Originally written on NBC Dallas- Fort Worth  |  Last updated 12/5/11

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)
Jason Garrett has an explanation for his clock management Sunday. And that explanation isn't, "Whoops! Someone put lye in my Gatorade and I spent the final minute of the game writhing in pain in the sideline." That would have been a good explanation. Instead, we get this:   We very well could have taken a timeout there. We felt like we were in field goal range. We have yard lines that we use as guidelines before the game. We felt like we were in range at that point. Tony [Romo] had them on the line of scrimmage quickly, so we went ahead and clocked it and used that as a timeout. … You see so many situations where you have negative plays in those situations. We felt like we were in his range to give him a chance to kick the game-winner. Before this game, I thought of Jason Garrett as a mildly competent, professional coach. I will not be viewing him that way any longer. You can go ahead and lump him in with Norv Turner, Andy Reid, Lovie Smith, and any other horrible coach who go...
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