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Jerry Jones says Cowboys were 'that close' to drafting Johnny Manziel
Jerry Jones says Cowboys were 'that close' to drafting Johnny Manziel

Jerry Jones nearly drafted Johnny Manziel back in May. We already knew the Dallas Cowboys owner was interested in the former Texas A&M quarterback in the weeks leading up to the draft. But Jones told the NFL Network on Sunday that Johnny Football was oh-so close to wearing a giant star on the side of his helmet (which actually would have been pretty appropriate). Jones said he actually had Manziel's name written on a draft card but ended up turning in the one with Notre Dame guard Zack Martin's name on it instead. “I want you to know that almost as I was handing in the card, it was that close to putting that Manziel card in," Jones said. "It was that...

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