With Duck Prescott about 24 hours removed from surgery to repair his severely injured right ankle, the Dallas Cowboy are in the process of rebuilding their room. On Monday night, the Cowboys signed veteran quarterback Garrett Gilbert Browns“Practice group, according to Tom Pelissero of the NFL Network. The Cowboys quarterback room now consists of Gilbert, the main backup I’m DiNucci and starter Andy Dalton.
A sixth-round pick in the 2014 draft, Gilbert of the 6-foot 4, 230-pound attempted six passes in six regular season career races. Gilbert, who hails from Texas, began his career in Texas, where he famously replaced the leader. Colt McCoy during the loss of the Longhorns from Alabama in the 2009 National Championship Game. Gilbert, who finished his career at SMU, was the Aries“Sixth round qualifier in the NFL 2014 draft.
As a beginner, Gilbert spent almost two months on the Rams training team before joining Patriots“Practice team in December, where they won a Super Bowl ring after New England beat Seattle in the Super Bowl XLIX.
Gilbert jumped around the championship in the years that followed before joining the Orlando Apollo of the most inactive American Football Alliance. Prior to the league’s suspension, Gilbert headed AAF with 2,152 yards. He also led the league with a score of 99.1 passers-by and was also second in the league with 13 touchdown passes.
Shortly after the AAF reshuffle, Gilbert signed with the Browns, where he threw three passes while dressing for five games. Gilbert was placed on the reserve / COVID-19 roster in August before leaving the team before the start of the regular season. Gilbert, 29, spent the last five weeks on the Browns practice team before being claimed by the Cowboys.
The Cowboys’ attack will now be led by Dalton, an 11-year-old veteran who completed nine of 11 11-yard passes in Sunday’s win. Giants. Despite their mediocre 2-3 record, the Cowboys are in first place in the NFC East going into Sunday’s home game against Cardinals.