First-year coaches face unexpected hurdles, but Cowboys leader has plan for 2011
By Calvin Watkins
Jason Garrett turned 45 years old on Monday, and although he has the title of head coach of the Dallas Cowboys, the NFL lockout prevents him from going forward with the task of running the team.
When he took over for Wade Phillips after the Cowboys' 1-7 start last season, the team was in shambles. Garrett pushed the Cowboys to a 6-10 finish and gave owner Jerry Jones hope for the 2011 season.
How Garrett will do in his first full season as coach is uncertain. Other NFL coaches can relate.
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