Twitter: Stephen Jones on The Ticket Tweetcap - 05/30/14

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  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    Jon Machota @********** · 1h
    Stephen Jones on @dfwticket: "Obviously, losing Sean Lee is a blow, but that doesn't mean we surrender. We're gonna go to work."
    Stephen Jones told @NormsClubhouse that Sean Lee "is the last person in the world I'd bet against. He's more determined than ever."
    Stephen Jones: Kyle Orton is deciding if he still wants to play. "We'll just kinda let this play out."
    Stephen Jones said he's never heard anything about Tony Romo not being a fan of Kyle Orton.
    Stephen Jones talking about the Clippers being worth $2 billion, said "it doesn't matter what the [Cowboys are worth], Jerry's not selling."
    Stephen Jones: It's "a real possibility" that the Cowboys could get a contract extension done w/ Dez Bryant before or during the 2014 season
    Stephen Jones acknowledged the Cowboys are talking to Dez Bryant's agent about a new contract. "We're certainly taking a long look at that."
  2. AsthmaField

    AsthmaField Outta bounds

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    Thank you WG. Don't say it enough.
  3. jazzcat22

    jazzcat22 Well-Known Member

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    Thanks WG, good stuff.
    I guess the part in bold, will get the blood boiling in some fans....LOL
  4. ufcrules1

    ufcrules1 Well-Known Member

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    Well, Jerry will die before he sells. I think we all know that.
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  5. AsthmaField

    AsthmaField Outta bounds

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    Yep. And like it or not, I don't blame him. I certainly wouldn't sell the Cowboys if I had them.

    Wow, how fun would that be?
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  6. Nav22

    Nav22 Well-Known Member

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    Anyone know where this rumor came from?
  7. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    There was a story the other day suggesting Romo didn't care for Orton because he wouldn't comment specifically on Orton's return or lack thereof. As in many cases, Romo deferred to the front office. The piece was written by Calvin Watkins.
  8. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Why did he leave out the word 'ever' because we all know that to be true. At least I don't ever see him selling.
  9. Staubacher

    Staubacher Well-Known Member

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    I have no idea what Romo thinks of Orton, but given Romo's work ethic vs Orton's I wouldn't be surprised if Tony doesn't hold him in high regard.

    Romo may have taken a Cabo trip, but Orton's entire career has been one long weekend bender.
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  10. Rockytop6

    Rockytop6 Well-Known Member

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    Calving Watkins - Naturally!
  11. Proximo

    Proximo Well-Known Member

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    And it was a very poor piece, even for old Calvin. It was like he was speculating about an idea he had that was already a reach to start with, that had no factual basis. I just shook my head after I read it.
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  12. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    The good news about the Clipper sales is that now the value of the Cowboys is likey to be so high that no amount of tax preparation will allow the family to keep the team due to the huge inheritance tax. Pretty soon most pro sports teams are going owned by huge corporations and hedge funds.
  13. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member

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    Calvin connected WAY to nanny imaginary dots on that one.
    Ah, the offseason.
  14. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member

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    Death tax.
  15. cowboys1981

    cowboys1981 Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    If the Cowboys were to sale, the tax hit would be worth more than what some NFL teams are worth.
  16. Picksix

    Picksix A Work in Progress

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    I remember reading about that last year, that Jerry would most likely set up some type of sale to his children, because the inheritance tax in Texas is 50%, or something like that. So, if he just left them the team, they'd be hit with the mother of all tax bills. Either way, I can't see the Cowboys being owned by anyone not named Jones for a long, long time.
  17. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl U.N.I.T.Y Staff Member

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    Not to be a bubble burster since I don't have the link handy. But I think Jerry has said that all of his children have a significant stake in the Cowboys. So it's not a matter of transitioning the Cowboys to the children. They already have a good stake in it now. No idea how much, tho.
  18. Aven8

    Aven8 Well-Known Member

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    It would be lots of fun.

    And if you or I owned the Cowboys we would get ridiculed just as much. ;)
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  19. slomoxn

    slomoxn Well-Known Member

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    Maybe we would be ridiculed all owners are at some point, but not for screwing up the greatest franchise in sports, or for being meddlers or puppet masters. Either way I support my team just no longer financially.
  20. SilverStarCowboy

    SilverStarCowboy The Actualist

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    People need to be recording Jerry just in case he says something that could force him to sell the franchise for $20 Billion.
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