Originally posted on Helmet2Helmet  |  Last updated 12/31/12

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 14: Head coach Jason Garrett of the Dallas Cowboys works with his team as they warm up prior to playing against the New York Giants on November 14, 2010 at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Although Jason Garrett avoided the Black Monday axe, the Cowboys coach won't have the same responsibilities on his plate going forward. NFL.com's Ian Rapoport confirmed that Garrett's job is safe, but Dallas plans to hire an offensive coordinator. "The Cowboys intend to keep Jason Garrett, I have not heard this morning that that has changed," Rapoport told "Around the League" on Monday. "A better possibility is that the Cowboys could hire an offensive coordinator to call plays for Jason Garrett and allow him to be a walk-around coach and essentially just be the leader of men that they think he can be." Garrett presumably has the support of owner Jerry Jones, whose team missed the playoffs after losing a heartbreaker to the Redskins Sunday night. Jones, surprisingly, is bypassing a knee-jerk move; giving Garrett another year is the right decision. He kept the Cowboys in contention all season despite the injury bug ravaging his club and an extremely challenging schedule ...
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