Is this Dak Prescott’s last ride with the Cowboys? | Inside Coverage


Yahoo Sports’ Jason Fitz, senior NFL writer Jori Epstein, and senior NFL reporter Charles Robinson discuss whether the Dallas Cowboys just showed their hand on whether Dak Prescott will be back with the team after the 2024 season. Hear the full conversation on “Inside Coverage” – part of the “Zero Blitz” podcast – and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you listen.

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JASON FITZ: Jerry Jones said at the owner meetings, “We are where we are, locked and loaded for this year.” Everybody seems to be really concerned about the fact that there’s not a long term deal for Dak in place. Jori, you were down there. I know you looked at this a lot. What’s your sense around what’s going on with the Cowboys and Dak?

JORI EPSTEIN: Yeah. I think what’s crazy is we have seen the Cowboys do this before with a lot of players, including Dak. They let him hit the franchise tag. They let him play out that year and tag. We were on the cusp of a second tag year with free agency when they got that deal done, which, by the way, he got four years, $160 million, which he’s pretty much going to make.

I also think that this is still even more dangerous what they’re doing now because at that point, they could franchise tag him. They do not have the control after this season. Like, I don’t know that everybody realizes that. For sure, like the rabid Cowboys fans, but I don’t know if all NFL fans realize Dak has in his contract no tag, no trade. He cannot be tagged again. They cannot say you have to play for us in 2025. They can pay him a gazillion dollars, but it’s not a matter of getting the negotiation done or him holding out. He can leave.

Now, does he want to leave? He’ll have to decide that. If you want to see think about whether he could leave, I think you should look at what Kirk Cousins just did. Kirk Cousins had a great play-caller in Kevin O’Connell. Kirk Cousins had a great receiver in Justin Jefferson, great defense supporting him. But there were a…

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Publish date : 2024-03-29 15:15:41

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