Jerry Jones, the general manager, will never relinquish that title with the Dallas Cowboys. Much like Jerry Jones, the owner, will never sell the team.
During his twice-weekly radio show, Jones was asked whether he ever would step down as the general manager.
The answer was no way.
"We are not structured that way," Jones told KRLD-FM on Tuesday morning. "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. It's been a debated thing, but it's just not going to happen."
Jones the general manager has a team that's 3-5 overall heading into a game at Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon.
Jones the owner and Jones the general manager have won three Super Bowls together. But recently, the general manager has struggled.
The Cowboys have won just two playoff games since their last Super Bowl appearance, in the 1995 season when they beat Pittsburgh in Super Bowl XXX, and haven't drafted well on a consistent basis. Only five players remain from the 2009 and 2010 drafts combined.
The Cowboys are 123-124 since 1997.
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