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Jones Discusses CBA Negotiations, Uses Train Analogies

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    Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones is confident that a new collective bargaining agreement will get done, but refused to get into any specifics, such as when a deal might get done, or how, or where the negotiations stand as of today.

    "It's pointless to talk about progress,'' Jones said, per the Dallas Morning News. "That's not the way you measure anything. You don't have anything until you have a total agreement and we'll continue talking. We are going to continue to talk. I know that.''

    Jones remained tight-lipped concerning a timeframe, but more than made up for that with train analogies, adding, "this train is going to get there. I just want to be on it.''

    The Cowboys’ owner was then asked if the “train” would arrive in time for training camp and, more importantly, in time for the regular season to play out as scheduled. His response was unsurprising.

    "The train will get there,” Jones said. “That is the attitude everybody should have.''

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