There’s some encouraging news for Dallas Cowboys on Thursday when injured midfielder Dak Prescott was seen on the training ground taking part in a number of drills with the team’s midfielders.
While he didn’t shoot or participate in any actual practice sessions, he is said to have pitched with a practice ball.
Prescott was injured during the Cowboys’ season-opening loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and underwent thumb surgery more than a week ago. Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy said he hopes that he will soon have his stitches removed from that surgery.
While the initial timeline for Prescott’s return is between six and eight weeks, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said this week that it’s likely Prescott could return as early as the game. Team Week 4 (next week) with the Washington Commanders.
In Prescott’s absence, the Cowboys begin Cooper Rush This past Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals. Rush did a solid job at holding the fort and leading the Cowboys to victory over the defending AFC Champions.
The Cowboys will start Rush again this Monday night against the New York Giants 2-0 in their first NFC East game of the season.