Brian Westbrook explains why Dak Prescott turned down $30M/year from the Cowboys

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  • Published: 12 August 2019
  • Brian Westbrook explains why Dak Prescott turned down $30M/year from the Cowboys

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  • UrbanSipfly
    UrbanSipfly  3 months back

    Dak's value is not a dollar more than $30M a year as what his production generated currently.

    Dak's value will increase with time through productivity, and maturation for the coming future, and his reward and recognition may be him playing for another team.

    • Busalove
      Busalove  3 months back

      Dak Prescott is an idiot. He's going to realize really really quick that he's no were near as good as advertised. Just watch. Turning down $30 million a year. Fool! Note to Jerry Jones. Let this fool walk!

      • Jim Hollywood
        Jim Hollywood  4 months back

        Dak will get 33.5 to 34.5. But there needs to be incentive money around this. Not just guaranteed. But I think he is going to have to take the team deep into the season to get it. CC is write. Finding a QB can take a decade or more. Cowboys went through that before. They need to pay Dak. But Dak needs to be real.

        • Bennyb
          Bennyb  4 months back

          I don’t know in what world Prescott is worth 30+ million. Fucking joke.

          • Michael Rausa
            Michael Rausa  4 months back

            Give em 45

            • ana Fisber
              ana Fisber  4 months back

              Dal was an idiot turned down 30mil wow he's not worth that

              • tossed but not sunk ss
                tossed but not sunk ss  4 months back

                When you're making 20 - 30 million a year and bitching about it like it's not enough when the average American makes pretty much 20 - 30 million less than that. If I was an owner and had dak Prescott and he didn't take that offer I would let him play out his rookie contract and move on. Dak can't carry a team with his arm and that's the job. Dak needs top notch players all around him to win and that's a fact. I have never liked dak as a player and for top dollar franchise tag him and trade him , plenty of guys who can win with that line run game wrs and defense.

                • Jerry Watson
                  Jerry Watson  4 months back

                  DAK beats all of the one mentioned that is nothing but favoritism.

                  • Adam A D Johnson
                    Adam A D Johnson  4 months back

                    Nick, tone it down bro. Too much going on with your outfits fam. Maybe just a plain white shirt my man

                    • Da' Real Ganxsta Nip
                      Da' Real Ganxsta Nip  4 months back

                      Dak is better

                      • Da' Real Ganxsta Nip
                        Da' Real Ganxsta Nip  4 months back

                        Man stop Carson Wence stays hurt

                        • Sherrod MacS
                          Sherrod MacS  4 months back

                          They love overpaying the Staffords, Cousins and Garapollos, mannings etc.. they don't even make the playoffs... Pay Zak his money he can run and throw...don't get injured..

                          • Sherrod MacS
                            Sherrod MacS  4 months back

                            You going have to pay Zak and Zeke if you want a chance to win a superbowl. I am not sure about Amare....you might could go in a different direction

                            • Pat Lacy
                              Pat Lacy  3 months back

                              If and when Zeke comes back, Dallas has no excuse but to win the SB. If not, they are just another Tony Romo era team. There will be no There, there.

                            • Pat Lacy
                              Pat Lacy  3 months back

                              No way. Amari Cooper on the Cowboys team forces Dak to throw down the field. He's gonna have to prove he can get the ball to quality receivers, and not just making a living off the predictable short passes. Russell Wilson went to 2 SBs , Manning has 2 rings, Rodgers has 1 and of course Mr Brady has a lot of SBs ( all without the best RBs and WRs ).

                          • Richard Aguilar
                            Richard Aguilar  4 months back

                            He is gonna regret turning that down. He will be exposed this year.

                            • Defender
                              Defender  4 months back

                              Dak knows his worth....

                              • Michael Singleton
                                Michael Singleton  4 months back

                                Not worth 30 million dollar , has not done enough, has he won a super bowl?

                                • Adrian Ybarra
                                  Adrian Ybarra  4 months back

                                  Dak should just take the pay cut give it to zeke. Let's be honest ,zeke gonna need that lawyer up money sometime in the future

                                  • Benjamln Lewis
                                    Benjamln Lewis  4 months back

                                    Romo, Troy never had those problems

                                    • Benjamln Lewis
                                      Benjamln Lewis  4 months back

                                      The sister got guns man look @ those shoulders. Remember Ray Charles that's real

                                      • Christopher Alden
                                        Christopher Alden  4 months back

                                        Dallas fans are gonna boo Dak

                                        • Joe Guajardo
                                          Joe Guajardo  4 months back

                                          Shut that midget up

                                          • Joe Guajardo
                                            Joe Guajardo  4 months back

                                            Another nerd who never played football giving and opinion

                                            • C Hodge
                                              C Hodge  4 months back

                                              Wentz and Dak are middle of the pack QB’s neither one of them is worth 30 million.

