Dak Prescott said he didn’t have to return to his hometown field where he suffered a catastrophic ankle injury last year to think he was fully recovered.
The Star Dallas quarterback is the last 50 Cowboys (1-1) played Philadelphia (1-1) and home opener on Monday night, just as Prescott reached other benchmarks. Recovery may take some time to look back on the week.
At this seemingly final milestone, Prescott prefers to focus on the fans. It will fill the 80,000-seat AT & T stadium for the first time since Pandemic maintained its capacity below 50% in 2020. This is before and after the compound fracture and dislocation of Prescott’s right ankle.
“When I run out of it, whether it’s pre-game or in-game moments, look there again, look at COVID, know what we all experienced last year, and they It’s exciting to get everything back. ” “I take that moment, I appreciate it, but then return my mind to what I have to do to win the Eagles defense and the game again.”
The trauma at that moment was so serious that tight-end Dalton Schultz said he had won the New York Giants 37-34 on October 11th last year when back-up Andy Dalton led the drive to victory. He says he doesn’t remember much. Field goal.
“Sometimes I can’t remember things clearly,” Schultz said. “I remember the couple playing in that game, but not so much overall. It was hellishly emotional, but it seems like there’s no choice. The next guy, go here. You have to win the game. “
The Cowboys lost their first four games without Prescott last year, but remained hopeful for a playoff in the weak NFC East until the final week of the season, eventually missing the postseason 6-10.
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Prescott was stunning in his first gameback, 403 yards and three touchdowns before the Cowboys lost to Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay and seven-time champion Tom Brady 31-29 in the last few seconds. I threw it.
The number of NFL Offensive Blue Keys of the Year in 2016 was much more modest in the second week (237 yards, no TD), but he led the drive consuming the last 3:54, 56 on the Greg Zuerlein. 20-Los Angeles Chargers 17 wins with field goals in the yard.
“It’s important whenever Dallas is there,” said Mike McCarthy, whose first year in Dallas was hurt by Prescott’s injury and others. “He’s the face of our football team. From an offensive point of view, the attacks he’s in charge of are different.”
Schultz was asked if he thought of playing on the homefield for the first time without thinking about Prescott as his injuries disappeared.
Four-time all-pro right guard Zack Martin, who missed six games last year in the fight against the calf problem, sees the game as the next game, not just as Prescott sees it as the next game. Another example to show that you are. The one in the first house because he was injured.
“I didn’t even think about it,” Martin said. “Again, the most important game for Duck is the next one. I think he treats it like any other game. It will shake on Monday night. I’m looking forward to it. “
Prescott paused a bit before entering the field at the training camp for his first practice and admitted that the same thing came to mind before the opening round of Tampa. He played two games, so this time it’s different.
“All these boxes have been checked,” Prescott said. “Of course, the last time I played was in front of the audience at home, but I think it’s fun to play again at AT & T. As I said, it will take some time. Of course, of course. All the boxes are checked and you are ready to come out and win. “
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