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In the 21 games with Jason Garrett as the Dallas Cowboys head coach, the red-headed Ivy Leaguer has compiled a 12-9 record after Sunday night's crushing, somewhat shocking loss to their NFC East foe New York Giants.
But was it really all that shocking to watch the Cowboys blow a 12-point lead with around five minutes to play in the game that would've all but sealed the division title for the Cowboys had they won?
Not when you look at Garrett's track record.
Of his nine losses as a head coach, eight of them have seen the Cowboys blow a fourth-quarter lead.
That's a ridiculous number, in case you were wondering.
It can't all fall on Garrett, by any means, but a stat like that is a head coaching stat.
Look back to last week's loss to the Arizona Cardinals, that one was squarely on Garrett's shoulders for his lack of time management skills.
I'd tend to put the Giants loss more on the Cowboys inept defense than Garrett, but to see that trend continue is pr...
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Even though another blown fourth quarter lead was fresh on Jason Garrett's mind Sunday night, the Cowboys head coach spent a few more minutes talking about a situation that occurred in a game the previous weekend.
Prior to the start of the Cowboys' Week 14 game against the New York Giants, NBC aired an interview with Dallas outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware. In that sit down...
For two former Dallas Cowboys assistant coaches, yesterday was Black Monday. Both Todd Haley and Tony Sparano were relieved of their head-coaching jobs in Kansas City and Miami, which should make them prime candidates to serve as Jason Garrett's offensive coordinator with the Cowboys next season.
But we all know that's not happening. Cowboys ownergeneral manager Jerry Jones...
The Dallas Cowboys know they blew a chance to put a stranglehold on the NFC East.
Instead of a possible two-game division lead with three games left, the Cowboys are tied for with Giants. If the playoffs began this week, the Cowboys (7-6) would be left out because of their agonizing loss at home to New York on Sunday night.
But Dallas still has time to regain control.
Given that the Dallas Cowboys are still fighting for the NFC East lead, even the most casual observers would reason that Jason Garrett's job is safe.
While he reportedly apologized to the Cowboys in private, Jason Garrett wouldn’t admit publicly last week that he made some huge clock-management mistakes in the 19-13 overtime loss at Arizona.
Garrett, however, did admit he should have done something different late in the 37-34 loss to Arizona on Sunday night.
Garrett waited 14 seconds to call at timeout with one minute left after...
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With the Rangers, it was August.
As soon as the August heat set in, NFL training camps were in full swing and kids began to go back to school, the Rangers would take an annual nosedive out of contention in the AL West.
To their credit, the Rangers have blown the August jinx out of the water the past two seasons with trips to the World Series.
Can't win in Arlington because...
The football gods giveth and the football gods taketh away. How else do you explain the Dallas Cowboys’ Jekyl and Hyde win-loss record from November to December? No matter what the Cowboys did wrong they couldn’t lose in November and now it seems that no matter what they do right they can’t win in December. I mean look at Tony Romo’s numbers from the last two games. He has...
On Sunday night in Arlington, Texas, the first place Dallas Cowboys take on their NFC East division foe, New York Giants.
Both teams are coming off disappointing losses where the Cowboys coach Jason Garrett made two questionable plays calls against the Arizona Cardinals in the final minute.
For the Giants, they stuck with the undefeated Green Bay Packers up until the last 40 seconds...