According to the NFL Network, “there’s a little optimism” that the Cowboys will sign TE Dalton Schultz to a long-term contract before the franchise tag deadline.
Schultz has been negotiating with Dallas since March on an extension, but both sides haven’t been close on a new deal.
The 25-year-old was franchise tagged by the team, giving him a base salary of $10,931,000 for the 2022 season before becoming an unrestricted free agent in 2023.
Dallas unfortunately has a track record of paying their players at the very last minute, and it seems like this will be the case once again with their improving tight end.
Schultz set career-highs last season, catching 78 receptions for 808 yards and eight touchdowns.
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