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Jason Garrett has been declining to discuss the coaching staff while at the Pro Bowl

No word from the leader of the Cowboys.

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It’s been a busy week for the Dallas Cowboys as their front office has been in Mobile, AL for the Senior Bowl while their coaching staff has been posted up in Orlando, FL for the Pro Bowl.

While these events aren’t exactly normal regular-season weeks for the Cowboys there is still a lot going on. In spite of it all, head coach Jason Garrett has found it unnecessary to meet with the media... he’s been declining to discuss the coaching staff all week.

It was less than two weeks ago that the season ended for Dallas and shortly after it did Garrett caused quite a stir with public comments about expecting Scott Linehan to stay on staff (he was fired two days later, a move announced two days after the fact).

Perhaps Garrett has retreated into a shell of sorts thanks to the fallout from his initial comments about Scott Linehan. While that’s understandable, he has plenty of experience handling the media and should know that his avoidance of talking at all would become an even bigger story than had he just given generic comments about the coaching staff.

While Garrett himself has not been speaking plenty of others have. On Friday morning a report from Ian Rapoport surfaced saying Garrett would not actually be involved in play-calling (ESPN reported that he was “in line” to call plays just five days ago). It’s definitely one strategy to let the world talk for him, but his silence is at the very least noted.

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