Players who are tagged have until July 15 to work out long-term contract extensions. After that, they are locked into playing the 2021 season on one-year contracts. Players who are not tagged hit the free-agent market on Wednesday, March 17, when the NFL’s new league year begins.
Dak Prescott agrees four-year deal worth $160m with Dallas Cowboys; quarterback will have no-trade clause and earn $126m guaranteed; New York Jets place franchise tag on safety Marcus Maye, while Washington tag guard Brandon Scherff By Joe Shread Dak Prescott has been the Dallas Cowboys' No1 quarterback since 2016 Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys have finally agreed to a long-term deal, with the quarterback set to sign a four-year contract worth $160m, according to multiple reports in the US.
A person with direct knowledge of the move says the New York Jets placed the franchise tag on safety Marcus Maye, a steady playmaker and leader with whom the team hopes to work out a long-term deal. The move Monday night was expected and prevents Maye from becoming an unrestricted free agent when the new league year starts on March 17. NFL teams have until Tuesday at 4 p.m.