On Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals, Rush will start his second career with Prescott after thumb surgery, but the Cowboys are full of questions after their 19-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the season opener.
“We have a bad taste in our mouths after losing a game,” Rush said. “You can’t wait to get back there next week. We were 0-1 last year too. That’s the first step.”
Rush threw for 325 yards and two touchdowns against the Vikings, taking a 20-16 last minute win. Despite his inexperience, he was confident.
“I think it’s more about colleagues,” Rush said. “All you do every day is earn their respect.” “Going there on Sunday, that’s the best way to do it. Go play well. They respect me. I think they respect me. I think we have a good group. I think we are ready to step in.”
Unlike last season, Rush is looking at a span of several weeks starting with Prescott after surgery on his right thumb. Speaking to 105.3 fans in Dallas on Tuesday, owner and general manager Jerry Jones said Prescott could be back in four weeks; However, the club will not rush the midfielder, who was on the training ground as a spectator on Thursday.
“Now you’re focused on this game, that’s all that matters,” Rush said. “It takes off on the road when we get there. It’s something you were a beginner before in your life and kind of depended on. Remind yourself of that. You’re going week in and week out, and now we’re focused on the Bengals.”
This is Rush’s sixth season with the Cowboys either as Prescott’s backup or on the coaching staff. running back Ezekiel Elliot “He knows his secrets,” Rush said. receiver sir lamb Note Rush’s calmness and said, “It’s all about getting his work done.”
“We have experience playing with him,” Lamb said. “We know how he maneuvers, and we know what he likes. Just throw him back in kind of, like, ‘Here we go again.'” “I say it with the greatest of positivity, and I can’t wait for my man to come out and show up.”
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