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    Jones King of Drafting Pro Bowlers
    In this file photo, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones walks on the sideline before an NFL football game between the Cowboys and the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. Jones will testify in teh trial of a lawsuit brought by a handful of fans who sued the NFL over problems with temporary seats at the 2011 Super Bowl in Jones' $1.2 billion stadium.

    There are plenty of bad things you can say about Dallas Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones, and most of them would be well deserved for the polarizing Head Honcho of the Cowboys.

    But his awarding of NFL Executive of the Year honors in 2014 might've validated his job quite a bit as the Cowboys had arguably their best season in 20 years.

    A quick study by further validated Jones as a general manager saying he has drafted more Pro Bowl players than any other GM in the league since he bought the Cowboys in 1989. 

    In fact, since that time, Jones has drafted 34 players who made at least one Pro Bowl.

    Of course, that includes the time spent with Jimmy Johnson, who had control over the draft during his tenure and is often given full credit for creating the early 90s Cowboys dynasty, but Jones has had his fair share without Jimmy, too.

    The Cowboys' recent draft run, whether it's Jerry or his son Stephen making the calls, has been quite good as they've built their current identity as a power running team by drafting offensive linemen in the first round in each of the last three drafts — all of which are Pro Bowl players.