Romo: Jerry Jones not as involved as some think

The outside perception of Jerry Jones is that the Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager is involved in every aspect of the team, taking care of business one minute and drawing up plays the next.

Jones is probably as involved with the team on the field as much as any owner in the NFL, but that doesn’t mean he’s in all the team meetings and on the sidelines for every practice.

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo was asked about Jones’ involvement during a Thursday conference call with reporters in Chicago.

The initial question focused on finding out if it was a problem having the team’s owner so involved with the day-to-day operations.

After Romo said he didn’t understand the question, the reporter explained that he was asking if having Jones around so much was difficult or helpful.

“I guess I don’t know what you mean by ‘having the day-to-day.’ We don’t see Jerry day-to-day,” Romo said. “I think, more than anything, he’s a fantastic owner. I’ve been very lucky to have someone who loves to win and compete as much as I do. We’re just lucky to have that here in Dallas. Jerry’s been fantastic. I think everybody that has worked for him will tell you that. The rest of it, that’s just stuff that kind of gets talked about that’s probably not very accurate.”

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