Cowboys owner Jerry Jones puts Eagles and rest of NFC East on notice: ‘They need to be on their game’

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Jerry Jones has owned the Dallas Cowboys for greater than three many years. The franchise has gained three Tremendous Bowls underneath his possession, with the latest title coming throughout the 1995 season.

The Cowboys have skilled a restricted amout of submit season success over the previous 27 seasons. However, in years previous Jones has pubically overrated the crew’s odds of one other championship run — just for Dallas to fall quick.

However, Jones determined to problem a stern warning to one of many Cowboys division foes — the Philadelphia Eagles. 


Jerry Jones interacts with fans before Cowboys games

Dallas Cowboys proprietor Jerry Jones interacts with followers throughout warmups earlier than the Cowboys tackle the Detroit Lions at AT&T Stadium on October 23, 2022 in Arlington, Texas.  (Tom Pennington/Getty Photos)

Jones proclaimed the Cowboys will likely be “on their recreation” this upcoming season, placing the Eagles and the remainder of the division on discover.

“I’ll say that Philadelphia, and if you’ll the Giants and Washington crew, they have to be on their recreation as a result of we’re,” Jones advised the Fort Value Star-Telegram.


Jones added that he anticipated his crew to be higher than they had been final 12 months, however he stopped in need of projecting a selected variety of wins for the Cowboys.

“We’re going to be on our recreation. And we will likely be improved over final 12 months. I don’t need dismiss how completed Philadelphia is, the 12 months that they had final 12 months and the place they’re beginning this 12 months. I don’t need to dismiss that. And the Giants positively have an opportunity to be higher. And Washington could possibly be actually energized. So I don’t have to handicap it relative to the place we’ll find yourself. Simply us, we’re higher.”

Jeffrey Lurie talks with Jerry Jones

Philadelphia Eagles proprietor Jeffrey Lurie talks with Dallas Cowboys proprietor Jerry Jones earlier than the sport at Lincoln Monetary Discipline on December 22, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Mitchell Leff/Getty Photos)

The Eagles gained the NFC final season and performed in Tremendous Bowl LVII, and the crew’s entrance workplace pulled off a number of key strikes throughout the offseason to make sure the roster was primed to compete at a excessive degree in 2023.

The group signed quarterback Jalen Hurts to an enormous contact extension and drafted Georgia Bulldogs standouts Jalen Carter and Nolan Smith in April. Star cornerback Darius Slay briefly sought a commerce earlier than finally agreeing to the phrases of a contract extension to remain in Philly.  

Offensive lineman Jason Kelce determined in opposition to retirement and signed a one-year extension.

In the meantime, the Cowboys managed to win their first playoff recreation in three years by defeating the Buccaneers within the wild card spherical final postseason. Dak Prescott is coming off a season during which he dedicated probably the most turnovers of his profession.

Cowboys celebrate

The Dallas Cowboys protection celebrates after an interception throughout the first half of an NFL soccer recreation in opposition to the Philadelphia Eagles Saturday, Dec. 24, 2022, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photograph/Ron Jenkins)

The quarterback threw 23 touchdowns in opposition to 15 interceptions over 12 video games final season. Prescott has thrown double-digit touchdowns 4 occasions over his seven seasons within the NFL. 

Earlier this month, Prescott acknowledged the elevated criticism he’ll face after his turnover-prone efficiency final season. However the quarterback stays assured about his potential to bounce again.

“We’re a speaking level,” Prescott stated, through ESPN. “As you discover one thing to speak about, that is the very first thing to go to. As I’ve stated earlier than, I do know who I’m.”


The Cowboys kick off the 2023 season on the street in opposition to the New York Giants Sept. 10.

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