5 Cowboys greats who belong in the Ring of Honor

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4. Ed "Too Tall" Jones

Let’s go from one great defensive player to another. The first overall pick in the 1974 NFL Draft, Ed "Too Tall" Jones was a major contributor to the Cowboys' success in the 1970s. 

In his career, Jones made three All-Pro teams and three Pro Bowls and helped the Cowboys win their second Super Bowl in franchise history. In his 15-year career, Jones tallied 106 sacks and 19 fumble recoveries. 

However, it was his physique that raised eyebrows. Too Tall was a 6-foot-9, 270-pound monster and a living nightmare for opposing quarterbacks. Jones' ungodly wingspan terrified QBs and forced a number of throw aways during his career.

Overall, I find it surprising that Too Tall isn’t standing tall in Dallas' Ring of Honor.