Why Is Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott Not Attending the Pro Bowl?

The latest updates on why Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott won't be in attendance for the Pro Bowl games this weekend.

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott will not be attending the Pro Bowl games for a good reason.

Why Is Dak Prescott Missing the Pro Bowl?

Despite being selected for his fourth Pro Bowl appearance, Prescott will not be in attendance.

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers reported that Baker Mayfield would appear to replace Prescott because he was “unable to participate due to injury,” but that isn’t the case.

Multiple reports stated that Prescott would be missing the games for personal reasons, which include the potential birth of his first child.

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It was announced in November that Prescott and his girlfriend, Sarah Jane Ramos, were expecting their first daughter together.

“Obviously, everyone knows what my mom means to me, so just being able to raise a little girl, I’m excited about it. I’m excited about all of the challenges. I know it’s not going to be easy being my daughter or being a Prescott, but looking forward to it, every bit of it,” said Prescott when addressing the media about the announcement in November.

At that point, he said his baby girl was due in early March, but it makes sense for the quarterback to be prepared for the baby’s arrival as February rolls around.

Dallas Cowboys Pro Bowlers

This leaves eight Cowboys players who will appear at this year’s Pro Bowl games.

  • WR CeeDee Lamb
  • EDGE Micah Parsons
  • CB DaRon Bland
  • K Brandon Aubrey
  • P Bryan Anger
  • G Tyler Smith
  • TE Jake Ferguson
  • DE DeMarcus Lawrence

Veteran guard Zack Martin was also selected to go, but the Cowboys announced that he would be missing the game due to personal reasons and that Smith would appear in his absence.

With the San Francisco 49ers, who initially had the most selections, going to the Super Bowl, the Cowboys are now the team with the most Pro Bowlers going to the event.

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