Dak Prescott might not have a contract extension, however he’s locked in and able to go.
Dallas Cowboys followers feeling profound Joan Didion-esque dread about Dak Prescott’s future within the Metroplex have been certainly solely modestly buoyed by information that the quarterback would signal his franchise tender Monday. In any case, it merely meant that he was below contract for 2020, kicking the free company can down the street to subsequent offseason if the 2 sides can’t conform to a multi-year deal by the NFL’s July 15 deadline.
Happily, all these in north Texas who spent all afternoon respiration right into a paper bag want to go online to the ol’ Instagram and pay Dak a go to. In his newest publish, he doesn’t precisely appear to be somebody who is just ambiguously dedicated to the Cowboys.
After signing his franchise tender with Dallas, Dak Prescott posted an Instagram picture depicting himself in an impeccable cowboy hat
That is truly freaking lovely. It’s uncut, uncooked Dallas, however with out the cringe ranges of Dirk Notwitzki piggybacking on Mark Cuban in Sports activities Illustrated. All people wins!
Prescott nonetheless very a lot wants a contract extension, and people negotiations (each time they really resume) are positive to be a supply of tension throughout Cowboys Nation. Nonetheless, disgruntlement can strike at any time, even for guys who’re very a lot nonetheless below contract — Jamal Adams, come on down! — and such a improvement could be particularly catastrophic have been it to strike a franchise quarterback.
And that’s not prone to taking place now. Have a look at that picture once more. This man doesn’t have one foot out the door. He’s dedicated to the trigger.
For those who obtained to toss bombs to Amari Cooper and Michael Gallup behind that offensive line, you’d be too.
It doesn’t matter what occurs the remainder of the way in which, the 2020 season is an totally crucial one for the way forward for the Cowboys. Lowballing Prescott stands to push him out the door, however overpaying him compared to the remainder of the NFL quarterback panorama ruins the workforce’s potential to enhance its top-to-bottom high quality within the quest for NFC supremacy.
On the very least, Dak goes about his enterprise in good religion. In such fraught occasions as these, that peace of thoughts is value its weight in gold.