Dak Prescott will be back under center in Week 1.
According to Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, Prescott is “ready to go” when the team travels to Tampa Bay to take on Tom Brady and the Buccaneers to kick off the 2021 NFL season.
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“He really let it go and didn’t hurt anymore,” Jones said.
Early in training camp, Prescott suffered a shoulder injury. He immediately had an MRI scan which revealed muscle tension, but said he “didn’t see it as some kind of serious setback”.
Prescott, the 2016 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, returns from a complex fracture and dislocation of his right ankle that ended his 2020 season in Week 5. Prescott signed a $ 160 million contract. dollars over four years in March.
“I’m a fine guy. I always want to be in the action, ”Prescott said earlier this month. “I think the more reps the better, the better for me. But something like that, you can’t point it out too quickly. It’s just the risk versus the reward at this point, and I have to know what I’m playing for, and that’s to be ready for this season. ”
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In five games last season, Prescott amassed 1,856 yards with nine touchdowns and just four interceptions.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.