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For this Cowboys roster, maybe “Big D” stands for “Big Defiance.”
After Wednesday afternoon’s practice, quarterback Dak Prescott told media members that in an effort to avoid COVID, Cowboys players should “stay away from the big crowds.” Teammates Amari Cooper and CeeDee Lamb must have either missed — or Deliberately ignored — the memo. The receiving pair was spotted sitting courtside and maskless at the Dallas Mavericks game later that Day.
The official attendance for the game against Golden State was a not-so-Dainty 20,441 fans.
Amari Cooper, CeeDee Lamb, and Clayton Kershaw in attendance for Mavs-Warriors and the Dirk Nowitzki jersey retirement. pic.twitter.com/NDfuJsNI0Z
— ClutchPoints (@ClutchPointsApp) January 6, 2022
Hours earlier, Prescott explained how and why the team could and should limit their risk to COVID exposure.
“We’ve seen the numbers go up in the past few weeks. We’ve just got to be cautious, protecting yourself, trying to stay away from the big crowds, limiting the people you’re around and doing all the things you can to control it.
“No one can pinpoint or truly detect where we’re picking it up, where people are getting it from right now,” Prescott said. “But we can do the best we can of controlling our surroundings.”
Though the QB refrained from pointing any fingers, Prescott seemed to be Directing his comments towards Cowboys rookie Micah Parsons, who attended the Mavs’ Monday night game and was then placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Wednesday.
Parsons apologized to the team and their fans in a Wednesday afternoon tweet.
I saddened by the news I feel like I let my team down and Dallas cowboys nation! I’ll be back better than ever!! I’m only going to be more hungry! See you soon #lion🦁
— Micah Parsons (@MicahhParsons11) January 5, 2022
“I (am) saddened by the news I feel Iike I let my team down and Dallas Cowboys nation! I’ll be back better than ever!! I’m only going to be more hungry! See you soon,” said Parsons.
Neither Lamb nor Cooper have spoken publicly since sitting courtside, but you can bet the receiving Duo and their passer, Prescott, will have plenty to Discuss prior to today’s practice.
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