The two-week window for using franchise tags opened on Tuesday, but the Cowboys should not take action on the DeMarcus Lawrence defense unless talks on a new deal do not come to fruition before the date. limit.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones did not say where the talks were when he spoke with reporters on Tuesday, but said there was no discontent on the part of the company. team when it came to dealing with the star rusher.
"None, there is absolutely noas far as I'm concerned, "said Jones, via Jon Machota of Dallas Morning News. "This is one of the best relationships I have or have ever had with a player. The relationship is exceptional. "
Jones said that Lawrence is "certainly an important part of the present and the future," which is probably similar to the way Lawrence views his place in Dallas. These views are still to be discussed on contractual issues if the possibility of a second label in a row is not considered for the best free agent of PFT this year.