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Business of Football: Dak Prescott’s injury won’t significantly hurt his career earnings

In the aftermath of Dak Prescott’s bone-chilling injury and reaction on Sunday, many have asked me about his business decision to turn down a multi-year offer from the Cowboys to instead play on a one-year contract with no security beyond it. Here are some thoughts.

We do not know what the Cowboys were offering, but we do know from their contract history that they prefer long deals—the longer the better—with guarantees only in the low-risk early years of the deal. They have previously signed star players to contracts with lengths up to 10 years, which are essentially one- or two-year contracts with team options following that. Amid that landscape, the Chiefs and Patrick Mahomes agreed to a 12-year deal, one that only secures $63 million over the next three years (Ryan Tannehill is making $91 million over the same time frame). Wanting both a better deal from the Cowboys and

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Patriots notebook: David Andrews injury takes center stage leading up to Week 3 matchup with Raiders

The Patriots will be squaring off against the Raiders on Sunday without a key piece to their offensive attack. On Saturday, New England placed starting center David Andrews on injured reserve after missing the past week of practice due to what they are calling a hand injury. Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reported on Friday that Andrews actually had surgery this week to repair a broken thumb on his snapping hand. This doesn’t come without an attempt to play for Andrews, however, as he was spotted during warmups on Thursday with a cast around his right arm. Mike Giardi of the NFL Network even reported that the 28-year-old was trying to snap with his other hand to play in Week 3, but the club is going in a different direction. 

From here, New England does find itself in an unenviable position as they don’t have the luxury of having a

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Is DJ Chark playing Thursday night? Fantasy injury update for Dolphins-Jaguars Week 3 (Updated)

After a solid 2019, DJ Chark was drafted by many fantasy football owners as a WR2. Chark has shown game-breaking ability and good chemistry with Gardner Minshew, so there is hope that he can be a top-25 receiver this year. However, Chark has hit a little bit of a bump in the road ahead of the Jaguars’ Week 3 Thursday Night Football matchup with the Dolphins. Chark is being listed as “questionable” as he deals with a chest injury. Fantasy owners and NFL DFS players are going to want to check up on Chark frequently ahead of the Jaguars-Dolphins game to get the latest news on his active/inactive status before kickoff.

We’ll have updates below about Chark right up until the official inactive report is released at around 6:50 p.m. ET on Thursday. For more fantasy news, follow us on Twitter @SN_Fantasy.

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