Jerry Jones: I would have Fired Myself
Jerry Jones is one of the few owners in sports who also doubles as the teams general manager. Basically, giving himself complete control of everything that happens in and around his team.
While Jerry has never been one to lack confidence or bravado, he had some interesting comments when asked about his own performance as a general manager.
Per Pro Football Talk: While doing an interview on NBC, Bob Costas asked if the owner Jerry Jones would have fired Jerry Jones the general manager by now.
“Well, I think so . . . because he was there to dismiss,” Jones said.
“I’ve always worked for myself and you can’t do that. You basically have to straighten that guy out in the mirror when you work for yourself. But certainly, if I’d had the discretion, I’ve done it with coaches and certainly I would have changed a general manager.”
I’m sure over the years many Cowboys fans have wished Jones would hire another general manager to run the team.
While I’m sure that will never happen, it’s interesting to hear Jones admit that he hasn’t done a great job running the team.