UPDATE ; DAY
Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones has revealed quarterback Dak Prescott's absence may be shorter than originally anticipated.
The center fractured a thumb Sunday night in a 19-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The next day, he went under the knife. He was expected to miss between six and eight weeks of activities, according to the ESPN network.
“We are much more confident about this situation than Sunday night,” Jones said on the airwaves of the station. radio station 105.3 The Fan in Texas.
The 79-year-old multi-millionaire said he will not be putting Prescott's name on the long-term injured list and expects that his player is back in three to four weeks.
Against the “Bucs”, Prescott completed 14 of the 29 passes he attempted for gains of 134 yards. He was unable to find the paying zone and was the victim of an interception.
He was replaced by Cooper Rush late in the game. He will also act as the starting quarterback for the Cowboys until the number 4 returns to health.
The Texas team will resume action next Sunday, when the Bengals of Cincinnati will be at AT&T Stadium.