Dak Prescott is still the Cowboys man
Despite another playoff loss, the Dallas Cowboys still think quarterback Dak Prescott is the man for the job.
C' Vice President and Director of Player Personnel Stephen Jones said Wednesday in an interview with The Dallas Morning News. his club would be open to negotiating a contract extension with the 29-year-old athlete. Prescott holds a valid contract until the conclusion of the 2024 season.
He is currently the eighth highest-earning quarterback in the NFL, earning $40 million annually. Additionally, offering Prescott a contract extension could allow the club to free up space on their payroll. According to the Spotrac website, Dallas would exceed the allowable limit by about $9.8 million for the next season.
The Cowboys went 61-36 when Prescott was their starter, but the team was never able to advance to the second round of the playoffs with him.
This season, the Texas team lost the flag 19-12 against the San Francisco 49ers, after crossing the first round beating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Prescott completed 66.2% of the passes he attempted for 2,860 yards and 23 touchdowns in 12 regular season games in 2022. He also suffered 15 interceptions.