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Aug 29, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; Houston Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips (left) talks with Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett before the game at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

Better Cowboys Head Coach: Wade Phillips or Jason Garrett?

Earlier this week, former Dallas Cowboys head coach Wade Phillips tweeted out this controversial stat to CowboysNation:

“Jason Garrett is tied with Wade Phillips for 56 games as the @dallascowboys head coach. Phillips: 34 – 22; Garrett: 29 -27. #suprisesMe”

Three hours later, Phillips tweeted out this explanation:

“My surprise was that Jason and I had coached the same number of games. Not the record – time passes quickly -I wish Jason & Cowboys well”

Regardless of his intentions, the comparison of the two back-to-back coaches was inevitable. Although it can be argued that Phillips’ success came with current Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett as his offensive coordinator. And that they have both coached a team full of players handpicked by legendary head coach Bill Parcells.

Still, the winning percentages do tell a tale. But which one is actually a better head coach in your eyes: Garrett or Phillips? That’s today’s poll question. Leave your vote below and feel free to explain your selection in our comments section.

Aug 29, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) talks prior to the game with Houston Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

Better Dallas Cowboys Head Coach: Wade Phillips or Jason Garrett?

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