Dak Prescott has shoulder AC joint injury, limited in practice for first time ever
Dak Prescott is dealing with a shoulder injury that is deemed painful, though the Dallas Cowboys quarterback will be playing through it on Sunday.
Prescott has an AC joint injury, Ezekiel Elliott told reporters. The Cowboys running back previously had that injury and said he couldn’t imagine throwing through the pain.
#Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott said Dak Prescott’s injured AC joint is something he’s had previously and can’t imagine throwing with it. But he also left zero doubt that he expects Prescott will play vs #Eagles.
— Ed Werder (@WerderEdESPN) December 18, 2019
Dak was limited in Wednesday’s practice, which marked the first time he’s ever been limited in a team practice. Cooper Rush took most of the snaps at the team’s practice.
Backup QB Cooper Rush said he took the majority of snaps today. Rush said he played with a AC joint sprain in college.
— Calvin Watkins (@calvinwatkins) December 18, 2019
Even with the pain, teammate Zack Martin said you would have to kill Prescott to get him off the field.
Dak Prescott was officially listed as a limited in Wednesday’s practice, but there wasn’t a teammate who doubts the quarterback will play Sunday. “Knowing Dak, you’d have to kill him to get him off the field,” Zack Martin said. Said Ezekiel Elliott, “I… https://t.co/9YDdoM4zgY
— Todd Archer (@toddarcher) December 18, 2019
The Cowboys can clinch the NFC East and a home playoff game with a win over Philly on Sunday. Dallas already beat the Eagles in Week 7.