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Sports Minute: Dallas Cowboys finally move on from Jason Garrett as coach

9 months 2 weeks 3 days ago Sunday, January 05 2020 Jan 5, 2020 January 05, 2020 6:11 PM January 05, 2020 in Sports - AP - Texas

By SCHUYLER DIXON
AP Pro Football Writer

FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Jason Garrett is out as coach of the Dallas Cowboys after missing the playoffs with an underachieving team in a make-or-break season. Garrett had the second-longest tenure at 9½ seasons behind Tom Landry’s 29 years. Garrett took over when Wade Phillips was fired halfway through the 2010 season. The Cowboys finished 8-8 in the final year of Garrett’s contract. It’s the fourth time Dallas finished 8-8 and missed the postseason under the 53-year-old coach. The Cowboys fueled high preseason expectations with a 3-0 start before dropping eight of 12 and losing control of their playoff fate.

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