Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones admitted to intentionally adding to the controversy with the team's quarterback situation between rookie Dak Prescott and veteran Tony Romo.
Jones told the Wall Street Journal that he likes creating storylines and talking to the media to keep the team in the headlines.
"That’s one of the things that makes sports interesting,” Jones said. “I do feed that.”
Jones has repeatedly opined on the team's quarterbacks since Prescott has taken over the starting position after Romo injured his back in the preseason.
In October, Jones said that Romo would be the team's starting quarterback when he returned from his back injury.
He then said Romo would be Prescott's backup after Romo was cleared to play, and then Jones said he wanted Romo to be part of team, even suggesting that the 36-year-old veteran was still capable of leading the Cowboys to the Super Bowl,
“I think there’s some of me that wants to [stir things up],” Jones said. “That probably is intentional.”
Dallas has the NFC's best record at 12–2 after beating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 26–20 on Sunday. They will clinch the NFC East and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs with a victory next Monday night against the Detroit Lions or if the New York Giants lose to the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday.
– Scooby Axson