Jason Garrett replacement lists starting up if Cowboys falter in 2019
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By Todd Brock

Training camp is still weeks away, but the seat under Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett is already heating up. The front office spent the offseason locking up many of its stars, supplementing the roster with new talent, revamping several coordinators and position coaches, and kick-starting contract talks early with several marquee players.

But there’s a monumental question mark still lingering around the head coach position. Garrett was not given an extension after leading the Cowboys to the divisional round of the playoffs last season, and now heads into the 2019 campaign on the last year of his deal. Owner Jerry Jones has verbalized his “win-now” strategy, but what happens if the Cowboys… don’t?

Two names Cowboys fans heard a lot last year when the team was sitting 3-5 are still being linked to the Dallas job, even though the Dallas job is currently occupied. Perhaps the most intriguing to many is Oklahoma Sooners coach Lincoln Riley.

On ESPN’s Get Up, former Cowboys Marcus Spears and Bobby Carpenter talk through the possibility. The topic was raised after the Tulsa World reported that Riley would owe approximately $4.6 million to the university were he to leave Norman for another football job, whether in the NFL or...

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