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Cowboys, Dak Prescott headed toward franchise tag amid contract deadlock

The Dallas Cowboys and Dak Prescott are said to each desire a long-term commitment, but a contract compromise is far from happening.

So it appears the Cowboys will have no choice but to use the franchise tag on the 26-year-old Prescott, something ESPN reports “looks inevitable.”

According to overthecap.com, the 2020 franchise tag for quarterbacks is projected at just shy of $27 million.

The two sides have yet to make much progress in contract discussions despite talks going on for months. Dallas gave star running back Ezekiel Elliott a six-year, $90 million contract just before the start of the 2019 NFL season. Linebacker Jaylon Smith also got a five-year, $64 million deal over the summer.

Prescott has played in every possible game since taking over as the Cowboys’ starter at the beginning of the 2016 season. He’s coming off a career year in which he had 4,902 yards passing with 30 touchdowns and 11 interceptions, completing 65.1 percent of his passes.

Prescott recently said he would not be seeking Aaron Rodgers’ opinion on new Dallas coach Mike McCarthy.

“No, not at all,” Prescott said. “I don’t care to get a feel from somebody else off of their judgment, their relationships. I know relationships are completely individual and I don’t even want to warp my mind off of what somebody else thinks.”

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