Jerry Jones hopes Dak Prescott can play within the next four games

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The injury to Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott‘s throwing hand may not be quite as bad as initially feared.

Cowboys owner and General Manager Jerry Jones said today that the team is not going to put Prescott on injured reserve because there’s a chance that he could miss fewer than four games.

“We want him to be in consideration for playing within the next four games,” Jones said on 105.3 The Fan on Tuesday morning.

Initial reports on Sunday night had Prescott missing six to eight weeks, but after Prescott’s successful surgery on Monday, the reports came in at four to six weeks, and Jones hinted today that there’s a good chance it’s going to be closer to four than six.

“We feel better about it than we did Sunday night,” Jones said.

Cooper Rush will be the Cowboys’ starting quarterback until Prescott returns.

The Cowboys have the Bengals on Sunday, followed by a Monday night game against the Giants and then the Commanders in Week Four. Prescott may be back as soon as Week Five against the Rams.

64 responses to “Jerry Jones hopes Dak Prescott can play within the next four games

  1. ….and just like clockwork, Jerruh delivers.

    jerruhjones says:
    September 13, 2022 at 9:10 am
    I’ll wait for Dr. Jerruh’s diagnosis.

  2. Which Jerry Jones was interviewed? General Manager? President? Owner? CEO? Coach? Team Doctor? He’s not getting any younger, one of these days he’s going to trot himself out there in full uniform.

  3. same clearheaded thinking that caused him to say gallup would have played sunday if it were the super bowl, and allowed him to think that it would be ok to have rush as his qb2 despite having the recent experience of seeing his season ruined when qb1 goes down.

  4. Dr. / Coach / GM Jerruh has spoken. It’s remarkable how he seems to know more about injuries and healing than the arguably the top sports physicians on earth.

  5. Dr. Jerruh back at it again trying to pressure injured players into returning while still injured and risking the rest of their careers.

  6. Given his awful record since stupidly parting ways with Jimmy Johnson, it’s beginning to look like Jerry Jones might even be dumb enough GM to play Dak three weeks after his surgery.

  7. How did Russell Wilson do after rushing back from the same injury last year? Yeah, this is not going to end well.

  8. touchback6 says:
    September 13, 2022 at 10:01 am
    So many delusional teams that aren’t interested in developing in house talent

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    You mean like BB developed 1st round whiff N’Keal Harry? Or how he developed Jarrett Stidham?

  9. And with the first pick of the 2023 Dallas selects…

    Brees and Wilson took months to be able to correctly grip the ball again and be able to throw an accurate ball after their surgery.

  10. Jerry and his family have got to stop speaking to the media so much. Having an experienced GM to handle this situation is sorely needed.

  11. I’m neither talented or smart enough to be on an NFL roster or in the front office, but I am smart enough to know I would never want to play or work for a Jerry Jones team. He’s a clown of infinite proportions.

  12. It’s one game. As much as I want them to lose, I still realize that any given Sunday anyone can win.

  13. And this team is the most valuable franchise in all of sports??? What does that say about Texas?

  14. Jerry’s the best brand ambassador and marketer the Cowboys could ever have but he’s also the worst GM they’ll ever have.

  15. Ross Tucker makes a good point that is worth considering – part of this might be keeping false hope alive amongst the fan base for business reasons…

  16. The way Dakota played that game when healthy you will not notice his absence. Once again Dr. Jerruh making predictions he cannot fulfill. But I bet he’ll rush Dakota back into the lineup well before he’s healed.

  17. dprouse52 says:
    September 13, 2022 at 10:58 am
    Ross Tucker makes a good point that is worth considering – part of this might be keeping false hope alive amongst the fan base for business reasons…

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    I would agree with that, and liked your post, except does Jerry think his fan base is really that stupid to buy this crap anymore? It used to be funny but now it’s just sad.

  18. lasersepi says:
    September 13, 2022 at 11:08 am
    The way Dakota played that game when healthy you will not notice his absence. Once again Dr. Jerruh making predictions he cannot fulfill. But I bet he’ll rush Dakota back into the lineup well before he’s healed.

    I can’t blame Dak for the Bucs game. Poor O-line, constant pressure, Schultz was the only downfield threat, CeeDee Lamb sure doesn’t play like a WR1, the other WR’s are all no-names with little experience. The reality is that it was far too easy for the Bucs to defend against the Cowboys offense.
    The Cowboys look awful this year, it’s gonna be ugly. Jerry Jones needs to get out of the way and let someone competent run the team.

  19. icantstandwhitecastleanymore says:
    September 13, 2022 at 11:13 am
    dprouse52 says:
    September 13, 2022 at 10:58 am
    Ross Tucker makes a good point that is worth considering – part of this might be keeping false hope alive amongst the fan base for business reasons…

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    I would agree with that, and liked your post, except does Jerry think his fan base is really that stupid to buy this crap anymore? It used to be funny but now it’s just sad.

