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Jerry Jones: “No thoughts” of replacing Jason Garrett

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On Sunday, Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reported that the Cowboys would not be changing coaches after the end of the season.

After Sunday’s 34-31 overtime loss to the Saints, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said that he had not heard Glazer’s report concerning Jason Garrett’s future with the organization but wound up confirming up all the same. Jones said he’s “real pleased” with the job Garrett has done this season and explained that there’s no change on the horizon.

“I didn’t hear that and have not even thought about anything different than Jason being our coach. That’s the only response that I have to it,” Jones said, via the Dallas Morning News. “Seriously, and I’ll be real serious about it, I have no thoughts about making a coaching change.”

A terrible loss to the Redskins next week could give birth to some thoughts, but it’s gotten harder to see the Cowboys making such a major change after the way they’ve played since falling to 3-5 this season. The team certainly didn’t quit on Garrett and a win next week still makes them the division winners, something that didn’t seem possible at midseason.

That reflects well on Garrett and explains why no one seems to be thinking about a change in Dallas this offseason.

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28 Responses to “Jerry Jones: “No thoughts” of replacing Jason Garrett”
  1. logicalvoicesays says: Dec 24, 2012 10:34 AM

    I look forward to that shot of him looking disapointed in his suite at the end of the game next Sunday Night after the Redskins have swept his creation. A tradition unlike any other.

  2. ironmike778 says: Dec 24, 2012 10:36 AM

    Forever stuck in medoicrity. I love it.

  3. amaf21 says: Dec 24, 2012 10:39 AM

    he should replace himself! fool! HTTR!

  4. dawkphan says: Dec 24, 2012 10:40 AM

    That could be the “Kiss of death” don’t renew your country club membership Jason.

  5. mrphootball says: Dec 24, 2012 10:40 AM

    Great news another year of mediocrity for the cowgirls.

  6. gurnblanstonreturns says: Dec 24, 2012 10:48 AM

    Please resign Garrett, Romo and Ryan to lifetime contracts! These are some of my favorite all-time Cowboys. See ya Sunday night, Jerruh! Hail!

  7. cwillz13 says: Dec 24, 2012 10:50 AM

    Great News! love to watch him get out coached by Shanahan.. HTTR!

  8. ppc50 says: Dec 24, 2012 10:50 AM

    As a long time Dallas fan, I’m fairly upset. Garrett cost Dallas 4-5 games last year and 2-3 this year. That is the difference between going or not going to the playoffs, mostly in the NFC East. His gameplans have been baffling at best, though the defense has stated that is still is so predictable that they know the play that is going to be run. His time management has been terrible, which really blows me away, because evidently he is very smart. The Cowboys are the most penaltized team, lack of discipline, their opponents convert on an extremely high rate on 3rd down, lack of focus, and they are not “punished” or cut for bad play, lack of accountability. These are major parts of coaching. If Jones has a chance at Sean Payton and passes him up, a second time, he is extremely foolish.

  9. lesliedevereaux says: Dec 24, 2012 10:51 AM

    Garrett is a young and improving coach. As expected, people blame him for yesterday’s loss when it was not his fault. However, Jerry should not overlook the opportunity to sign Payton. Obviously he won’t sign him as a head coach, so I say he should hire Payton as a GM. We all know, though, that Jerry will not do this.

  10. rjguerra says: Dec 24, 2012 10:52 AM

    Pretty impressive they still have a chance at the playoffs with six defensive starters on IR. It’s always entertaining to read the haters comments when it comes to the Cowboys.

  11. traevin says: Dec 24, 2012 11:02 AM

    Dallas hires Payton and Philly can pick up Garrett. See, everybody (except NO), wins.

  12. thesportsguy52 says: Dec 24, 2012 11:11 AM

    They should have thoughts on replacing Rob Ryan.

  13. mzfitz1215 says: Dec 24, 2012 11:19 AM

    lesliedevereaux says:
    Dec 24, 2012 10:51 AM
    Garrett is a young and improving coach. As expected, people blame him for yesterday’s loss when it was not his fault. However, Jerry should not overlook the opportunity to sign Payton. Obviously he won’t sign him as a head coach, so I say he should hire Payton as a GM. We all know, though, that Jerry will not do this.

