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Nearly every wins when Jerry Jones and Roger Goodell are fighting

18 November, 2017, 00:52 | Author: Carla Brady
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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.

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