In the Dallas Cowboys loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, star quarterback Dak Prescott fell. Now, the team will employ the "next-man-up" mentality to determine his replacement.

Dak Prescott broke his thumb in the loss to the team. After an operation Monday morning, he's likely to miss up to six weeks.


Prior to injuries, Prescott and the Cowboys appeared as if they were struggling. Prescott was able to complete 134 passes yards as well as one interception.

Following the loss of Dak Prescott, a lot of people were wondering how the team would tackle the position.

Since San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is QB2 for the team There was speculation about the possibility of him being a replacement.


However, the Cowboys are looking to move in a different direction in order to tackle the position.


In an appearance on NFL Total Access, NFL Insider Ian Rapoport spoke on the Cowboy's plans.

Cowboys stance on quarterback trade after Dak Prescott injury

It is believed that the Cowboys intend to send one of the quarterbacks already on the roster to fill in for Dak Prescott.

Rapoport declared, "My understanding is the Cowboys preference is internal, in order to join Cooper Rush. A person they trust. It's not likely to be a household name."