                                              • TyQuan Brown
                                                TyQuan Brown  4 months back

                                                That’s not factz bro he said he want 40 now 😂

                                                • Carlos
                                                  Carlos  4 months back

                                                  It’s good that zeke won’t play the cowboys shouldn’t give dak his contact so when this season ends and zeke didn’t play you’ll see how good dak actually is then pay him

                                                  • C B
                                                    C B  4 months back

                                                    Dak sucks, Zeke is worth 30 or 40.

                                                    • Bishop Smith
                                                      Bishop Smith  4 months back

                                                      People stupid. The patriots have always had one of the best run games each time they won. Brady the greatest but even he needed a run threat. New England just smart enough to do it with a committee. Less wear on the backs and you don't have to pay on running back a large amount. You look at the team rushing average as a whole and not by one person. The cowboys rushed for more than what Zeke only did. So yeah pay Dak.

                                                      • Gerry Stevens
                                                        Gerry Stevens  4 months back

                                                        I know. But never-mind. The psychological operation by the sports mockingbirds continue. No. 4 will be $35M.

                                                        • Samuel Rogers
                                                          Samuel Rogers  4 months back

                                                          Dak has played three seasons for basically no money compared to other starting QBs rookie contracts. He has stayed healthy and though has struggled with ball placement and releasing on time. He has improved & will only get better with time. He is a proven winner. Dallas needs to find the happy medium and sign him for 33-35 million per year.

                                                          • Ronnie Lawson
                                                            Ronnie Lawson  4 months back

                                                            Dak has also played in two playoffs games in his first three seasons and could have made it in the second season. Wentz is okay but he has injuries issues in college and the three seasons he's been in the league. Dak has out played every quarterback that were drafted before him and had he had a quality OC, he would take the Cowboys far into the playoffs.

                                                        • POWER & WILL
                                                          POWER & WILL  4 months back

                                                          He should take that 30. Cowboys turning on jerry Jones. Lol

                                                          • Joshua Ruiz
                                                            Joshua Ruiz  4 months back

                                                            I’ll never see $250,000 in my entire lifetime. 😂 Take the $30M guy.

                                                            • Jay Abrams
                                                              Jay Abrams  4 months back

                                                              @Vegabomber not that deep...

                                                            • Vegabomber
                                                              Vegabomber  4 months back

                                                              You would be really bad as a negotiator. Besides comparing playing professional football with a regular corporate job is apples and organges.

                                                          • Gerald Johnson
                                                            Gerald Johnson  4 months back

                                                            Jesus we should have never played these athletes. This amount of money pretty soon you only famous people will be able to afford it.

                                                            • OhLord ImGreat
                                                              OhLord ImGreat  4 months back

                                                              The eagles ruined the cowboys.. jerry tried to copy the eagles roster and failed

                                                              • Charles Rivers
                                                                Charles Rivers  4 months back

                                                                Carsen is garbage ,

                                                                • William Santillo
                                                                  William Santillo  4 months back

                                                                  Not worth it

                                                                  • GE
                                                                    GE  4 months back

                                                                    Dak is nowhere near elite. How much do you think a free agent Dak would get on the open market? Put Teddy Bridgewater or Jacoby Brissett into Dallas with Zeke, that O line, and that D....they'd be at least as good as Dak, if not better.

                                                                    • Brandon Henry
                                                                      Brandon Henry  4 months back

                                                                      Funny how his list of QBs that can “carry” a team without a running game stop at Brady and Rogers. Yet neither Brady or Rogers the highest paid QB in the NFL. So where’s this energy for guys like Wilson, Ryan, Wentz, Garoppolo, Stafford, Cousins? None of them have shown the ability carry a team with minimal support.

                                                                      The argument against paying Dak is complete bullshit. In order for any QB to be successful they need support that’s the nature of the position. I’ve never heard anyone say the key to winning is getting an elite RB. AP was dominate for years yet he couldn’t elevate the play of guys like Christian Ponder.

                                                                      The bottom line in today’s in NFL is the buck always stop with the QB. No matter how good the cast around the QB is, if he sucks the team isn’t going anywhere.

                                                                      The Cowboys don’t win despite Dak he’s a big reason why they win. Half their Wins(14) were the result of 4QCs/GWDs lead by Dak. He excels with the game on the line. His rushing ability helps open lanes for Zeke because defender have to account for him pulling the ball out and running. He’s the only QB in history with 20+ Passing and 6+ rushing TDs in 3 consecutive seasons. He’s top 5 when it comes to percentage of games played with a 100+ passer rating.. Dak has certainly carried his own!