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    See my earlier comment.

  20. This is soooo cool! Now the Dallas Cowboys are a shoo-in to win the Super Bowl! Jerry is a football genius!

  21. Poor Jerrah thinking it’s going to make any difference whether Prescott plays or not for the outcome of rhe Cowboys season. Prescott is about the 24th best QB in the league no matter how much jerrah wishful thinking overpays him. Poor Jerrah there are no Super Bowls in his future.

  22. Good old Jerry Jones, the eternal salesman and eternal optimist. It made a lot of money based on the PT Barnum principle, there’s a sucker born everyday. Unfortunately vacuuming money out of delusional fans won’t win a SB.

  23. Jerry Jones “hopes Dak Prescott can play within the next four games”
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    And I hope to win the lottery. Both are unlikely to happen.

  24. Someone should check Jerry’s Meds. I didn’t know he got a degree in medicine from the University of Arkansas!
    Dr. Jerrah also thinks starting LT will be back in “weeks.” The old fool keeps shoveling the 💩 to any fool willing to believe it.

  25. We started at 6-8 weeks, then 4-6 weeks, now 3 games? We are about 24 hours from Jerry declaring Dak ready to play this weekend and Tyron Smith to be back next week.

  26. “He could miss fewer than four games.” Think about that…surgery on his throwing hand, screw and plate inserted, four weeks minimum of not being able to grip a football at all… And Jerry think he could come back within four weeks, meaning three?
    I can’t wait to get to his age and senility, life will be so pleasant in never-never land.

  27. watchoutnfl says:
    September 13, 2022 at 11:53 am
    lasersepi says:
    September 13, 2022 at 11:08 am
    The way Dakota played that game when healthy you will not notice his absence. Once again Dr. Jerruh making predictions he cannot fulfill. But I bet he’ll rush Dakota back into the lineup well before he’s healed.

    I can’t blame Dak for the Bucs game. Poor O-line, constant pressure, Schultz was the only downfield threat, CeeDee Lamb sure doesn’t play like a WR1, the other WR’s are all no-names with little experience. The reality is that it was far too easy for the Bucs to defend against the Cowboys offense.
    The Cowboys look awful this year, it’s gonna be ugly. Jerry Jones needs to get out of the way and let someone competent run the team.
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    If you don’t place any blame upon Dak, then I’d hope you didn’t give him any credit when he had all those pieces the last several seasons.

  28. So Jerry thinks that after surgery, Dak will be able to “grip it and rip it” in time to play in a game? I doubt it. That thumb is going to be sore for quite awhile.

  29. I hate the cowboys & jerry as much as anyone possibly could but this is kind of smart, the extra roster spot is not going to make a difference so the team thinking they’re getting him back could get them to rally around holding on until he gets back. Talent works better to help a team win but I guess this is better than nothing?

  30. I hope Dak doesn’t get rushed, kinda feels like it already. That hand is always in peril throwing the ball around bodies. Dak can’t play “safe” either. Cooper Rush is a legit backup NFL QB. With most backups you only can only rely on them to keep you afloat for a few games. Many were screaming the Cowboys needed a high end backup before the season. The Cowboys didn’t seem to agree. Now that decision is haunting them and hurrying Dak could be their way to get out of jail.

  31. Could it be possible that Dak’s injury was not very bad and that he just took a dive to cover his failure against a forty-five year old QB????

  32. I feel Jerry is always trying to rush people back whether they are ready or not. Gallup had ACL surgery in Feb. Jones said that if this was the superbowl he’d be ready to go. 7 months is enough??? Really?
    Now he’s pushing for Dak to come back soon.
    Are they using HGH? Jones, by far, is the worst owner in the NFL.

  33. This is really bad for Dak too. Im sure he wants to come back as soon as he can but the Surgeon Genral Jerrah says 4 weeks Lots of pressure on the guy.Jerruh is still in fantasy land he actually thinks they can win a Super Bowl with Dak and Zeke.

  34. There’s a logical explanation for his statements. He surrounds himself with yes men. Did you see five of them walking to the dressing room with him during the Bucs game? Same goes for his yes men advising him on the injury. Hmmmmm, let me see. He wants Dak back in four weeks, let’s tell him of course it’s possible! He will like us more if we say what he wants to hear! Now apply this same scenario to every aspect of the team and you understand why they are perennial losers.

  35. Translation: Hey Cowboys fans, I still need your cash. I have 16 games to go. Don’t lose interest on me. Keep your wallets open.

  36. If they’re to reboot Seinfeld, have it set in Dallas, where a George Costanza works for the Cowboys. Plenty of material there.

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