FRISCO, Texas — Following securing Dak Prescott for at minimum 2020 with the distinctive franchise tag earlier in the working day, the Dallas Cowboys prevented Amari Cooper from leaving via absolutely free company afterwards Monday with a five-yr, $100 million deal, league sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
The Cowboys’ intention of holding Prescott and Cooper was created relatively additional tricky with the passing around the weekend of the new collective bargaining arrangement, which permits them to use just one tag, rather than two.
To maintain equally gamers, the Cowboys created Cooper the second-greatest-paid out receiver in the NFL in yearly average, soon after Atlanta’s Julio Jones, who will make $22 million for each time. A source told ESPN’s Josina Anderson that Cooper’s deal involves $sixty million confirmed.
The Washington Redskins pursued Cooper earlier Monday and tried out to pry him away in advance of Dallas re-signed him, in accordance to