Dak Prescott, the man who has been waiting to his much-anticipated long-term deal, finally got it on Monday.
Adam Schefter reported that the QB signed a four-year, $160 million contract that includes a record $126 million guaranteed. The contract can top out at $164 million.
Shortly after the news came down, his father, Nat Prescott, delivered the perfect quote about the signing.
“I am a lifelong Cowboy fan and I raised the kid a Cowboy fan. At five years old he told me he will be a quarterback for the Cowboys. I don’t think God gives you those types of gifts to make them incomplete.
Among the terms of the deal, Prescott received a record-setting $66 million signing bonus and will earn $75 million in 2021, per Schefter. Schefter also noted the Cowboys will place the franchise tag on Prescott on Tuesday, which is a neccessary move so they can’t use the tag on the quarterback again in the future.
Prescott will resume his recovery from a season-ending ankle injury and is expected to be 100% for the upcoming season.