I know; sort of a bold statement for a title, but how else was I supposed to grasp the scary truth of what could be? It seems like the tension between this upcoming playoff game and Dallas Cowboys fans is starting to strengthen.
Many fans know the history of the Cowboys' playoff games over the last 20 years. Spoiler alert, they lost a lot. With that knowledge, everyone is assuming that this Monday night the Cowboys will meet a similar fate to their past experiences.
However, there's no denying that Head Coach Mike McCarthy's job is on the line with this game.
The entire NFL knows that the Dallas Cowboys have one of the most talented teams in the league, but I say their coaching staff lacks leadership. Rumors on the internet are swirling right now, and people are concerned about what Jerry Jones will do if the Cowboys lose.
Do I think Jerry will fire the entire coaching staff following a loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers?
No, but I do think a lot of big-name coaches will be on the chopping block.
For one, Jerry Jones is for sure not going to keep McCarthy around. I don't care what Jerry said at the beginning of the year about how Mike is the answer — if McCarthy doesn't come out of this game with a win, he is fired.
I may not agree with Jerry on a lot of things, but he is a smart guy, and he will surely fire a man that can't win big games.
Where Mike McCarthy ends up if they lose this game is anybody's guess, but I suspect he won't be getting another NFL head coaching job anytime soon.
Another man on the hot seat is Offensive Coordinator Kellen Moore.
Kellen has been an up-and-down type of coach all year. In one game, he and his offense will score 33 points in the 4th quarter alone, and then in another game, they won't get over 7 points for the whole game.
Last week's loss to the Washington Commanders was an absolute train wreck, and Kellen's share of the blame for that disaster is significant.
Kellen Moore is an easy guy to fire at the end of this season. He is another coach who just can't seem to win the big games. Sorry, but you can't have an elite offense like this and just throw it away like these coaches are doing.
This brings me back to my last article about the Cowboys doing so little with so much talent.
The Cowboys are super skilled with players like Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott, Micah Parsons, and much, MUCH more. We have superstar after superstar on this team and the fact that fans are scared about getting past a 45-year-old quarterback is absolutely disgraceful.
The coaches should have this game very much in the bag, but at the moment, we the people fear that they don't.
Honestly, Defensive Coordinator Dan Quinn is safe… or is he?
Dan has been doing great all year, and while his coaching ability seems to have slipped in the last few games, there's no debating how well he has done with the defense this year.
I don't think Jerry would fire him, however, I do think DQ would leave the Cowboys if another team were to offer him a head coaching position.
So, following the conclusion of this postseason, am I saying there's a chance that the Dallas Cowboys will be without an offensive coordinator, defensive coordinator, or head coach?
Yes, I am. It's a sad theory, but it's definitely within the realm of possibility.
Jerry Jones has the power to do whatever he wants, and if this game makes him uncontrollably angry, then I can 100% see him firing both Kellen and McCarthy. Let's hope we get past the Bucs on Monday night so that doesn't happen.