Jerry Jones threatened legal action against some NFL owners if they approved an extension for Roger Goodell.
The NFL competition committee reportedly sent a cease-and-desist warning to Jones over his intervention in contract talks.
Jones on Tuesday suggested that he won’t back down.
The NFL’s competition committee gave Dallas Cowboys owner a cease-and-desist warning after Jones threatened the committee with legal action over Commissioner Roger Goodell’s extension, according to The New York Times’ Ken Belson.
Jones threatened the NFL competition committee with legal action in early November if they approved an extension for Goodell. Jones has reportedly been unhappy with Goodell since the league suspended Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott over domestic violence allegations. Jones is also said to be unhappy with how the league has handled protests during the national anthem and believes Goodell is overpaid.
Jones, however, is not backing down. During an appearance on Dallas’ 105.3 The Fan on Tuesday, Jones maintained that there is plenty of time to change Goodell’s contract extension, suggesting he will keep pressing the issue.
“We’ve got all the time in the world to extend [Goodell],” Jones said. “We just need to slow this train down and have a lot of time to discuss the …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Sports