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REPORT: Cowboys, Dak Prescott Having “Very Positive” Talks on Contract

We could all use some good news right now, and we got some today in the form of a contract update. Word is that Prescott and the Cowboys have continued contract talks over the last few weeks and the conversation have been “very positive.”

Dallas placed their 2020 exclusive on Dak shortly before the start of . No other team is allowed to negotiate with Prescott directly, and the Cowboys will owe him about $33 million this season if he plays on the one year deal.

But hopefully, as David Moore of the reports, the two sides are going to be able to work out a long-term contract.

As Moore mentioned, the Cowboys are set to begin work today. This will be done virtually with web conferences and other online content, allowing players to begin preparing mentally while also following protocols.

This is especially crucial for Dallas given the massive overhaul in the this offseason.

Ideally, Dak Prescott would be among the players beginning these virtual lessons today. He is a team leader and the key cog in the .

It remains to be seen how Dak will handle his involvement in team activities while still negotiating his contract. He has until July 15th to sign his franchise tender and, as some franchised players in the past, could stay away from the organization entirely until that point.

As of a week ago, at least one source was reporting that Prescott would not be joining in the virtual program without a new deal.

What Dak Prescott chooses to do today will finally give us a real gauge of where he's at with the Cowboys and not just speculation. Hopefully, these recent positive talks will push him to stay connected and join his teammates in preparing for the .

Jess Haynie
Jess Haynie
Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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