DALLAS (AP) — Cowboys proprietor Jerry Jones says coach Jason Garrett will return for an eighth full season after Dallas missed the playoffs in a yr marred by the six-game suspension of star working again Ezekiel Elliott.
Jones mentioned on his radio present Tuesday that Garrett’s job “isn’t a difficulty right here in any respect” whereas suggesting that there could possibly be different adjustments to the teaching employees with a number of contracts expiring. Garrett has two years left on a five-year deal signed after Dallas gained the NFC East in 2014.
“I actually know rather a lot about Jason Garrett. Due to that, I can in a short time and candidly say that he isn’t, his job isn’t a difficulty right here in any respect,” Jones mentioned.
Offensive coordinator Scott Linehan and defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli signed extensions final offseason, so they don’t seem to be amongst these with expiring contracts.
“We have got quite a lot of totally different contracts which might be varied instances arising,” Jones mentioned. “We’ll have a look at that. That does not imply there can be any materials adjustments, however we’ll have a look at it.”
The Cowboys (Eight-7), who end the season Sunday at division champion Philadelphia, had an uneven begin earlier than three straight wins to get to 5-Three going into Elliott’s suspension over home violence allegations.
Dallas misplaced the primary three video games with out Elliott earlier than profitable three straight to remain within the race. The Cowboys misplaced a playoff elimination sport to Seattle final weekend within the return of final yr’s NFL speeding chief.
Garrett has made the playoffs twice in seven seasons. He’s 67-55 together with the postseason and half the 2010 season, when he took over after Wade Phillips was fired. Garrett is a distant second to Tom Landry in tenure and wins.
Jones did not provide specifics when requested why Garrett was the suitable individual to guide the Cowboys. He has a 1-2 playoff report, and Dallas misplaced its first playoff sport as the highest seed within the NFC final season.
The Cowboys have alternated between profitable the division and lacking the playoffs the previous 4 years. In Garrett’s first three full seasons, Dallas completed Eight-Eight, shedding a season finale with a playoff spot on the road every time.
“Let’s principally not get into all of the explanation why and I will not get into all of the explanation why not,” Jones mentioned. “Let’s simply say that it is not in the most effective curiosity of the Cowboys to be contemplating a training change.”
Garrett sidestepped a query about his future after the 21-12 loss to the Seahawks on Sunday.
“My job is to do the most effective job for this soccer workforce,” Garrett mentioned. “It was a tricky loss for us in the present day and we’re going to get again to work and attempt to end robust.”