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No Playoffs May Mean Big Name Coach for Dallas

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    OXNARD, CA - AUGUST 14: Head coach Wade Phillips addresses the media during Dallas Cowboys Training Camp at the Marriott Residence Inn Oxnard River Ridge on August 14, 2010 in Oxnard, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

    To be certain, the Dallas Cowboys will not be firing Wade Phillips any time soon. Owner and general manager Jerry Jones has championed Phillips' cause all along, from 0-2, to 1-3, to 1-4, and through the aftermath of last Sunday’s loss in Minnesota, which may as well have been a clinched fist to the stomach of most Cowboys’ fans and the team itself.

    But if things don't change quickly and drastically, this will no longer be the case.

    Per ESPN Dallas, Adam Schefter said in a recent chat that if Dallas continues on this path of loathsome futility, if Dallas fails to make the playoffs this season--and, for all we can tell now, they won’t--a change will be made. A big, possibly very big change.

    "And should this continue,” Schefter wrote of Dallas’ recent woes, “the Cowboys are going to make some wholesale changes for next year. Start thinking big ... like Bill Cowher, Jon Gruden, John Fox, coaches of that caliber."

     

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