Originally written on Silver and BlueBlood  |  Last updated 10/23/14
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There have been but eight head coaches in the Cowboys’ 53 year history. All but one of them have been hired by the current ownership. The first coach, Tom Landry, lasted 29 years on the job. That is longer than the rest of them put together. With so much controversy and uncertainty swirling about Jason Garrett, the current head coach, I though it appropriate timing to rank the men that have stood at the helm of America’s team. I do so with the disclaimer and acknowledgement that, since the departure of Jimmy Johnson, only one man has really been at the controls. The inimitable, incredible, indescribable “Coach” Jerry Jones. Does anyone really believe that the man currently on the coliseum (Cowboys Stadium) floor, fighting off wild beasts and other gladiators with a Texas tooth pick and a prayer, is really making any of the offseason decisions? Does anyone really believe it was Garrett’s call on the firing of defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, the hiring of Monte Kiffin or the apparentl...
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  • I really miss Landry. He WAS the best the Boys ever had. Jimmy was a good coach and was a winner, but he was not able to continue in the LONG run. Burn out is what it's called. The rest are just pretenders. Jerry isn't a coach and doesn't understand what it takes to win. He does think he knows, but never gomnna happen. Garret is toast, he just hasn't been told yet......
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