With Dallas opening camp in Southern California, Jones joined head coach Mike McCarthy in answering questions. He immediately touched on the latter’s job security, failing to mince words in the process. It was prime Jerry Jones.
“I want to be real clear. He wouldn’t be sitting here today if I didn’t believe he was the man to lead this team to a Super Bowl. And I have choices. “
For his part, Jones seems to be singing a different tune than he was on the heels of the aforementioned loss.
“The thing I want to clear is up is that the idea of Mike twisting in the wind wasn’t the case at all. There was never an issue with me with Mike being the head coach,” Jerry Jones on Mike McCarthy back in January. “You never heard that from me. I didn’t want to get involved publicly because they would have just made it more it more interesting for another club.”