The Dallas Cowboys received positive and negative injury news Thursday.
First, the good.
Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy said quarterback Dak Prescott is expected to be a full participant in Thursday's practice for the first time since injuring his calf in Week 6.
"The plan is for him to practice and play (Sunday)," McCarthy said, via Jon Machota of The Athletic.
The plan proved correct as Prescott was officially a full participant.
Prescott warmed up ahead of the Cowboys' Week 8 win over Minnesota, but Dallas took a cautious approach, holding the starting quarterback out in favor of Cooper Rush. Prescott was listed as a limited participant on Wednesday. Getting a full session in on Thursday underscores the plan to start Prescott this week against Denver.
Prescott went a step further than his coach Thursday, telling the media it's "safe to say" that he'll be back on the field Sunday, per The Athletic.
Now for the negative.
Cowboys receiver CeeDee Lamb suffered a sprained ankle in Wednesday's practice, according to McCarthy. He officially was listed as DNP on Thursday. How the ankle responds in the coming days will likely determine Lamb's status for Sunday.
In addition, tight end Blake Jarwin missed his second straight practice while dealing with a hip injury. The 27-year-old is unlikely to play this week as he's "slow to come back" from the injury, per McCarthy.