Originally posted on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 11/27/12

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)
For those of you clamoring for Jason Garrett's dismissal, I have a bit of bad news to deliver. Unless Sean Payton offers to do pro bono work for Jerry Jones, Garrett will return in 2013 as the head coach of the Cowboys. Someone will be thrown overboard (Rob Ryan?), but Garrett would have to lose the next five games in order for Jerry to make a coaching change. And despite this team's stunning lack of firepower (unless trailing by three scores) and breakdowns on defense, I don't see the Cowboys losing six consecutive games. Not with Andy Reid's zombies headed to town with a 3-8 record. And when it's announced that Garrett is indeed returning, he should thank his lucky stars for all these injuries. For a delusional owner grasping for excuses, the loss of Sean Lee, DeMarco Murray and now Bruce Carter will be the rallying cry heading into the offseason. Other teams may be able to overcome numerous injuries to key players, but the Cowboys aren't built for that type of thing. Perhaps...
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