On Wednesday, Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones declared that the team fully intends on bringing head coach Jason Garrett back in 2015. As of now, Garrett’s four-year deal with the team, signed after the 2010 season, is set to expire at season’s end.
“Jason not only was qualified when he took the job, but he’s improves every day, every week, every month, every year,” Stephen Jones said, per ESPN Dallas. “You know, one of the things you fear is that you train a guy up and then he leaves and he goes on and he’s even better for the next team than he was for you. I think Jason has grown leaps and bounds. We are so comfortable--you know, comfortable can be a bad word, you want to be on edge too--but I really think Jason is the right guy for this job.”
This is a departure from the stance taken by owner and general manager Jerry Jones. The elder Jones said a few weeks ago that he’s not concerned with Garrett’s contract status and, for now anyway, Garrett isn’t either.
Rather, Garrett’s focused on preparing for a big matchup with the Eagles.
“All I have interest in is this practice that starts in 10 minutes,” Garrett said on Thursday.
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