‘He’s a Narcissist’ – NFL Agent Rips Into Dallas Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones Due to His Role as GM

Published 08/25/2021, 11:25 AM EDT
EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY – NOVEMBER 04: Dallas Cowboys Owner, President and General Manager Jerry Jones walks on the field before the game against the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium on November 04, 2019 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)


The Dallas Cowboys built themselves quite a reputation for themselves over the years thanks to their performances both on and off the field. Dubbed as ‘America’s Team’, the side were a spectacle to behold during the 90s.

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Winning three Super Bowls with the side, owner Jerry Jones established himself as a household name in the NFL. Taking on the dual role of owner and GM, Jerry Jones has a much more hands-on approach to his side’s functioning compared to other owners.

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While Jones’ contributions to the side have gotten him a place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, his magic as a GM seems to have worn out a bit.

Always the great businessman that he is, many have criticized the owner for his handling of the franchise as GM. Be it his personal equation with coaches and players, to his comments made off the field, Jones is one who always knows how to dominate headlines.

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But not all NFL agents seem to have a favorable opinion about the charismatic 78-year-old.

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones not an agent favorite

The Athletic recently conducted a survey among NFL agents which looked to gather feedback about franchise owners and GMs. And during the survey it was established that one agent is clearly not a big fan of old Jones.

“Jerry needs to get his a** out of the way. He’s a narcissist,” an agent said. “He’s also a great businessman. Stay in your lane. He plays GM like a fan.”

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The Cowboys‘ last Super Bowl triumph came over a quarter-century ago. Despite being constantly ranked as one of the most profitable franchise in the NFL, fingers at often pointed at Jones and how handles things.

GLENDALE, ARIZONA – AUGUST 13: Quarterback Dak Prescott #4 and head coach Mike McCarthy of the Dallas Cowboys before the NFL preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals at State Farm Stadium on August 13, 2021 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Dallas Cowboys 19-16. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The owner though won over fans with most of his decision making over the course of the offseason. Signing franchise QB Dak Prescott to a bumper four-year contract extension was cherry of the crop.

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But investing heavily in improving the defense through the draft and free agency is also something that isn’t getting the due it deserves.

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Shivayan Roy

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Shivayan Roy is currently an NFL writer at EssentiallySports. After completing his Masters Diploma in Journalism from the Asian College of Journalism, Roy functioned as a reporter for Goal.com and extensively covered the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

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