Jerry Jones: Nothing in my mind says we can’t take it to the house

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Cowboys owner Jerry Jones isn’t firing head coach Jason Garrett and he isn’t giving up his hopes for a fairytale ending to the 2019 season.

That was a point that Jones made clear during a Tuesday appearance on 105.3 The Fan. The Cowboys have lost two straight games and three of their last four during a string that’s soured many people on their chances of success come the postseason.

Jones continues to see things through rose-colored glasses, however.

“I look at our team with our skillset and I look at other teams with theirs, and there’s nothing in my mind that jumps out at me that we can’t be playing well enough to take it to the house,” Jones said.

In theory, the Cowboys could put everything together and go on a roll heading into the postseason. The on-field evidence does little to suggest that’s a likely development, but they can start proving that incorrect in Chicago on Thursday night.

97 responses to “Jerry Jones: Nothing in my mind says we can’t take it to the house

  1. “I look at our team with our skillset and I look at other teams with theirs, and there’s nothing in my mind that jumps out at me that we can’t be playing well enough to take it to the house,” Jones said.

    You can’t say stuff like that and expect to be taken seriously…

  2. It’s very clear, he saying he built a perfect team and that he’s the greatest GM in history, so there’s no excuses for not winning a Super Bowl.

    Jerrah Jones, pathetically desperate.

  3. I love the confidence and I firmly believe any team can pull itself together at the right time. The Cowboys? We’ll see.

  4. House is burning down… We can salvage it… Total Car Wreck… I can drive it home… My team cant beat a team with a winning record… We got this!! Absolute insanity signed all Cowboys fans

  5. As a 45 year old life long fan I can say this is the most discouraging season ever. Jerry’s blind loyalty to a bottom 5 coach, a bottom 5 kicker, and a rookie OC is gut wrenching. They have one of the most talented teams on the field and the luxury of a top 15 QB on a 4th round rookie contract. However with the current buffoons running the show they are a .500 team. They’ll be back to sub .500 next year with lots of bloated contracts and less overall talent. What a waste of prime cheap years of Dak’s contract. They are just a flashier, richer, higher profile version of the Browns. Shameful.

  6. Somebody tell this man to stop talking. They are a struggling team with a coach on his last legs. Last thing they need is to have the media asking them questions about the crap Jerry spews.

  7. “Nothing in my mind” Should have stopped there because that’s actually true.

    The Cowboys never have been and never will be “America’s Team.”

    That name belongs to the Patriots.

  8. Senility and hubris are going to plague the Cowboys as long as Jerrah is the owner and GM. Continued allegiance to a coach who is mediocre at best and poor personnel decisions have made their annual struggles predictable. Jerrah is a businessman first and foremost, so as long as those seats are filled, he will not care.

  9. Well something jumps out at me!! Its that red headed clapper on the sidelines. Garrett is book smart, not football smart. A head coach in the NFL should be football smart… of course… Garrett needs to be re-assigned or cut loose.

  10. Jones had zero qualifications for the Pro Football HOF so he had to bribe his way into it.

    However, Jerry has surely earned his way into any Comedy HOF on his own merits. He has the rare gift of making people laugh without ever intentionally trying to be funny.

  11. “Jerry Jones: Nothing in my mind says we can’t take it to the house”
    ————————————————–
    I bet your mind didn’t see losses to the Bills or Jets either, yet it happened. When you start looking at things objectively and stop wishing, your team might go somewhere.

    First order of business hire a “real” GM and a real coach.

  12. araidersfan says:
    December 3, 2019 at 10:37 am

    Jones had zero qualifications for the Pro Football HOF so he had to bribe his way into it.

    _________________

    Neither does anyone on that desperate, garbage Raiders team. You guys are missing a pass rush to control Mahomes. Man that was a serious beat down on Sunday from the Chiefs.

    Raiders should have kept Mack instead of gambling with a bunch of unknown draft picks.

  13. The roster is fine, he did a good job putting that together. Its the coaching that is subpar as many have pointed out the last couple years.

    Unfortunately there is a huge lack of coaching talent in the current NFL. The coaches he can get to replace Garrett are not likely to be any better than what the Cowboys have now.

