Jerry Jones does not rule out letting Dak Prescott play out his present deal

Jerry Jones does not rule out letting Dak Prescott play out his present deal

It’s been expected the Cowboys will prolong Dak Prescott’s contract this offseason to decrease his $59.4 million wage cap hit for 2024. Proprietor Jerry Jones, even though, left open the likelihood the quarterback will play out his contract.

“We do not want to [extend Prescott’s deal], however we will if everyone desires to unravel it,” Jones informed beat journalists Friday, by way of Nick Harris of the staff web page. “You’ll be able to get in and get at the identical web page and notice if you’ll be able to come to an settlement. If you’ll be able to’t, what we’ve in position works. And so clearly, when you do it a technique, you’ll be able to be running via one of the different spaces at the staff differently, however you’ll be able to’t truly plan on that till you spot if you end up there.”

The Cowboys may do a easy restructuring that may give them $18.52 million in cap reduction for this season, however it will push cash to 2025 and 2026 with Prescott counting just about $55 million towards the cap in 2025 even supposing he performed somewhere else.

With out an extension, the Cowboys possibility shedding Prescott after this season.

He has a no-tag clause in addition to a no-trade clause.

“No, I do not worry that,” Jones stated. “Each participant you were given has a while when his contract is up. You could stroll round with the shakes when you feared it. You’ll be able to’t as a result of all of them arise. All of them can get harm. All of them can lose some ability, so all of that’s not worry.”

Jones stated the Cowboys can create sufficient cap room with out extending Prescott’s deal, permitting them to do what they want to do to head “all-in.” Or Jones’ model of “all-in” anyway.

“Completely,” Jones stated when requested at once if the Cowboys may also be “all-in” with out an extension. “You simply have to regulate the place you are going and the way you are going all-in.”

The Cowboys will start running on Prescott’s contract within the close to long run, however Jones stated the staff has no timeline at the determination for an extension.

“What we do there or do not do [with Prescott’s contract], I could not say right now,” Jones stated, “however the primary factor is he will be our quarterback [in 2024].”

Prescott led the NFL with 36 landing passes and completed moment in MVP vote casting in the back of Lamar Jackson and was once second-team All-Professional.

Jones stated he is satisfied Prescott can play even higher than he did in 2023.

“He had one of the most absolute best years as you all know,” Jones stated. “However the factor that I’d indicate is all of us suppose that had so much to do with the truth that Mike McCarthy is correct there all for Dak’s play, extra at once concerned within the offense, that we expect that there is a lot extra to come back.”