Is Jason Garrett the Long-Term Answer For the Dallas Cowboys?

January 7, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

At the press conference announcing Jason Garrett as the next head coach of the Dallas Cowboys, Garrett was asked a question about his authority to make coaching staff decisions.  Before he could respond, Jerry Jones leapt to his feet and took the podium to field the question. 
Cowboy fans, already concerned about how much power Garrett will have, must have been thinking that it was going to be the same old story with Jones.  But what followed the awkward interruption was something totally unexpected.
Jones stated, “Jason will have the final say on any person that leaves the coaching staff or comes to the coaching staff.  There won’t be a player on this team that Jason doesn’t want on the team.”
It would be easy to attribute what Jones said to the lip service that is known for, but there was something in the way that he said it that made it seem different than his usual sales pitch.  Although I was initially in favor of loc...

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