Dallas Cowboys Head Coach Jason Garrett: Jerry Jones Got It Right

January 7, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Jerry Jones had to make a change at head coach. His hand was forced by an embarrassing 1–7 start, punctuated by a 45–7 shellacking at the hands of the Green Bay Packers on Monday Night Football.
The day after the Wisconsin massacre, Jones fired Wade Phillips and named Jason Garrett interim head coach.
Today, January 6, 2011, Jerry Jones lifted the interim tag and made Jason Garrett the eighth head coach in Dallas Cowboys history.
Jones could have pursued any number of coaches currently wearing Super Bowl rings. He could have made a splash by snagging a big name coach with a track record and a reputation.
Come to think of it, Jones did just that. He selected Jason Garrett.
Garrett has two Super Bowl rings—as a player for the Cowboys. He has a track record as one of the most hotly pursued young coaches in recent years. And he has a reputation as a fiery, no-nonsense, intelligent football coach.
Some will say that Jason Garrett is just the n...

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