From The Top: As Usual, Jerry Jones Has His Own Agenda


Published: September 19, 2009

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... to further his own desires.

You can't blame him. He wants what's best for his team, and he does everything he can to get it. He doesn't always do things that are in the interest of the league, but he certainly does things that are in the interest of the Dallas Cowboys. 

Sometimes it rankles a few people, as was the case last week when he was fined a reported $100,000 for ignoring the NFL's gag order on talking about Collective Bargaining Agreement negotiations. 

On Sept. 4, when the Cowboys were in Minneapolis to play the Vikings in a preseason game, Jones talked about the need for a new stadium to replace the 27-year-old Metrodome. It's an old argument, one Vikings owner Zygi Wilf has been making since he bought the team in 2005. 

But the thing that got Jones in a bit of hot water was his candid statement on revenue sharing.

"Right now, we are subsidizing this market," he told reporters. "It's unthinkable...

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