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Dak Prescott slated to be a full go for training camp

After suffering an ugly ankle injury early last season, Dak Prescott is back and ready to go for training camp.

Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy and quarterback Dak Prescott (4) talk on the field during voluntary Organized Team Activities at the Ford Center at the Star Training Facility in Frisco, Texas. Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott suffered a compound fracture and dislocated his right ankle against the Giants last October. He needed two surgeries to get it right, but he’s now set to be a full go from Day 1 at training camp, per the Dallas Morning News’ Michael Gehlken.

Prescott participated in minicamp, but was limited and never did any 11-on-11 drills or saw any kind of pass rush. He should be in the thick of it come this time next week. Prescott, despite his injury, earned a big contract extension and pay day this offseason. His absence meant a lost season for the Cowboys which likely pushed Jerry Jones to get a deal done.

Prescott put up some video game numbers in his four full games last year, as he passed for over 450 yards in three of those four games. A poor defense pushed him into those numbers, but there’s no doubt he and this offense can be explosive in 2021.