Dak Prescott of Dallas Cowboys carted off subject with ankle damage

ARLINGTON, Texas — Dak Prescott was hospitalized with a severe proper ankle damage towards the New York Giants on Sunday that pressured him to depart the sport on a cart and in tears.

Prescott was damage with 6:33 to play within the third quarter whereas being tackled by Giants defensive again Logan Ryan after a 9-yard run. Prescott’s ankle appeared to dislocate as he awaited assist from medical personnel.

AT&T Stadium was hushed as Prescott was examined by Cowboys’ medical personnel for a number of minutes earlier than leaving on the cart.

Gamers from each groups, in addition to former Cowboys coach and present Giants offensive coordinator Jason Garrett, consoled Prescott as he left to an enormous cheer. He raised his proper hand in acknowledgement.

Proprietor and basic supervisor Jerry Jones was proven standing in his suite however appeared to move right down to the locker room to test on the quarterback.

In 2018, Dallas large receiver Allen Hurns suffered a dislocated ankle in a wild-card playoff recreation towards the Seattle Seahawks not removed from the place Prescott was injured.

Andy Dalton changed Prescott and helped end off a scoring drive that ended with Ezekiel Elliott‘s second landing of the sport to present the Cowboys a 31-23 lead.

Prescott was off to a record-setting begin to the season with three straight video games for 450 yards passing. He entered the week with 1,690 passing yards, a league-best and probably the most by a Cowboys quarterback in by means of 4 video games in staff historical past.

Whereas the quick concern is Prescott’s wholesome, the quarterback’s future can also be a part of the equation.

He’s taking part in on a one-year franchise tag that’s price $31.4 million as he and the staff have been unable to succeed in an settlement on a long-term deal. The Cowboys provided Prescott a five-year deal price $34.5 million per season and greater than $100 million assured however he opted to play this season on the tag hoping for bigger dedication.

Prescott has been remarkably sturdy in his profession. He had not missed a begin (69) in his profession and missed simply two snaps this season as he was getting evaluated for a possible concussion towards the Atlanta Falcons. He performed the ultimate two video games of final season with a proper shoulder damage that restricted his mobility.

In accordance with Elias Sports activities Bureau, Prescott’s 69 straight begins is the sixth-longest streak from the beginning of a rookie season for the reason that merger. Solely Tom Brady and Russell Wilson have gained extra video games than Prescott’s 41 since 2016.

The Cowboys signed Dalton as a free agent to a deal price $3 million assured and as much as $7 million after a nine-year run because the Cincinnati Bengals‘ beginning quarterback. Dalton took the Bengals to the playoffs 4 instances however was unable to win a postseason recreation.

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