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You already know you can’t start the Fantasy season with Tony Romo on your roster.

But what about Dak Prescott ?

Prescott is on the minds of Fantasy owners after the Dallas Cowboys announced Romo suffered a broken bone in his back. While the team didn’t release a timetable for his return, multiple outlets suggest Romo missing at least six weeks, potentially through the team’s Week 7 bye and returning Week 8 against Philadelphia.

In the meantime, it’s Prescott’s show. By the looks of things this preseason, Prescott is more ready than anyone could have known.

Dak Prescott QB / Dallas Cowboys (2016 preseason stats)

CMP%: 78.0YDS: 454TD: 5INT: 0RUSH ATT: 7RUSH YDS: 53RUSH TD: 2

Note that Prescott has averaged 9.1 yards per pass attempt with one of every 10 completions going for a touchdown. He’s also averaged 7.6 yards per rush. That’s better than he did in four years at Mississippi State Bulldogs .

But … and man I hate to be the wet blanket … it’s all happened in the preseason. Defenses tend to play very basic schemes and strategies in the preseason because the games don’t matter.

You already know defensive coordinators in line to play the Cowboys are drooling over the possibilities of confusing the rookie. For instance, in Week 1 the Cowboys host the New York Giants . Last year’s Giants defense went 5-1 against “running quarterbacks,” losing only to Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers . Only two – Newton and Colin Kaepernick – had 20-plus Fantasy points.

As bland as preseason defenses may be, no one can take away what Prescott did at Seattle. Against that amped-up defense without Dez Bryant , Prescott completed 17 of 23 passes for 116 yards with no turnovers and a really fortuitous touchdown to Jason Witten . It’s not brilliance, but it’s not a harbinger of doom.