TAMPA, Fla. – Reports have surfaced that the Buccaneers decided against firing Raheem Morris after last week’s 27-point loss to the Jaguars because there are no interim possibilities on his staff.
Could this be another reason why Jason Garrett has a death grip on his play-calling sheet?
Garrett doesn’t want to downsize his duties even though there’s plenty of evidence to suggest he’d be a better head coach if he hired an offensive coordinator.
But why hire Tony Sparano or Todd Haley – fired by the Dolphins and the Chiefs respectively this week – or Norv Turner should the Chargers can him after the season when Jerry Jones might someday scan the staff for a replacement?
Fortunately for Garrett, Jones isn’t putting any pressure on him to relinquish his play-calling duties.
“I’m actually humored when I hear that he might be overloaded mentally being the coordinator as well as the head coach,” the Cowboys owner said during an interview with ESPN’s Hannah Storm. “That’s humorous. His b