Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott reportedly wants to be paid a ton of money to stay with the team.
According to Jane Slater, the face of the Dallas Cowboys wants to be paid “right behind Patrick Mahomes” on a long-term deal with the franchise. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)
Mahomes inked an extension with the Kansas City Chiefs prior to the 2020 season worth $450 million. You can listen to Slater’s conversation with Dan Patrick below.
— Dan Patrick Show (@dpshow) March 1, 2021
If Slater’s reporting is accurate, then Prescott has lost his damn mind. You know why Mahomes gets paid the money he gets paid?
It’s because he’s won a Super Bowl and is probably the best player in the NFL. When you’re the best player in the NFL, you can make that kind of money.
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What has Prescott done in the NFL? He hasn’t done anything that’s super noteworthy. Is he a solid quarterback? Sure.
Should he be paid $45 million or more a year? Absolutely not, especially when you consider he’s coming off a brutal ankle injury. There’s no situation where that should happen. He needs weapons around him, and Jerry Jones knows it.
He simply can’t write that kind of check.
— D-Texan (@dtexanz) October 11, 2020
We’ll see what happens, but Prescott has gone crazy if he wants to be paid anything similar to Mahomes.