NFL Execs: The Cowboys Under Stephen Jones Are Turning into a ‘Scary’ Contender

May 6, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The NFC general manager says something that hasn't been heard in a long time, maybe since the 1990s, when Jimmy Johnson, Troy Aikman, Emmitt Smith and Michael Irvin wrecked the NFL with multiple Super Bowl wins.
"The Cowboys," he says, "are starting to scare me."
"You could always count on Jerry Jones f--king things up," he says. "That isn't happening any longer. That's a Super Bowl-caliber team now."
Hold on. What?
Another front-office executive, this one in the AFC, says something similar.
"Health is obviously the key for them," the executive says. "If [Tony] Romo can stay healthy, that's an 11-win team."
This is real life, correct? Not the Matrix? Not an alternate universe?
It does make sense. The Cowboys, once again, are a legitimate threat. And there's a simple reason: They are making smart decisions. Tons of them. This is something that hasn't happened in many years.
The personnel men I've spoken to over the past few days believe ...

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