OXNARD, Calif. Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten has delivered a stern "shut up and play" message in this training camp. Obviously, owner Jerry Jones hasn't gotten the message.
Since his now infamous "glory hole" news conference during which he was caught flat-footed on Dez Bryant questions, Jones has been in rare form. On Thursday, he posed for a couple of pictures with fans and then held court with the Cowboys press corps.
Earlier in the afternoon, reports surfaced the Cowboys were in preliminary discussions with free-agent wide receiver Plaxico Burress. Jones' son, Stephen, had fanned the flames by admitting in a radio interview with Tyler, Texas' KTBB 92.1 that the organization would be open to that discussion if one of the young receivers doesn't emerge. Only a couple hours later, Jerry was blowing that talk out of the water.
"We haven't discussed that internally at all," Jones said of Burress. "We have not loo...