Randy Gregory blames Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones for his odd departure.
Gregory agreed to the terms of re-signing with the Cowboys early in free agency — and the team’s official Twitter account announced his return — but he quickly switched to the same five-year, $70 million deal with the Denver Broncos. The two sides reportedly had a falling out over the contract details in the fine print – said to be standard in almost all Cowboys contracts but not in other teams’ deals – and now Gregory is pointing the finger.
Responding to a fan on Twitter who told him, “Your bills would be paid with the contract the Cowboys gave you,” Gregory wrote on his verified account that Jones was at fault.
“No, their owners acted in bad faith, all free reign,” Gregory wrote. “You’ve been awfully quiet lately, huh? Wonder why lol I can’t wait for you guys to ask them the same questions!”
It’s quite a reversal considering Gregory’s agent, Peter Schaffer, initially confirmed Gregory’s re-signing by telling the Dallas Morning News, “Hands down what Jerry did for him [the] The past seven years have played a big part in keeping his client in place. Apparently this accumulated goodwill had its limits.
Gregory was a second-round draft pick for the Cowboys in 2015. He was suspended four times, including the entire 2019 season, for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy before breaking out in 12 games with six sacks last season.
https://nypost.com/2022/03/20/randy-gregory-blames-jerry-jones-for-cowboys-exit-to-broncos/ Randy Gregory blames Jerry Jones for the Cowboys’ departure to the Broncos