Steve Young Blames The Cowboys For Dak Prescott Not Getting A Long Term Deal

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NFL legend Steve Young blamed the leadership of the Dallas Cowboys for Dak Prescott not having a long term deal.

Prior to the Cardinals and Cowboys playing Monday night, Young blamed the management in Dallas for the contract situation with and franchise tagging the QB. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)

You can watch him place all the blame squarely on the shoulders of Jerry Jones’ leadership unit.

There’s two points I want to make here, and they’re both super simple. First, the Cowboys did offer Prescott a long term deal.

We all know this. It’s not a secret at all, but Prescott wasn’t interested in the terms. Prescott could have come to the table and signed the deal being offered by Dallas.

He chose not to. That means part of the blame is on him.


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Secondly, now that Prescott has a fractured ankle and a long road of recovery ahead of him, the Cowboys should be damn happy they only franchise tagged him.

We have no idea what kind of player Dak will be once he returns. Could he be good again? Sure, but do you want to have $120 million locked up in a guy with a bad ankle? Absolutely not.

Nobody wanted to see Dak Prescott get hurt, but the Cowboys should consider themselves incredibly lucky that they’re not about to be on the hook for more than $100 million.


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There’s plenty of blame to go around, but placing it all on management is absurd. That’s not how negotiations work.