Dak Prescott: Dallas Cowboys QB says he is ‘fully recovered’ from ankle injury
A Difficult Turn on October 11, ended the 2020 Prescott season after five games; Prescott led the NFL with 1,856 passing yards and walked nearly 6,000 yards when he was injured.
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Duck Prescott says he has fully recovered from a severe injury to his right ankle nearly eight months ago.
“I buried the injury,” Prescott told reporters after Wednesday’s training session. “Honestly guys, you know me. In terms of practice, in terms of just moving forward and taking care of my life, I buried this in my mind. And I think you guys and a lot of people around should help me. burying him and we will move forward. “
Rather than feeling sorry for himself after a promising season ended, Prescott hastened to attack the tough rehab he faced.
By the time he got to the point of working in the field, Prescott felt he was ahead of forecasts. Initially, he struggled with intermittent foot soreness after training, but over time it disappeared.
“I think the first couple of days we were on the lawn as well, maybe that played a role in that; doing more truth, just more drops and soccer moves than I have in the rehab section, ”Prescott said. “From the first week of classes until now I have left the practice, I will leave today, I hope, without painful sensations, without residual edema or something like that.
“I say this because when it’s all gone and none of these effects, it’s what allows me and helps me to bury it, to be honest with you guys. I don’t even think about it before training, before training, but still doing what is necessary, and, to be sure, there are only seven months left before the injury. “
Prescott signed a four-year, $ 160 million contract with $ 126 million in guarantees in March. This happened despite a serious injury that interrupted a big statistical season.
Prescott led the NFL with 1,856 passing yards and walked nearly 6,000 yards when he was injured. He made nine touchdowns and was intercepted four times.
Of 69 starts in five seasons in Dallas, Prescott set a 42-27 record. He completed 66 percent of his passes at 17,634 yards, making 106 touchdowns and 40 interceptions. He also ran 24 touchdowns.