Dak Prescott is staying in Big D.
With the NFL franchise tag deadline looming, the Dallas Cowboys have finally signed Prescott to a new contract.
The Cowboys' franchise passer inked a four-year, $164 million extension with a record $126 million guaranteed, according to ESPN. The deal pays Prescott a whopping $75 million in the first year of the pact.
The deal can be worth up to $164 million, per source.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 8, 2021
The deal includes $66 million to sign and $75 million in year one, the most in NFL history. https://t.co/bt7uBY2v7w
NFL Media adds that the deal includes a full no-trade clause and no franchise tag provision.
The former fourth-round pick was the No. 1 available player in our free-agent rankings.
Prescott is coming off a season-ending leg injury that derailed the strong start to his 2020 campaign.
He was slated to make more than $34 million on the franchise tag.
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