FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dak Prescott finished the offseason with his most vigorous practice since the horrific ankle injury that ended his 2020 season.
Then the star Dallas quarterback tried to declare the injury issue dead.
“I’ve buried the injury,” Prescott said Wednesday after what ended up being the final practice of the mandatory minicamp for the Cowboys, who used the last of the three days for team bonding.
“I’ve buried it mentally,” he said. “And I think you guys and a lot of people around have to help me and bury it as well as we move forward. Put that right on the tombstone.”
As for the date on the “tombstone,” Prescott says about a month ago, which means about seven months after he broke and dislocated his right ankle in a gruesome scene in Week 5 against the New York Giants.
“Somewhere around Cinco de Mayo,” he said. “Yeah, had a good Cinco de Mayo, was a…