If Jimmy Johnson had stayed as Cowboys head Coach

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  1. leeblair

    leeblair Well-Known Member

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    Imagine how great the competition would be between him and Belichick...

    Just a thought.
     
  2. Walker

    Walker Texas Ranger

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    Still got Jerry Jones though.
     
  3. KingintheNorth

    KingintheNorth Chris in Arizona

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    Jimmy was always going to look to retire sooner than later. He loves his off-time.

    Still, we might have won 4 or 5 in a row.
     
  4. erod

    erod Well-Known Member

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    Jimmy never stayed anywhere more than 5 years.
     
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  5. john van brocklin

    john van brocklin Captain Comeback

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    4 super bowl victories in a row...
     
  6. JayFord

    JayFord Well-Known Member

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    lets say free agency never took place

    jimmy would have won the 96,97 and 98 super bowl then retired
     
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  7. leeblair

    leeblair Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, I think that was part of the problem; Jimmy couldn't figure out how to keep coaching the same team after 5 years.
    I really do.
     
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  8. atlantacowboy

    atlantacowboy Zone Supporter

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    Jerry was in his proper place when Jimmy was here. The "what if" scenario of Jimmy coaching in Dallas for 30 years presumes Jerry stays in the owners box, b/c Jimmy wouldn't have had it any other way.
     
  9. atlantacowboy

    atlantacowboy Zone Supporter

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    Thats silly talk. Jimmy resigned b/c Jerry tried to pry player personnel away from him the 94' contract extension offer. All of Jimmy's previous gigs were a step up the coaching ladder.
     
  10. atlantacowboy

    atlantacowboy Zone Supporter

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    Go look at Miami's drafts particularly on defense when Jimmy coached there. Jason Taylor....Patrick Surtain.....Sam Madison......he was finding HOFers and pro bowlers on draft day at a time Jerry couldn't find anything. Odds are, the dynasty would have continued at least until Aikman retired, and we don't know when that might have been had Jimmy been the one finding and motivating players.
     
  11. FTWayne

    FTWayne Well-Known Member

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    what did he do after the salary cap?
     
  12. Qcard

    Qcard Well-Known Member

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    Jimmy bombed in Miami with full control
     
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  13. atlantacowboy

    atlantacowboy Zone Supporter

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    He had Marino on his last leg and they didn't get along. He ceeded the Dolphins to Dan.

    He still drafted well and coached up the Dolphins defense to the #1 ranking. It was easier building from scratch than inheriting a team with an entrenched HOF Qb not playing well.
     
  14. atlantacowboy

    atlantacowboy Zone Supporter

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    Untrue. What he did in Miami would viewed by Garret supporters as incredible success.
     
  15. FTWayne

    FTWayne Well-Known Member

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    His teams in Dallas, had enough backup talent to form another team. Hence, he had the means to buy all the good talent and Jerry just signed the checks.
     
  16. leeblair

    leeblair Well-Known Member

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    That appeared to be Jimmy's downfall in Miami.
    He wouldn't bench a legend.
    Marino had been great but was never the same after his Achilles tendon injury.
     
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  17. atlantacowboy

    atlantacowboy Zone Supporter

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    His tenure in Miami was only a failure in relation to what he had accomplished in Dallas. But few had ever accomplished what he had in Dallas. He was in the company of Lombardi, Knoll, Shula, and Walsh. Nobody has ever done it in 2 different cities, and I don't know why Jimmy is held to that standard by some.
     
  18. Hardline

    Hardline Well-Known Member

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    Don't do this to yourselves.
    We don't know what things would be like if Jimmy stayed as head coach.
    No one was going to give him another Hershel Walker trade deal to keep the dynasty going.

    He was 36 wins and 23 loses with the Dolphins.
    With 2 wins and 3 loses in the playoffs.
     
  19. Qcard

    Qcard Well-Known Member

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    :lmao2:good one
     
  20. PA Cowboy Fan

    PA Cowboy Fan Well-Known Member

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    I think we could have gotten another 2 or 3 years out of Jimmy but yea he wasn't going to stay that long anyway. Could have won 4 SBs though at least.
     

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