Jerry Jones: Deshaun Watson gives Texans 'a bright future'

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Jerry Jones: Deshaun Watson gives Texans 'a bright future'
Jerry Jones: Deshaun Watson gives Texans 'a bright future'

When the Cowboys negotiated a contract with quarterback Troy Aikman in 1993, owner Jerry Jones made him the richest player in NFL history. Aikman signed an eight-year, $50 million contract 27 years ago that included an $11 million signing bonus. At that time in the NFL, it was a staggering figure considering that Jones paid a total of $140 million to purchase the Cowboys from Bum Bright in 1989. The Cowboys are now worth $5 billion and the most valuable sports franchise in the world, according to Forbes. The value of quarterbacks is undergoing a similar explosion with elite young passers like the Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes, the Texans' Deshaun Watson and the Cowboys' Dak Prescott all expected to

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