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The hiring of Monte Kiffin sets the Cowboys up to fire Jason Garrett, and he doesn’t even know it. Jerry Jones has proved one thing - He can’t general manage a fruit stand let alone a football team. Bill Parcells installed a 3-4 defense and stocked it. Wade Phillips continued the process, and within a week, Jones ruined it. Don’t worry Cowboys fans, you’ll be rebuilding very soon. DeMarcus Ware isn’t a 4-3 defensive end, Jay Ratliff isn’t a 4-3 tackle, Sean Lee isn’t a deep middle linebacker, and Morris Claiborne along with Brandon Carr aren’t zone defenders. Mike Holmgren must be licking his chops at this move. Garrett wanted Ryan’s huge personality gone, probably because he coached circles around Garrett. Jones can cite examples of a fundamentally unsound defense, but that’s the Ryan brothers' trademark, unconventional and equally disruptive. We wonder why he didn't cite the egregious interceptions Tony Romo throws or the inordinate amount of false start penalties or illegal procedure gaffs. However, Jones just did the unmentionable, firing a good defensive coach for the sake of his head coach, and the Cowboys will pay dearly for that. Mike Ditka won a Super Bowl in the 80's with Buddy Ryan's 46 defense, and fired him the next year. Rob said he'll get a job in 5 minutes, can we get him in New England? Monte Kiffin? Really? Did they look at his tenure at Tennessee or USC? Jones has stepped into it big time and it sets up a huge house cleaning in 2013. The problems for the Cowboys has been at quarterback, where they consistently hang their hope on the Cowboys version of Mark Sanchez. Romo is going to make the wrong play at the wrong time. The definition of crazy is doing something over and over again, expecting the same results. That’s what the Cowboys are doing, only with the key players getting older each year. The window is fading and you’re going to change defensive systems, when your issues come on offensive breakdowns? Good luck Dallas’s fans, you’re heading to high draft picks and new coaches, because as long as Jones is willing to placate fans in order to keep filling all those seats in a cavernous stadium, they do sell paper bags at the corner store, you're going to need them for your heads. var switchTo5x=true; stLight.options({publisher:''});
  • I couldn't agree more. Once again,Jerry is arranging the chairs on the Titanic. Get ready for 5 more years of mediocrity. When will Cowboys fans tire of this old joke.
  • Some of what you are saying makes sense but you have to be the dumbest writer on the internet to say that Tony Romo is our Mark Sanchez... Romo is a 3 time Pro Bowler and throws for 4,000 yds EVERY season with one of the worst O-Line's in football... He has the 4th Highest QB Rating of ALL TIME... Mark Sanchez doesn't need to be mentioned in the same breath as Tony Romo and anyone who thinks he does knows nothing about football... Period!

Jerry Jones Wants Jason Garrett To Stop Calling Plays

Many were shocked, to say the least, after former DC Rob Ryan was fired by owner Jerry Jones. There are now reports that Jerry Jones wants Jason Garrett to stop calling plays for the offense. This was reported by Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio:   According to Chris Mortensen of ESPN, owner Jerry Jones is pushing coach Jason Garrett to relinquish play-calling duties. Per Mort...

Cowboys cover 2? Monte Kiffin candidate for defensive coordinator

Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin’s name has surfaced as a possible replacement for the departed Rob Ryan, according to Gregg Rosenthal of Jerry Jones is looking to change defensive philosophies from a 3-4 to a 4-3, but the move may back fire and be more costly than good. Kiffin is known for the ‘Tampa 2’ defense, basically a 2 safety...

Report: Cowboys owner Jones wants to limit Garrett's duties

Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones wants head coach Jason Garrett to relinquish his offensive play-calling duties, ESPN reported Saturday. The Cowboys finished 8-8 this season and missed the playoffs. They are 21-19 in two years under Garrett, who has faced criticism for his clock management. Jones also reportedly wants Garrett to fire his brother, John, who...

No Surprise, Larry Allen is a Hall of Fame Finalist

If you want a lock for a first time ballot NFL Hall of Famer, look no further than Larry Allen. Allen just made it to the finalist list, and should be a lock for being voted into the HOF. This is a nomination I have been waiting for and the moment is almost here for Cowboys Nation, he is the best offensive lineman in the history of the Cowboys franchise and he’s a top 5 all-time...

Report: Cowboys Set To Hire Monte Kiffin As DC

Jerry Jones hinted at big changes coming for the Dallas Cowboys, and they may come sooner than later.  Nick Eatman of  dallascowboys,com is reporting that Cowboys have target former Southern Cal defensive coordinator and cover 2 expert Monte Kiffin.   The Cowboys official site is reporting Jerry Jones met with Kiffin Today, and something could be announced as early as this evening...

Tony Romo is Playing in an Indoor Soccer League (Photos)

These photos provided by @LK419 shows Tony Romo in an awful uniform practicing with his Indoor Soccer Team.  It appears Romo, who they said suffered a broken rib during the final game of the season against the Redskins is doing just fine. Romo has a lot of outside interests beyond football.  He is a pretty good golfer and has a new born baby. Nothing wrong with getting some off...

Cowboys would reportedly move DeMarcus Ware to defensive end in a 4-3

If the Dallas Cowboys end up hiring Monte Kiffin as their next defensive coordinator, they would then have to switch their base defense from a 3-4 to a 4-3. According to ESPN’s Ed Werder, the Cowboys are confident that DeMarcus Ware can play defensive end and Sean Lee can play middle linebacker. I honestly think Ware would be better as an end than he’s been as a linebacker, wheres...

Cowboys will likely let Anthony Spencer walk in free agency

ESPN’s Ed Werder reported on SportsCenter that the Dallas Cowboys will likely let linebacker Anthony Spencer walk in free agency. Spencer had a great season in 2012, with 11 sacks, but now that the Cowboys are switching from a 3-4 to a 4-3, he’s no longer a fit for them.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script...

Cowboys Officially Hire DC Monte Kiffin; Moving to 4-3 Defense

We will have to see if changing the schemes helps or hurts the Cowboys. The real question begs was the defense really the problem? Source: Monte Kiffin has reached agreement with the Dallas Cowboys to be their defensive coordinator. #cowboys — Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) January 11, 2013 The Cowboys are moving to a 4-3 alignment under DC Monte Kiffin, something common among all...

Cowboys Targeting Monte Kiffin As Their Next Defensive Coordinator?

Ed Werder of ESPN Dallas reports sources have informed him that the Cowboys are “focused” on bringing in Monte Kiffin as their next defensive coordinator. Kiffin’s name has been tossed around a bit in recent days following his resignation as USC’s defensive coordinator. There were reports that he could be an option for the Chiefs defensive coordinator job as well. Hiring...
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