After the Dallas Cowboys were eliminated from playoff contention and fans of the team began to evaluate the state of their team, it became increasingly apparent that the franchise needed to acquire a quarterback before the start of the 2016 season.
Now, with Tony Romo still in his prime, the team does not need to bring in an impact quarterback who can lead the Cowboys next season. But with Tony Romo becoming increasingly injury-prone, the team needs a quarterback who can be a capable replacement, should Romo go down with yet another major injury.
For weeks, many speculated that Jerry Jones and the team would look to select a quarterback in the first round of the upcoming NFL Draft. Analysts floated out the idea that Dallas could select a guy who could come in and sit for a few years behind Romo, as they groom him to take over once it becomes apparent that Romo's time is up. In the mean time, that player would provide a little security in the event that Tony suffered an injury.
Now, according to Matt Miller of Bleacher Report, the Cowboys are not expected to select a quarterback in the first round of the draft, but rather will likely target the like of Robert Griffin III or Johnny Manziel in free agency to back up Romo.
This is why Jerry Jones is Jerry Jones.
Does this guy even think? He is one of the most scrutinized owners in the league, and his team does nothing but draw attention and garner headlines, and this guy's first thought is to bring in one of those two guys?
On top of that, the Dallas Cowboys don't win. Everyone views the franchise based on its historic success, but the team is simply a dumpster fire at this point. Does anyone in their right mind think that adding Robert Griffin or Johnny Manziel is the way to building a winning organization?
The fact is, Jerry Jones is not in his right mind. This is further proof that he has no business building a roster, and he's about to screw up yet again.
By Jacob Young