Found November 05, 2012 on Fox Sports Southwest:
The day started off poorly for Cowboys coach Jason Garrett and ended even worse. Garrett was greeted with the news Sunday morning that the contract extension signed by New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton was voided by the NFL. That means Payton can sign with any team after the season. Payton is a former Cowboys assistant. Payton and his family still live in the Dallas area. Payton has a Super Bowl ring. You get the picture. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones denied any interest in Payton before Sunday nights game in Atlanta. Then the Cowboys went out and played a typical game under Jason Garrett. They showed flashes. They made a lot of mistakes. They played just well enough to lose and did, 19-13. The Cowboys are now 3-5 and the stench of another 8-8 (or worse) season is starting to circulate around the team. The loss makes Garrett 16-16 overall as a head coach. The Cowboys are 4-9 since last December. The best the Cowboys have ever looked under Garrett was the four games in 2011 jus...
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