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Garrett Honored to Coach in Pro Bowl

Jason Garrett brought the Cowboys their first division championship since 2009 this season



    Garrett Honored to Coach in Pro Bowl
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    Obviously Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett wishes he were preparing for the NFC Championship game this week, but he’s honored to be coaching one of the Pro Bowl teams with his staff.

    For awhile, it looked like the Cowboys staff might not be able to coach in the game, since most of them weren’t under contract. But on Tuesday it was announced that Garrett had agreed to a new, five-year deal, and they’re reportedly close to a three-year deal for defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli.

    "Well, first of all we love to coach and we love to be around the game and it's a privilege to be a part of a game like that," Garrett said, per ESPN Dallas. "We had a chance to do it a few years ago and it was a great week for us.

    “Having said that, to get a chance to coach some of the best players in the league and interact with them, I think that's a positive experience for everybody. You certainly want to embrace that. It's a fun week, it's really, again, a privilege to be a part of."

    The Pro Bowl will be played on January 25 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ.

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