Jerry Jones Q&A: Cowboys Owner on Greg Hardy, Roger Goodell and State of the NFL

August 11, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

OXNARD, Calif. — A year removed from having both his hips replaced, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is as spry as ever. The 73-year-old shows no signs of backing away from the dream life he has built. When Jones was in college, he wrote his thesis on doing sales under the umbrella of a football team. 
By his mid-20s, Jones was already trying to buy the San Diego Chargers. It took another 25 years for him to achieve his goal of owning a franchise, but he has turned a $140 million investment in 1989 into a $4 billion empire, according to Forbes. The Cowboys are the most valuable team in the NFL and quite possibly the crown jewel of sports the world over.
For his part, Jones has parlayed his expertise into becoming one of the most powerful owners in the league. USA Today recently named him the most influential person in the NFL, and there is little evidence to dispute that point. At the same time, Jones is craving ano...

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