Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones is unworried about Dak Prescott’s agreement scenario, stating there is no time frame to re-sign the quarterback.
The team positioned the special franchise tag on Prescott last month. Reports on Tuesday stated the tag is now worth $314 million, up from $269 million at the start of this year’s totally free firm duration, after brand-new agreements for limited NFL totally free representatives. The modified tag quantity locations Prescott, 26, seventh in NFL quarterback pay for 2020.
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The Cowboys have till mid-July to sign Prescott to a long-lasting deal.
“I don’t have a time frame. It’s not in a list of priorities, as you could imagine, with everything that we all are dealing with as well as what we’re doing with the draft,” Jones stated throughout a teleconference Tuesday.
” I do not have the time frame, however I’m not worried about that at all regarding any of those problems. Once again, no surprises here. Not a surprise on the quantity that the franchise counts versus the [cap], and no surprise we’re sitting here relative to where we lack a long-lasting arrangement.
“What is the issue here and the challenge is how do we have communication with everyone and do the best we can with what we’ve got and what the league is doing as it pertains to getting our team ready. Dak is very much a part of that.”
Prescott had an 8-8 record last season in spite of tossing for a career-high 4,902 yards and 30 goals. Dallas missed out on the playoffs.