Jason Garrett: Red Jesus or Red-headed Stepchild?
As you'll read in this week's dead-tree version of The Sportatorium, hitting newstands tomorrow, I think Wade Phillips should be fired. Immediately.
No, actually, I think Jerry Jones should've walked down to the sideline in the third quarter of the Philadelphia debacle after Tony Romo unceremoniously stripped Phillips of his credibility/authority and yanked the coach right off The Gong Show.
Offensive coordinator Jason Garrett? That's a different story.
No doubt the Cowboys' offense - record-setting and star-spawning in 2007 - regressed in 2008.
Was Garrett over-paid and overrated during last year's 13-3 run? Or were this year's failures more a product of injuries (Felix Jones, Kyle Kosier, Tony Romo, Terry Glenn, Miles Austin, Jason Witten, Sam Hurd, Marion Barber) than the failure of his system?
What's your take?
Is Garrett still a rising star with innovative ideas? Or, as Romo and Terrell Owens hinted late in the season, is he a one-hit wonder that defenses have already solved?