Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy down performed the potential of a quarterback controversy, after proprietor Jerry Jones appeared to welcome the battle on Thursday.
Jones had advised reporters, ‘After all I would like it,’ when requested concerning the potential dilemma of backup quarterback Cooper Rush constructing momentum as Prescott’s substitute.
Prescott has been out for the reason that Cowboys’ opening defeat to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after present process surgical procedure to restore an damage to his proper thumb.
Mike McCarthy assured reporters that so far as he’s involved there will probably be no QB drama
Dallas Cowboys proprietor Jerry Jones has welcomed the franchise’s quarterback controversy
‘I’m simply making an attempt to say this with a straight face,’ McCarthy mentioned Friday. ‘Like something, you have a look at the entire thing, it’s about successful. That’s all we actually care about. There is no such thing as a quarterback controversy… Dak is our starter.’
McCarthy went on to jokingly inform the media they wanted to get higher at understanding Jones.
‘We predict you need to have an even bigger duty in that. I feel you want to have the ability to decipher between GM Jerry and Proprietor Jerry,’ McCarthy mentioned.
‘He can try this in like midsentence, too. I feel you all must do a greater job of that. Get to work.’
The coach then admitted it even took him a superb period of time to know the variations between proprietor Jerry and basic supervisor Jerry.
Cowboys backup quarterback Cooper Rush received Dallas its first recreation of the season on Sunday
Rush lead the Cowboys to their first victory of the season on Sunday after the defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 20-17. Rush by means of for 235 yards, one landing, and accomplished 19-31 passes.
Based on Rush himself, he and Prescott each had a superb giggle after seeing what Jones had mentioned.
‘I feel he simply desires to win video games and that’s what all of us wish to do,’ Rush mentioned.
‘Undoubtedly don’t dream as massive as Jerry. No, however simply wish to preserve successful. That’s the purpose. That’s the plan.
‘So long as I’m in there, that’s my job. Depend on these guys on protection and our offensive line and receivers and play inside the system and belief them and get the job carried out.’
Dak Prescott is pictured holding a ball, with a protecting splint nonetheless protecting his proper thumb
Rush will begin once more this week because the Cowboys play the New York Giants on Monday evening, however Prescott has been inching nearer to a return.
The injured quarterback went by means of on the sector rehab for the second straight day, although he was nonetheless carrying a splint to guard his thumb.
McCarthy has not dominated out beginning Prescott towards the Washington Commanders on Oct. 2, however to ensure that that to occur 7-year veteran should first have the ability to correctly grip a soccer.