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Cowboys' Dak Prescott plans to sign franchise tag by Monday: report

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott is expected to sign his $31.4 million exclusive franchise tender by Monday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported on Sunday.

Dallas QB reportedly expected to sign $31.4M US exclusive tender

Dak Prescott and the Cowboys have until July 15 to agree to a long-term extension, or the quarterback will be locked into the one-year deal and again reach free agency in March 2021. (Ron Jenkins/The Associated Press)

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott is expected to sign his $31.4 million exclusive franchise tender by Monday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported on Sunday.

Prescott, 26, and the Cowboys have until July 15 to iron out a long-term extension, or he will be locked into the one-year deal and again reach free agency in March 2021.

Prescott reportedly turned down a five-year, $175 million contract this offseason.

A two-time Pro Bowl selection, Prescott set career highs in 2019 with 4,902 passing yards and 30 touchdown passes. He added three rushing scores for the Cowboys, who finished with an 8-8 record and missed the playoffs.

Prescott has thrown for 15,778 yards and 97 touchdowns while adding 21 rushing scores in 64 career games since being selected by Dallas in the fourth round of the 2016 NFL Draft.

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