Quote Trivia: Jerry Jones Being the Eternal Optimist

Jerry opened his mouth. Again.

Jerry opened his mouth. Again.

Jerry Jones will make news no matter what he says or does not say. That is just reality.

Today’s quote about the team’s chances in 2014: “Better than 8-8. We can get better than 8-8. We are hell-bent to change that.”

Good. Great. Just do it.

Anyway, for quote trivia today, we look back at a previous dark time during the Jerry Jones era. We will even look at two quotes.

Here’s the first one:

I couldn’t operate and couldn’t make decisions if I got up in the morning and thought that we were going to have a losing record. When I’m making decisions – even though we want to look long-term – I want to make decisions that help us win games this year, as well. I think we can do both, and that’s why I think we’ll win more than half our games.

Question #1: Jerry said this in June of what year?

Question #2: How did the Cowboys end up doing that year?

Jerry predicted a 10-6 record for the Cowboys in the season described above. A linebacker on the team made the following quote:

Actually, I feel like he shortchanged us a couple of games. He says 10-6, but we’ve got to believe we’re a 12-4 team.

Question #3: Who said this?

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Blogging impatiently about the Cowboys since 2006. Being a fan since 1977 hasn't required quite as much patience.
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