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Jerry Jones has ‘a lot to consider’ on Jason Garrett

PHILADELPHIA – Jerry Jones didn’t fire Jason Garrett on Sunday.

But he knows what you’re probably thinking. If there is any confirmation needed to prompt the Dallas Cowboys owner to pull the trigger and part ways with his embattled coach, it came with the dumpster fire that was the 17-9 defeat against the Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field.

Barring some miracle – a Philadelphia loss to the Giants, coupled with a Dallas win against Washington next Sunday – this season of supposed promise is over for the Cowboys.

Jones at least seemed resigned to that near-reality during an exclusive interview with USA TODAY Sports, even though he stopped short of definitively declaring that he’s through with Garrett.

“It leaves, from my perspective, a lot to consider here,” Jones said as he sat in the backseat of a luxury SUV at Lincoln Financial Field. “This was a little bit of a surprise. I didn’t see the Chicago Bears game coming (a 31-24 loss in Week 14) and this one was a surprise. I thought we were prepared to play. I thought we could play better out here. I’m disappointed.”

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