Jerry Jones: Jason Garrett not on hot seat

July, 20, 2013
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OXNARD, Calif. -- Dallas Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones declared this is not an "Armageddon year" for head coach Jason Garrett, insisting the coach's job security isn't in jeopardy even if the Cowboys have another disappointing season.

"Everything I'm thinking about is not only about how to beat the Giants when we open up (the season), but also about what our future is in a plus manner or in a positive way with Jason," Jones said during a news conference to open training camp. "I look to the future with Jason, not just through his contract that we're sitting here with right now. I think he has a couple of years left on his contract, but that's not a thought.

"It is not what is implied when you say, 'This is an Armaggedon year for him.' It's not that with me."

The Cowboys are 21-19 and have not qualified for the playoffs during Garrett's tenure as head coach. They had 8-8 records in each of Garrett's two full seasons as a head coach, losing to NFC East rivals in regular-season finales with division titles at stake.

To read more from Tim McMahon of ESPNDallas.com, click here.

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