Cowboys proprietor Jerry Jones reportedly obtained a letter from the six crew house owners on the NFL’s Compensation Committee telling him to place his efforts to dam Commissioner Roger Goodell’s contract extension to relaxation.
The letter outlined potential sanctions for Jones’ efforts, which embody the specter of a lawsuit, however it doesn’t seem like these potential penalties are dissuading Jones. During an look on 105.three The Fan in Dallas on Tuesday, Jones mentioned he has no plans to again off his mission to throw a wrench into the Goodell extension plans and referred to as speak that there might be a push to drive him out as proprietor of the Cowboys “laughable and ridiculous.”
Jones mentioned that there’s “all the time in the world” to debate the extension as a result of Goodell has 18 months left on his present deal. He mentioned crew house owners “need to slow this train down” earlier than getting into into one other cope with Goodell, who Jones reportedly believes is simply too well-compensated.
Jones had no difficulty giving the OK to go forward with an extension for Goodell in May, however that was earlier than the Ezekiel Elliott suspension and Jones’ criticism of Goodell’s management relating to participant protests through the taking part in of the nationwide anthem. Jones remained essential of Goodell on the Elliott entrance Tuesday and it seems that’s not the one place he’s sticking to his weapons with regards to a distinction of opinion with the league.