Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones apparently isn’t always equipped to stop fighting NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s contract extension.
Jones regarded on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas on Tuesday (via Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk) and stated his plan to postpone the extension six months is “nevertheless in place,” although he didn’t need to talk about the details:
“I’m not going to get into that because that’s why we have the meetings so that we can discuss issues of the time. I’m really looking forward to it. It will be a great opportunity to, as we all hope this time of year, I’ll assure you all of the owners around the NFL aren’t bailing out because they need a trip into town. They’re here because it’s important business and we’ll be able to get some very meaningful things done. In the long haul, we’ll really get some meaningful things done as and because of what we’ve been doing over the last few months.”
Jones’ remarks come after Seth Wickersham of ESPN.com pronounced Monday that Jones proposed to “table the agreement talks for 6 months previous to the agreement.”
Wickersham noted Goodell’s extension “may be really worth as much as $2 hundred million.”
it’s far no mystery Jones become towards Goodell’s settlement extension, or at the least the timing and the procedure of it.
Wickersham defined the Cowboys proprietor did not believe how a lot the commissioner would be paid and has “been irritated” at Goodell for the NFL’s suspension of Cowboys running lower back Ezekiel Elliott and the way he has handled gamers protesting racial inequality and police brutality by kneeling at some point of the national anthem.
An proprietor informed Wickersham that Jones “went lower back on his word” he formerly gave to aid the extension if it acquired enough votes from the compensation committee.
Jones figures to have the opportunity to elevate his criticisms of the extension on the owners conferences Wednesday in Irving, Texas. but, Florio referred to there’ll also probably be communication approximately the manner Jones publicly attempted “to torpedo the agreement through taking the grimy laundry public—and by (as some trust) instigating Papa John’s CEO John Schnatter to take goal at Goodell.”
while Goodell seems set to be the NFL commissioner for years yet to come, the animosity between him and Jones continues to be simmering.