Dallas Cowboys Rumors: Jason Garrett's Fate Could be Decided in the First Round of the 2014 NFL Draft

By Jesus Flores
Jason Garrett's Fate Could be Decided in the First Round of the 2014 NFL Draft
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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, it should be pretty evident that the Dallas Cowboys are rebuilding.

Yes, I know that Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has said that the team isn’t rebuilding, but the proof is in the pudding.

For starters, the Cowboys dumped former All-Pro defensive end DeMarcus Ware this offseason. They also decided against re-signing standout defensive tackle Jason Hatcher, choosing to go with a much younger player in Henry Melton. Then they designated wide receiver Miles Austin as a post-June 1 cut before parting ways with him.

Those were three seasoned veterans that are no longer here; you see where I’m going with this? I do think, however, that for there to be absolutely no question as to whether the Cowboys are rebuilding, one last chip has to fall; the quarterback.

As many of you know from our conversations on Twitter, I am a firm believer that head coach Jason Garrett and starting quarterback Tony Romo’s destinies should go hand-in-hand; meaning that if one goes, so should the other.

Heading into the 2014 NFL Draft, I truly think that the Cowboys will have a chance to land one of the top quarterbacks in the Draft at No.16, if that happens, I am almost sure that the writing will be on the wall, for not only Romo, but Garrett as well.

I say that because it’s been rumored that there is a divide between the organization and head coach on whether to draft a quarterback. The Cowboys are thinking long-term and the head coach is thinking immediate success.

So, if the Cowboys were to draft Johnny Manziel at No.16, per se, I think that the message should be pretty clear; they no longer believe in the Garrett’s process and will go forth in a different direction.

Jesus Flores is a Dallas Cowboys writer for RantSports.com. Follow him on Twitter @SSgtFlo1 or add him to your network on Google

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