Dak Prescott is planning to become the highest-paid player in NFL history as he asks the Dallas Cowboys for a big salary deal. The Cowboys have used their franchise tag option on Prescott which means they can a negotiate a deal before July 15.
As per some NFL rumors, the Dallas Cowboys are ready to offer $175 million over five years to Dak Prescott. It would be the largest contract in NFL history and Prescott still wants $10 million more, making it a $185 million contract deal.
Dallas Cowboys is showering money on its Players
Dallas Cowboys have been very generous in the last season and have provided some big contracts to their players. Jerry Jones considers the Cowboys team as his family and is never shy to spend money on the players, which he considers as his sons.
The Cowboys offered Ezekiel Elliot a six-year, $90 million deal last September. Amari Cooper also received a five-year, $100 million deal shortly after the NFL free agency started. Dallas has already locked in their most valuable offensive weapons and now it is the time to secure Dak Prescott for a longer duration.
Dak Prescott Salary, Stats and Future Deal
Dak Prescott is mainly looking for a four-year deal so he can get a better deal in the free agency and have a rise in his salary cap after the NFL 2023 season. The only way Prescott will agree for a five-year contract is if the Cowboys offer him a $45 million contract for the last year, making the sum total of his deal to $185 million.
Per Mike Fisher, for Dak Prescott to agree to a five year deal with the #Cowboys he would would like them to offer him $45 million or more in the fifth year.
— Cowboys Nation (@CowboyNationDAL) May 19, 2020
Dak Prescott is one of the best quarterbacks in NFL and yet the Cowboys have only paid him $4.9 million over the first four years of his career due to his rookie contract. The Cowboys will have to pay $31.409 million in franchise tag if they want to keep Dak for just NFL 2020 season. Prescott has opened for the Cowboys in every game since 2016, leading the team to a 40-24 record, two NFC East titles, No. 1 ranked offense and passed 4,902 yards last season.