December 4, 2021

Dak Contract Restructure Creates Cap Space – DallasCowboys.com

“That was really both (reasons),” Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones said on 105.3 The Fan. “It was looking around the corner, looking at what you’re going to need as you move through, if you will, even this season but certainly into next season. It was anticipated when we made the contract and it’s part of the contract that allows you to manage your roster. Everything about it was expected.”

Last week the club also restructured running back Ezekiel Elliott’s contract, converting most of his base salary this year into signing bonus money to create about $7 million in room.