As we’ve seen in the past, this may not last very long--but, for now, Jerry Jones says that head coach Jason Garrett will have the final say on all personnel decisions, from selecting his entire coaching staff to all 53 players on the roster, including what Jerry Jones describes as a sort of veto power in cases when the two don’t see eye to eye on a certain player.
In his bi-weekly appearance on 105.3 The Fan last Thursday, Jones addressed his remarks during the introduction of Garrett as head coach, in which he said that the new coach had carte blanche on personnel decisions.
Why did he go out of his way to stipulate this power?
"Well, because the questions were asked of Jason where his authority, or where his emphasis stopped and started,” Jones said, per the Dallas Morning News. “And I thought it was much more appropriate, I thought, for me to answer that question since it was all about where I wanted it to be. Having said all of that in that way, I just want to make it real clear that Jason was going to be able to put the position coaches and coordinators on his staff that he wanted. And I wanted that. And I really haven't departed from that very often in the 22 years that I've been here.”
“But it's been talked about a lot. And as to a player on the roster, I wanted to be real clear that as far as we operate, I'm not going to put a player on this roster that Jason doesn't want on the roster. That's it.”
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