Jerry No Longer Dismissing Super Bowl | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Blue Star
The center of the Dallas Cowboys universe

Jerry No Longer Dismissing Super Bowl

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Getty Images
    SEATTLE, WA - OCTOBER 12: Owner Jerry Jones of the Dallas Cowboys gives the 'thumbs up' to some Cowboys fans before the game aagainst the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on October 12, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

    Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones admitted that before the season he didn't have Super Bowl aspirations. That was evident when he was sandbagging like crazy in preseason talks with season ticket holders and in his state of the team addresses.

    It's funny what a 6-1 start and a 7-3 mark heading into a Week 11 bye will do those low expectations, though.

    “We didn’t really think that possibly this year might be the year, but you sure can’t dismiss it at this particular point,” Jones told 105.3 FM. “It is great to be 7-3. We would’ve loved to have been 8-2 or better, but we’re not. But we have [Romo] healthy, we have a pretty healthy team on the field.

    “Having said that, I think we’re going to have some fun here these next six ballgames.”

    Jones referenced the 2007 season in the interview, which saw the Cowboys go 13-3 to earn a first-round bye before losing to the wild card Giants in their first postseason game before the Giants went on to win the Super Bowl.

    Now, Jones thinks it might be his team's chance. It'd be nice if he'd keep it to himself.