Jason Garrett will not be coaching the Giants in 2020


Even though the rumors are out there, no, Jason Garrett will not be coaching the Dallas Cowboys’ division rival New York Giants in the 2020 NFL season.

The Dallas Cowboys have been one of the most frustrating teams in the NFL this season. Though they still lead the NFC East, Dallas has yet to beat a team that currently has a winning record. On Thanksgiving, Dallas will host an 8-3 Buffalo Bills team that is very much alive in the AFC playoff picture. How much of Dallas’ struggles fall on head coach Jason Garrett’s growing ineffectiveness?

On this week’s episode of Stacking the Box, FanSided‘s Matt Verderame and Mark Carman, along with former NFL offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz, dispel the rumor that Garrett will end up coaching the Cowboys’ division rival in the New York Giants next football season (42:15).

“Well, the betting favorite right now to be the Cowboys’ head coach next season is Urban Meyer,” said Schwartz. “So will [Garrett] coach the Giants next year? Oh my god, that would be amazing. Cowboys fans would gladly let him coach the Giants…I think [Pat] Shurmur will not get fired, so I don’t think that’s the case, but I do think the Cowboys will move off Garrett, they have to, right?”

“I think [Jerry Jones] has waited a long time with the hopes of Sean Payton coming over, but I don’t think that’s going to happen and he knows it,” said Verderame. “That said, I don’t think Garrett is coaching the Giants because they’re not dumb. When they saw the reaction to that rumor getting floated out there. I wouldn’t be shocked if the Giants were the ones who put it out there.”

So it does seem that while both Schwartz and Verderame believe that this will be Garrett’s last year leading the Cowboys, they can’t really see Garrett coaching the Giants next season. New York is probably not firing Shurmur at the end of the season, as that would mean Daniel Jones would be on his second head coach in his second NFL season. That’s not great for quarterback development.

Sure, there are probably a ton of Cowboys fans who are done with seeing Garrett clap on the sidelines and do next to nothing else. Heck, they’d probably love to see him coaching a division rival into the 2020s. That being said, we can’t really expect Garrett to get another head coaching job next season in the same division he’s been a part of for well over a decade. It’s not happening.

Here are a few other topics discussed on this week’s episode of Stacking the Box:

  • Schwartz: I was very wrong about the Ravens – 1:25
  • Verderame: Lamar might fail like RGIII or Kaepernick – 6:58
  • Gambling is going to put pressure on changing bad officiating – 15:06
  • Patriots offense will be why they don’t win a Super Bowl – 34:44

All this and more!

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