Jerry Jones: 'Jason Garrett will be coaching in the NFL' in 2020

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"It would give us zero chance if we didn't have [Garrett]". NFL Network reported earlier that day that the New York Giants would be interested in Garrett should the Cowboys not retain him.

"Jason Garrett is a good coach", Jones said when asked why he didn't move on from Garrett. The 30-year-old missed two field goals in Thursday's Thanksgiving loss to the Buffalo Bills and has three botches in the last two games. "Let's start right there", Jones said.

He will be coaching in the National Football League next year, Jones said.

Journalists now know better than waiting for a simple answer from Garrett.

Garrett offers a safety net, the owner said, for young coaches like offensive coordinator Kellen Moore.

"I look at our team with our skillset and I look at other teams with theirs, and there's nothing in my mind that jumps out at me that we can't be playing well enough to take it to the house", Jones said.

Garrett, unlike any other coach, is a lame duck, his contract set to expire in 2020. "He is the guy for the job". The message across the Cowboys locker room was similar this week, quarterback Dak Prescott saying Monday he knows Garrett's message is getting through because "I talk to each and every one of these individuals and the head coach's message is the way we're approaching each and every day", Prescott said.

Jones did an interview on 105.3 The Fan on Tuesday and said that while he'd seen a list of rumored candidates to coach the Cowboys next season should Garrett be fired, "they can't guarantee me or my fans a Super Bowl". "When I say that, I do not mean that there is not a level where I have determined that it just did not work or that I was too".

Dallas lost to the Los Angeles Rams in the divisional round last year and speaking on FOX NFL Sunday at the weekend, Jay Glazer of The Athletic suggested Garrett would have to win the Super Bowl to remain in Dallas next year.

Garrett is squarely on the hot seat in his 10th season leading the Cowboys, who are an underachieving 6-6 and need a late push to sneak into the playoffs atop a measly NFC East.

The question isn't whether or not Garrett will be a head coach next year. But there are many things.

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