As one in all most efficient about a teams in actuality training on Christmas, the Cowboys were noticeably lacking Dak Prescott.
After a exact shoulder danger compelled him to omit the major practices of his NFL occupation final week, Prescott turned into once estimated no longer to take part in Wednesday’s practice on the crew’s unswerving danger document and coach Jason Garrett on condition that the crew would devour the identical intention this week as final week.
“Glorious week, we in actuality took it on daily basis, and this week we are going to attain the identical thing,” Garrett talked about. “Obviously, he turned into once ready to play in the ballgame. Confidently, we are in a position to get him on the identical direction the establish he’s ready to transfer on Sunday.”
Despite the proven truth that he wasn’t space to attain mighty, Prescott turned into once aloof in attendance.
“We don’t are looking forward to him being ready to practice very mighty this present day,” Garrett talked about. “He’ll be available — he turned into once available for the creep-by technique of and turned into once ready to battle by technique of the creep-by technique of this present day. Nonetheless we do now not are looking forward to him training totally this present day. He’ll be restricted at most efficient.”
With a shot at a success the NFC East in the stability in Week 16, Prescott and the Cowboys lost to the Eagles, 17-9. It turned into once the final likelihood Dallas had at controlling its have playoff destiny.
In the loss, Prescott struggled, turning in a 74.5 quarterback ranking as he went 25-for-44 for 265 yards with no touchdowns or interceptions.
True how mighty the shoulder needed to play in Prescott’s inefficiency turned into once a topic Garrett wasn’t appealing to tackle head-on.
“Guys, to be exact with you, no disrespect, however I label no longer desire to get into all that exact now,” Garrett talked about. “We talked referring to the Philly sport on Monday and now we’re on to getting ourselves ready for the Washington sport. I realize that Dak’s a immense narrative, and I realize why that you simply may maybe additionally very successfully be asking the inquire of, however we are going to take them on daily basis and confidently he’ll be ready to practice sometime this week and ready to play on Sunday.”
A identical response turned into once to be had when it involves an inquiry as to whether or no longer Prescott turned into once progressing as Garrett deferred to his enormous name quarterback.
“That you may maybe devour to check a inquire of to him specifically on that, however it is potentially in a dazzling identical online page when it involves the intention it feels and additionally how mighty he’s going in impart to feature, as a minimum in the early segment of the week.”
Moreover lacking from the Cowboys’ practice on Christmas turned into once offensive tackle Tyron Smith (abet), defensive pause DeMarcus Lawrence (shoulder) and linebacker Sean Lee (pectoral/thigh), whereas offensive linemen La’el Collins (knee) and Zack Martin (ankle) were chunky participants.
Whether Santa Claus made an appearance on Christmas may maybe additionally no longer successfully be identified except Sunday’s Redskins (3-12)-Cowboys (7-8) and Eagles (8-7)-Giants (4-11) video games devour concluded, as Dallas needs a purchase coupled with a Philadelphia loss to purchase the NFC East and lengthen its season by as a minimum 1 other week.