Cowboys QB Dak Prescott eyes return in 4-6 weeks

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott could return on the shorter end of the recovery timeline following surgery to repair his broken right thumb.NFL Network reported Prescott is targeting a window closer to four to six weeks rather than the six to eight weeks initially reported.Citing sources, NFL Network reported “the timeline will depend on how the bone heals and when Dak resumes throwing. But the surgery was clean, doctors are optimistic and Prescott is a fast healer.”Prescott left the Week 1 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and was replaced by Cooper Rush. Rush is slated to start Sunday when the Cincinnati Bengals visit the Cowboys.Head coach Mike McCarthy said the Cowboys would be making roster moves Tuesday, noting he was carrying a list of all available quarterbacks in his pocket during the media session.Running back Tony Pollard said the Cowboys don’t plan to change their approach despite the QB switch.”He can make all the throws,” Pollard said of Rush. “He makes the right reads at the right times. He’s a guy we definitely believe in.”