The Dak Prescott-extension narrative could drag on through the summer. Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

It sounds like there should be no expectation of a quick resolution to Dak Prescott’s long-term contract situation.

The Dallas Cowboys have until July 15 to sort out a long-term deal with their franchise-tagged quarterback. ESPN insider Jeremy Fowler said on Sunday’s edition of “SportsCenter” that it may take that long to get a deal done, via Garrett Stepien of 247Sports:

“I continue to hear, from sources, that Prescott and the Cowboys are both ready to drag this out to the July 15 franchise tag deadline if that’s the way it’s going to be. And that’s the paste right now. It’s been slow over the last month, and they still have a gap in money and number of years on the contract. So Prescott’s willing to be patient as well.”

Fowler added that many around the league believe Prescott would sign if he got an offer for four years and somewhere around $35 million annually.

That’s pretty close to the offer that Prescott reportedly rejected. Ultimately, Prescott is digging in and pushing for a four-year deal while the Cowboys want five. This probably gets done when one side blinks.

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.



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