Home Sports Andy Dalton filling Dak Prescott shoes for the Dallas Cowboys could pay...

Andy Dalton filling Dak Prescott shoes for the Dallas Cowboys could pay off big


Andy Dalton has a chance to make himself a great deal of money over the next 11 games as the Dallas Cowboys’ brand-new starting quarterback, and he does not have to wait up until free agency in March.

The 1 year, $3 million agreement Dalton signed in May also includes $4 million in rewards, all of them in theory obtainable now that Dak Prescott is out for the season– though Dalton, 32, would need to lead the Cowboys to a Super Bowl win to make the full amount.

Here’s how Dalton’s incentives break down, all contingent on playing a portion of the Cowboys’ offensive snaps, according to individuals with knowledge of the contract:

50% regular-season playtime and the Cowboys make the playoffs: $1 million.
35% regular-season playtime and 50% playtime in a wild-card playoff win: $500,000.
35% regular-season playtime and 50% playtime in a divisional playoff win: $500,000.
35% regular-season playtime and 50% playtime in a conference championship win: $750,000.
35% regular-season playtime and 50% playtime in a Super Bowl win: $1.25 million.

Medical professionals have informed Prescott he’s facing a four- to six-month healing after going through surgical treatment last Sunday for a compound fracture and dislocation of his right ankle suffered versus the New York Giants. Dalton, the long time Cincinnati Bengals quarterback, took control of and completed 9 of 11 passes for 111 yards in a 37-34 win.

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, has made it clear that Prescott remains the team’s franchise QB, though the sides will deal with another prominent negotiation after failing to agree to a long-term contract in July. A 2nd franchise tag for Prescott in 2021 would cost about $37.7 million for one season.

If Dalton plays well, he could be the among the most coveted veteran quarterbacks to actually hit the free-agent market in March. Others with ending agreements consist of: New England’s Cam Newton, Indianapolis’ Philip Rivers and Jacoby Brissett, New Orleans’ Jameis Winston, Chicago’s Mitchell Trubisky, Miami’s Ryan Fitzpatrick, the Chargers’ Tyrod Taylor and the Jets’ Joe Flacco.

Drew Jones
Drew has always been known as a media jockey, founded a professional business, and a news blog covering the Apple ecosystem. He has served as News Editor and Managing Editor at The Next Web and is now Editor-In-Chief at Drew Reports News. He has made a name for himself in the media world as a writer and editor, relentlessly covering various topics. Contact Drew at drew@drewreportsnews.com.
- Advertisement -

Must Read

Arnold Schwarzenegger recovering well from heart surgery

Arnold Schwarzenegger revealed on social media on Thursday, that he had undergone heart surgery. He had shared the post both on Twitter and Instagram. He...

Baltimore Cop Troy Anthony charged for lying about fighting his girlfriend...

Joshua Martinez sentenced in Gabrielle Ramirez & Beau Dasher Omaha Crash

Scott Rudolph fatally shoots next-door neighbor Jerry Stewart in Leesburg, FL

Samson Alaby arrested after slamming into a Police Car in Canarsie...