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Breaking: Jason Garrett Out as Dallas Cowboys Head Coach

The long anticipated decision to move on from is now official. Jay Glazer of is reporting that the have informed Jason Garrett that “he is out as head coach.”

This comes as no surprise as Jerry and were publicly frustrated with the way the season ended for the Dallas Cowboys after expectations were sky high to start the season.

In the , the Cowboys were seen by many as the favorite to win the and the team had aspirations. After starting out 3-0, however, the wheels fell off and the Dallas Cowboys went 5-8 over the rest of the season dropping games to teams that will be picking in the top 10 of the .

This officially signifies the end of an era that had its moments of competitiveness, but ended as it started; 8-8 and out of the .

Throughout his tenure, the Cowboys were never able to make it past the of the playoffs despite a bye in 2016 and victories in the 2014 and rounds.

As Jason Garrett's contract was set to expire, per reports January 14th at the latest, the Cowboys didn't really need to fire Garrett. This is simply, the Cowboys won't be offering Garrett a new contract.

The Dallas Cowboys had already begun the search to replace Garrett, holding interviews with former Head Coach and Former Head Coach Marvin Lewis in recent days. While the official decision comes a week after the regular season concluded, this was the outcome that was always expected.

The Cowboys will now move forward with their search. Names like , , Matt Rhule, and several coaches still in the playoffs will take their turn to for the Dallas Cowboys.

With this move, the Cowboys can now begin the 2020 in earnest. Finding Jason Garrett's successor is the first item on the agenda.

John Williams
John Williams
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