Cowboys to retain Jason Garrett, hire offensive coordinator

Although Jason Garrett avoided the Black Monday ax, the Cowboys coach won’t have the same responsibilities on his plate going forward. NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport confirmed that Garrett’s job is safe, but Dallas plans to hire an offensive coordinator. “The Cowboys intend to keep Jason Garrett, I have not heard this morning that that has changed,”…

Tony Romo battled through punctured lung in comeback win

Even under normal circumstances, Tony Romo‘s performance during the Cowboys’ comeback over the Niners on Sunday would’ve drawn great acclaim. Considering he hung in there with — not one, but two — painful injuries makes his effort that much more heroic. According to ESPNDallas.com, Romo was diagnosed with a punctured lung on Monday after an…

Jason Garrett sheds interim label, officially named head coach

The Cowboys will have no need to search for a head coaching candidate in the offseason – they’ve already found Wade Phillips’ successor and he’s been testing the position out for the past seven weeks. According to NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi, Dallas has removed the “interim” label from Jason Garrett, making him the team’s head…

Wade Phillips officially done in Dallas

The rumors and speculation have been confirmed: Wade Phillips is no longer the coach of the Dallas Cowboys. According to ESPN, owner/general manager Jerry Jones decided to fire Phillips this afternoon, just hours before his press conference was set to take place. The Cowboys (1-7) are coming off of a 45-7 drubbing at the hands…