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Dak Prescott Leaves Practice, Shoulder MRI Negative for Major Injury

The alarms went off earlier today when was seen dealing with the team's medical staff and left practice. Thankfully, Dallas has confirmed that Dak is only dealing with a right shoulder strain following an MRI.

Prescott reported soreness in his throwing arm early in today's practice and did not return. , , and handled the throws and it was Gilbert who got the 1st-team work in Dak's absence.

Any talk around the starting QB is a bad thing for all teams. But after 2020, it's especially maddening for Prescott and who are counting on his healthy return to get Dallas back to the .

It is worth noting that the Cowboys have a game coming next Thursday, the meeting against the Steelers. If Dallas decides to play it safe and keep Prescott out of that game, it would give Gilbert another chance to start (albeit ) against Pittsburgh.

Dallas' near upset of the Steelers was Gilbert's only appearance in 2020, subbing for one week until return from injury.

Thankfully for Dak and for Dallas, this appears to be a small and forgettable blip on the radar. Hopefully Prescott will return soon and continue preparing for the season, and we'll get to see him line up with the starters next week in Canton.

Jess Haynie
Jess Haynie
Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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