But as owner Jerry Jones said, their second loss was even more disappointing: the loss of franchise quarterback Dak Prescott for the next “several” weeks.
Prescott will undergo surgery on Monday,
The break came as Prescott attempted a screen
pass to running back Ezekiel Elliott with 6:02
remaining in the fourth quarter, Buccaneers outside linebacker
Prescott initially thought he jammed his finger when he realized he could not grip the ball. So he jogged to the sideline to ask the training staff
The Cowboys’ next four games are against the Cincinnati Bengals, New York Giants, Washington Commanders and Los Angeles Rams.
Prescott didn’t miss a game during the first six years of his NFL career. But since 2020, he has missed 12 and counting. The Cowboys QB fractured and dislocated his right ankle in Week 5 of the 2020 season
needing two subsequent surgeries. Last season, he missed one game — after already resting the bye week — following a calf strain. Even this past Thursday, Prescott missed practice over concern about his ankle.