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Jerry Jones Confirms Reports About Son Preventing Johnny Manziel Pick

Possibly one of the biggest highlights from the 2014 NFL Draft happened when the Dallas Cowboys were on the clock. The Twitterverse blew up as people across the country wondered whether Jerry Jones would actually draft Johnny Manziel and simultaneously start a firestorm in the league. Well it turns out the Cowboys would have drafted Manziel, but Jones’ son got in the way. Cowboys...
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones Confirms He Had to Be Talked Out of Drafting Manziel

Jerry Jones wanted to pull the trigger, that is why he keeps talking about it. In the long-run he did what was best for the team, but that doesn’t mean we can’t all dream what fun it would have been to have Manziel on the Cowboys. Here are Jerry’s latest quotes. Jones, the Cowboys owner and general manager, pretty much confirmed a recent report by author Jim Dent that team...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones: Stephen Jones never snatched a draft card out of my hand

Stephen Jones never snatched a card with Johnny Manziel's name on it out of his father's hands in the Dallas Cowboys draft room. In a recent book titled "Manziel Mania," author Jim Dent writes that Jerry Jones wanted Manziel so badly when the Cowboys were on the clock in the first round that he scribbled Manziel's name on a card and was ready to take the Heisman Trophy winning quarterback...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Tall tale: Cowboys' Jerry Jones and 'The Manziel Card'

IRVING, Texas - Jim Dent is a best-selling author, a bon vivant and a gifted teller of tall tales. And this whopper about Cowboys owner Jerry Jones being physically restrained from 'turning in the card' to draft Johnny Manziel? This is Dent's Bunyanesque masterpiece.d The toothpaste is out of the tube, so what I'm about to explain regarding the Dallas Cowboys' thisclose-drafting...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones’ Son Reportedly Snatched Johnny Manziel’s Draft Card Away

  Johnny Manziel should be thanking Stephen Jones for this.  Author Jim Dent is writing a new book called Manziel Mania and here we find out the greatest details and of course, secrets that went on behind the scenes when it came to Johnny Football. Many of these rumors we have heard may be confirmed in this book. Reportedly, Jerry Jones’ son Stephen Jones did the smart move...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones Reportedly Had To Have A Johnny Manziel Draft Card Ripped From His Hands On Draft Day

It was no secret leading up to the draft that Jerry Jones was a huge admirer of Johnny Manziel. What was unknown until now is how close the Dallas Cowboys came to drafting Manziel with the sixteenth overall pick in this year’s NFL draft. In a new book entitled Manziel Mania, author Jim Dent writes that Stephen Jones, Jerry’s son, literally had to take away his father’s draft...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Book: Jerry Jones had Manziel draft card 'snatched' out of his hands

Sometimes, the son come to the rescue. According to a new book, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones was ready to take Johnny Manziel in the first round of May's NFL Draft, but was prevented from doing so by his son, and the team's executive vice president, Stephen. "I could just see Jones grabbing Manziel with the 16th choice of the first round," author Jim Dent writes in his book...
Via Fox Sports
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys were extremely close to drafting Johnny Manziel

According to Dallas Morning News, the Dallas Cowboys were very close to drafting Johnny Manziel. According to Jim Dent the writer of Manziel Mania, the Cowboys owner Jerry Jones had the cars snatched out of his hands by his son Stephen. “I could just see Jones grabbing Manziel with the 16th choice of the first […] The post Cowboys were extremely close to drafting Johnny Manziel...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones Was Set to Draft Manziel, But His Son Snatched Draft Card

It seems Stephen Jones prevented the Dallas Cowboys from becoming the ultimate circus, and he had to do it in a forceful manner. According to the Dallas Morning News. via a forthcoming book from Jim Dent, Jerry Jones was set to draft Johnny Manziel until his son snatched the draft card out his hand at the last minute. Jones made his “that close” comment on NFL Network on July...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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