Cowboys fans spent the whole week unsure of what to expect regarding Dallas’s starting quarterback situation. Turns out, the Vikings defense did, too. A former Cowboys defender who now wears purple says the unit had fully prepped to see No. 4 behind center. Cooper Rush says his storybook first NFL start was just as good as he’d dreamed it would be, and the stats put his Sunday night at the top of a very special list. And Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy had an update on the plan for Prescott this week.
Elsewhere, a few injury notes from Week 8, including a season-ending blow to a promising young rookie. Wideout Amari Cooper shares what went down with his juggling catch, hamstring maintenance break, and game-winning catch. Micah Parsons put in the extra work, and it paid off with a monster game, Dan Quinn reaches out to a former teammate, and the Cowboys will dodge a bullet named Von Miller when the Broncos come to town next week. All that, plus Damontae Kazee speaks after his bye week arrest. Here’s the News and Notes.