Jerry Jones won't stop fighting owners in Roger Goodell talks

Jerry Jones won't stop fighting owners in Roger Goodell talks

However, with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones doing his best to single-handedly wreck Goodell's extension as part of Jones' ongoing feud with the commissioner, things have gotten ugly in the prolonged discussions.

The 75-year-old Jones has owned the Cowboys since 1989 and has overseen three Super Bowl titles.

"If somebody is asserting that or thinking about that kind of thing, they're not knowledgeable on how things work in the National Football League".

Several fellow owners of National Football League teams have given Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones a cease-and-desist warning, threatening to punish him over his efforts to block a contract extension for Commissioner Roger Goodell, according to several people with knowledge of the situation. He even threatened to sue the league if the NFL's six-person compensation committee - which includes Giants co-owner John Mara - didn't bring Goodell's new contract to a vote of all 32 owners. The compensation committee has sent Jones a cease-and-desist notice over his threats to sue the league, according to the New York Times.

Jones asserted Tuesday that "well over half this league" wants Goodell's contract to be negotiated by the full group.

Jones' maneuvers have escalated one of the worst fissures in decades in the normally clubby ownership group. Goodell's contract is set to expire after the 2018 season. Goodell has 18 months left on his current term and a lot to prove in the NFL's troubled 2017 landscape.

"The committee is continuing its work towards finalizing a contract extension with the commissioner", Blank said in a statement on Monday. We've got all the time in the world to extend him. "We need to slow this train down", Jones would say during his weekly radio appearance.

Jones and Blank avoided each other after the Falcons defeated the Cowboys in Atlanta on Sunday.

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