The Dallas Cowboys and Dak Prescott were unable to reach an agreement on a long-term deal by Wednesday’s deadline, which means the quarterback will play the 2020 NFL season on the $31.4 million exclusive franchise tag.
Prescott joins 11 other NFL players who will play on the franchise tag in 2020, including Cincinnati’s A.J. Green, Denver’s Justin Simmons, Jacksonville’s Yannick Ngakoue, New England’s Joe Thuney, Washington’s Brandon Scherff, L.A. Chargers’ Hunter Henry, Pittsburgh’s Bud Dupree, New York Giants’ Leonard Williams, Minnesota’s Anthony Harris, Baltimore’s Matthew Judon and Tampa Bay’s Shaquil Barrett.
Barring a dramatic last-minute change, the Dallas Cowboys and Dak Prescott are not expected to reach agreement on a new deal before today’s 4 pm deadline, per sources. Prescott is expected to play this season on his on his one-year, $31.4 million franchise tag.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 15, 2020
The Cowboys and Dak Prescott did not reach a long-term agreement and he will play the 2020 season on the franchise tag.
Prescott is now set to become a free agent at the end of the year barring Dallas placing the tag on him again. pic.twitter.com/tJg4MUXoMc
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) July 15, 2020