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Jason Garrett has fully evaluated the closing seconds of regulation on Sunday, but is clear that there is little he would change about how he handled the clock in that situation.
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GLENDALE, Ariz. Well, it turns out that holding a degree from Princeton doesn't guarantee a head coach has a clue when it comes to clock management. The cardiac Cowboys had the chance to escape this house of horrors with a win late in the fourth quarter, but they were undermined by two baffling decisions by head coach Jason Garrett.
With a 19-13 overtime loss to the Arizona...
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones stood by coach Jason Garrett's questionable decisions in Sunday's overtime loss at Arizona.
Jones, speaking on his weekly radio show on KRLD-FM, wouldn't bite when asked about the two critical decisions Garrett made at the end of regulation Sunday. The decisions basically amounted to the Cowboys "icing" their own kicker.
IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Upon further review, Cowboys coach Jason Garrett still sees nothing wrong with how he managed the end of regulation in a loss to Arizona.
He insisted Monday there was no need to call a timeout after getting a first down at the 31-yard line with about 25 seconds left, even though Dallas could have run a few plays in hopes of setting up a shorter field goal....
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Jason Garrett may want to delegate some responsibilities now that he's a head coach.
Week 13, Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett inexplicably iced his own kicker Dan Bailey and cost his team a win against the Arizona Cardinals.
Every loss is big in the NFL but this particular defeat may cost the Cowboys a chance at the playoffs. They still lead the NFC East but failed to gain additional ground on the New York Giants who lost a heart breaker against the Green...
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...
PFT Live: Mike Florio talks about the decision by Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett to call a time out before his kicker went for the game-winning field goal. (NBC Sports)
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IRVING – Jerry Jones says he’s “very sick” that the overtime loss at Arizona cost the Cowboys a golden opportunity to position themselves to clinch the NFC East with a win over the Giants this weekend, but he’s not going to second-guess Jason Garrett’s questionable clock-management decisions.
“I’m not going to second-guess those timeouts at all,” Jones told Dallas’...
We've all been dumping on Jason Garrett this week (rightfully so) for icing his own kicker and failing to use crucial timeouts at the end of the Cowboys stunning loss to Arizona on Sunday. But Garrett wasn't alone in committing such a heinous act of clock butchery. Mike Florio over at PFT suggests that Tony Romo deserves a lot of the blame for what went down in those final...