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Dak Prescott

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Cowboys, QB Age: 27-16d Exp: 5 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#135 overall), 2016 College: Mississippi State Agent(s): Todd France (CAA Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    Dak Prescott signed a 4 year, $160,000,000 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including a $66,000,000 signing bonus, $126,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $40,000,000. In 2021, Prescott will earn a base salary of $9,000,000 and a signing bonus of $66,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $22,200,000 and a dead cap value of $95,000,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $160,000,000
    Signing Bonus $66,000,000
    Average Salary $40,000,000
    Total Guarantees $126,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $95,000,000
    Free Agent: 2025 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2021 Contract details by year 28 $9,000,000 $13,200,000 - $22,200,000 $95,000,000 $75,000,000($75,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $95,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-72,800,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $66,000,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-43,800,000 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $42,200,000 2022 Dead Cap: $52,800,000 2021 Cap Savings: $-20,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $13,200,000 2022 Dead Cap: $52,800,000 2021 Cap Savings: $9,000,000
    2022 Contract details by year 29 $20,000,000 $13,200,000 - $33,200,000 $72,800,000 $20,000,000($95,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $72,800,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-39,600,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $52,800,000 2022 Cap Savings: $-19,600,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $33,200,000 2023 Dead Cap: $39,600,000 2022 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $13,200,000 2023 Dead Cap: $39,600,000 2022 Cap Savings: $20,000,000
    2023 Contract details by year 30 $31,000,000 $13,200,000 - $44,200,000 $39,600,000 $31,000,000($126,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $39,600,000 2023 Cap Savings: $4,600,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $39,600,000 2023 Cap Savings: $4,600,000 Post-6/1 Release 2023 Dead Cap: $13,200,000 2024 Dead Cap: $26,400,000 2023 Cap Savings: $31,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2023 Dead Cap: $13,200,000 2024 Dead Cap: $26,400,000 2023 Cap Savings: $31,000,000

    Potential Out: 2024, 3 yr, $126,000,000; $26,400,000 dead cap

    2024 Contract details by year 31 $29,000,000 $13,200,000 $5,000,000 $47,200,000 $26,400,000 $34,000,000($160,000,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $26,400,000 2024 Cap Savings: $20,800,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $26,400,000 2024 Cap Savings: $20,800,000 Post-6/1 Release 2024 Dead Cap: $13,200,000 2025 Dead Cap: $13,200,000 2024 Cap Savings: $34,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2024 Dead Cap: $13,200,000 2025 Dead Cap: $13,200,000 2024 Cap Savings: $34,000,000
    2025 Contract details by year 32 - $13,200,000 - $13,200,000 $13,200,000 -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $13,200,000 2025 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $13,200,000 2025 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2025 Dead Cap: $13,200,000 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2025 Dead Cap: $13,200,000 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2025 Cap Savings: $0
    2026 Contract details by year 33 - - - - - -
    Pre-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Release 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2026 Dead Cap: $0 2027 Dead Cap: $0 2026 Cap Savings: $0
    2025 Free Agent Year 34 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $95M fully guaranteed (signing bonus + 2021 salary + 2022 salary)
    • $31M 2023 salary fully guarantees on the 5th league day of 2022 (injury guaranteed now)
    • 2024 Roster Bonus: $5M (5th league day of 2024)
    • Annual $500,000 deescalator for missing workouts
    • No-Tag clause
    • No-Trade clause
    • 2025-2026 are void years for cap purposes, automatically void the last league day of 2024
    • 2026 void year will allow the 2022 base salary to be restructured
    • Annual Super Bowl win + 50% snaps: $1M
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

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    2020-2020Franchise Tag

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $31,409,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $31,409,000
    Total Guarantees $31,409,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $31,409,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA

    2016-2019Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,723,393
    Signing Bonus $383,393
    Average Salary $680,848
    Total Guarantees $383,393
    Guaranteed at Signing $383,393
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $450,000 $383,393 - - - - $343,544 $1,176,937
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $540,000 - - - - - $401,006 $941,006
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $630,000 - - - - - - $630,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $2,025,000 - - - - - $130,229 $2,155,229
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $31,409,000 - - - - - $5,653 $31,414,653
    5 seasons $35,054,000 $383,393 - - - - $880,432 $36,317,825
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $9,000,000 $66,000,000 - - - - - $75,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $20,000,000 - - - - - - $20,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings $31,000,000 - - - - - - $31,000,000
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $29,000,000 - $5,000,000 - - - - $34,000,000
    $124,054,000 $66,383,393 $5,000,000 - - - $880,432 $196,317,825
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    5 seasons Player Cash Earnings $35,054,000 $383,393 - - - - $880,432 $36,317,825
  • Transactions

    Mar 9 2021Signed a 4 year $160 million contract extension with Dallas (DAL)
    Mar 9 2021Offered a 1 year $37.69 million franchise tag by Dallas (DAL)
    May 31 2016Signed a 4 year $2.72 million contract with Dallas (DAL)
    Apr 30 2016Drafted by Dallas (DAL): Round 4 (#135 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Att Pass Cmp Pass Cmp% Pass Yds Pass Yds/Gm Pass TD Pass INT Pass Rating Rush Att Rush Yds Rush TD Fum Prod Pts
    2020 DAL 5 5 4 360 33.1 222 151 68 1856 371.20 9 4 99.61 18 93 3 3 134.64
    2019 DAL 16 16 16 1125 99.6 596 388 65.1 4902 306.38 30 11 99.69 52 277 3 6 337.78
    2018 DAL 16 16 16 1073 99.4 526 356 67.7 3884 242.75 22 8 96.86 75 305 6 12 285.86
    2017 DAL 16 16 16 1053 98.6 490 308 62.9 3324 207.75 22 13 86.64 57 357 6 4 260.66
    2016 DAL 16 16 16 1013 101.6 459 311 67.8 3667 229.19 23 4 104.91 57 282 6 9 286.88
    Totals 69 69 68 4,624 - 2,293 1,514 66.0 17,633 255.55 106 40 - 259 1,314 24 34 1,305.82