Originally Posted by THUMPER
I totally agree. Jerry cannot fire himself without admitting to himself that he was NEVER the guy and his ego will simply not allow that to happen. Ever!
He has been desperately trying to find a way to build a winner and do it "his way" so that he can validate the 3 SBs that were won by Jimmy's team as somehow having been due to Jerry instead.
Unfortunately, the Cowboys continue to fail when it counts the most and have not contended for 16 years now. He is trapped in a downward spiral and the only way he can see to get out is to win a SB but it's not going to happen with him calling the shots.
We should have know this after the '95 season when Barry Switzer said "we did it our way babyyyyy". I didn't know then but he was seeking validation and he found that after that Super Bowl most people still said that it was Jimmy's team that won. Subsequently each season that has passed, since then, have done more to validate Jimmy involvement in the dynasty and decrease Jerry's.