Dak Prescott is the only QB on Cowboys’ 53-man roster

It seems Dak Prescott could have the Cowboys’ quarterbacks room all to himself following Tuesday’s roster minimize deadline.

The seven-year veteran is at present the only signal-caller on Dallas’ 53-man roster after the workforce minimize all three of its backups: Cooper Rush, Will Grier, and Ben DiNucci. Grier is topic to waivers, whereas Rush is not. 

The Cowboys are reportedly planning to bring back at least one quarterback as soon as they will transfer different veterans to injured reserve, together with left deal with Tyron Smith and broad receiver James Washington. Dallas may additionally probably be scoping out different quarterbacks left on the market following Tuesday’s league-wide roster cuts.

Rush has been with the Cowboys since 2017, exterior of a brief stint with the Giants in 2020. He performed in 5 video games with one begin final season and accomplished 30 of 47 passes for 422 yards, three touchdowns and one interception. 

Dak Prescott in motion throughout a Cowboys sport on January 16, 2022, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
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Cooper Rush (#10) and Dak Prescott (#4) at Cowboys training camp on August, 1, 2022, in Oxnard, Calif.
Cooper Rush (#10) and Dak Prescott (#4) at Cowboys coaching camp on August, 1, 2022, in Oxnard, Calif.
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The Cowboys claimed Grier off of waivers final September. The former third-round select of West Virginia made two begins for the Panthers in 2019.

DiNucci, a seventh-round decide in 2020, began one sport for the Cowboys and appeared in three contests as a rookie. He spent final season on the apply squad.

Prescott has handled a sequence of accidents in recent times — together with his ankle, calf and throwing shoulder.

Dak Prescott during training camp at River Ridge Fields on August 09, 2022 in Oxnard, California.
Dak Prescott throughout coaching camp at River Ridge Fields on August 09, 2022, in Oxnard, California.
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In March, Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy mentioned Prescott underwent a “clean-up” surgical procedure on his left non-throwing shoulder.

“It’s not a concern. We have no concern,” McCarthy mentioned at the time. Prescott later mentioned he had no points following the process.

This year, Prescott had a full offseason program for the first time since 2019.

Dak Prescott at the Cowboys' preseason game against Seattle at AT&T Stadium on August 26, 2022 in Arlington, Texas.
Dak Prescott at the Cowboys’ preseason sport towards Seattle at AT&T Stadium on August 26, 2022, in Arlington, Texas.
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The 29-year-old quarterback spent the majority of final year’s offseason rehabbing from ankle surgical procedure that sidelined him for the ultimate 11 video games of 2020. He was a full participant to start out coaching camp final summer season however didn’t play in the preseason as a precaution because of a strained proper shoulder.

Prescott began 17 of 18 video games final season, together with the playoffs, when he threw for a franchise-record 37 landing passes with a career-high 68.8 completion share.

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