When David Nelson jogged over to his girlfriend — Cowboys cheerleader Kelsi Reich — and gave her his touchdown ball last Sunday, he drew a mixed reaction from fans. The Twitter universe immediately exploded with people ranting about why he would do something like that while the Bills were getting blown out. Some people thought it was a nice gesture and commended Nelson for not going over the top. Others even wondered if the maneuver would get Reich in trouble, since her job is to cheer for the Cowboys. As it turns out, reprimanding Reich was the furthest thing from Jerry Jones’ mind.
“I thought it was a neat as a pin,” Jones told KRLD-FM on Tuesday. “Frankly, our cheerleaders get the recognition that they get. I know it was a surprise to her, but I sure enjoyed looking at the highlights on ESPN and coverage like that to focus on that part of it. There’s a lot about sports. A little romance thrown in from time to time is another big plus.”
Wait a minute — Jerruh has a romantic side? I thought the only love he felt was toward money. Go figure. Jones laughed when he was asked if the exchange put Reich’s job in jeopardy, saying that he hadn’t spoken with her but, “the last thing that occurred to me was to be upset about anything.” He may be a tough boss to work for when it comes to being a coach or player but it sounds like Jones can be considered a cheerleader’s owner.Google+
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