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Dak Prescott

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Quarterback Age: 26 Exp: 4 Years
Drafted: Round 4 (#135 overall), 2016 College: Mississippi State Agent(s): Todd France (CAA Sports)

Cowboys – The Athletic

  • Current Contract

    Dak Prescott signed a 1 year, $28,728,536 contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including an average annual salary of $28,728,536. In 2020, Prescott will earn a base salary of $28,728,536, while carrying a cap hit of $28,728,536.

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $28,728,536
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $28,728,536
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2020 Contract details by year 27 $28,728,536 $28,728,536 - $28,728,536($28,728,536)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $28,728,536 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $28,728,536 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $28,728,536 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $28,728,536
    2021 Free Agent Year 28 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2016-2019Entry Level

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $2,723,393
    Signing Bonus $383,393
    Average Salary $680,848
    Guaranteed $383,393
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2016 23 $450,000 $95,848 - $545,848 $383,393 $1,176,937($1,176,937)
    2017 24 $540,000 $95,848 - $635,848 $287,545 $941,006($2,117,943)
    2018 25 $630,000 $95,848 - $725,848 $191,697 $630,000($2,747,943)
    2019 26 $2,025,000 $95,849 - $2,120,849 $95,849 $2,155,229($4,903,172)
    2020 Free agent year 27 UFA  
    • 2019: proven performance bonus earned
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    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
    4 seasons $3,645,000 $383,393 - - - - $874,779 $4,903,172
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $28,728,536 - - - - - - $28,728,536
    $32,373,536 $383,393 - - - - $874,779 $33,631,708
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    4 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,645,000 $383,393 - - - - - $4,903,172
  • 2020 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Dak Prescott ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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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
    2019 DAL 16 16 16 1125 0.996 596 388 65.1 4902 306.38 30 11 99.69 52 277 3 6 337.78
    2018 DAL 16 16 16 1073 0.994 526 356 67.7 3884 242.75 22 8 96.86 75 305 6 12 285.86
    2017 DAL 16 16 16 1053 0.986 490 308 62.9 3324 207.75 22 13 86.64 57 357 6 4 260.66
    2016 DAL 16 16 16 1013 0.956 459 311 67.8 3667 229.19 23 4 104.91 57 282 6 9 286.88
    Totals 64 64 64 4,264 - 2,071 1,363 65.8 15,777 246.52 97 36 - 241 1,221 21 31 1,171.18
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

    • 5 yrs, $165,061,210
    • Avg. Salary: $33,012,242
    • NFL Rank: 4
    • QB Rank: 4

    Current Contract

    • Free Agent: 2020
    • Avg. Salary: $680,848
    • NFL Rank: 1,382
    • QB Rank: 74

    Comparable Players

    We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Dak Prescott to.

    Player Length Value Avg. Salary Age When Signed
    Carson Wentz 4 $128,000,000 $32,000,000 26
    Jared Goff 4 $134,000,000 $33,500,000 24
    Aaron Rodgers 4 $134,000,000 $33,500,000 34
    Russell Wilson 4 $140,000,000 $35,000,000 30
    Averages 4 $134,000,000 $33,500,000 28.5


    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Prescott's current age (26), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

    Length Value Avg. Salary
    7 $236,710,523 $33,815,789


    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Prescott statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing: Games Played %, Passing Yards, Passing Touchdowns, Passing Interceptions, Completion %, Passer Rating, Rushing Yards, Rating

    Player GP% Pass Yds/GM Pass TD/GM Pass Int/GM Pass Comp% Pass Rat Rush Yds/GM Rating
    Carson Wentz 2017-2018, PHI 75 265.42 2.25 0.58 64.9 102.02 16.33 82.15
    Jared Goff 2017-2018, LAR 96.88 273.94 1.94 0.61 63.47 100.78 5.13 79.65
    Aaron Rodgers 2016-2017, GB 71.88 265.35 2.43 0.57 65.22 100.71 21.52 84.8
    Russell Wilson 2017-2018, SEA 100 232.22 2.16 0.56 63.44 103.13 30.06 83
    Average 85.94 259.23 2.20 0.58 64.26 101.66 18.26 82.40
    Dak Prescott 2018-2019 100 276.07 1.59 0.66 66.6 97.54 18.21 79.5
    % Change 16.36% 6.50% -27.73% -13.79% 3.64% -4.05% -0.27% -3.52%
    Median Prime % Change -1.90%
    Average Prime % Change -2.86%


    Dak Prescott's Calculated Market Value

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

    Terms Avg. Salary
    5 years, $165,061,210 $33,012,242