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Dak Prescott fractures ankle in Week 5, to have surgery Sunday evening

Cowboys QB Dak Prescott has been carted off with a severe injury in Week 5. Andy Dalton is under center.

Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys attempts a pass against the New York Giants during the second quarter at AT&T Stadium on October 11, 2020 in Arlington, Texas. Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images

Monday AM update: Prescott’s surgery was successful, per Tom Pelissero. He will begin his rehab and is out for the year.

Post-game update: Prescott suffered a compound fracture of his right ankle, per Michael Gehlken, and will have surgery Sunday evening.

UPDATE: Prescott is getting surgery on his ankle Sunday evening, per ESPN.

UPDATE: Dak Prescott is headed to the hospital for further evaluation on his right ankle, per Michael Gehlken.

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott suffered an ankle injury that will take him out of the Week 5 game and longer. Official word has yet to come, but there is no doubt that his ankle injury will keep him out for an extended period of time, as it was gruesome on replay. Prescott has been carted off the field and into the locker room for further evaluation.

Andy Dalton will come into the game and take over in the red zone with a 24-23 lead over the New York Giants in the third quarter.