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Prescott should take less money as Cowboys’ quarterback

Former Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Carson Palmer told Dallas' 105.3 The Fan on Thursday that he thinks Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott should take less money with his next deal to help the team around him improve.

Dallas quarterback Dak Prescott greets Arizona quarterback Carson Palmer after the Cowboys defeated the Cardianls 28-17 during Monday Night Football on Sep. 25, 2017 in Glendale, Ariz.

"I love Dak's game. I think he's great. I think he shouldn't shoot for the moon," Palmer said on Shan & RJ. "Being the Dallas Cowboys quarterback, there's a lot that comes with that financially. So, you don't have to be the top-paid quarterback in the league. You can make as much as the top-paid quarterback in the league when you're the Dallas Cowboys quarterback if you do take less. Because - if you win in Dallas - look at today's television networks. You've got Troy Aikman (FOX analyst), Jason Witten (former Monday Night Football analyst) and Tony Romo (CBS analyst) all on nationally televised games. Partially, because of their playing careers, but a majority of that is because they played for the Dallas Cowboys. They are a household name. You've seen Dak on tons of commercials and endorsements. You can make that same top-tier money if you're Dak and you take a little bit less, and you keep all the players around you within the salary cap structure."


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