Owner Jerry Jones is feeling pretty confident about his team a draft and free-agent moves that have upgraded the talent on a Cowboys team that finished 12-4 last season before losing in the NFC Divisional playoffs.
While he won’t talk Super Bowl, Jones believes the time is now to go for it with quarterback Tony Romo, 35, still playing at high level at the latter part of his career.
And to do so, he said he would consider trading next year’s No. 1 pick to acquire a veteran player.
“I’d be reluctant to, but certainly if the right situation came along that could improve us now, with where we are with Romo, his career and where we are with what we’ve put together, it’s a good time to go for it,” Jones said during an appearance 105.3 FM Friday morning.
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Of course, this statement will continue to fan the flames of rumors of the Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson being traded to the Cowboys. Peterson wants out of Minnesota and has expressed interest on more than one of occasion about joining the Cowboys.
The Vikings have so far shown no desire to trade Peterson and have not budged from that stance. There is a long time before the start of the season and things could change.
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