After the Eagles diminished the Cowboys’ hopes of making the post season during Week 17, it was anticipated that Dallas’ head coach Jason Garrett would be out of a job. However, this is not the case just yet. According to NFL Network’s Jane Slater, Garrett met with owner Jerry Jones and vice president Stephen Jones for about an hour. As a result, no decisions were made on the coaching staff.
Will Garrett Stay in Dallas?
Slater also reported that Garrett had a gathering with the team before his meeting with the Jones’. Garrett was caught using phrases that hinted towards his removal from the team as he explained that his staff was free to seek other jobs if their contracts were set to expire. But, as of now, the Dallas coaching staff is still intact.
Dallas fans have been calling for Garrett’s departure for a majority of the season. Mostly because the team finished with a disappointing record of 8-8. With a roster that has the talent to make it deep in the playoffs, it comes at no surprise that the fans feel this way. As a result of no questions answered on Garrett’s job security at this time, Slater believes that the door remains open on Jerry holding on to the head coach.
No news is good news? No update on Jason Garrett’s tenure in Dallas. Here’s how today unfolded pic.twitter.com/jdMeVzn3dp
— Jane Slater (@SlaterNFL) December 30, 2019
Garrett’s contract officially ends on January 14, but it is likely that this situation will be wrapped up long before then. The Cowboys coaches were told by Garrett himself that everything would be sorted out in the next 24-48 hours.
Whatever the decision may be, the Cowboys will have to wait till the 2020 season to hit the field once again. Whether or not it will be with be with Jason Garrett on the sideline is still up in the air as we await the organization’s final decision.
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