Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says many things and because he is the boss of the most valuable franchise in sports in the world, means that his audience is as big as they come. People hang on to every word that leaves his mouth, because after all many treats are incredibly useful.
At other times, he's like the real-life billionaire version of Michael Scott, the fictional regional manager of Dunder Mifflin on the TV show The Office, who once said, "Sometimes I'll start a sentence and I don't even know where it's going. I just hope to find it along the way. Like an impromptu conversation. Improvement. "
When it comes to the contracts of his last two pieces of the already proverbial pie, his comments are measured. They are sharpened. Jones does not get involved. His appearance on Tuesday at 1
Sounds simple enough, but the fact that a transaction is presented does not mean that the other party involved should to take it. When both sides agree on the sticking points, the details will be briefly taken care of. Until then, Cooper and Prescott's focus was on the field alone. They seem completely unaffected by the business side of things, knowing that the money will come on time.
And what about Jones? He really doesn't mess. He is one of the most competitive people in the entire NFL. This is the man who decided not to collide with the rest of the league during the unbeaten season of 2010, with $ 10 million left in the hat after all. This is the man who went to war with not one but two different commissioners.
Money is not the problem, and gymnastics of payroll capacity must be done to maintain the core of this team as long as possible. But Jones has never been the type to let a player he wants to escape, so even if the inevitable doesn't mean today, Prescott and Cooper will be in Dallas uniform for a long time.