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Cowboys, Schultz not expecting long-term deal

Cowboys tight end Dalton Schultz, who is slated to play the 2022 season on a one-year franchise tag contract, has not yet reached an agreement with the team by Monday’s deadline, and there seems no h



Dalton Schultz, a tight end for the Dallas Cowboys, has been awarded the franchise tag for the 2022 season.

A long-term deal between Schultz and the Cowboys is unlikely to be completed by tomorrow’s deadline, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

It’s not surprising that there hasn’t been any progress on a deal between the two sides as of early this week.

The franchise tag on Schultz means he’ll make $10.9 million this year. The Cowboys will have the option of re-signing him to a long-term contract when he becomes eligible for free agency in March, or they can choose to trade him to another team or have him play another season under the franchise tag. In 2023, the franchise salary would rise to $13.1 million.


originally appeared on Pro Football Talk as Cowboys’ Dalton Schultz not expecting long-term deal.