COWBOYS OWNER Jerry Jones may have lost his mind.

How else can you explain the comments he made on Dallas' 105.3 The Fan yesterday?

Jones started to answer a question about whether he pays attention to what's happening with the Redskins, who are owned by his friend Dan Snyder. Before long, he had segued into his own little "Twilight Zone" episode.

"Barry Switzer, our coach, used to tell the team, 'I'm your wagon master, we're back in the covered wagon days, we're going to California,' " Jones said. " 'We've got to cross the Mississippi River to get there. A lot of you are gonna die. We're gonna have new faces as we go along the way, we're gonna burn some of these wagons for firewood, float the Mississippi with others. This train is gonna get to California. I'm gonna try to be on it; I hope you're on it.' "

Later, on the same show, Jones addressed why he'll continue as general manager of the team.

"It's often said that, why don't I get someone to be the GM?" he said. "Why don't I get someone to pick the players? Well, who in the world do you think that person when they walk through the door and say, 'We want to get this player or we want to pay this player,' what in the world do you think I'm going to do? I'm going to sit down and I'm going to go through it and I'm going to say, 'Show me the player. Show me everything about the player before I write the check. Show me the player and let me see everything about the player.'

"Well, rather than have that happen, I get involved in it and know everything about the players before they get to the door. That, if you've got the time to do it, that's a better way to do it."

Guess the other teams in the league are doing it all wrong.

Good riddance

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman is off to North Korea again to visit his friend, supreme leader Kim Jong Un.

We can only hope it's a one-way ticket.