Dallas Cowboys, Inside The Numbers: Is Jason Garrett The Frying Pan, Or Fire?

January 25, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After the Dallas Cowboys fell apart to start the 2010 season with a 1-7 record through the first eight games, head coach Wade Phillips was fired, and Jason Garrett appointed as interim head coach to take his place.
When Jason Garrett took over as interim head coach on November 8, 2010, he ignited Cowboys fans with talk of convictions and a more physical approach.
Cowboys fans were hungry for a hard nosed disciplinarian that would whip the Cowboys into shape and return them to the greatness they had enjoyed in the 90's under Jimmy Johnson and the 60's and 70's under Tom Landry.
Soon after stories began to leak out that Garrett was being a disciplinarian, changing the dress code for flights, requiring practices in pads on Wednesdays and Thursdays, and even changing the clocks in the training facilities from analog to digital so that players could know right to the second when team meetings would start.
After winni...

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