Recently Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said that he would continue to operate as the general manager of the team. Jones went on to say that he had been the team’s general manager since he bought it.
“When I bought the team, the night I bought it, I said I would be doing what I’m doing and that’s GM the team and making the final decisions on personnel,” Jones said late Sunday night. “That’s the way it’s always been done. We’ve won three Super Bowls doing it that way, so I’m going to do it again.”
At least one person disagrees with Jones’ view of the Cowboys early success under him. Jimmie Johnson was the head coach for two of the Cowboys Super Bowl victories and said that the responsibility of the Cowboys operation fell on him.
“The time I was with the team, I had complete and total responsibility over the football operation,” Johnson said in a telephone interview with the Dallas Morning News. “That meant personnel, the draft, coaches, including the strength coach. Everything