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Jerry Jones: DeMarco Murray would be a Cowboy if not for salary cap
Jerry Jones: DeMarco Murray would be a Cowboy if not for salary cap

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has a net worth of $4.2 billion. The NFL's salary cap for 2015 is $141.8 million. The gap of more than $4 billion between the two figures is why star running back DeMarco Murray is no longer a member of the Cowboys. At least that's what Jones thinks. "If there was no salary cap in place, DeMarco would be a Cowboy," Jones said in a statement Thursday after Murray agreed to a five-year, $42-million deal with the Philadelphia Eagles. "This came down to an allocation of dollars within the management of the salary cap." The Cowboys were in a tight spot this season, with two of their key players -- Murray and Dez Bryant --...

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