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Garrett Now Coaching For His Job?

Former Cowboys head coach Jimmy Johnson isn't buying the Cowboys' stance that they're content with their head coach



    Publicly, the Dallas Cowboys have been nothing but supportive of head coach Jason Garrett, who is now 3-5 in his second full season on the job. Former Cowboys head coach Jimmy Johnson, meanwhile, either hasn’t heard these votes of confidence, or he isn’t buying the idea that the Cowboys are content at head coach.

    Because in an interview with the Dan Patrick Show on Wednesday, Johnson said that many Cowboys will be playing for continued employment beginning with Sunday’s matchup with the Eagles in Philadelphia, and that the list of folks with uncertain futures in Dallas begins with Garrett.

    "Jason Garrett is probably coaching for his job for the rest of the year," Johnson said, per ESPN Dallas. "This game with Philadelphia on Fox may decide the future of coaches and players with those two teams."

    Like Dallas, Philadelphia goes into the first meeting between the two NFC East rivals at 3-5, and with a coach, in Andy Reid, who might be planted even more firmly on the hot seat than is Garrett.

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