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Jerry Jones "Was Very Nervous"

The owner admits to sweating a bit after Dallas gave up a 4th quarter lead on Sunday



    After taking a seven-point lead with a 59-yard touchdown pass from Tony Romo to Jason Witten in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s matchup with Washington, Dallas appeared to have firm control of the game. But, just as they had in the first half, the Dallas defense couldn’t hold off a late surge by the Redskins’ offense--and, with just 14 seconds remaining in regulation, Washington tied it up.

    After winning the coin toss in overtime, Washington elected to receive and quickly began driving. Eventually, Graham Gano attempted a 52-yard field goal that would’ve sent Dallas home with a loss and snapped the Redskins’ five-game slide. But he missed (his second miss of the day), allowing Dallas to steal a road win in Landover.

    Like with the rest of us, this turn of events tested the nerves of one Jerry Jones.

    "I was very nervous," Jones said, per ESPN Dallas. "And I just frankly, I would have never thought they could drive [89] yards. I was concerned if our team would have a letdown. They didn’t. They stayed in there and to their credit when you got to win by them missing two field goals, then we all know how close this thing was and it was close."

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