Jerry Jones: Big Money, Big Stadium, Big Problems, Big Lawsuit

February 12, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Jerry Jones is to the National Football League what George Steinbrenner was to Major League Baseball, the epitome of money and greed.
In 1989, Jerry Jones purchased the Dallas Cowboys for $140 million and set out to build a winner. He brought over head coach Jimmy Johnson from the University of Miami, who in turn churned out brilliant draft picks like QB Troy Aikman, RB Emmitt Smith, wide receivers Alvin Harper, Michael Irvin and Kevin Williams, linebacker Ken Norton Jr., cornerback Kevin Smith and defensive tackle Russell Maryland.
The draft picks helped the Dallas Cowboys become an elite football team again, winning three Super Bowls in four years.
With the titles, the Dallas Cowboys once again became prominent in the NFL, and the more Dallas won, the more Jones profited.
"Everything is bigger in Texas," the saying goes, and nowhere was this more evident than in what was taking place at Texas Stadium. The Cowboys, who built their dynasty throug...

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