Dak Prescott Explains Why He Was Wearing Walking Boot In Viral Photo

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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott caught the attention of football fans everywhere last week when he was seen wearing a walking boot at a recent offseason event.

Prescott attempted to quell concerns by telling the Fort Worth Star-Telegram that “I’m great” and explaining that he was only wearing the boot as a precautionary measure. But that didn’t help.

Now he’s gone a little more in-depth in hopes of killing the conversation before it really takes off.

Dak Prescott said the reason why he was on a walking boot was after some soreness developed in his surgically repaired right ankle following two hard workouts. He was just being cautious as he was going on a vacation but does not anticipate it being an issue when camp begins,” ESPN’s Todd Archer reports.

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The fact that offseason workouts caused pain for Prescott could be worrisome for Cowboys fans. But Prescott tells Archer that his offseason routine won’t change.

Prescott said he will do his trip with his pass catchers before camp as he has done the last several years. He said the plan for now is for CeeDee Lamb to be in attendance,” Archer stated.

Prescott was the runner-up in NFL MVP voting in 2023 and had one of the best years of his career. The Dallas signal caller threw for 4,516 yards, a league-leading 36 touchdowns and just nine interceptions.

But Jerry Jones and the Cowboys still haven’t rewarded their star signal caller with a new contract. Prescott enters the 2024 season on the last year of his current deal.

“Prescott said there have been ‘conversations,’ about a contract extension but he is continuing to leave that work to his agent, Todd France,” Archer stated.

Should Prescott hit free agency, he’d undoubtedly be a hot commodity. So he may want to make sure that ankle is ready to go before stepping foot on a field in 2024.

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