Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is never one to hide his true thoughts away from the fans and the media.
With the Cowboys' season officially over following their controversial loss to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, Jones has made an ominous admission.
The Cowboys face possible the biggest off-season in recent history this year and it doesn't revolve around the draft.
Dallas' lethal trio of quarterback Tony Romo, runningback DeMarco Murray and wide receiver Dez Bryant tore so any defenses to pieces this year.
However two are about to enter free agency and become some of the most highly sought after players on the market.
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Murray and Bryant were the two focal points of the Cowboys offense this year but both are currently on their way out of the AT&T Stadium.
Of course the Cowboys will have a chance to resign their star players but Jones may not be able to do it.
"if you just looked at it from dollars and cents, it probably doesn't look reasonable." - Jerry Jones on re-signing Murray and Bryant
Naturally Bryant and Murray will carry high wage bills but the success they have led the Cowboys too this year has already earned head coach Jason Garrett a contract extension.
Cowboys fans may be pleading with Jones to re-sign their star players, but the owner may not be holding out a lot of optimism.
"You have to figure out how you get there, but at the end of the day you realize it's going to be costly to have both of those players."
Trio led the Cowboys to history
The Cowboys made history in Arlington this season as they ended a run of three straight 8-8 seasons and even made the post-season.
They were one of the most feared teams in the league at times this year and many even feel that they were cheated in the Packers game on Sunday.
Bryant was the man in the midst of the controversy when a catch he 'made' was ruled out very close to the endzone which would have given the Cowboys a great chance to take a winning lead in the match.
Some see it as a controversy, some see it as justice for the way they overcame the Detroit Lions on wildcard weekend.
The Cowboys 12-4 season will live in the fans memories and they will be begging for their team to keep hold of their star players if they plan on making it to the post-season once again next year.