Jerry Jones: Potential NFL Lawsuit Not Related to Ezekiel Elliott Suspension

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told 105.3 The Fan on Friday that the lawsuit he may file against the NFL is not related to how the league has handled Ezekeil Elliott's six-game suspension after a domestic violence investigation.  Rather, Jones said the core issue of the lawsuit would revolve around the contract extension for commissioner Roger Goodell that has been negotiated by the compensation committee, which is comprised of six owners.  "I basically feel this extension of Roger s

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told 105.3 The Fan on Friday that the lawsuit he may file against the NFL is not related to how the league has handled Ezekeil Elliott's six-game suspension after a domestic violence investigation. 

Rather, Jones said the core issue of the lawsuit would revolve around the contract extension for commissioner Roger Goodell that has been negotiated by the compensation committee, which is comprised of six owners. 

"I basically feel this extension of Roger should go and be reviewed and approved by all the owners, not just a few of the owners," Jones said, per ESPN.com's Todd Archer"The committee that basically negotiates the salary with our commissioner is taking the view, especially the chairman, that they in a limited group can complete this agreement."

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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