With star running back Dalvin Cook injured, Alexander Mattison leaps to the top of the waiver wire pickup list heading into Week 6.
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There’s no silver lining in the major ankle injury to Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott. But in the moments following his gruesome injury in the second half of Sunday’s game against the Giants, it was abundantly clear just how much respect Prescott carries within the Cowboys’ locker room and across the league.
Tweets poured in from the game’s brightest stars as they sent their well-wishes to Prescott, who was having a tremendous season to that point. To see any player suffer a major injury is unsettling, and this was certainly no exception. So here’s a tip of the hat to a player who has not only done countless things right on the field, but even more off it — he’s a true class act.