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Jerry Jones says no in-season coaching change, but Jason Garrett’s seat is on fire

It’s getting ugly in Dallas.

Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett talks to team owner Jerry Jones before their game against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

The Dallas Cowboys suffered an embarrassing home loss on Thanksgiving, losing 26-15 to the Buffalo Bills. The Cowboys took a 7-0 lead in the first quarter but then proceeded to give up 26 unanswered points as quarterback Josh Allen and the Bills defense were too much in Week 13.

The loss dropped the Cowboys to 6-6, and while they still have a half game lead on the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC East, things are not looking good for them. Considering they have to travel to Philadelphia in Week 16, their playoff chances are decreasing by the week.

There has been all sorts of speculation that Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett needs a deep playoff run to save his job. His recent work could cost him his job sooner, but owner Jerry Jones said on Thursday he will not make an in-season change at the head coach position. Jones thinks the team has no chance of making the playoffs if they change coaches now.

Emotions were reportedly running high in the Cowboys locker room after the game, and you have to wonder if this team will band together the rest of the way or turn on each other and self-destruct these final four weeks. So much falls on Garrett at this point, and if they come up short and don’t make the playoffs, it seems inevitable he loses his job when Black Monday rolls around.