A year after declaring the Cowboys a Super Bowl contender only to finish at the bottom of the NFC East and end up firing his coach, owner Jerry Jones expects his team to be contending for a playoff spot.
That's Jones expectations for 2011. That's why Jones wants to make he hires the right coach so the Cowboys can hit the ground running. He said many teams have made worst to first runs in the NFL and he believes the talent is still here to do it.
"Yes. I certainly do," Jones said. Let me be clear about that. I’m not even letting you get your question out. I certainly do think that we have the ability based on what I’ve seen other teams do, what I’ve seen us do, I certainly think we can hit the ground running. With a quarterback like (Tony) Romo, I think we can. We’ve got under a certain scenario here approaching, we’ve got the ability to hit the ground running."