Dak Prescott continues to be dreaming of retiring with the Cowboys regardless of failing to comply with a brand new contract.
Prescott will play the 2020 NFL season on a one-year unique franchise tender after the quarterback and Cowboys had been unable to strike a deal on a long-term contract final month.
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The 2-time Professional Bowler had already signed his tender supply and can earn roughly $31.four million for the upcoming season earlier than turning into an unrestricted free agent, until the Cowboys choose to once more place the franchise tag on him — a transfer that may depend over $37 million towards the 2021 wage cap.
Prescott, although, stays eager to see out his NFL profession in Dallas.
“I grew up eager to be a Dallas Cowboy and I’m, and I’ve received desires of being a Dallas Cowboy till I am executed throwing the soccer,” Prescott mentioned in a convention name on Wednesday.
“None of that is going to alter simply because we could not attain an settlement there for this season. However as I mentioned, I am a Cowboy proper now and that is all that issues and that is my complete focus.”
Prescott was drafted by the Cowboys in 2016 and the 27-year-old has 1,363 completions for 15,778 yards and 97 touchdowns throughout his time within the league.
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“I am not a man that appears at my future, to be trustworthy. I actually do not,” Prescott added. “I imply, I depend my blessings each day. I stroll within the day that I am given and rejoice in it. I am grateful for it.
“It may sound cliche and no matter you need to make it, however I can not have a look at tomorrow with out taking good care of at this time and that is the way in which I have been all through my life.”
Cowboys proprietor and normal supervisor Jerry Jones mentioned: “We simply could not get collectively at this explicit level. It is simply value nothing lots of people this 12 months in franchise mode did not get collectively.”
“Dak and I had an excellent go to proper on the deadline,” Cowboys vp Stephen Jones mentioned. “He is so fired up about our workforce and about our future. In the end now we will have to determine methods to get this executed.
“I am extra satisfied than ever it can get executed, however due to the transferring elements we had been coping with the virus and among the different offers, which weren’t down the center when it comes to being regular, it simply made for some challenges.”