  14. uhh jerry — i’ve seen plenty of individually *stacked* teams in this league do nothing. it is a team game. your boys will continue to enjoy many an 8-win season as long as you continue to get in the way. keep up the good work!

    signed,
    every other nfc east team

  15. 7-9 or 8-8 should win the division. Cowboys in all likelihood will win the NFC east, but they will probably get embarrassed in the playoffs.

  16. Only Rovert Kraft can out together more than one 3 out of 4 championship seasons. You used up all your good will with the football gods and then you parted ways with jimmy johnson. Then you made a mockery of the sport by hiring someone with an IQ 2 standard deviations below the mean to coach the team just to prove that coaching had nothing to do with it.

  17. If Jay Glazer’s summary of Garrett’s status directly-tied to winning the Super Bowl that is as close to Dallas saying “Now Hiring” WITHOUT firing Garrett.

  18. From the top down the self-importance of this team is what makes them average. No one is scared of the Cowboys. They are a bunch of individuals trying to win a team sport. No owner/gm talks more than Jerry, he needs to give it a rest. He is starting to sound like late in his life Al Davis.

  19. Anyone who was around to see the Manning Giants stumble their way into two Super Bowl trophies after mediocre regular seasons knows that all a team needs, even an 8-8 team, is to put the pieces together at the right time for just a few games.

    We like the image of the SB champion as the unassailable, unquestioned Best Team in all respects. Sometimes it lines up that way. But it’s closer to: the team that, when it gets the chance, gets hot for a few games and clicks at the right time.

  20. The Cowboys biggest problem is Jerry Jones micromanaging the team. If he truly believed in his coaching staff, he should let them run things. For Jerry it seems to be all about ego.

  21. Jerry Jones is a complete idiot. The players have the skills, but that means nothing without coaching and play calling. The latter is substandard. These Cowboys have not beaten a team with a winning record this season. They barely beat the Lions and lost to the Jets, for crying out loud.

    This game in Chicago will determine the season. The Bears are not going to play to lose at home. The Bills beat the Cowboys at home, on Thanksgiving no less, so there is every motivation for Chicago to stand up.

    This will be a statement game, for the Cowboys and the Bears. Both teams are 6-6, so this game matters. It matters a lot. Everyone talks about Dallas @ Philadelphia deciding the division, and there is some truth to that. But everything turns on Dallas @ Chicago. If the Cowboys lose this game, they might just tank the season.

    And what will Jerry Jones have to say after that?

  22. Dak’s noodle arm is limiting this team. He can’t make all the throws. It is time to go back to the run game. Zeke should be the focal point of the offense not Dak.

  23. stellarperformance says:
    December 3, 2019 at 10:25 am
    I love the confidence and I firmly believe any team can pull itself together at the right time. The Cowboys? We’ll see

    Confidence or complete arrogance?

  24. Note to Jerry — it’s not what’s going on in your genius mind; it’s, rather what goes on on the gridiron.

  25. Jerry is the NFL equivalent of Donald Trump. An egomaniac who truly he believes he is perfect and everyone around him is to blame for not winning it all. Someday he might realize that the only success he’s ever had in football was on the back of Jimmy Johnson.

  26. The Cowboys have one of the best running backs in the NFL in Zeke Elliott. There’s no need for Dak Prescott to be throwing the ball 40-50 times per game. They just PAID Zeke,so why are they not giving him all the touches he can handle? That’s when they are at their best. Running game,bubble screens… etc. Elliot can do it all. They don’t need a fairy tale ending…they need to use their best tools,and not go away from them mid-game. Is Jerry Jones blind?

  27. Mr. Jones is a good, enthusiastic owner who wants to win. I know this because I was a San Diego (now LA) Charger fan who’s team owner is SPANOS!

  28. How about these things working against Big D. Meddling owner, poor coach, not enough talent, and the ever surrounding drama that always is around the team.

  29. Jerry you are right and they are wrong. The haters had the Eagles winning out and winning the division. Too bad games aren’t won on paper. The Eagles lost.

  30. What else do you expect Jerry to say? After all he still got to get the Cowboy Fans
    to keep buying Cowboy game tickets and merchandise. All Jerry is really worried about
    is his ego and profit.

