The chatter astir Dak Prescott was bizarre each week, successful the lead-up to the Dallas Cowboys’ “Sunday Night Football” matchup against the Minnesota Vikings. Gambling lines surging successful the Vikings’ absorption implied that Prescott would beryllium retired astatine backmost for the Cowboys with a calf injury, but the squad did not officially denote his lack until the deadline — 90 minutes earlier crippled time. In the meantime, Prescott had a strenuous pregame workout, which flummoxed NBC colour commentator Cris Collinsworth.
“The portion that didn’t marque immoderate consciousness to maine was, if helium looked similar that, and didn’t get to play, past what was the constituent of having him enactment retired similar that? Because, helium could’ve easy reinjured the happening doing that,” Collinsworth said during the crippled broadcast.
Here portion of what Prescott’s workout looked like:
“I’m good. I’m blessed,” Prescott told Cowboys newsman Clarence Hill Jr. aft the workout.
Collinsworth has a constituent here: If Prescott could ace his workout but inactive not play successful the game, wherefore person the workout successful the archetypal place?
Prescott, returning aft missing the past respective months of the 2020 play with a breached leg, has had an fantabulous play frankincense acold for the Cowboys. He’s completing 73.1 percent of his passes, is averaging 8.4 yards per attempt, and has 16 touchdown passes to conscionable 4 interceptions. The Cowboys, who defeated the Vikings connected Sunday contempt starting Cooper Rush implicit Prescott, are 6-1 with a comfy pb successful the NFC East, wherever the adjacent champion grounds is the Eagles’ 3-5 mark.