Found January 05, 2012 on NBC Cowboys Blog:
PLAYERS: Jason Garrett
TEAMS: Dallas Cowboys
Former Cowboys’ fullback and current Fox analyst Daryl “Moose” Johnston, who’s in town to help broadcast the AT&T Cotton Bowl, said this week that he was surprised by the Cowboys’ slide in 2011--that, to use his words, he “didn’t think it was going to come down to a last game, winner-take-all scenario with the Giants”--but he’s also surprised by the level of panic in Dallas following that slide. Johnston suggested in a conference call on Wednesday that head coach (and Johnston’s former teammate) Jason Garrett will need more time to implement his system and grow as an NFL head coach--that fans should exercise patience with Garrett, who, Johnston reminds us, just last week finished his first full season as a head coach and didn’t really have an offseason to properly prepare for 2011. "I think a lot of people have to understand that Jason Garrett has been on the job for a little over a year," Johnston said, per the Dallas Morning News. "He's never had an offsea...

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Though surprised by Cowboys' fade, 'Moose' Johnston preaches patience with Jason Garrett

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