Cowboys' McCarthy: 'No reason' to think Prescott won't be cleared for camp
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The Dallas Cowboys fully expect quarterback Dak Prescott to be on the practice field once training camp kicks off in July.

"I have no reason not to think that," head coach Mike McCarthy said Saturday when asked if Prescott will be available for training camp, according to Todd Archer of ESPN. "I think this week in Phase 2 will be a nice step in that direction."

The offseason's Phase 2 allows players to perform only individual drills. Players will be permitted to wear helmets and execute offense vs. defense drills in Phase 3, which is set to begin in June.

Prescott fractured and dislocated his right ankle last October and faced a four-to-six-month recovery window after undergoing surgery. The 27-year-old recently said he's "getting close" to being fully healthy.

"He'll do most things," McCarthy said of Prescott's participation at the Cowboys' organized team activities. "There's a plan in place that's coordinated with (athletic trainers Britt Brown and Jim Maurer) and the training room so I know he feels really good. He's really had some excellent workouts here in the last couple weeks."

Prescott became the second-highest-paid quarterback in the NFL after inking a four-year, $160-million extension in March. He's posted a 42-27 record as a starter while earning two Pro Bowl berths since entering the league as a fourth-round pick in 2016.

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