“Do I think the Cowboys are really America’s team? Absolutely!” said a confident Mr. Jones in his endearing Southern drawl. “What other team, what other city, exemplifies the American way of life better than Dallas? How ‘bout them Cowboys!?”
When Sports Illustrated football columnist Peter King finally had the courage to break the awkward silence by pointing out that the Cowboys not only weren’t in the Super Bowl but hadn’t even made the playoffs, Jones went on a tirade.
|Jerry's World: Cowboys in the Super Bowl and everyone drinking Pepsi Max.|
After nearly 90 minutes of berating the press corps, Mr. Jones finally stepped down from the podium with the parting comment, “Remember, I’m Jerry Jones, and I’m a winner, and I always drink Pepsi Max!”