Dallas Cowboys beginning quarterback Dak Prescott felt soreness in his strained proper calf Friday and was in the end dominated out of Sunday’s sport on the Minnesota Vikings. Backup Cooper Rush received the beginning in Prescott’s place and accomplished 24-of-40 passes for 325 yards with two touchdowns and an interception, and Dallas gained 20-16 to enhance to 6-1 on the season.
According to Josh Alper of Pro Football Talk, Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy advised reporters Monday that Prescott is scheduled to observe Wednesday and to be a “full go” for Thursday’s session and forward of this coming Sunday’s matchup on the 4-4 Denver Broncos.
Rush’s efficiency is not the one motive McCarthy could take into account maintaining Prescott a spectator for another contest. Dallas is the one NFC East staff with a profitable document and holds a three-game advantage within the win column over the Philadelphia Eagles and is already assumed by many to be the uncrowned division champion, and Prescott was acting at a Most Valuable Player degree earlier than his setback.
Per ESPN stats, Prescott is third within the NFL with a 115.0 passer score and twelfth with a 57.1 whole QBR. He has 16 passing touchdowns and 1,813 passing yards on the season.