IRVING, Texas A national media outlet claims there is a "power struggle'' between Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and his coach Jason Garrett, a make-believe concept that keeps the "National Enquirer''-style news mill churning but mindlessly and recklessly skims over the real issues involving the source of this non-existent tug-of-war: the team's kick-return work featuring Felix Jones.
"When you make a play like that, you look hard again at that and what the alternatives are," Garrett said Monday in review of Jones' work in the 27-7 loss at Seattle in which Jones fumbled the opening kick and bumbled in his decision-making on the job.
Jones followed up that comment on Dallas radio station 105.3 The Fan by giving Felix a vote of confidence. And by Wednesday morning, Garrett was saying Felix remained atop the depth chart at the position.
Where is the conflict? Where is the "power struggle''? Do Cowboys followers truly believe Jerry Jones is storming into special-teams meetings at ...