  31. Jerry needs his mind examined. He keeps making statements like this, so the blame doesn’t go on him (lack of roster building) and instead falls on the coach.

  32. A team can have all the talent in the world,but if the chemistry is off,they don’t execute,and in this case,the owner has his fingers in everything,it’s not going to work. I DOUBT that any of the Cowboys wanted Jones in that locker room after the Bills game. He gives no one any space,and that is their main problem as far as personnel goes. Jimmy Johnson left for a reason.

  33. So in Jerry’s world you could see your wife get dropped off at home by HER boyfriend and your thought should be ……….awesome my wife just got home….yay!

  34. patsfan4lifesbchamps says:
    December 3, 2019 at 11:26 am
    Dak’s noodle arm is limiting this team. He can’t make all the throws. It is time to go back to the run game. Zeke should be the focal point of the offense not Dak.

    ————-

    Dak has a QBR of 64 against the Patriots. Your QB (Sam Darnold) had a QBR if 3. Think about that Jets fan…..3.

  35. SWFLPC.INC says:
    December 3, 2019 at 12:46 pm
    patsfan4lifesbchamps says:
    December 3, 2019 at 11:26 am
    Dak’s noodle arm is limiting this team. He can’t make all the throws. It is time to go back to the run game. Zeke should be the focal point of the offense not Dak.

    ————-

    Dak has a QBR of 64 against the Patriots. Your QB (Sam Darnold) had a QBR if 3. Think about that Jets fan…..3.
    ———————————————————-
    And Darnold beat Dak head to head to the tune of 338 yards a pair of TDs and a 113.8 rating.

  36. Jerruh had his moment of lucid thought when he summed up the kap “workout”, now it’s back the good old rambling Jerruh that we all know and love. Just give him a glass of Ovaltine and his prune Danish, and all will be fine

  37. Hes not totally wrong. On paper this team should be a SB contender. Terrible coaching takes it down

  38. “Nothing in my mind” Should have stopped there because that’s actually true.

    The Cowboys never have been and never will be “America’s Team.”

    That name belongs to the Patriots.
    _____________________________________________________________________________

    Actually, it always has been the Cowboys as America’s team. The Patriots have their own title: “America’s Cheaters.”

  39. “Jerry Jones: Nothing in my mind says we can’t take it to the house”
    ==

    As a kind gesture and an attempt not to embarrass Jerry, PFT substituted the words “we can’t take it to the house” in his statement.
    The actual quote was, “Nothing in my mind says . . . wait, what were we talking about? Who are you, and where are we?
    Senility is a sad fact of life that will overtake most of us before we’re through.

  40. I’m old enough to remember when Dallas had ” TOO Tall Jones” ! Now Too Tall has been reinvent by “Jerry “TOO TALKING” Jones ! Pathetic for any GM during a playoff run or withing a season !!!

  41. > bentedges says:
    > December 3, 2019 at 1:35 pm
    > Actually, it always has been the Cowboys as America’s team.

    Call them what you want, but I doubt you have America’s collective heart when you have won exactly two playoff games since 1996.

  42. The only thing stopping you is maybe your coach wants the season to end as soon as possible so he can find a new job that he will actually like working for the owner!!!

  43. Jerry aint delusional, he is smart. He has the Redskins and Eagles in his division.
    Probably home field advantage too. Nothing to worry about

  44. Jerry Jones also said, “there’s no doubt in my mind that Jason Garrett will be coaching in the NFL next year”. Now THAT’s the greatest nuanced statement of all time. Do with it what you will.

  45. When you’re 6-6 after playing one of, if not THE most, weakest schedules to date…and your wins have come against NYG x2, Wash, Miami, Philly, and Detroit…that doesn’t bode well.

  46. Pittsburgh won a SB as a 6th seed. Nobody wanted to play them. NE missed the playoffs in 2008, without Brady, short a tie-beaker against 11-5 Miami – who stunk it up at home against the Ravens. Nobody wanted to play the Cassel-led Pats.

    Teams that are in it can win it, and just barely getting in frees the mind of expectations. Maybe his talented team won’t wake up to realize why they are still playing in mid-January. Just play.

  47. Remember Jerry…you go only as the eagles go. You are LUCKY the eagles are total trash this year. Lucky.

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