Jones won't back off in Goodell contract fight

From ESPN - November 14, 2017

FRISCO, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones said he will not back off the threat of suing the NFL and several other owners if the compensation committee comes to an agreement with commissioner Roger Goodell on an extension.

Jones was removed as an ad hoc member of the committee when he brought up the possibility of legal action. Goodell's contract is set to expire after the 2018 season. Jones denied that he has a replacement in mind for Goodell and added that he has never thought about replacing Goodell.

"He's served about 60 percent, roughly, 65 percent of this contract," Jones said on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas on Tuesday. "He has 18 months left on there. We have got all the time in the world to evaluate what we are doing. We have got all the time in the world to extend him. We just need to slow this train down and have a lot of time to discuss the issues at hand in the NFL and have a good, fair input from all the owners, which we are not getting."


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