Just when you thought a week where all of Dallas Cowboys Nation is screaming for owner Jerry Jones to remove himself as GM, (for the one millionth time), was dying down, along comes Jimmy Johnson to put his two cents in. And what perfect timing, doesn’t his “A Football Life” air tonight on the NFL Network?
Regardless of what you think of the timing, Johnson pointed out today what 99.9% of people think anyway, Jones being the 0.1%, that Jimmy Johnson was the one involved with the personal during the Cowboys Super Bowl dynasty in the early 1990′s.
Speaking on the Dan Patrick Show this morning here is what he had to say, “That is completely a bunch of crock,” Johnson said. “Jerry started putting all those titles on himself after I left. He didn’t call himself general manager and president and all that stuff when I was there. He was just the owner. Because it was in my contract that I had total responsibility for all football decisions. It was in my contract, and he didn’t allow anybody to have that in their contract after I left.”
What Johnson said this morning is very consistent with what he’s said since the time was fired/quit the Dallas Cowboys. He’s always insisted he was the one person calling the shots for the Cowboys during his time there and the recent success of the Cowboys points that out.
No one is sure why Jones keeps up this charade that he was the general manager during that time but it seems painfully obvious to everyone else who has looked at the situation that Jones is not being truthful. If you’re shocked by that, raise your hand?
As I said the other day, not one Cowboys fan cares about who gets the credit, all they want is winning team. A team they can be proud of every week and a team that competes for Super Bowls. Everything else is meaningless.
The tug of war between Jimmy Johnson and Jerry Jones continues, over 17 years after Elvis left the building.
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