Jerry Jones: Cowboys may lead the world in attendance

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The Cowboys have a record, but is it one owner Jerry Jones should brag about?

The Cowboys have drawn 128,750 to AT&T Stadium in five home games this season for an average of 25,750. Both numbers lead the NFL.

On Sunday, the 31,700 present at AT&T Stadium for Dallas’ 24-19 loss to the Steelers was a single-game high for the season.

Texas A&M, which had its game with Tennessee this week postponed because of coronavirus, leads college football with a total attendance of 75,896 and a per game average of 25,750.

Yet, the state of Texas has reported 62,525 new coronavirus infections this week alone and 698 new COVID-19 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins statistics. The state’s total coronavirus count went over the 1 million mark this week.

Jones, though, touted AT&T Stadium’s ventilation system, which has the capacity to circulate air effectively. Indoor stadiums are designed so they can clean out the air in the event of an aerosol attack from terrorists, removing internal air and replacing it with external air fairly effectively.

“Let me just say this: What we’re experiencing really around in general is these open spaces, these big places with open spaces are having success with their crowds,” Jones said Friday on 105.3 The Fan. “We lead the country [in attendance]. We may lead — I’m not so sure we don’t lead the world [in attendance]. That’s a big statement. Let’s don’t go that far, because I don’t know, but in attendance for our ball games, we’re leading everyone and significantly so. And it has everything to do with our facility in my mind. We have air circulation in that facility that’s three or four times the standards of operating rooms. And then the circulation in the stadium especially with your roofs and doors open and that type of thing. So, my whole point is that all of that, we not only are fitting the guidelines, but we’re also enjoying a very safe experience for our fans out there. But that was the record for the year that we did out there Sunday, for the country.”

The Golden State Warriors hope to have 50 percent capacity for the NBA season that begins next month, according to a report Friday. Owner Joe Lacob said the team will spend nearly $30 million to give every fan a rapid-response COVID-19 test before they enter the Chase Center in San Francisco.

33 responses to “Jerry Jones: Cowboys may lead the world in attendance

  1. Question, what if one fan fails the rapid response test at the warriors game? The people theybe infected waiting in line are not going to test positive for Covid…seems like a disaster waiting to happen

  2. Which always leads to them being over rated year after year!!!How many times have they been predicted by biased so called experts to go to the super bowl??? its getting to be sickening!!!

  3. Dude, I think the fans care a lot more about the team record as opposed to the stadium record. Reckon that’s about all he has to boast about though.

  4. Jerry is a proud supporter of super spreader events much like the spreader in chief in our nation’s capital.

  5. So What??? Your team is a laughing stock and has won four playoff games since your last Super Bowl – 25 years ago.

  6. Jerry doesn’t care what their record is, as long as there are fans willing to pay. And he should have pointed out that most of those fans in his stadium last week were steelers fans. At least thats what it sounded like watching it on tv.

  7. 2014 playoffs against the Detroit Lions in the Wild Card round Was the last time the Cowboys won a playoff game.

    When a franchise best win in almost 30 years is agains the Detroit Lions…. idk… that’s really really bad.

  8. Jerry’s just doing his part to keep Texas #1.
    We’re already there in number of Covid cases. Only #2 in deaths so he’s still got some work to do.

  9. There isn’t one scintilla of evidence to support the contention that a fancy filtration system in an enclosed space effectively renders an aerosolized novel virus inert. Of course, the wealthy have unlimited resources and a one year head start on the rest of us to combat COVID-19.

  10. Gotta hand it to the Golden State owner….eating at the profits so that fans can fill the stands. I’m sure the math still works in his favor as opposed to no fan attendance but still a pretty cool guy.

  11. Here in Minny we get all the cowboy games because we’re in central time zone. Jerry gets more Sunday Eve games Monday and Thursday then any other team. Why. What law says Dallas gets prime time all the time

  12. Her in Minny we get all the cowboy games because we’re in central time zone. Jerry gets more Sunday Eve games Monday and Thursday then any other team. Why. What law says Dallas gets prime time all the time

  13. Jerry Jones & number 45, they sure have their priorities in the right place. Absolutely no concern for people or actual success just perceived success.

  14. Good: Live your life. You can’t run and hide under your bed forever.
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    Especially the 230,000 people who have already died.

  15. acemagee45 says:
    November 13, 2020 at 9:14 pm
    2014 playoffs against the Detroit Lions in the Wild Card round Was the last time the Cowboys won a playoff game.

    When a franchise best win in almost 30 years is agains the Detroit Lions…. idk… that’s really really bad.

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    If you’re going to run your mouth and talk crap, come with facts clown. They beat Seattle in 2018.

  16. Jerrah with his priorities aligned I see. Field an awful team but find a silver lining in boasting about the most attendance in the world or maybe in the universe by end of the day, who knows? Three cheers for Jerrah in this monumental accomplishment in a pandemic. Second most delusional fossil in America.

  17. Those games definitely allowed COVID to spread. There is no avoiding it when so many people are together.

    It’s nothing to be proud of in these times.

  18. That may not last for so much longer the way the Cowboys are playing. They are an embarrassment.

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