Originally written on Dallas Cowboys And The NFL  |  Last updated 11/10/14

PITTSBURGH - DECEMBER 7: Offensive Coordinator Jason Garrett of the Dallas Cowboys looks on from the sideline during their NFL game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on December 7, 2008 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Steelers defeated the Cowboys 20-13. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
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
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