Jerry Jones has owned the Dallas Cowboys for greater than three a long time. The franchise has received three Tremendous Bowls beneath his possession, with the newest title coming throughout the 1995 season.
The Cowboys have skilled a restricted amout of put up season success over the previous 27 seasons. However, in years previous Jones has pubically overrated the group’s odds of one other championship run — just for Dallas to fall brief.
Nonetheless, Jones determined to situation a stern warning to one of many Cowboys division foes — the Philadelphia Eagles.
Jones proclaimed the Cowboys can be “on their sport” 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 group, they have to be on their sport as a result of we’re,” Jones instructed the Fort Value Star-Telegram.
Jones added that he anticipated his group to be higher than they had been final 12 months, however he stopped in need of projecting a particular variety of wins for the Cowboys.
“We’re going to be on our sport. And we can be improved over final 12 months. I don’t need dismiss how completed Philadelphia is, the 12 months they’d final 12 months and the place they’re beginning this 12 months. I don’t need to dismiss that. And the Giants undoubtedly have an opportunity to be higher. And Washington may very well be actually energized. So I don’t have to handicap it relative to the place we’ll find yourself. Simply us, we’re higher.”
The Eagles received the NFC final season and performed in Tremendous Bowl LVII, and the group’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 stage 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 in the end 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 sport in three years by defeating the Buccaneers within the wild card spherical final postseason. Dak Prescott is coming off a season wherein he dedicated essentially the most turnovers of his profession.
The quarterback threw 23 touchdowns in opposition to 15 interceptions over 12 video games final season. Prescott has thrown double-digit touchdowns 4 instances over his seven seasons in 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 capacity to bounce again.
“We’re a speaking level,” Prescott mentioned, through ESPN. “As you discover one thing to speak about, that is the very first thing to go to. As I’ve mentioned earlier than, I do know who I’m.”
The Cowboys kick off the 2023 season on the highway in opposition to the New York Giants Sept. 10.