Cowboys, Dak Prescott extension talks have constructive vibe
INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA – SEPTEMBER 13: Dak Prescott #four of the Dallas Cowboys warms up earlier than the sport towards the Los Angeles Rams at SoFi Stadium on September 13, 2020 in Inglewood, California. (Photograph by Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Pictures)Jaguars: City Meyer can’t cease gushing about Trevor Lawrence by Steven Kubitza The Cowboys and Dak Prescott could possibly keep away from the franchise tag and are available to an settlement on a long-term extension to maintain him in Dallas. The Dallas Cowboys have had contract extension talks with Dak Prescott for a number of years now. But he had the franchise tag positioned on him in 2020 and the identical might occur in 2021.The deadline to tag a participant is Tuesday afternoon and the Cowboys will possible place one other tag on Prescott for a one-year deal value practically $38 million. Nonetheless, NFL Community’s Ian Rapoport is reporting the 2 sides may very well be capable to get an extension accomplished between now and the summer season.From NFL Now: Amid the ready on the cap quantity, there may be some positivity surrounding #Cowboys QB Dak Prescott’s potential deal even when it would not get accomplished by Tuesday. pic.twitter.com/cDsjMaLtLd— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 8, 2021Cowboys and Dak Prescott apparently nearer than beforeOne factor Rapoport retains reiterating is Prescott would be the staff’s quarterback in 2021. Putting the tag on Prescott earlier than the deadline ensures he stays on the roster and provides the staff extra time to work out an extension. July 15 is the deadline to try this.Rapoport additionally mentions listening to loads of positivity surrounding Prescott extensions talks that weren’t there previously. Signing Prescott in March could be nice for the staff as a result of it permits them to deal with free company and the NFL Draft with out having an unknown about how a lot their quarterback will make in 2021.The worst-case situation isn’t getting a deal accomplished by July 15. Prescott would then hit the open market following the season and certainly some staff on the market would pay him what he desires. The Cowboys can keep away from that situation by giving Prescott his cash and avoiding a reset at quarterback in 2022.This constructive momentum towards an extension is nice information for each side. Getting a deal accomplished avoids one other main distraction and permits the Cowboys to deal with chasing a Tremendous Bowl in 2021 after a season to neglect in 2020.