Jerry Jones thinks Jason Garrett will be coaching in the NFL next year, somewhere

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Cowboys coach Jason Garrett currently does not have a contract for next year. But his boss believes that Garrett will be coaching in the NFL next year, somewhere.

“Nobody has the exclusive skills to get the job done so that collectively you can win a Super Bowl,” Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said during one of his regular appearances on 105.3 The Fan in Dallas, via Jon Machota of TheAthletic.com. “But there are qualified people. Jason Garrett is one of them. In my opinion, Jason Garrett will be coaching in the NFL next year.

Jones didn’t say that Garrett will be coaching the Cowboys next year. That’s an important distinction given Jones’ recent comments that were widely interpreted as being critical of Garrett’s coaching abilities.

But Jones also said this: “Jason Garrett is a good coach. He’s also one of the hardest working coaches. He knows this team better than anybody. . . . I’m glad to have him. He is the guy for the job.”

If that’s the case, it would be easy to simply extend his contract. But Jones has said that he’ll wait to do it, even if that means running the risk that Jones will decide to keep Garrett — and that Garrett will decide to leave.

The more likely explanation is that Jones is using his various platforms to try to pull the cord on a lawnmower that is struggling to start. From bad cop to good cop to whatever Jones thinks it will take, Jones may say whatever he thinks he needs to say in order to make his 2019 fairytale come true.

29 responses to “Jerry Jones thinks Jason Garrett will be coaching in the NFL next year, somewhere

  1. The only thing Jason Garrett will be coaching in the NFL next year is how to clean toilets.

  2. We’re on week 2 (or is it 3?) of Jones going to the media and making needless statements about his coach. If he’s that unhappy with him, fire him. Either back him and shut up, or fire him and shut up. But either way, shut up.

    Jones should also take a step back and think about how his statements will play with the blue chip coaching prospects out there. It’s true there are only 32 of these jobs in the world, but if you’re one of the top coaching candidates that will be offered several jobs, are you really going to go to the team with the owner/GM who is continually in the media saying stupid things about his coaching staff? Or are you going to select the job where the owner/GM generally keeps his mouth shut?

  3. Well you notice that the comment is general enough that he would be correct if he ends up as an offensive coordinator or quarterbacks coach, etc. He didn’t say he would be a ‘head’ coach.

  4. Sounds like Urban turned Jerry down once Jerry informed him that he is the de-facto coach and the number one and only requirement to be the head coach of the Cowboys is to be a yes-man. Bonus if he can constantly clap at everything.

  5. Well, we know that Jerry won’t ever be the GM for the other 31 teams.

    Jerruh is the #WalletGM who bought himself the job.

  6. ” I can win a Super Bowl with any of 100 coaches ” !!! How’s that worked out in the last 27 years , Jerreah ???

  7. I’ve never been an NFL head coach, or played one on TV, but I’m pretty sure I’d rather not work for Jerrah.

  8. So Jerry thinks that Garrett will be making other NFL teams as unprepared next year as Garrett did the Cowboys for their loss to New England. That game was a clear demonstration of good coaching by Belichick and Garrett not having the Cowboys ready for the cold wet weather. Why was Dak Prescott scrambling at the end of the 1st quarter for gloves when the weather forecasts were known days earlier and the Cowboys were at the stadium for hours before the game? Was there no preparation at all for the cold wet weather in the days and hours before the game? The Pats also made the Cowboys special teams look like an amateur high school team. This was the clearest example that Jerry could see of Garrett getting outcoached. Something which has occurred often in the past.

  9. “Nobody has the exclusive skills to get the job done so that collectively you can win a Super Bowl”…

    Translation: “I no longer acknowledge Jimmy Johnson’s existence”.

  10. In other words, he’s leaving his options open to re-sign Garrett in case the Cowboys make an utterly improbable Super Bowl run. Good luck with that.

  11. Another case of a buffoon that needs to keep his mouth shut. Only Bruce Arians, the self proclaimed maven of football, could out speak Jones.

  12. I’ve been saying it for years and I’m gonna say it again. Number one Jerry is delusional, and number two he will never fire Garrett, because Jason is his yes man, and last but not least the Cowboys are never winning another Superbowl while Jerry is calling the shots…EVER

  13. Jerry Jones has won three Super Bowls and is in the Hall of Fame. He owns the team. He has the right to say whatever he wants!

  14. Jerry’s been blowing this acrid smoke since 1996. He’s never going to change. I finally concluded over 20 years ago that the Cowboys will be a mediocre team as long as Jerry owns the team. The bottom line is Jerry cares more about his ego more than he loves his Cowboys no matter what he says. It’s much better for Cowboys fans to simply wait for him to die and hope his sons have more common sense and are less egotistical.

  15. I hope Garrett gets picked up in the SAME division (GIANTS) and beats the crap out of Jones / Dallas the rest of his career ! Jones is a WWE Attention seeking GM who needs to have his keyster handed to him ! Pathetic !!!

  16. I think Garrett will get work offers in the league after he’s fired from the Cowboys. He won’t be a head coach again for a long time, if ever, but he’ll be coaching if he wants a job. The NFL LOVES retreads.

  17. Why does this fool feel the need to constantly negotiate the contracts of his coach and his players on a radio program?

  18. I think everybody knows Garrett is the Cowboy’s coach for a reason. Garrett never outshines Jerry. He never criticizes Jerry. He always lets Jerry make decision regarding the Cowboys. Garrett doesn’t make any waves.

    The question is will Jones ever find another Garrett who will always let Jones keep the upper hand and complete control of everything Cowboys? Does Jerry really want to win another Super Bowl, or just have complete control of the coach?

    The Cowboys have the talent to win big, but they’re are not dominating anybody. Is coaching at fault? Being honest, I think coaching is over 50% of it. I think you need talent, motivation, a great clubhouse, and everybody being on the same page. A HC is the man in charge. He sets the tone of the team for better or worse. Garrett is highly conservative by nature. He doesn’t like to take chances. In football, sometimes you need to take chances if you want to win that game. Simply Garrett doesn’t. Under Garrett, the Cowboys are what they are. Give or take a game or two, there record is about .500 team. The Cowboys have changed assistant coaches a lot in the last 3 years, yet it’s the about same record every year. Nothing changes. Garrett remains the same. Maybe it’s time for a new voice to take over!

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