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Jerry Jones: "I've got to evaluate my role"

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by DoctorChicken, Feb 3, 2014.

  1. BoysFan4ever

    BoysFan4ever Well-Known Member

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    Tex.
  2. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    Maybe one day we can lasso the video board, bring it to the ground and stop it with our feet.
  3. Alexander

    Alexander What's it going to be then, eh?

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    Part of the problem. In Jones' formative years, his two major influences were Tex Schramm (marketing) and Al Davis (owner in charge of everything).
  4. BoysFan4ever

    BoysFan4ever Well-Known Member

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    Are you sure about Tex? I thought he quit very soon after Jerry bought the team.
  5. JackWagon

    JackWagon Well-Known Member

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    Jimmy Johnson
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  6. Zimmy Lives

    Zimmy Lives Well-Known Member

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  7. Zimmy Lives

    Zimmy Lives Well-Known Member

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    It's a Fun House mirror from the circus: he looks in it and sees Vince Lombardi.
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  8. Alexander

    Alexander What's it going to be then, eh?

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    He did. But Jones had a period of a few months during the transition process where he had some takeaways from him. There are distinct and clear similarities with how Jones markets the team to how Schramm did.
  9. Alexander

    Alexander What's it going to be then, eh?

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    Probably the closest thing to it. He had control of the personnel in his contract. If someone was cut, it came from him.
  10. IrishAnto

    IrishAnto Well-Known Member

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  11. trueblue1687

    trueblue1687 Well-Known Member

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    You just highlighted the follishness of this entire conversation: no matter what happens with this team, it'll be either his fault for the bad or in spite of him for the good. It's a no win for the guy. That's truly sophmoric to look at it that way.
  12. Denim Chicken

    Denim Chicken Well-Known Member

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    For Once In My Life
    It's Gonna Feel Real Good,
    Gonna Make A Difference
    Gonna Make It Right . . .

    Starting With The Man In
    The Mirror
    I'm Asking Him To Change
    His Ways
    And No Message Could Have
    Been Any Clearer
    If You Wanna Make The World
    A Better Place
    If You Wanna Make The
    World A Better Place
    Take A Look At Yourself, And
    Then Make A Change

    I've Been A Victim Of A Selfish
    Kind Of Love.....
  13. Hardline

    Hardline Well-Known Member

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    I don't even trust Jerry's competence or ability to evaluate even himself.
    Thats like letting the wolves guard the hen house.
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  14. bysbox1

    bysbox1 Well-Known Member

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    LOL!!!!
  15. iowast8rs

    iowast8rs Well-Known Member

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    I read the article and his quote says nothing about giving up the GM title. The author makes a leap of faith in his interpolation.
  16. DavidS

    DavidS Well-Known Member

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    But we're still talking about the same Jerry Jones that paid Tony Romo over $100 million, and he'll be fresh off of back surgery by the time OTAs start. We're talking about the same Jerry Jones who believed guys like Akwasi Owusu-Ansah and B.W. Webb were worthy of draft picks.

    -------------------------------------------------------

    Stopped reading, stupid article. Nothing is wrong with the Romo signing and it's definitely way too early to be complaining about the BW Webb pick. Jesus he was just a rookie this season, you arent even giving him the 3-year rule Parcells went by.
  17. Wood

    Wood Well-Known Member

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    haha. As automatic as the birds flying south every year....Jerry gives another interview about looking himself in the mirror. Its starting to get insulting to us fans that he thinks we don't know. Here is the formula = stay in control + fire few coaches (deflection) + win few games (false sense of hope) = increase net worth.
  18. bysbox1

    bysbox1 Well-Known Member

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    Tex did leave after Jimmy bought the team. Jerry's last GM was Jimmy Johnson, or at least GM in responsibilities.
  19. BoysFan4ever

    BoysFan4ever Well-Known Member

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    I wish Jimmy had bought the team. Haha
  20. bysbox1

    bysbox1 Well-Known Member

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    Doh! I meant Jerry. That was a Freudian slip . . . Sometimes I do wish Jimmy would have bought the team . . . .

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