Home » Sport

Nearly every wins when Jerry Jones and Roger Goodell are fighting

18 November, 2017, 00:52 | Author: Carla Brady
  • Goodell-Jerry-Jones-Football

The biggest bombshell came from the exchange that reportedly occurred when Goodell originally informed Jones that the National Football League would be handing down a six-game suspension on Elliott (after originally assuring Jones there would be no suspension).

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is out for blood, and has his sights set on NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

Additionally, some owners reportedly believe that Jones personally appealed to Papa John's CEO John Schnatter to disparage the league for a loss of revenue due to declining ratings and poor leadership during the ongoing protests from players.

On Friday, ESPN.com's Don Van Natta Jr. and Seth Wickersham reported that Jones told Goodell, "I'm gonna come after you with everything I have", during an August conference call that featured Goodell informing Jones of running back Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension.

Jones, through a letter sent by an attorney for the Cowboys, accused Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank of misleading owners about the negotiations on the extension. In a counterproposal, Goodell's lawyer reportedly asked for $49.05 million per year.




Also boiling at the surface is Jones' disappointment over the six-game suspension running back Ezekiel Elliott is now serving for an alleged domestic violence incident.

Goodell's contract expires at the end of the 2018 season.

Jones is insisting the percolating feud about Elliott isn't part of his threat to sue the NFL.

"I don't know where this is coming from about stripping him of his franchise", the owner said, on the condition of anonymity because of the threat of litigation by Jones. We urge Mr. Jones to honor the resolution that he and his fellow owners adopted and allow the Committee to continue this work, in compliance with the May 2017 Resolution and the League Constitution.

Your client's antics, whatever their motivation, are damaging the League and reflect conduct detrimental to the League's best interests.

Recommended:

  • Things to Know About the Electric Tesla Semi Truck

    Things to Know About the Electric Tesla Semi Truck

    What about charging? Tesla says a new network of Tesla Megachargers will enable 400 miles of charge in just 30 minutes. The first vehicle that Tesla marketed was the Roadster two-seater sports auto , which went out of production in 2012.
    Radio personality accuses Sen. Al Franken of unwanted kissing, groping

    Radio personality accuses Sen. Al Franken of unwanted kissing, groping

    I'm not calling for him to step down. "I didn't tell the Sergeant Major of the Army, who was the sponsor of the tour", she wrote. Sen. "He walked up to me, found me in a room, and said hello to me and I was very cold to him", she said.
    President Trump wrapping up Asia trip in Philippines

    President Trump wrapping up Asia trip in Philippines

    Eyes will be on whether Trump does the fist pump, having told Duterte in April he was doing a "great job" in his drug war. Modi says relations between the USA and India are "growing very rapidly" and "getting deeper and more comprehensive".
  • Corey Kluber wins 2017 AL Cy Young Award

    Corey Kluber wins 2017 AL Cy Young Award

    It's the second consecutive Cy Young for Scherzer and his third overall-he won the 2013 AL Cy Young as a member of the Tigers . The Boston ace's ERA in August and September was 4.09, tied for 54th among 97 pitchers with at least 50 innings.
    Sprint bundles Hulu access with top unlimited plans

    Sprint bundles Hulu access with top unlimited plans

    The agreement with Hulu gives Sprint an additional perk to offer subscribers as it plots a future as a standalone company. As for Sprint's Unlimited Freedom plan, it's listed at $25/month for the first four lines, with a fifth line being free.
    New earth-like planet found 11 light years from our solar system

    New earth-like planet found 11 light years from our solar system

    While this world is 1.3 x Earth's mass, it wouldn't feel like Earth - it has a dim, red sun and a year that lasts about 10 days. When Méndez's team looked at the results, they saw something peculiar: some odd , semi-repeating signals coming from Ross 128.
  • Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro track vehicle  revealed

    Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro track vehicle revealed

    Deliveries aren't expected until 2020, which is about how long it'll take us mere mortals to process that this thing even exists. As writes the European press, the representatives of Aston Martin, has posted the first images of Aston Martin AMR Pro Valkyrie.
    Lebanese PM Hariri accepts invitation to France

