The Dallas Cowboys are in the midst of an absolutely terrible start to the 2020 NFL season. They head into Week 8 with a 2-5 record and have lost their past two games by a combined 50 points. Rightfully, it has owner Jerry Jones frustrated.
However, Jones did not show himself in the best of lights during his weekly interview on the Shan & R.J. Show on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas Tuesday morning.
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The show’s co-host, Shan Shariff, was attempting to ask a question about a potential leadership void in the Cowboys’ locker room following the season-ending injury to Dak Prescott and with head coach Mike McCarthy under fire.
“Well, just shut up and let me answer,” Jones said while interrupting Shan Shariff. “No (he doesn’t see a leadership void).”
Jones did apologize a bit later for this interaction and seemed to go in more of a conciliatory direction. However, it’s rather clear that the longtime Cowboys’ owner is frustrated over his team’s early-season performance.
What does that mean for Mike McCarthy?
“ONE OF THE REASONS MIKE MCCARTHY IS THE COACH IS BECAUSE HE’S BEEN THROUGH IT,” JONES SAID. “HE’S HAD TOUGH TIMES AND HE’S HAD DISAPPOINTING TIMES. CERTAINLY WE COULDN’T HAVE WANTED TO BE AT THIS STAGE WITH OUR TEAM THIS YEAR, BUT IF I’M GOING TO HIRE A COACH THAT WILL BE AT THIS STAGE AND WORK THROUGH THIS FOR THE BETTERMENT FOR THE REST OF THE YEAR AND FOR WHAT’S IN THE FUTURE, I’VE GOT MY MAN.”
Big trouble in Big D? Cowboys owner Jerry Jones blows up at media