Ex-Cowboys HC Clowns Jerry Jones After Owner’s Recent Insult

Jerry Jones


Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones speaks to the media at a press conference.

The Dallas Cowboys may be focused on training camp and the beginning of preseason, but owner Jerry Jones has made headlines off the field.

Jones making headlines with his words or thoughts isn’t anything new for Cowboys fans. Since he bought the team in 1989, Jones has always been an outspoken owner and never shied away from sharing his two cents.

So when the Dallas owner again fired shots at former head coach Jimmy Johnson this week, it wasn’t shocking. Jones called the Super Bowl champion and former coach “sniveling” over his lack of a spot in the team’s Ring of Honor.

Now, Johnson is hitting back at Jones, although he is somewhat taking the high road. Johnson was asked on the Dan Le Batard Show what his thoughts were of Jones’ comments, and he basically laughed it off.

“I had to look up that word in the dictionary,” Johnson responded on the program on August 4. “I don’t know that I’ve ever sniveled. Do you ever remember me sniveling? No way.”

Johnson was then asked if he thought Jones would uphold his claim that the coach would soon make the Ring of Honor, the 79-year-old said he “can never tell.”

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Jones’ Previous Comments

The reason why this has been a prevalent topic in the Cowboys fanbase has to due with history and recent statements. Johnson led the Cowboys to Jones’ first two Super Bowl rings, but he and the owner also undercut and slighted each other on their way to a public and contentious breakup.

However, Jones said at the 2021 Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremony that he would induct Johnson into the Ring. While his most recent comments state he plans still to do so, he said Johnson or anyone else’s opinions won’t affect how he goes about it.

“It’s BS for