Billionaire Owner Jerry Jones Addresses Rumors of Sean Payton Replacing Mike McCarthy as Dallas Cowboys HC

Published 06/18/2022, 3:49 PM EDT
FOXBOROUGH, MA – OCTOBER 17: Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones prior to the National Football League game between the New England Patriots and the Dallas Cowboys on October 17, 2021 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA. (Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

There were rumors regarding Sean Payton being the next Dallas Cowboys head coach. Payton, who recently left the head coach position of the New Orleans Saints, is one of the most sought after HCs currently.

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Even though Sean Payton has personally claimed that he will be away from football for some time, the rumors don’t stop circulating. Recently, Jerry Jones, the owner of the Dallas Cowboys spoke on the topic regarding Payton to the Cowboys.

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Jerry Jones said, “Sean Payton shouldn’t be out there. For him, the Cowboys, that’s just sheer out of the air. It’s well known we’re good friends and we think a lot of him as a head coach. But in this case, asking the way you’re asking, he shouldn’t be a conversation piece.”

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Jerry Jones has the utmost trust in Mike McCarthy, the current head coach of the Cowboys. Talking about McCarthy, the Cowboys owner said, “Mike has got an opportunity here to win a Super Bowl. That’s really the measurement that I look at. But it’s also an eternity between right now and next year.”

A big season lies ahead for Mike McCarthy and the Dallas Cowboys

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The upcoming season of the NFL will be very vital for the Dallas Cowboys. If they aren’t able to achieve success in the season then the position of Mike McCarthy might be in jeopardy. Last season the Cowboys had a decent start to their season, but they flamed out in the playoffs.

LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 12: Quarterback Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys walks off the field after losing the NFC Divisional Round playoff game to the Los Angeles Rams at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on January 12, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Dak Prescott will also look to step up in big games in this upcoming season. He has always been under the radar due to his sub-par performances in big games. Moreover, he’ll need to adapt to life without his favorite receiver Amari Cooper.

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Moreover, other players of the Cowboys will also be required to step up. Last season they showed glimpses of how great they can be, and in the upcoming season, they’ll need to show the whole package on a consistent basis.

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Abhimanyu Chaudhary

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Abhimanyu Chaudhary is an NFL author at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration at Sharda University. Abhimanyu has been a life-long fan of the Los Angeles Lakers and Liverpool FC.

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