Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott is anticipated to signal his $31.Four million unique franchise tender by Monday, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
The settlement means the 2 sides now have till July 15 to work out a long-term deal. As soon as Prescott formally indicators his franchise tender, he shall be contractually obligated to report back to Cowboys coaching camp whether or not or not the 2 have a long-term settlement in place.
The Cowboys and Prescott have been discussing a doable extension for months on finish, in accordance with CowboyMaven’s Mike Fisher.
All through the offseason, although, the Cowboys have made it clear that Prescott is of their plans for the longer term. New head coach Mike McCarthy did not hesitate when requested in February if Prescott was the group’s franchise quarterback.
Undoubtedly,” McCarthy mentioned. “It is precisely the place we wish to be with Dak. I believe what he is completed up to now speaks for itself. Dak is in a enterprise state of affairs proper now. I’ve gone by means of this as a head coach with plenty of my gamers up to now and, like something, I believe it is simply time to be affected person and let the enterprise individuals work out the enterprise matter.”
Prescott has additionally been adamant publicly about his need to work out an settlement with the membership, telling Yahoo Sports activities in mid-February, amongst different cases, that he had confidence within the events concerned within the negotiation that “one thing will get completed.”
If Prescott does ink a long-term extension, he’ll nearly actually be the highest-paid participant in Cowboys historical past.
Prescott, 26, threw for the second-most passing yards within the NFL final season (4,902) and the fourth-most touchdowns (30). He additionally added practically 300 yards on the bottom and three speeding scores.