Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says he will always be GM
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he is not going to sell his team and he isn’t going to hire a general manager to take his place either.
Jones was asked Tuesday if he would ever step down as the general manager.
“We are not structured that way,” he said on KRLD-FM radio, a Dallas radio station. “We didn’t structure it that way with my ownership. There’s no way that I would be involved here and not be the final decision-maker on something as important as players, and that is a key area. That’s never been anybody’s misunderstanding.”
Jones and the Cowboys have complied a 123-124 regular season record since 1997. The Cowboys have won just two playoff games since their last Super Bowl appearance after the 1995 season.
“We’ve had success doing it this way and we’re going to have success in the future doing it this way,” Jones said. “It eliminates some very serious issues when you look around the league, as to creating an additional layer that you’re continually having decisions, making changes and doing those kinds of things.”