Cowboys TE Dalton Schultz Rejected $36 Million Offer
Dallas Cowboys tight end Dalton Schultz, a free agent, is rumoured to have rejected a substantial long-term offer.
A three-year, $36 million offer was "at one point" rejected by Schultz, according to Albert Breer of Sports Illustrated on Monday.
Now a free agent, Schultz made the decision to sign the $10.9 million franchise tag in 2022.
The 26-year-old tight end was the most prolific tight end available on the free agent market in 2023 with 57 receptions for 577 yards and five touchdowns in 15 games last season.
Schultz has a case for getting a bigger contract given his performance and dependability over the last three seasons.
The tight end market has shrunk since the New England Patriots signed Jonnu Smith to a four-year, $50 million contract in 2021 and Hunter Henry to a three-year, $37.5 million contr
Schultz turned down a contract worth reportedly $12 million per year in favour of a better offer from a team in need of a tig
He has shown to be a valuable contributor on the field and is well-positioned to be successful in the NFL.