Originally written on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 11/16/14
Its Jason Garrett’s show now and he better make the best of it, owner Jerry Jones said in so many words. Jones had been vocal about making changes that would get the Cowboys over the hump, but now those changes are Garrett’s, and so are the consequences. There are some that think Garrett is a dead man walking, the gutting of his staff was a foreshadowing of Garrett’s future. The only thing that will save him is winning, because Jones already sounds like he’s eyeing his next head coach. Whenever someone speaks in the tone of “He’s calling the shots, not me,” Jones is distancing himself from Garrett and his choices. “He could have very easily come back to me and say, ‘I’m going to call plays on game day,’ or, ‘I’m going to let Bill call plays on game day and I’ll be on the sideline vetoing or saying OK and let somebody else do the game planning,’” Jones said, via Todd Archer of ESPNDallas.com.  “That’s what’s being worked out.  Whatever he comes up with is the way we’re going to go.” "However he comes up with, all I've stated is that it's no longer a prerequisite of mine that [Garrett] be the play caller," Jones said. "This is not a way to buy time," Jones said. "This is a way to take the players we've got and the ones we don't and are going to get and basically get out here next year and win more games." "He made the coaching changes and made the hires," Jones said, later adding, "If you look at how the staff is made up and how the decisions were made it's got all kinds of Jason Garrett connections to it."     var switchTo5x=true; stLight.options({publisher:''});
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  • Yeah, I really believe that!!!
  • i put the entire failure of what the Cowboys have become on the shoulders of "Hillbilly" jones, the snake oil salesman. But more importantly, I put the ongoing failure on the fans who every single year by into his lies about the Cowboys being a super bowl contender, so they go out, buy the season tickets and parking passes and fill up Cowboys stadium to witness the same old crap. I call them sheeple.
  • Another typical JJ move. He drafts and signs players that suck and then "distances" himself from any blame. The only thing he should distance himself from is his fake GM job. Quit kidding yourself. You, and you alone, are the reason this team is the laughing stock of the league. It used to be funny. Now it's pathetic. Like many other ex-cowboy fans, I just don't give a rat's ass about this team.
  • The hillbilly is like the politician that lies so much, he actually believe his own lies. Does the hillbilly really expect any of us to believe that he gave control to Garrett? Its insulting to have this fool come out with a statement like that.

    What he should have said was “ I’ve made these coaching changes because I felt like it. It brought me the media attention I love so much. If it doesn't work, I'll blame it on Garrett and fire him'.

    That’s closer to the truth. We all see your pathetic lying ass, hillbilly.
  • I don't think I have ever heard of a so-called general manager or even a general manager want-a-be making decisions such as scouting, recruiting, signing and then putting the success on the coaches back, I thought he liked Jason. but then again, maybe when your ego is as inflated as Jones, you can't afford friends.

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