Jerry Jones’ attorney, in letter, says owners being misled about Roger Goodell contract negotiations

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An attorney for Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said NFL owners are being misled about negotiations on a contract extension for commissioner Roger Goodell, according to a letter that was sent to the league’s counsel and shared with team owners and executives.

A copy of the letter was obtained by ESPN.

In a 24-hour period, Jones and the league have accused each other of misleading allegations, and Jones has threatened to file a lawsuit if Goodell’s contract extension is completed without final review or approval from the league’s 32 teams.

On Saturday night, Jones was terminated as a non-voting, ad-hoc member of the league’s compensation committee by committee chairman Arthur Blank, owner of the Atlanta Falcons. Blank cited Jones’ expressed intent to sue the league and members of the committee during a Nov. 2 committee conference call as a reason for his action.

In a letter sent late Wednesday by Cowboys general counsel Jason Cohen to owners on the compensation committee and to Brad Karp, the league’s outside counsel retained for

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