NFL Rumors: Dallas Cowboys Quarterback Targeting Week 5 Return

Things did not look good for the Dallas Cowboys when their starting quarterback Dak Prescott went down with a thumb injury late in a Week 1 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but not only did the team survive despite his unavailability, they thrived. The Cowboys have won their last three games and now find themselves in a position to welcome back Prescott to a contender. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the quarterback is targeting a Week 5 return: Prescott will rejoin a Cowboys team that has pulled out important wins against the Cincinnati Bengals, New York Giants, and Washington Commanders in his absence. Should he truly be available for the team's Week 5 matchup with the Los Angeles Rams, Prescott will take over a passing attack that has found a bit of rhythm under backup Cooper Rush, who has thrown for 737 turnover-free yards since taking over late in Week 1. If Prescott can take the passing attack to another level, the Cowboys will field a well-rounded team so long as they're healthy. With their defense allowing the third-fewest points in the league and a backfield that still includes star running backs Ezekiel Elliot and Tony Pollard, the Cowboys could very well prove to be one of the stronger teams in the NFL if Prescott can bring his A-game. They'll need to fulfill every bit of their promise if they want to keep up with the undefeated Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC East.  
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