FRISCO, Texas — Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott will play Sunday in opposition to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers regardless of proper ankle soreness that restricted him in Thursday’s follow, in response to coach Mike McCarthy.
“I haven’t got any concern about him taking part in,” McCarthy stated.
McCarthy wouldn’t say whether or not Prescott had an MRI on Thursday, however stated, “we checked him out. We made certain all the pieces was good.” McCarthy stated Prescott shall be a full participant over the following two days of labor, main into gameday.
On Thursday, Prescott stated his surgically repaired ankle felt “uncomfortable” after carrying a distinct fashion of cleats for the primary time this summer season.
Prescott was on the sector for a portion of follow that was open to the media earlier than heading to the locker room. He stated he didn’t twist the ankle in follow. He stated he was breaking in a brand new pair of Jordan 11s after carrying Jordan 1s all summer season throughout coaching camp. He wore the Jordan 11s for video games final yr, however he stated he’ll swap again to the Jordan 1s.
“I promise you I am nice,” Prescott stated Thursday. “Simply being very, very precautious. Switched footwear at the moment, most likely wasn’t one of the best thought. We’re good to go. Promise that.”
Requested why Prescott didn’t change again into the extra snug cleats and return to follow, McCarthy stated, “excessive warning.”
“We do it with all of the gamers. There’s at all times exams or issues that go on. We react to all the pieces. That is simply the character of the sport. So actually, I do know the significance of Dak and the quarterback place however it’s actually normal process to undergo that anytime a participant has a difficulty.”