                                                                      I find it funny as hell that in era where the value of the RB has been devalued by everyone, people with a straight face would try to use a RB to devalue the importance of the QB. Until I witness Zeke routinely convert 3rd and long with the game on the line or rush for game winning TDs in overtime with minimal effort from Dak and the passing game than he will never be more valuable to success of team than Dak so stop using him to argue against paying Dak.

                                                                      get paid what the market dictates and he’s as much right to go after every dime

                                                                      • MrTdollarsign
                                                                        MrTdollarsign  4 months back

                                                                        The fact that the cowboys even offered $30 million to Dak is generous of them, I think 30 million is a number they can work with so they can still sign Zeke and Cooper

                                                                        • Edward Reeves
                                                                          Edward Reeves  4 months back

                                                                          MrTdollarsign I’m a cowboy fan. Dak sucks! Simple. Send his lame ass packing! I wouldnt give him 30 million pennies! My nephew and Zeke were roomates at Ohio State, and teammates, but he can walk too. Nobody else wants these bums. Jerry needs to keep his hard earned money. He WORKS...they PLAY 🙄

                                                                      • the shit
                                                                        the shit  4 months back

                                                                        Look at all these comment scouts and comment talent evaluators and comment gms. Chances are y’all would fuck up an organization better than these fools 😂 😂

                                                                        • Ryan Wise
                                                                          Ryan Wise  4 months back

                                                                          Nick just called dak... deke wtf 😆

                                                                          • Jesus Perez
                                                                            Jesus Perez  4 months back

                                                                            Even go to a Superbowl, and maaaayyyybbeeee you deserve some money.

                                                                            • John Arch
                                                                              John Arch  4 months back

                                                                              As much as I don’t think he’s worth the money Matt Cassel went in for him with the same offense of line running back and wide receivers and couldn’t get the job done so can you get a quarterback to replace him yes you can to do the same thing probably but you’re taking a risk because not every quarterback can

                                                                              • fireindahole
                                                                                fireindahole  4 months back

                                                                                Listen at these goofy motherfuckers

                                                                                • Eddie Dartt
                                                                                  Eddie Dartt  4 months back

                                                                                  I think they should work out a good deal with the quarterback a long enough to work out a good deal with Zeke Elliott cuz if they want to go to the Super Bowl and have a good year they need to get him on the field they need to solve this childish game they got going on with each other and let's play some damn football

                                                                                  • RYLAN PIPPEN
                                                                                    RYLAN PIPPEN  4 months back

                                                                                    I hate jerry Jones but dak tripping on dis 30mill for him is overpay i guess dis nigga wanna get paid for zeke stats too wit dat attitude now i don't care if he dont get paid who da fuck he thinks he is

                                                                                    • Rhonda Parks
                                                                                      Rhonda Parks  4 months back

                                                                                      Y’all are always putting Dax Prescott down and saying he is not quarter back y’all are so negative

                                                                                      • Jake Shattuck
                                                                                        Jake Shattuck  4 months back

                                                                                        Brady is the best and doesn't bleed the cap space dry. If you're not doing that, you're not winning rings.

                                                                                      • Ronald Shiffman
                                                                                        Ronald Shiffman  4 months back

                                                                                        I like Dak Prescott. The point that sometimes gets lost in the debate is not the production of the player. I have no doubt that Dak can win a super bowl for the Cowboys. The point is the money. Today, it seems like $20-25 million a year salary is good money. Not the best money, but good money. Also, it leaves some extra dollars in the kitty for the other 50 team mates like Zeke and Amari, which will help team moral. The problem with fighting for every extra dollar is that if something goes wrong, the Cowboys might be screwed. Dak might not care. He got his. But a top dollar salary hit to cap space is really bad for all the other players on the team, the Cowboy franchise, and the fans.

                                                                                    • Brehon Mills -The Stock Investor

                                                                                      No one can name another team in the NFL that would give Dak $25 million or more.

                                                                                      • ICE H2O
                                                                                        ICE H2O  4 months back

                                                                                        Brehon, it doesn't matter, the cowboys will.

                                                                                    • boombam
                                                                                      boombam  4 months back

                                                                                      New England with no run game?? Yeah they did and do. And they play short passing game to supplement. Different system.

                                                                                      • Jake Shattuck
                                                                                        Jake Shattuck  4 months back

                                                                                        Bo Rerun Bingo
                                                                                        https://www.reddit.com/r/Patriots/comments/9vm86h/the_myth_of_the_easy_afc_east/

                                                                                      • Bo Rerun
                                                                                        Bo Rerun  4 months back

                                                                                        That running game is blocking especially in the East where teams have more dominant defenses