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26 Captivating Jerry A. Jones Quotes

Jerry A. Jones is an American businessman and the owner and President of the Dallas Cowboys. With a net worth of more than $5 billion, Jones obtained the Cowboys in 1989 for just $150 million. Here is a look at some of the most notable Jerry A. Jones quotes from his time.

“But if you look at teams that want to share more revenues, they’re teams that don’t have a lot on the table. They’ve long since not had any serious investment in their team.”

“I had high hopes we could come together under these circumstances and push through a deal. It had everything to do with the time frame. But more important than anything, we were probably able to speak with a lot more candor these last two days than we have over the last few years.”

“I think if we ultimately see something that is do-able between labor and the league, then you can have it without any additional revenue-sharing.”

“I think you have risks in every player that you sign. I wouldn’t call this a high-risk move. Not at all.”

“It wouldn’t be the worst thing in the world if we didn’t have a salary cap.”

“Look, many of us here are regular marines… I will die as a marine because that is my dream.”

“My fingerprints were not on the knife, my blood was not on the knife, and my DNA is not on the knife. How on earth is it possible to stab someone 63 times and yet leave no physical evidence whatsoever?”

“Nobody is thinking they’re going to come out here and put a team here and become a multimillionaire. I don’t know anybody that comes into the NFL like that.”

“Personally, it was hard to see Emmitt in red.”

“That’s a little heavy. I’m not sure about him; that hurts, buries you.”

“The Cowboys have joined the NFL in this action. We will not be able to comment on specifics of the litigation other than to say we are standing side by side on the matter.”

“The development could be virtually anything, from a five- star resort to a vacation-club development.”

“The expectations are we’ll come up with something that will work relative to our economics. But everyone knows this cuts real deep. We’re going to have to make this work in the league. We’re going to have to run some tighter ships in managing our costs.”

“The meeting was short, concise and unanimous. We’re all on the same page. The position that’s on the table by the players is just not acceptable, and it wasn’t acceptable to any of the constituents.”

“The position that’s on the table by the players just isn’t acceptable.”

“They’re looking for any kind of volunteers you’d find in a typical hospital setting.”

“This is about heart, about character.”

“This is one of the most exciting times I’ve ever been involved with for the Dallas Cowboys.”

“This may really work, and work great for the Dallas Cowboys.”

“We can both disappoint each other in this agreement. But this is no free lunch to the Dallas Cowboys. We made a commitment to him. That means something.”

“We feel good about our running backs as we have them right now, and we will continue to see how they progress.”

“We were going to need better corner play and better nickel corner play. That’s why we brought in Henry, and that’s why we’re bringing in Glenn.”

“What could be better, in the fall, than seeing salmon spawning? It would be just wonderful.”

“With the free agents, we were really able to cover our needs spots. That allows us not to compromise our pick in any way. We don’t have to take a lesser player because he plays a position of need.”

“Would you describe yourself as prone to violence?”

“You’re not only gaining fans by coming to California and gaining supporters, it also sends a message that the Dallas Cowboys are America’s team.”

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