Jerry Jones on Fairness of Some Teams Having Fans While Others Won't: 'This Thing Isn't Going to be One Way or Another'


DALLAS (105.3 The Fan) - Cowboys owner Jerry Jones made a lot of news during his appearance with Shan and RJ Tuesday morning on 105.3 The Fan.

Jones addressed the Earl Thomas to the Cowboys rumors and also discussed the team's plans for fans to attend games at AT&T Stadium this season.

Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott said during his press conference Monday that it wasn't fair that some teams could have fans in the stands while others couldn't.

"I think it’s honestly ridiculous that there will be, on the surface, what appears to be a playing field that’s like that, inconsistently across the league with the different away stadiums," he said, via WGRZ.

Jones was asked that same question Tuesday.

"Absolutely (it's fair). The benefit of crowds are important to sports," Jones said. "On the other hand, is it possible to have great games without it ... you saw one the other night in basketball. But it's fair. We've made up our minds this thing isn't going to be one way or another. Surely, about evening up everything that could be competitive, you've got to have to adapt to the virus. Attendance being one of them. To the end that we can get fans enjoying these games with an experience similar to the thing they've come accustomed (to) is a big step in the right direction."

Jones was then asked if he has been given the green light by the governor of Texas to have fans attend games.

"Absolutely. We're excited about it. He's excited about it. I'm excited that he's excited about it. We all know the importance of leading the way. We have the ability to lead the way to a more normal type of activity w