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Will Dallas Cowboys QB Dak Prescott Demand $60 Million Per Year?

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Reports have been circulating over the last several days that Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott will command at least $60 Million per year in his next NFL contract. Prescott’s current deal with the Cowboys, signed after the 2020 season.

Prescott is set to earn an astounding $59,455,000 against the salary cap ahead for the Cowboys in 2024, leading many to speculate that Dallas will extend him in order to lower the quarterback’s cap hit for the upcoming season.

For reference, the entire NFL salary cap, which has no pliability, is set at at a little over $255 million in 2024. This means that at his current figure, Prescott is set to account for over 23% of the Cowboys entire salary cap in the upcoming NFL season.

See Prescott’s cap figures below…

Dak Prescott's contract from 2021-2024

That figure, coupled with the no-trade clause in Prescott’s contract, is leading many NFL fans to assume that Dak will soon sign a trend-setting contract extension this offseason that could approach $60 Million per season.

Prescott was arguably the most effective passer in the NFL during this year’s regular season, throwing 36 touchdowns to just 9 interceptions. He was the runner-up to Lamar Jackson to win NFL MVP.

Cowboys fans worldwide were disappointed with Prescott, and the team for their embarrassing loss to the Green Bay Packers in the Divisional Round of the NFL playoffs this season, where Dallas was outgunned in every aspect of the game. Despite a late comeback effort from Prescott, Dallas eventually lost the game by a score of 48-32.

Is Prescott worth $60 Million per season? Let us know in the comments!

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