Dak Prescott has his mind ready for the 2020 season.
After receiving the franchise tender, Prescott is playing for a multi-year contract. If the Cowboys want to keep Prescott for the long haul, it’s going to cost. We know that, Prescott knows that, and potentially the whole world does too.
With the regular season set to begin on September 13th against the rams, Prescott sounds like he is ready to start doing some serious damage on the offensive front.
“My fire is burning and my fire is big. You can throw whatever you want in there for it to burn and for it to get bigger,” Prescott told ESPN’s Todd Archer. “I don’t know if I’m necessarily trying to prove something to the Cowboys or to this team because I feel like everybody in this building, this organization knows the player I am, knows the man that I am, knows where my heart stands.”
The talk of money is going to be the theme of the season.
Prescott is entering his fifth year and could command a salary of $40 million. Given the massive $500 million extensions from Patrick Mahomes and four-year, $160 million deal from Deshaun Watson, Prescott is going to be asking for big bucks.
According to his comments on SiriusXM NFL Radio, Prescott wants to be a Cowboy for life.
“I’m very optimistic,” Prescott said. “That’s business, and there’s all kinds of avenues in business of why it might not get worked out. I’m very confident that I’ll be a Cowboy, and as I’ve said before, I plan to be a Cowboy for the rest of my career. So there’s no worries when it goes into that. There’s no thoughts that I allow to distract me. This is the place to be. As I talk about the team and how exciting this offense can be with the new coaching staff, how great this defense is going to be, and this team, in general. This is the place to be, and I’m excited to be a Cowboy more importantly.”
Only time will tell if Prescott is truly going to be a Cowboy forever.