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News: PFT: Jerry Jones insists he’s the right G.M. for the Cowboys

Discussion in 'News Zone' started by cowboyjoe, Jan 4, 2012.

  1. cowboyjoe

    cowboyjoe Well-Known Member

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    Posted by Michael David Smith on January 4, 2012, 7:39 AM EST
    APCowboys owner Jerry Jones says he will remain Cowboys General Manager Jerry Jones, and no one is going to talk him out of that.

    According to Jones, he has done a good job at the main roles of a G.M. — hiring a coach and acquiring talent — and therefore there’s no reason for him to quit doing that job.
  2. 2233boys

    2233boys Benched

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    Teh Jerrah sucks!
  3. starchamber

    starchamber Member

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    Despite the abyssmal performance of the team and the handling of draft picks, I find it amazing that the GM still has Jerry's seal of approval. Oh, nevermind.
  4. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    I insist at 5 foot 10 I should start at center for the Mavs.
  5. tyke1doe

    tyke1doe Well-Known Member

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    It aint gonna chance so we either have to deal with it or find another team to support.

    Go Broncos! :laugh2:
  6. iceberg

    iceberg it's business, this emotional game Zone Supporter

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    i'm tickled pink we've not covered this topic lately.
  7. trickblue

    trickblue Not Old School...Old Testament...

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    Jerry is feeling the heat... he's NEVER justified his role as GM. In the past he has just stated, "I am the GM... deal with it"... now he is trying to make the case for being GM...

    This is amusing... :D
  8. ScipioCowboy

    ScipioCowboy More than meets the eye.

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    I imagine he is.

    Already during this offseason, teams have fired two GMs whose accomplishments over the past 10 years far exceed Jerry's.
  9. Double Trouble

    Double Trouble Well-Known Member

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    “The way we’re structured and the way it is, our fans need to understand that I have the ability to go get anybody and any bit of information that there is, sports or football, and I do. I go get it. We get it from a lot of sources,” Jones said.

    It's a good thing that only Jones has access to this information. Imagine how bad it would be if the other 31 teams could get information, too!!

    :laugh2: Other than the hopeless homers who fawn over him no matter what he does, I don't think anyone else buys it any longer. Jones knows fans are sick of his nonsense, but he also knows that enough buy what he sells to keep him fat and happy. But hey, he'll string it out another year and will continue to do so until is hits his pocketbook in a serious way.
  10. JonJon

    JonJon Injured Reserve

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    His pride will not allow him to step aside. He is putting himself before the team.
  11. trickblue

    trickblue Not Old School...Old Testament...

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    Ding Ding Ding...
  12. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    Who was it that had that great Photoshop of Jerry in the toy train?

    Time to bring that back!
  13. vta

    vta The Proletariat

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    I think it's a start.
  14. vta

    vta The Proletariat

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    Jerry on Thomas the train going off the track. I loved that pic. I think it was Bach.
  15. vta

    vta The Proletariat

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    That's him making his case. A very good start.
  16. Dfense94

    Dfense94 Benched

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    Hes 70 this year and is a heavy drinker. How much longer can he last before he d..... retires?
  17. basstapp

    basstapp Well-Known Member

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    I have no issue with JJ keeping the reigns of the dallas cowboys. We obviously have talent and we have a smart new coach. He might of had some bust drafts and bad trades, but who doesn't. Jerry Jones owns the team and it is in his best interests to win.
  18. StylisticS

    StylisticS Well-Known Member

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    Yep. That's how I took it as well. He is getting blasted from everybody now.
  19. ScipioCowboy

    ScipioCowboy More than meets the eye.

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    You're right.

    This is the sliver of hope to which I'll cling this offseason.
  20. BrAinPaiNt

    BrAinPaiNt Looking down on you Staff Member

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    It is his own ego.

    He could keep the title of Owner, CEO, president and any other title he wishes to bestow on himself and he could continue to work in areas where he is good at in marketing and working with the NFL.

    Just give Stephen the title of GM. Last I heard the Owner still can dictate what the GM can and can not do.

    But it is an ego thing with him. I would imagine he could even go so far as give the title to Stephen (or someone else) with the silent agreement that it would be in name only...just to appease the fans to some degree.

    But he will not do that. It is his ego.

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