Bad luck continues for Dak. Today, the latest Dak Prescott injury update. Where will Dak Prescott play next season?
On Sunday, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott was taken off the field on a cart. This after suffering a compound fracture and dislocation of his right ankle. Also, while being tackled by Giants defensive back Logan Ryan with 6 minutes, 33 seconds to play in the third quarter.
Therefore, Prescott was taken to a local hospital for surgery to clean out the wound. Also, repair the fracture, a procedure that went “very well,” according to ESPN. He is expected to be released from the hospital on Monday, with a recovery timetable of four to six months.
Team owner Jerry Jones said the injury was heartbreaking.
“I know this young man very well,” Jones said in a statement. “I know the personal hardship and strife that he has faced, dealt with and overcome in his young life. Also, I know of no one who is more prepared, from the perspective of mental and emotional toughness and determination, than Dak Prescott to respond and recover from this challenge that has been put in front of him.
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“He is an inspiration to everyone he touches. He has all of our love and support. And we have no doubt that he will return to the position of leadership and purpose that he brings to our team.”
After the game, Prescott’s teammates and players around the league showed him a lot of support. Another stroke of bad luck.
“It sucks. Yeah, it sucks,” said running back Ezekiel Elliott, who has become Prescott’s best friend on the team. “I know we won; it just sucks to lose Dak, our leader. And I was talking to the guys and it’s going to take all of us. It’s going to take all of us to fill that void that we’re going to be missing from 4. Just gotta go out there and play for him.”