Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is defending New Jersey governor Chris Christie, who has come under fire recently for his Cowboys fandom, and his presence in the owners box during the team's wild card victory.
In an interview with 105.3-The Fan in Dallas on Tuesday, Jones said that he wants Christie to attend the team's upcoming Divisional Round game against the Green Bay Packers.
“He’s a Cowboy fan through and through,” said Jones with Shan & RJ on 105.3 The Fan. “I met him through the Cowboys, and I’m excited about it. He’s part of our mojo. I want him there all the way...
If he’s got enough mojo to pull this thing out, he ought to be looked at as President of the United States.”
Jones also talked about the group hug he shared with his son and the governor that quickly went viral, saying the trio was just doing what all fans do and "expressing the joy of the moment."
- Brendan Maloy