Carson Wentz's New Contract Is Bad News For Dak Prescott

Though injuries have plagued his young career, Carson Wentz is viewed as a top 10 QB in the league. The Philadelphia Eagles paid him as such with a four-year $128M contract extension that includes $107M guaranteed. Doug Gottlieb dives deep into the Eagles' mindset behind the blockbuster move and why it makes perfect sense for the 2017 Super Bowl Champions. Philadelphia knows that salaries will go up year by year and paying Carson Wentz now it will save them money down the line. Cost certainty was the primary reason behind Wentz's new contract and it isn't great news for Dak Prescott. The contract isn't a reset of the new quarterback market, but it will instead give the Cowboys a guideline on how much they should pay Dak. And since Carson Wentz is viewed as the better quarterback, Dak Prescott will not receive a comparable salary.

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