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October 12, 2008

Who should go first?

A popular topic during today's live Game Log was which member of the Cowboys coaching staff should be fired first.

Popular choices were special teams coach Bruce Read and head coach Wade Phillips.

But don't forget, the defense has struggled mightily at times -- could Brian Stewart be the first to go?

And the offensive unit doesn't seem to be firing on all cylinders -- should Jason Garrett get the boot?

Tony Romo doesn't have the time to pass that he used to -- is Hudson Houck the one who should be out?

Or should Jerry just sell the team? Will that solve the problems?

Who should go first? Tell us in the comments below!

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Fire Read and cut Barbie Carpenter's a$$.

Wade is the obvious choice, along with his hand picked defense coordinator and specials team coach. Contrary to what Wade tells the media, the head coach must be held accountable for the stupid plays his players make.

I have been reading about all the talent, 13 pro bowlers and potential this team has ..But i am having an hard seeing it..If it ready there its about time to quit hiding the talent and start showing it!

Wow, a few struggles and now we want to scrap the whole season? Great idea, folks fire the head coach right now! Any one have any ideas how often that works to turn a team around? I would bet less than 10% of the time.

We are stuck with what we have now. It is too bad that everyone bought into the media hype so now our 4 & 2 team sucks?! I personally am hanging around until the post season. Just look at the Giants last year. They struggled through most of the season, but put it together in Dec and Jan. It is a little too early to give up now. If we were 2 & 4 in this division, then yes, but the only 2 losses were to very good teams, Washington (hate to admit it) and Arizona.

My attention to detail is like Read's. I meant

BRING BACK AVEZANO!!!!!!!!!!!!!

...........Zampese LOL

Fire Phillips then all his coaches can go with him. Promote Jason, your gonna do it anyway, hire Capers as DC and BRING BACK ZAMPESE!!!! This team aint getting younger. The window is small.

Take a look at where the problem is every game, the secondary. Dave Campo stinks. What has he accomplished with all of this talent?

This game vs. Cardinals was a special teams problem, but the offensive line didn't block for Romo, and Romo held onto the ball too long. A true TEAM loss.

I agree with TRAMO. Romo makes the same mistakes every week, it's getting ridiculous.

There's no way we should be losing to Cardinals.

Special Teams have been bad since last year, so Read needs to be held accountable. The offence need to get aggressive and play with urgency. Romo is so scared of throwimg picks, he takes too much time to throw and when he does, he is off most of the time. The defence need to bltiz more often. Overall this team seems to lack urgency and looks depressed. The head coach is the one to turn this around amd pump some fire into the men. the buck stops with him

Wade Phillips and Brian Stewart must go now otherwise the cowboys wont even make the playoffs this year under those two.

The entire staff should go. The Phillips 3-4 is average at best. And if Garrett can't figure out how to get T.O. the ball then he's not the great offensive mind that people claim he is. After this year the Cowboys need to grab Steve Spagnuolo from the Giants. Considering what he's done with the Giants defense imagine what he could do with some real talent.

I think it is foolhardy to start pointing blame. The season is still early. Like in the NFC Divisional Playoff, the Cowboys special teams and excessive penalties led to their demise. If they fix the special teams and minimize their penalties, they will rebound.

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With Jerry Jones, Dallas will end up like the Raiders. He won't ever again hire a coach he can't control. They should get rid of Wade and for pete's sakes who's idea was it to bring Campo back. Didn't they learn anything from the past??

Is it just me, or does Tony Romo look like he doesn't care anymore. Jason Garrett is making the worst play calls in history.... out of the shotgun on 3rd and 1 passing deep to TO when you have Barber in the backfield? Wade Philips looks bewildered half the time and special teams is atrocious.

I say it's time for some rah rah leadership, Romo. Get your act together. Your play sucks. Last year, you were compared to Favre because of your improv, and ability to turn broken plays into big plays. This year, you're turning big plays into broken plays.

Figure it out soon, or you won't have a chance to win a playoff game.

If we can't fire Jerry Jones, at least fire Mr. Kangaroo the apologist.

Wade has to go!!!! He has no control of this team. Read also must be relieved his duties NOW! This team has all the talent but shows no emotions during games and makes no adjustments.. How can we have all these mental breakdowns followed by an idiot post game breakdown by Wade Phillips? He will never be a winner!!!!!!

Phillips, Stewart and Houck all need to go. Phillips because his defense is totally incapable of defending against the pass; Houck because his players are just not getting the job done and the responsibility falls on him, and Phillips because he is ultimately responsible for getting the team prepared. He doesn't show any burning desire to win (I'm sure wants to win), and his team is playing the same way. The head coach has to set the tone!

Phillips, Stewart and Houck all need to go. Phillips because his defense is totally incapable of defending against the pass; Houck because his players are just not getting the job done and the responsibility falls on him, and Phillips because he is ultimately responsible for getting the team prepared. He doesn't show any burning desire to win (I'm sure wants to win), and his team is playing the same way. The head coach has to set the tone!

Phillips, Stewart and Houck all need to go. Phillips because his defense is totally incapable of defending against the pass; Houck because his players are just not getting the job done and the responsibility falls on him, and Phillips because he is ultimately responsible for getting the team prepared. He doesn't show any burning desire to win (I'm sure wants to win), and his team is playing the same way. The head coach has to set the tone!

The Special Teams Coach should have been fired last year and they should have brought back Joe Avezano. The Special Teams units, mostly the coverage units, have played POORLY since last year. The Defense has not played very well either. Potential means absolutely nothing. Show up at gametime. Get off the field on 3rd down. Make the plays when the plays are there to be made.

I know,,,, anytime a crappy article is posted on this site or the newpaper lets vote which writer gets the boot!!!


one game doesnt mean anyone should get the boot! coaches dont play!

Performance reflects leadership.

If you treat the team like grown-ups and they don't respond positively, then perhaps it's time to treat them like dogs again.

Garrett should go first. Any team that has three explosive backs and uses only one in the back field 90% of the game is stupid. It is easy to defend Dallas because of the offensive set-ups. With one running back, defenses can hang another guy back to cover the wide-outs and ends. Stupid, plain stupid to have that many good backs and not use them to set up passing plays.
Garrett needs to go first..my 2 cents.

Fire Phillips! there is no disipline, and i'm gonna puke the next time I see 3 cowboys miss a tackle. the offensive line was horrible, and none of them appeared worried. phillips is too soft, period. he could'nt understand why the media was getting on him for the poor win against cincy. That proves he has no clue. There's no emotion, and they don't care if the other team is whipping their asses and rubbing their noses in it. SHAMEFULL!!!

JERRY WE HAVE CAMPO, HOUCK, GARRETT..BUT NOT COACH JOE AVEZZANO...

Every One Of You Sports Writers That Keep the Pot Stirred...

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