Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy: Everyone 'feels good' about Dak Prescott's surgery

If the Cowboys needed a reminder of how fast things move in the NFL, they certainly received one Sunday.

They've also gotten some good news regarding their quarterback, Dak Prescott. 

Head coach Mike McCarthy told reporters on Wednesday that Prescott is headed for 7-10 days of immediate recovery following surgery on his broken thumb, 

and the quarterback will not be placed on injured reserve.

"Everyone feels good about the surgery that Dak went through from the medical perspective," McCarthy said, via ESPN's Todd Archer.

"From my perspective, he had surgery. These next 7-10 days he's in a healing stage. Let's get over that hurdle first."

The loss of Prescott was the latest and greatest blow in what has already been a trying season for the Cowboys. 

Dallas lost offensive tackle Tyron Smith before the regular season began, was forced to play Sunday without wide receiver Michael Gallup  and are expected to be without a trio of players --

 safety Jayron Kearse, defensive end Tarell Basham and guard Connor McGovern -- in Week 2 due to injuries suffered in the Cowboys' Week 1 loss to the Buccaneers.

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