The Cowboys’ young, talented offensive core is at risk of fracture.

The team failed to extend four-time Pro Bowl receiver Amari Cooper before Monday’s franchise-tag deadline.

Dallas aims to retain both young cornerstones but opted to place its franchise tag on quarterback Dak Prescott. Cooper’s price may now go up.

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With the ratification of a new collective bargaining agreement over the weekend, teams lost the ability to tag a franchise and transition player each.

One tag remained, and it had Prescott’s name on it.

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