The removal of one of the franchise tags puts the Cowboys in a difficult position as they would like to retain both Dak Prescott and Amari Cooper.
“It’s what it is. We’ll just have to figure out a way to (get it done). ... There’s no question it’s going to put on a bigger angst," said Jones.
But if there was any doubt the Cowboys would walk away from Prescott this offseason, Jerry Jones put that thought to bed.
“The same that I feel about Stephen (Jones)," Jones said of his thoughts on Prescott. "There’s no going forward without Stephen or one of your family members, so you’ve got to get it figured out. But it has to fit.”
As for Stephen Jones, he had a similar take on the quarterback earlier this week.
"Dak's our quarterback. He's our quarterback for the future, and we have nothing but the greatest respect for him," Jones said, via David Helman of DallasCowboys.com.
When asked about the meeting Thursday, Jerry Jones warned not to read much into it.
"Don’t make anything of that, one way or another. That’s not what counts. What counts is “when you decide it’s time to make it work," Jones said per, Gehlken.
With the current CBA still in flux, there are no decisions expected to be made until things become more clear between the players and owners.
The Cowboys have until March 12 to decide whether or not to place the franchise tag on Prescott or Cooper.