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Jones and Angelos seem somewhat similar to each other; both need to have all of the power, and both make some of the stupidest transactions in their respective leagues without listening to their coaches or front office.
But Jones has a particular thirst for power that goes unmatched in sports. He immediately fired Tom Landry, the legendary coach that had won two Super Bowls in Dallas, had 20 consecutive winning seasons, and basically built “America’s Team.”
Jones also fired longtime general manager Tex Schramm and made himself GM. The controversial move looked to have been a horrible mistake at first when the Cowboys went 1-15, but then things turned around, and they won two straight Super Bowls in ’92 and ’93.
But then Jones got jealous that his coach, Jimmy Johnson, was getting some of the credit, and he fired him after he just won two straight Super Bowls!
After that the team won one more Super Bowl, but it has not gotten back to the conference championship game since. The one constant during the last 13 seasons of misery: Jerry Jones.