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Calvin Watkins is an easy target, I know

But some things deserved to get called out for their astonishing BS factor. Take, for example, Watkins' editorial that Garrett should be fired after the 2013 season - and let's be honest, that's what it is given the utter lack of consideration that Garrett and the Cowboys might have the slightest bit of success in the coming season. Allow me to fisk:

Dallas Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones shocked the world

Important things are afoot, Cowboys fans!

in a sense

Or not.

when he said coach Jason Garrett isn't coaching for his job in 2013.

A statement uttered in May regarding [your coach's name here] by 32 owners in a 32-team league.

Here's what Jones said earlier this year regarding Garrett: "There's a lot of resolve here, but not a lot of patience. Jason senses that."

Sense of urgency to win! Generally considered a good thing, but Calvin, who, like many other of the local press that takes anything Jerry says far too seriously/literally, would prefer to turn this into a negative:

Now the other day Jones says this about Garrett's job status: "Well, no, no he's not ... to the last question: Is Jason coaching for his job? No. What we're doing is taking the assets that we have, and Jason being right at the top and certainly our premier asset, and we're using them to the best of our ability."

Another statement uttered in May regarding [your coach's name here] by 32 owners in a 32-team league, not that different than before. The obvious question to raise?

Why the change?

Jones shouldn't change what he said from earlier in the year.

FURK UR BAD CALVIN, TRYIN TO MAKE UR CONTRACTUAL POST COUNT PER DAY

I find it hard to believe if the Cowboys miss the playoffs in 2013 that Garrett will return in 2014.

What if they win 10 and don't make the playoffs? Is his job safe through next season if they do? You don't editorialize on that. You just find something hard to believe without backing it up with anything, y'know, insightful.

Jones made several changes to Garrett's world in 2013. He told him to get rid of his brother, tight ends coach John Garrett, released defensive coordinator Rob Ryan and talked about taking the play calling duties from him.

Hmmm, could these moves actually improve the team, thereby enhancing Garrett's job security? Maybe the defense will play better if the defensive coordinator shows up for defensive meetings the last month of the season!

How can Jason Garrett believe his job isn't on the line in 2013?

BECAUSE YOU QUOTE THE OWNER A COUPLE OF PARAGRAPHS UP IN YOUR OWN POST SAYING SO?

Jones wants the attention to divert from Garrett's job stats, that in realty should be in doubt, to something else. It's Jones' job to distract everyone from the reality of the situation: Jason Garrett's job is on the 2013.

This is basically word soup backed by nothing, which I'm guessing is because his contractual post count also requires a minimum word count.

If Jones really wants Garrett to return in 2014, give the man a contract extension.

Seems reasonable, I mean, his contract must be up this year.

Garrett enters the third year of a four-year contract in 2013 and if he is the man of the future, give him a two-or-three year contract extension.

OH WAIT HE HAS A CONTRACT FOR 2014 NEVER MIND WHAT CALVIN WROTE THE PREVIOUS SENTENCE IN THE SAME STINKING PARAGRAPH WHERE HE STATES WHAT JONES MUST DO IF HE REALLY REALLY WANTS whatever nonsense Watkins is rambling about.

It's not like Jones hasn't done it before. He gave Jimmy Johnson and Phillips contract extensions.

It doesn't happen often, but it's occurred.

It's happened! Not often! But oughtta happen again! Though if it happened, Watkins would doubtlessly complain about extending a coach with no proven track-record of post-season success!

[If] [sic] Jones wants Garrett to succeed, then take care of him contract-wise, not with words. We all know if the Cowboys don't make the playoffs for a third consecutive season, it would be hard to believe Garrett will maintain his parking space at Valley Ranch.

Things to learn from this paragraph: apparently Jones does not want Garrett to succeed; Calvin Watkins is omniscient in the thinking of all readers of ESPN Dallas; a mealy-mouthed statement about Garrett being fired, which Watkins can't bring himself to say outright, regardless of Jones' quote in paragraph 4.

Piss poor writing, Calvin, and all the more reason for readers to regular the BtB main page!

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