80 Y.O. Jerry Jones Manages to Make an Impression Despite Gasping for Air in a Cough Attack: “Give Me Some Oxygen”

Published 12/01/2022, 11:00 PM EST
OXNARD, CA – JULY 24: Owner Jerry Jones of the Dallas Cowboys attends training camp at River Ridge Complex on July 24, 2021 in Oxnard, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)

The owner of the Dallas Cowboys, Jerry Jones, appeared on a radio show where he talked about his team’s amazing performance. Dallas has grabbed the ticket to playoffs because of their outstanding performance throughout the season. While chatting about all the success that his team is experiencing, the 80-year-old struggled to breathe and hilariously controlled the situation.

The business tycoon made an appearance on Shan & RJ via 105.3 The Fan. Jones talked about how he is interested in bagging the Super Bowl-winning wide receiver, Odell Beckham Jr., on his roster. While he was giving details about the potential deal, Jerry Jones had a fit of wild cough. He gasped for air and tried to calm himself. The host of the show tried to confirm if the Los Angeles native was okay.


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Immediately Jones made light of the situation. Out of exasperation, he said, “Get me some oxygen! Better still, how about a big shot of Jack?” The show went on successfully after that uproarious interval. However, did the GM of the Dallas Cowboys get his big shot of Jack?

Did Jerry Jones get fazed by OBJ’s plane incident?

Recently, the famous free agent of the league was flying from Miami to Los Angeles. The news came out that the former New York Giants WR was kicked out of the plane.

INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 13: Odell Beckham Jr. #3 of the Los Angeles Rams looks on from the bench area in the fourth quarter against the Cincinnati Bengals during Super Bowl LVI at SoFi Stadium on February 13, 2022, in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

The three-time Pro Bowler allegedly did not fasten his seat belt. When the crew tried to help the wide-out, he slipped in and out of consciousness. Due to this, the flight got delayed and which eventually led everybody to deboard.


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Jones has openly shown his interred in Beckham. Therefore, reporters asked him if the plane incident made any difference or affected his decision to acquire the talented receiver.


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“No. It did not,” Jones said.“His overall team compatibility, his judgement, behavior is not an issue with him. It is with many but not him. We think he’d fit in really good with us.” It is yet to be seen what will ensue between the WR and the GM.

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Neha Joshi

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Neha Joshi is an NFL writer at Essentially Sports. She is currently pursuing her postgraduate degree in English Literature from R.D National College, Mumbai and has also previously worked as a Graduate Intern at Jacobs.

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