dallas cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott is making progress while recovering from Sept. 12 surgery on his throwing thumb.
Despite Prescott’s injury in Week 1, the Cowboys have done incredibly well, winning three straight with backup quarterback Cooper Rush under center.
On Monday, Dallas head coach Mike McCarthy said he wants to see Prescott practice for a full week before he returns to the field.
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“He’s better and he’s going to go out there every day and make progress so he can catch the ball,” Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas. “I don’t know if he could ask for better news technically, physically in how he’s responding, how he’s healing, so to speak.
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“So all of those things are going on and I don’t know if we’re going to say goodbye to each day considering the injury, considering the location of the injury, I don’t know if I could make more progress. There are some things here about healing that, again, to I often say only the man upstairs knows how that works, but he’s going to have a great week and he’ll be hard on himself setting it up.”
While Jones did not rule Prescott out for the Cowboys Week 5 Game against the Los Angeles Rams, he said Prescott can’t hold the ball well enough to play on Sunday as of now.
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“No. Not good enough to play,” Jones said.
Dallas has won three in a row since losing its first game of the week against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Rush is the first Cowboys quarterback to win his first four career starts (Rush won his only start last year), according to ESPN.
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He has managed games well, throwing for four touchdowns and no interceptions in his four starts.