Dak Prescott says Week 8 status against Vikings will be determined on Saturday: Cowboys QB faces calf strain


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Dak Prescott is currently struggling with calf strain and is not yet sure if he will be able to play when the Dallas Cowboys travel to US Bank Stadium to face the Minnesota Vikings in “Sunday Night Football.”

Prescott told reporters on Thursday he believed his status for the game would be determined Saturday. He said if it was up to him, he would definitely be on the pitch for the game, but the decision was not solely up to him as the team’s medical staff. will have an entrance. He has been a limited participant in practice throughout this week, not yet working in the team drills portion of the team sessions, only doing individual work.

Prescott suffered the initial injury in the last game of the Cowboys overtime win over the New England Patriots in Week 6. He was seen wearing a walking boot after the game, but he, Mike McCarthy and Jerry and Stephen Jones have always expressed their optimism. that he’ll be back on the pitch after the team’s bye.

Prescott, however, is also keeping an eye on the long haul. “I want to play just because I want to be out there and help my team. Obviously, missing the weather I made last year wasn’t fun. But knowing that we are a contender and that we can grow up, I can understand the big picture. ”Prescott noted. “It’s a journey. It’s more than a game.”

Latest odds:

Minnesota Vikings -2.5

The Cowboys imagine a competitor, and Prescott keeps that in mind when it comes to his playing time status. If Sunday’s upcoming game was a playoff game, “it would be no question, 100 percent without a doubt, “he would play, Prescott said.

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