    Lebanese PM Hariri accepts invitation to France

    As it was unclear when Hariri will leave Saudi Arabia to return home, the timing of the meeting "may be adjusted", the aide said. Hezbollah, a group of Iran-backed Shiite Muslims centered in Lebanon , is the dominant political and military force in Lebanon.
    Shuttle-like Dream Chaser spacecraft makes glide test flight

    Shuttle-like Dream Chaser spacecraft makes glide test flight

    The vehicle occupied the same hanger that Nasa used before for its Space Shuttle Enterprise in the late 1970s. Dream Chaser is a lifting body whose design builds on work NASA did through the HL-20 program decades ago.
  • UCLA players apologize for shoplifting in China, thank Trump

    UCLA players apologize for shoplifting in China, thank Trump

    Ball, Hill and Riley were released on bail last week, after getting arrested over allegations of shoplifting, NPR reported . Since the matter did not occur on the court, it would be up to UCLA whether the players will be punished, Scott said.
    Experts raise eyebrows at digital pill to monitor patients with schizophrenia

    Experts raise eyebrows at digital pill to monitor patients with schizophrenia

    The landmark approval is the latest in an expansive rethinking of what constitutes a treatment. Abilify MyCite is also not approved to treat older patients with dementia-related psychosis.
    Saudi Arabia to reopen Yemen's air and seaports within next 24 hours

    Saudi Arabia to reopen Yemen's air and seaports within next 24 hours

    Seven million people are at risk of starvation in Yemen, according to the United Nations, and are relying nearly exclusively on aid to feed themselves.


Popular

ME unemployment dips to 3.5% in October
Additional information is available on the L&I website at www.dli.pa.gov or by following us on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. The state's jobs engine is humming along, according to John Albin, the Labor Department commissioner.

The Russian Billionaire Behind Christie's Controversial $450M Leonardo
There is one Da Vinci work that no such private collector will be able to get his or her hands on, though. It far surpassed Picasso's "Women of Algiers", which fetched $179.4 million at Christie's in May 2015.

Qualcomm Rejects Broadcom's Buyout Proposal
Its own board similarly thinks that the offer undervalues the company and NXPs shares were trading above Qualcomms offer. The sources said Broadcom was preparing to submit a slate of directors by Qualcomm's December 8 nomination deadline.

Grading Crystal Palace's summer signings - Ruben Loftus-Cheek
Discussing his relationship with the Italian manager, the 21-year-old continued: "I've had no contact (with Conte)". He's now playing for Crystal Palace where he's given a much better role than the one he would have got at Chelsea .

Soccer earns seventh seed in NCAA tournament
ESPNU will air the 2017 NCAA Men's College Cup at Talen Energy Stadium in Philadelphia, with semifinal games at 6 and 8:45 p.m. The Spartans advanced to the Elite Eight that season before being edged by Providence, 3-2, in East Lansing.

Armenian PM extends condolences to First Vice-President of Iran on devastating natural disaster
He says he appreciates foreign countries for expressing sympathy with victims of Sunday's temblor, which measured magnitude 7.3. After initially pinning the quake's epicentre inside Iraq, the USGS then placed it across the border in Iran on Monday morning.

IPhone X iOS 11.1.1 gets jailbroken
In that update, the phones will accept 7.5-watt charges on Qi charging pads , rather than the current 5 watts. Previous firmware versions iPhone only supported charging at 5W using compatible Qi wireless chargers.

Rasgulla war won by West Bengal; gets official GI tag
West Bengal was involved in a lengthy battle with Odisha, which too had claimed Rasogolla as its invention. Now the day of celebration for West Bengal is here after the win over rosogolla origin.

California shootings at multiple sites kill 5, injure kids at school
Sheriff Johnston said that a number of students have been airlifted out and that the uninjured students are now safe. A person with the username Javier Figueroa tweeted that the shooting had taken place at his brother's school.

Sessions raises prospect of special counsel on GOP concerns
Page has said that the interaction was brief and forgettable and that his trip was unconnected to his campaign work. Gordon, recalled that Sessions quickly "shut him down and said, 'We're not going to do that'".