Cowboys Can't Afford to Let DeMarcus Lawrence Negotiations Fall Apart Again

Cowboys Can't Afford to Let DeMarcus Lawrence Negotiations Fall Apart Again

Cowboys Can't Afford to Let DeMarcus Lawrence Negotiations Fall Apart Again

He was again tagged this offseason, but the Cowboys were confident about signing the 26-year-old to an extension.

However, the pass rusher was reportedly not happy about being subject to another season playing under a tag and wanted to be rewarded with a longer deal.

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Demarcus Lawrence (90) smiles as he celebrates a victory against the New Orleans Saints at AT&T Stadium.

Lawrence played the 2018 season on the franchise tag. However, the Cowboys did sign free-agent safety George Iloka.

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The talks heated up quickly this week, not long after executive vice-president of personnel Stephen Jones said at the National Football League owners meetings that Lawrence and his representatives were at an impasse.

If he gave $65 million guaranteed to a defensive end, Dak Prescott might be about to have Fort Knox delivered to him.

However, only time will tell as the Cowboys seek to bring Jerry Jones his first championship in 24 years. After what the Pittsburgh Steelers experienced with Le'Veon Bell last season, after he sat out all year, that had to be a scary scenario for the Cowboys.

Two people with direct knowledge of the deal say the Dallas Cowboys have agreed on a $105 million, five-year contract with defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence. Lawrence played the 2018 season on his $17.1 million tender, and he could have made $20.5 million on the tag in 2019, but reports had indicated he was unlikely to participate in training camp if he didn't receive a long-term extension. But there are some players who leave more of an impact than others, players such as DeMarcus Lawrence. That's the best of the best. Moreover, in that timeframe, he has averaged roughly 60 tackles and 3 forced fumbles a season. He did not have a sack his rookie season, but has 34 the last four years, including 14.5 in 2017 and 10.5 last season.

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