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Mike McCarthy Announces Positive Dak Prescott Update This Thursday

Dak Prescott, Dallas Cowboys

Good news continues to arrive about Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott.

A day after Prescott threw in practice for the first time since undergoing surgery on his right thumb last month, Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy said Prescott "had a good day yesterday" and will do more during practice Thursday.

"Mike McCarthy: 'Dak had a good day yesterday. It went well.' He will do more today" -- Jon Machota

McCarthy's update comes after Prescott himself said he felt "great" following his Wednesday throwing session.

McCarthy did not indicate whether Prescott has a chance to suit up when the Cowboys visit the undefeated Philadelphia Eagles for Sunday Night Football, although it's thought to be a long shot. McCarthy said Wednesday that the team is preparing as if backup Cooper Rush will be the starter Sunday.

Rush has performed well since Prescott suffered a fracture in his thumb during a Week One loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Cowboys are 4-0 with Rush as their starting quarterback this season.