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January 02, 2013

Jerry Jones says 'we're going to have change,' but punts on play-calling, Rob Ryan

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones wanted fans to know "I'm very upset, very irritated" after the Cowboys' 8-8 season, gave a wholehearted endorsement of quarterback Tony Romo, but "I can assure our fans it’s going to be very uncomfortable from my standpoint, it's going to be very uncomfortable over the next few weeks and months at Valley Ranch."

Jones addressed the Cowboys' situation on KRLD/105.3 FM The Fan on Wednesday morning during his weekly show. He refused to address two hot topics: Who will be the Cowboys' play-caller and the status of defensive coordinator Rob Ryan.

"We're not having a meeting like that this morning. I haven't even had a meeting," Jones said, but said that he will have that meeting in evaluating consecutive 8-8 seasons and losing back-to-back finales with the playoffs at stake.

“I’m going to spend a lot of time visiting with people outside of the organization that I have a lot of confidence in that will help us evaluate how to do the things that I know what our fans want to do, and that’s not be sitting here at .500,” Jones said. “There are a lot of teams that haven’t been at .500, but nobody hasn’t been at .500 and spent as much cash as I’m spending.”

On Romo, he said, "“Tony is a tremendous asset and he’s an asset that is going to be with the Dallas Cowboys for ,as far as I am concerned, a long time." But asked if it should be inferred he would extend Romo's contract, Jones said, "You shouldn't infer anything, I'm just saying what I'm saying."

His one theme was that "we need to look at the fundamental things" and spend more time on "how we line up," on blocking and tackling. Jones mentioned Garrett and Romo had been together six years, but indicated he wanted to change fundamentals and not focus on schemes.

Jones didn't mince words on changing things: "I can tell you change is necessary at 8-8.  We're going to have changes."

You can listen to Jones' comments on KRLD here.

 

 

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Its really too bad the Cowboys season ended the way it did. Romo did no favors throwing that last INT either. Will be interesting to see which way Jones decides to take things. Also, will he stick with Romo as QB and re-sign.

All I hear is lip service from Jerry on this change theme. If Jerry is really serious about change then he will start at the TOP with himself and hire a GM to run this team without his interference. Not until he steps down as GM will there ever be any true change. Otherwise just more of the same old same old. He's a joke.

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