How good is Amari Cooper

NFL: Dallas Cowboys hold wide receiver Amari Cooper with record salary

The Dallas Cowboys have signed a new five-year contract worth $ 100 million with Amari Cooper. Otherwise the wide receiver would have become a free agent.

The Cowboys have achieved their goal of keeping both quarterback Dak Prescott and his top target Cooper. Prescott was previously assigned the exclusive franchise day on Monday.

With this contract, Cooper becomes the highest paid wide receiver in the league. His average annual salary of $ 25 million is higher than the previous all-time high of $ 22 million for Julio Jones of the Atlanta Falcons.

How ESPN reports, it is also guaranteed $ 60 million of Cooper's salary.

As Adam Schefter reports, the Washington Redskins had previously tried to sign Cooper.

The Cowboys had acquired Cooper from the Oakland Raiders in the course of the 2018 season and had already tried to tie the receiver for the long term since last season.

Dallas Cowboys fail with Dak Prescott contract offer

Furthermore reported ESPNthat the Cowboys had offered Prescott a long-term contract prior to awarding the franchise tag, which would have earned him more than the average salaries of Jared Goff (33.5 million) and Carson Wentz (32 million), but Prescott turned it down .

According to the report, the QB is looking for a three-year contract, while the Cowboys should prefer four years.