Jerry Jones won't back down from fight with fellow owners over Goodell

Jerry Jones won't back down from fight with fellow owners over Goodell

However, with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones doing his best to single-handedly wreck Goodell's extension as part of Jones' ongoing feud with the commissioner, things have gotten ugly in the prolonged discussions.

Jones wants all owners to be able to sign off on the details of Goodell's new contract, which would begin in 2019, even though the owners voted unanimously in May to allow the compensation committee to negotiate the specifics of the deal. Jones, who had been a nonvoting member of the committee, was immediately thrown out of the group after he threatened to sue the six other owners.

A Washington Post report said fellow owners could consider fines, docking draft picks or suspending Jones if he continues with what some called conduct detrimental to the league.

"I've had not one inkling of communication from the league office or any owner that would suggest something that laughable and ridiculous", said Jones.

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is said to be seeking a contract extension that would provide him with a $20 million raise and lifetime use of a private jet, sources confirmed to CNBC.

"We just need to slow this train down and have a lot of time to discuss the issues at hand in the National Football League and have a good, fair input from all the owners, which we're not getting".

It made for an icy situation Sunday in Atlanta when Jones and Falcons owner Arthur Blank, chairman of the committee, did not great each other, despite being just a few yards apart on the field pregame.

Jones has been boisterous in his opinion of the six-game suspension of star running back Ezekiel Elliot. Owners who would normally shake hands before their teams face off on game day are now avoiding Jones. The NBA successfully forced former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling to sell in 2014 after he was caught making racist remarks on tape.