OXNARD, Calif. In all his years as a Dallas Cowboys assistant coach and head coach with the team training in Southern California, Jason Garrett has never once ventured off the team's camp headquarters. Not once.
"Brill (Garrett, Jason's wife) is coming to town in a few days,'' Garrett says. "I think she's going to try to get me to sneak up to Santa Barbara for dinner one of these nights.''
After reading one of the details of my one-and-one visit with the Cowboys coach, some might think the cerebral Garrett could use a little mental break after learning that Garrett truly believes the club's "other'' outside linebacker, Anthony Spencer, is essentially on par with bookend superstar DeMarcus Ware.
During Wednesday's media-at-large press conference, Garrett claimed Spencer is "in the top five in the league at his position if you combine the pressures, the tackles for losses, the sacks, and all those kinds of things.''
That seems an outrageous statement, if only because there is an...