What’s most likely to happen:
Following his gruesome injury, Prescott might not wind up signing a contract in the ballpark of Deshaun Watson’s four-year deal worth $160 million that the Houston Texans quarterback signed last month, but he’ll most likely remain in a Cowboys uniform.
It was exceedingly obvious from the reaction of Prescott’s teammates, Jerry and Stephen Jones, as well as the city of Dallas lighting up a No. 4 in the skyline just how important Prescott is to that franchise and market.
In all likelihood, the Cowboys will sign Prescott to a two-year contract with playing time benchmarks and incentives that puts him in the ballpark of at least what he was making this year or close to the tag number before reopening talks on a long-term mega-deal.
But, stranger things than Prescott finding his way out of Dallas and into a situation where he can frequently remind Jones what he undervalued and is missing out on have certainly happened …
Matt Lombardo is the site expert for GMenHQ, and writes Between The Hash Marks each Wednesday for FanSided. Follow Matt on Twitter: @MattLombardoNFL.