Jerry Jones is a man who thinks about his 2nd, third, and fourth move even if the first one is working out okay.
Mike McCarthy’s top assistants have drawn interest for coaching vacancies across the NFL, but Cowboys owner Jerry Jones reportedly could make a move to replace his current head coach with one of them if Dallas loses Sunday in the wild-card round against the 49ers.
Jones “may consider a coaching change should the team fall short of expectations this season,” CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reported Saturday, citing “several sources who know Jones well.”
The odds may be staced against the Dallas Cowboys a little bit in their first round matchup, but Jones clearly feels like this is their year.
The Cowboys won the NFC East with a 12-5 mark under McCarthy during the regular season, and offensive coordinator Kellen Moore and defensive coordinator Dan Quinn have been mentioned as possibilities for various openings around the league.
Dak Prescott threw for 4,449 and a franchise record 37 touchdowns under the 33-year-old Moore’s tutelage, and that was after he suffered a devastating season-ending foot/ankle injury in 2020.
“If this season doesn’t end the way Jerry thinks it should, don’t be surprised if Kellen Moore is their next head coach much sooner than later,” one source told CBS Sports. “He does not want to lose him.”
The Cowboys battle the 49ers on Sunday afternoon.WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.