The Dallas Cowboys have been trying to come to terms on a new Dak Prescott contract offer. Prescott is entering the final year of his rookie deal. With Thursday being the deadline to use the franchise tag on a player. The Cowboys are hoping they can come to terms on a new deal with their quarterback.
Therefore, according to reports, the Cowboys have sent a new proposal to Prescott’s agent. This in hopes of coming to an agreement on a multi-year deal. The Cowboys met with Prescott’s agent, Todd France, for 30 minutes inside the team’s luxury bus during the NFL Combine. The meeting, which was the first between the two parties since September, was labelled as positive.
That being said, Cowboys reportedly offered Prescott a deal worth $33 million per season. With over $100 million in guarantees. The full structure of the new deal is unknown, but apparently wasn’t enticing enough for Prescott to sign despite reports that they were close to agreeing on a deal last season.
News of New Dak Prescott Contract Offer
Firstly, Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson currently earns the highest average salary per year at $35 million. He is followed by Pittsburgh’s Ben Roethlisberger, who is making $34 million, then Green Bay’s Aaron Rodgers and Los Angeles Rams’ Jared Goff are next at $33.5 million.
Secondly, the Cowboys are expected to offer Prescott a deal within the vicinity of Rodgers and Goff’s deals. However, if not more. However, if they are unable to come to terms on a new deal with Prescott, the Cowboys are expected to use the franchise tag on him.
Furthermore, if the Cowboys place their exclusive franchise tag on Prescott, they will pay him around $33 million to $34 million. Preventing other teams from making an offer. Also, they use their non-exclusive franchise tag. Costing them about $27 million. However, a team could sign the quarterback to an offer sheet that the Cowboys could match. If they don’t, they would receive two first-round picks in return.