Jerry needs to hire a competent football mind and give him full autonomy

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  1. CowboyFFan

    CowboyFFan Benched

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    Cowboys will never win anything as long as they have an owner masquerading as GM.
    The successful NFL franchises in the salary cap era do not operate in this way.
    Jerry wants to be the ultimate puppet master pulling all the strings and thats why this franchise has been a dump for 25 years.
    Hire a real football person and step aside and dont come out until the team wins something
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  2. jazzcat22

    jazzcat22 Well-Known Member

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    He did hire a real football person, and is paying him to stay.
    Will McClay.

    Jerry is not as involved or pulling strings like everyone wants to claim.

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  3. baltcowboy

    baltcowboy Well-Known Member

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    Not going to happen. You know this.
  4. SultanOfSix

    SultanOfSix Star Power

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    Is this an answer to the question of, “What else in the world is impossible like when it is said ‘when pigs fly’ or ‘Hell freezes over’?”
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  5. john van brocklin

    john van brocklin Captain Comeback

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    Agree with you 100% , but have no real hope of this happening.
    Maybe once Jerry is gone it could happen. Not wishing anything bad on him by the way.
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  6. jazzcat22

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    Spaulding (aka Rowdy)

    The order of the GM's

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  7. john van brocklin

    john van brocklin Captain Comeback

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    Will is large and in charge for the draft.
    Major free agency, I think Jerry is still very involved.
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  8. The Fonz

    The Fonz Correctamundo

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    Enjoy The Jones' circus show
    anyone they will hire he has to be a Yes Man
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  9. john van brocklin

    john van brocklin Captain Comeback

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    Ground hog day
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  10. TheCoolFan

    TheCoolFan Well-Known Member

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    Of course but it will never happen. It's Jerry and Stephen's show. I bet that's the real reason Jerry is upset and stressed right now. He doesn't have an "in family" successor in place anymore. After Garrett failed, it broke Jerry's heart to get rid of him but he had no choice. He was banking on Kellen being his new Garrett at some point but obviously the heat on Kellen's offenses are too hot for him to be a viable option as future HC right now.

    So Sean Payton will be his final hail mary and then if that doesn't go through then I'm not sure what he will try next.
  11. Risen Star

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    This is the first time someone has brought up this issue.
  12. Vanilla2

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    This is fun
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  13. CyberB0b

    CyberB0b Village Idiot

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    We're still gonna roll with this narrative?
  14. fivetwos

    fivetwos Well-Known Member

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    I agree with that. McClay is pretty much the GM and I'm happy with him.

    Player selection has been very good.

    But I don't for a second believe that McClay hires coaches.....and thats where we have had problems forever.
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  15. Chocolate Lab

    Chocolate Lab Run-loving Dino

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    Welcome to 1997
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  16. MoistMayonnaise

    MoistMayonnaise Well-Known Member

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    This thread takes me back..... to yesterday.
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  17. darthseinfeld

    darthseinfeld 26 years of 26 years

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    It is nice to see a fresh take. I was starting to think the sky is green
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  18. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member

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    Id rather have one person ad GM….though 2/3 of them have sucked around the league anyway.

    Stiill….Other than firing and hiring head the coach,, Jerry has done minimal GM stuff for years now.

    So otherwise, what is you issue
    The draft?
    Free Agency signing?

    It seems that THIS year, the front office did a solid job.
  19. Syron

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    I'm not worried about the draft for this team. We have proven we are great at drafting. That said, sure would have been nice to have TJ next to Parsons and Gregory!

    To me, Jerry's problem is his loyalty to his players and staff. He over-evaluates our players...just like we do as fans. He's sees a good year or two and wants to make the big splash. Top 5 highest paid WR, WB, OL, DL, etc etc. That's clearly how he likes to show loyalty to his "family". Problem is, those players haven't always panned out. And despite his riches, he can't buy his way into the Superbowl under the cap.

    Same goes for coaching. MM should have been able to choose his own OC. This is business 101. I don't think it is about Jerry micromanaging as much as it is about Jerry not wanting to lose Km. Same was true for JG. Jerry is old and gets very emotionally attached to his players and coaches. You can see it nearly any press conference he does now. This is why there isn't much hope for change for the future, in my eyes.
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    PAPPYDOG There are no Dak haters just Cowboy lovers!!!

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    When PIGS can fly.....

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