Dak’s Health, Tyron Update & WR Shortage

Linda Rider

FRISCO, Texas – For the to start with time in two a long time, Dak Prescott is ultimately healthier.

The Cowboys’ quarterback spoke to the media on Wednesday pursuing a apply that saw the Cowboys work by way of a myriad of drills and eventualities, and specifically a healthier Dak.

“[This is the] healthiest I have been in a lengthy, prolonged time,” Prescott claimed. “So, I’m just blessed just to start out there and to be in a position to appear in balanced and just to perform on myself and just in general my full video game and not just specifically getting a person component of my system nutritious.”

Prescott entered previous year coming off his season-ending ankle personal injury in 2020 that price him the final 11 weeks of the year. Final yr, Dak dealt with an arm problem in camp and then skipped a sport with a calf strain. On the other hand, Prescott made it known on Wednesday that his footwork was a precise piece of his activity he has been capable to perform on that he could not last offseason.

“Almost everything actually,” Prescott said with a chuckle. “We’re screening 10-lawn commences the other working day, and mine might not have been what I required it to be. But I can convey to you it was considerably far better than it was last 12 months.”

“I’m strengthening. It is really just about receiving far better in each component of my activity and not just essentially rehab.”

Tyron Smith was held out of Wednesday’s OTA apply with lessen-back tightness, in accordance to head coach Mike McCarthy.

Smith evidently has been operating with the crew all through all the off-period conditioning applications and the OTA procedures, but was held out Wednesday for precautionary factors.

In his place, 2nd-12 months professional Josh Ball labored at still left deal with with the initial group.

Rookie security Markquese Bell built one particular of the most effective plays of the OTA observe on Wednesday.

It is really just yet another example how the undrafted rookie carries on to glow.

“He’s been impressive,” head mentor Mike McCarthy claimed. “He jumped out at the minicamp. He was pretty remarkable in the zoom calls (primary up to the NFL Draft).”

McCarthy claimed Bell, who starred at Florida A&M, has equivalent traits as Jayron Kearse, who has a hybrid purpose of basic safety and linebacker.

“That absolutely aids. That is aspect of our attraction to him,” McCarthy explained of Bell, who was 1 of the Cowboys’ 30 visits.

The Cowboys lined up CeeDee Lamb and Simi Fehoko as the initially-group starters at receiver on Wednesday. Lamb is the place he’s intended to be, but Fehoko obtained the nod as the Cowboys experienced a few other receivers down with accidents.

Michael Gallup continues to rehab his ACL injury and his hopeful to return by the begin of the standard year. James Washington was in a strolling boot and need to pass up at the very least another week. Rookie WR Jalen Tolbert is performing by a hamstring issue.

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