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Report: Cowboys Restructure Dak Prescott’s Contract, Create $5M in Cap Space

The are just two days away from kicking off the against the defending champion , and they're doing some financial maneuvering before they take the field. According to insider Field Yates, the Cowboys have restructured 's contract and converted $6.25M of his base salary into a bonus, creating $5M in cap space.

Prescott's $9M base salary for this season is now $2.75M. The Cowboys will carry over the $5M in cap space for 2021 over to 2022, creating a $3.75M figure in added cap space.

The Cowboys have restructured the deals of several of their key offensive players this . , , and added about $18M in cap space back in March when their deals were reworked. Also, less than two weeks ago, had his deal restructured to create around $7M in cap space.

The team made it known last month that they were not going to give new deals to impending 2022 and . In addition to this, had his fifth-year option declined back in May. This move could have been made to bring these players back next season or to have added room to sign free agents during the next offseason.

Matthew Lenix
Matthew Lenix
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