback will miss a number of weeks after injuring thumb towards Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott won’t play for a number of weeks after injuring his thumb within the crew’s 19-3 loss towards the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at AT&T Stadium on Sunday evening.
Prescott apparently bought damage within the fourth quarter after making an attempt to make a throw over Buccaneers defensive finish Shaq Barrett who put his palms up and crashed into Prescott’s proper hand. Cowboys proprietor Jerry Jones advised reporters after the sport his harm is above his joint and his thumb will want surgical procedure.
“Dak might be out for a short while,” he mentioned. “We’ll be coping with that as effectively. This was a very powerful evening for the Cowboys and a very shocking evening.”
ESPN’s Todd Archer reported that the franchise quarterback will miss between six to eight weeks and anticipated to have surgical procedure on Monday.
Prescott mentioned in a information convention after the sport that he thought it was only a jammed finger till he realized he could not grip the ball.
“It’s disappointing however accidents occur,” he mentioned. “Can’t essentially management it. It’s simply unlucky, clearly gonna miss a while and never be there for my crew. That’s what hurts greater than something, particularly after the beginning that we simply put on the market. Want to have the ability to reply and never essentially having that chance for a number of weeks.”
It’s not the primary time Prescott has recovered from a significant harm. In 2020, he suffered a grotesque leg harm, however recovered and bounced again, tossing a career-high 37 touchdowns final season.
Backup quarterback Cooper Rush will seemingly take Prescott’s place within the coming weeks.