Jean Jacques Taylor
ARLINGTON – In the 14 days Jason Garrett has been the Cowboys interim head coach, he's given this team a direction and focus it never had even in the best days of the Wade Phillips' regime.
The players regurgitate Garrett's mantras and philosophies, in part, because his communication style leaves no room for misinterpretation.
When you think about it, professional athletes are no different than kids. They crave discipline, and respond to it. If they don't get it, they'll do the athletic equivalent of eating pizza for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Understand, Garrett's not the messiah. There's no need to wash his feet or ask him to gently rub anointing oil on our foreheads. But he's already convinced the players on this team that his way is not only the best way – it's the only way.
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