Cowboys QB Dak Prescott Shares Uplifting Message On Ankle Injury

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It has been a tough week for Dak Prescott. The Dallas Cowboys quarterback suffered a horrific ankle injury against the New York Giants this past Sunday, but that hasn’t kept him from sharing a positive outlook.

On Thursday morning, Prescott released a video via Instagram. His uplifting behavior was encouraging to see less than four days after he season came to an unexpected end.

“Just want everyone to know that I’m doing well,” Prescott said. “I can’t thank you enough for your love, your support, your prayers over the last few days. They’ve been more than overwhelming.

The Mississippi State product released the video as he was traveling back to the doctor to see his leg for the first time since his surgery to correct a fractured and dislocated ankle.


Prescott, who just turned 27 in late July, is expected to need four to six months of recovery time before returning to a football field. But it’s great news to see him in “great spirits,” as he describes it in the video.

The next phase after making his inevitable comeback from the injury will be what happens next with his playing career. Prescott was playing the 2020 season on the franchise tag, and it’s unknown whether the Cowboys will look to re-sign him following the injury.

If Prescott does end up somewhere other than Dallas, he should still manage to secure a big contract on the free agent mark. Multiple teams are always searching for a franchise quarterback, after all.

Follow Clint Lamb on Twitter @ClintRLamb.

Written by Clint Lamb

Clint Lamb is a College Football Writer for OutKick. Managing Editor for Roll Tide Wire. Sports radio host for The Bullpen on 730/103.9 The UMP. Co-host for The 'Bama Beat podcast through The Tuscaloosa News and


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  1. Get Well Soon Dak.

    And Good Luck Carrot 🥕 Top, in Dallas.

    The Redskins are coming for the division even if it falls in their lap ‘cause noone else wants it.

    Side Note: Dak to Redskins as a free agent in 2021 and Haskins signs with Dallas as backup to Dalton.

  2. Lifelong 49ers fan, And proud Cowboys hater, who would LOVE to have Dak as our QB/Captain…..The Guy is class personified. Bad things happen to good people.

    Speedy and healthy recovery, Dak!!

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