    Really y’all gave leslie thumbs down for this? As a lifelong cowboys fan, he/she is 100% accurate, the devil aka Jerry will never give up control! Jerry Jones is what’s wrong with our team not our coaches. Personally I hope when Jerry dies his son takes over.

  14. mzfitz1215 says: Dec 24, 2012 11:24 AM

    Garrett does things that makes me want to kick babies, but he’s getting better, replacing Rob Ryan? thesportsguy52 I think you smoked too much crack. Unless you can give me a legitamte reason? Yeah I didn’t think so. Our defensive line is beat to hell Rob is doing the best he can with what he has to work with spencer, ware, sensabaugh can only do so much.

  15. mrphootball says: Dec 24, 2012 11:25 AM

    Hey clown you are not the only team with tons of starters on the IR but guess could not expect much from cowboys fans. Excuses…..

  16. tdem232wi says: Dec 24, 2012 11:30 AM

    Jerry does a great many things, without “thinking”…

  17. prgsdw says: Dec 24, 2012 11:33 AM

    Jason’s done a fine job and so has Ryan. They should not be replaced. And when they sign Norv Turner to run the offense next season Garrett will really shine.

  18. zack2482 says: Dec 24, 2012 11:36 AM

    Love all these Redskins fans….

    “Fail”!!!

  19. skinsgal4life says: Dec 24, 2012 11:45 AM

    So you Dallas fans would take Tony Bozo over RGIII? I doubt it! I hope the game on Sunday resembles the one on Thanksgiving!!!! Garrett and Jerry both need to go.

  20. dallascowboysdishingthereal says: Dec 24, 2012 11:51 AM

    I keep saying let’s play all 16 games then see what we think of being 8-8 back to back seasons and no playoffs. If Jerry is good with that, then Jason is his man.

  21. moneey31 says: Dec 24, 2012 11:54 AM

    All these Cowboy faster/Redskins fans are hilarious. I’m a diehard Dallas fan and I think even Garrett should be fired or relieved of his play calling duties. that said, we are down 7 starters on defense…yea other teams are beat up but name another one with seven hurt on one side of the ball..RR is doing a great job with what he has to work with…See ya Sunday night in landover ..we are gonna shut you skins fans up

  22. cdawg1969 says: Dec 24, 2012 11:58 AM

    “Great News! love to watch him get out coached by Shanahan.. HTTR!”

    Yeah, because Dallas is 3-1 in Garrett’s tenure as head coach and the Skins are 2-3 in Shanahan’s. He sure is “out coaching” him!

  23. 49erclaven says: Dec 24, 2012 12:37 PM

    Dallas should have came out in OT doing the same hurry up passing that got them into OT. Cant play field position against Brees in sudden death. Stop trying to run the ball! That inside run to Murray and then the short pass after had no sense of urgency. We’ll just punt and hope our defense stops Brees.

  24. burnttoast71854 says: Dec 24, 2012 12:41 PM

    Wish Jerra would give serious thought on replacing himself & his son. I’m no coach, but why did the cowboys sign Carr & draft Mo & have them play zone & not man coverage looks like the same ole D we had last yr. last yr they told us we can’t run Ryan’s D cause he doesn’t have the players on the outside. Ok so what’s the excuse know. I know we have players on IR well so did Green Bay 2 yrs ago & they didn’t cry about it they coached their players without the help of their stupid owner. Only if we could be owned by the city & not that clown in the suite.

  25. boyshole25 says: Dec 24, 2012 3:43 PM

    As a skins fan I def think they are on the up but you can’t sit and talk trash about a cowboy team that is pretty much even in disappointment over the past 15 years. That said it sure is nice that they are playing for division title next week with no mention of eagles or giants in the conversation

  26. bluebongzilla says: Dec 24, 2012 7:55 PM

    “So you Dallas fans would take Tony Bozo over RGIII?”

    Sure. Why not? Romo’s won more games for the Cowboys than Bob has won for the Redskins this season, and with only 25% of the hype.

  27. domehead says: Dec 24, 2012 8:28 PM

    Oh yeah…I feel perfectly safe.

  28. mazblast says: Dec 25, 2012 4:03 AM

    “I have no thoughts about ”

    much of anything. God bless Jerry Jones, his decision-making gives the rest of the NFC Least hope and results every year.

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