By Todd ArcherESPN Staff Writer
FRISCO, Texas -- When news of Russell Wilson's four-year, $140 million contract extension broke early Tuesday morning, the only person smiling more than the Seattle Seahawks quarterback and his wife, Ciara, might have been Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott.
Prescott figures to be the next starting quarterback to sign a long-term extension, and Wilson's deal figures to increase the price tag.
When asked last week about the potential effect a Wilson contract would have on the Cowboys' impending talks with Prescott, executive vice president Stephen Jones did not want to comment. Interestingly, however, in February he volunteered that the Ezekiel Elliott contract talks would start at the $15 million-a-year rate that running back Todd Gurley II received last offseason from the Los Angeles Rams.
Why would Jones change his tune? Quarterback money is not the same as running back money. It's not the same as any position, really.
The talks have not yet started in earnest with Prescott, but it's a deal the Cowboys hope to work out before the start of the 2019 season.
So what are the Cowboys' options? Let's start with ...
Adding in what Wilson was set to make in 2019, his full deal with Seattle should be for five years, $157 million, or $31.4 million per...