The Dallas Cowboys had a golden opportunity to steal an upset victory from the New York Jets on Sunday night, but due to a slew of late miscues, the team wasted it. Owner and general manager, like everyone else in Dallas’s locker room came away disappointed by the opening week loss.
"It's just a shame to have lost this ballgame. I'm as exasperated as anybody," Jones said, per the Dallas Morning News. "We had a good chance to go home with some very big prize and change some expectations and we didn't get out of here with it."
The Cowboys finished the game on a profoundly sour note on Sunday, surrendering a 14-point fourth quarter lead for the first time in the 51 year history of the franchise, but Jones doesn’t believe the collapse will carry over into next week’s matchup against the 49ers in San Francisco.
"When we come up here with the significance of this ballgame with the nation watching, and then to play well enough to win it and not win it - and that is the key, who wins or loses - then it's real disappointing," Jones said. "I think this team is very capable of stepping back and going to San Francisco and playing well."
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