FRISCO, Texas – To Jerry Jones, Dak Prescott stays the long-term reply for the Dallas Cowboys even after two turnovers performed a giant half in Monday’s loss to the Tennessee Titans.
“Pay attention, Dak is the quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys,” Jones mentioned on 105.Three The Fan in Dallas Tuesday. “He is younger and he’ll get prolonged.”
Dak Prescott was sacked 5 instances by the Titans Monday night time. Tom Pennington/Getty ImagesPrescott is underneath contract by way of 2019 however the Cowboys can start negotiations on an extension after this season in the event that they select. What Jones didn’t say was what sort of extension he could be keen to provide Prescott. Firstly of the season the ideas had been Prescott may have a look at a $100 million deal, which has develop into one thing of a norm for beginning quarterbacks if he had a fantastic 12 months.
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2 RelatedThe Cowboys are Three-5 on the halfway level and Prescott has thrown for 1,660 yards with 10 landing passes and 5 interceptions. He has misplaced 4 fumbles and been sacked 28 instances. He has run for 247 yards and two scores.
The Cowboys can wait on a deal till after the 2019 season and even then would have the chance to make use of the franchise tag on Prescott if mandatory. The Cowboys can have large monetary choices to make on defensive finish DeMarcus Lawrence, operating again Ezekiel Elliott, large receiver Amari Cooper and cornerback Byron Jones that would impression the timing of any deal for Prescott.
After main the Cowboys to a 13-Three mark as a rookie in 2016 when he threw 23 landing passes and simply 4 interceptions on his technique to profitable the Rookie of the 12 months award, Prescott is 12-12 in his final 24 video games with 32 landing passes and 18 interceptions.
Within the loss to the Titans, Prescott had a go intercepted ultimately zone and misplaced a fumble that led to 2 Tennessee touchdowns.
“Tonight’s recreation didn’t – didn’t, I emphasize – impression my future have a look at Dak Prescott,” Jones mentioned after the sport.