Dak Prescott says he will start at QB for Cowboys vs. Lions

FRISCO, Texas — Dak Prescott is back. The Dallas Cowboys quarterback said he will start Sunday against the Detroit Lions at AT&T Stadium after going through a full practice on Thursday for the first time since fracturing his right thumb in the season opener. He even made a thumbs-up for the cameras at the end … Read more

Cowboys QB Dak Prescott (thumb) eyes Week 7 return vs. Lions

PHILADELPHIA — Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott has his eyes on a return from a fractured right thumb next week against the visiting Detroit Lions. “That’s my plan,” Prescott said as he walked to the team bus after the Cowboys’ 26-17 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday night. “Obviously, got to see the doc, … Read more

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says QB Dak Prescott not ready yet, but leaves door open for Sunday

FRISCO, Texas — Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones would not rule out Dak Prescott from playing Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams, but he acknowledged the quarterback’s grip on a football is, “not well enough to play,” at the moment. Speaking on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas, Jones said Prescott’s surgically-repaired right … Read more

Dak Prescott eyes Dallas Cowboys’ game vs. Los Angeles Rams in Week 5 for possible return, sources say

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, who had the stitches removed from his surgically repaired thumb and began throwing a football this past week, is eyeing next Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams for a possible return, sources told ESPN. The Cowboys want to make sure that Prescott is as close to 100% healthy as … Read more

Jerry Jones would welcome Dallas Cowboys QB controversy because it would mean Cooper Rush is winning

FRISCO, Texas — Owner and general manager Jerry Jones wants Cooper Rush to make life difficult for the Dallas Cowboys. He wants Rush, the backup quarterback, to play so well that there would be controversy as to whether Dak Prescott would assume the starting role once he is healthy enough to play after undergoing right … Read more

Dak Prescott won’t go on IR, has ‘real chance’ for quick return to Dallas Cowboys, Jerry Jones says

FRISCO, Texas — Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones said Tuesday that quarterback Dak Prescott will not go on injured reserve following surgery on his right thumb Monday. “We want him to be a consideration for playing for us within the next four games,” Jones said on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas. The initial … Read more

Dak Prescott undergoes surgery on right thumb as Dallas Cowboys prep for QB’s absence

FRISCO, Texas — Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott had surgery on his right thumb Monday afternoon, and sources continue to believe he will miss six to eight weeks as he goes through rehabilitation. Given that timeline, Prescott is looking at a return date of Oct. 30 vs. the Chicago Bears at the earliest, but it’s … Read more

Fantasy football daily news and notes

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Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott to have surgery on right thumb; expected to miss 6-8 weeks, sources say

ARLINGTON, Texas — Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott said he is expected to have surgery Monday on his right thumb after he was injured in the season-opening 19-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday night. He is expected to miss 6-8 weeks and the injury will likely land him on injured reserve, according … Read more

Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott limited in practice after new cleats bother ankle; still ‘good to go’

FRISCO, Texas — For Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, it’s gotta be the shoes. Prescott was a limited participant in Thursday’s practice because of a new pair of cleats that made his surgically repaired right ankle feel “uncomfortable.” “I promise you I’m great,” Prescott said. “Just being very, very precautious. Switched shoes today, probably wasn’t … Read more