Dak on the mic

Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) gestures during training camp at River Ridge Fields in Oxnard, Calif.Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The Cowboys QB addressed gelling with new WRs, standing for the anthem in Friday's media session.

By Chad Conine

It's likely that Dallas QB Dak Prescott will stand at the podium in front of the media almost as much as Cowboys coach Jason Garrett this preseason. Most of the time it will probably be standard training camp stuff, but on Friday Prescott addressed a couple of issues that we found interesting.

Yesterday, we outlined the new faces surrounding Prescott at WR, TE and RB. On Friday, Prescott gave a general sketch of what it will look like to start developing a rapport with those guys.

"When you have some new guys, you have to create that chemistry, so we’re going to work every day to get there," Prescott said. "Those (WRs) are four new guys that I’m not necessarily used to throwing to and hadn’t got game reps with them. So for them to be out there, us to get the good work in, that camaraderie, helped a lot."

Prescott also addressed his opinion about falling in line with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones' insistence that Cowboys players stand for the national anthem.

“I never protest during the anthem and I don’t think that’s the time or venue to do so," Prescott said. "The game of football has always brought me such at peace and I think it does the same for a lot of people playing the game, watching the game and a lot of people that have any impact of the game. So when you bring such a controversy to the stadium, to the field, to the game … it takes away. It takes away from the joy and to the love that football brings a lot of people."

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