Jerry Jones Re-Explains His Totally Insane Rationale for Remaining the Cowboys' GM
Jerry Jones talked to KRLD-FM 105.3 The Fan this morning, making about as much sense as the Fake Jerry Jones who no doubt graced KTCK-FM 96.7 The Ticket's airwaves sometime yesterday. Here he is on why -- despite his team's unflagging mediocrity, total draft-day ineptitude and other traits with the unmistakable whiff of Al Davis' aftershave -- Jones refuses to let any human besides him run his football team:
"The main thing is, everything is in place, every incentive is here to do everything we can to win a Super Bowl," Jones said, talking about his up-and-down club. "It's often said, well, why don't I get someone to be the GM, why don't I get someone to pick the players? Well, who in the world do you think that person -- when they walk through the door and say we want to get this player and we want to pay this player -- what in the world do you think I'm gonna do? I'm gonna sit down, and I'm gonna go through it, and I'm gonna say show me the player. Show me everything about the player. Before I write the check, show me the player and let me see everything about the player. Well, rather than have that happen I get involved in it and know everything there is to know about the players before they get to the door. Now that, if you've got the time to do it, that's a better way to do it. "
Got that? Why allow an expert to make good decisions when they'll just be overruled by the terrible ones of an old man who DOESN'T KNOW WHAT HE'S DOING? I mean, what a waste of time and money, right?
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