ARLINGTON – Jerry Jones certainly isn’t backing off his talk about "an uphill battle" after Sunday’s 28-17 season-opening loss to the San Francisco 49ers.
The Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager didn’t try to make excuses as he talked for nearly 20 minutes outside the team’s locker room.
"We’re not good enough â we are not good enough â to come back from that kind of start," Jones said. "We won’t be coming back from many starts like that."
Dallas turned the ball over four times in the first half. Tony Romo threw three interceptions and DeMarco Murray fumbled on the game’s opening series. San Francisco scored 21 points off of those takeaways.
"We’re certainly disappointed," Jones said. "I really had visions of playing better than that and having a better game. We know if we can’t score more than that then you’re going to have a tough time against any team, not just San Francisco."