Former Dallas Cowboys coach Tom Landry said yesterday that because of out-of-town commitments he would be unable to accept owner Jerry Jones' invitation to be inducted into the Ring of Honor this season.
"I wouldn't have a chance this year with my schedule," said Landry, who says he already has commitments during the four remaining Cowboys' home games. "I'm not in town anymore for the rest of the year. I'm leaving tomorrow for a week. So we're not going to do anything this year."
Landry said he did not know whether he would accept future invitations.
Jones, after being told of Landry's comments, said that the invitation was intended for this season only and that he "hadn't thought" about an invitation next year.