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Thursday, September 27, 2012
Jason Garrett has a mess to clean up

By Jean-Jacques Taylor

IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys' special teams are raggedy. And, right now, so is its offensive line.

No team has scored fewer points than Jason Garrett's offense, and the Cowboys lead the NFL with 31 penalties.

At one level, we should be amazed and impressed the Cowboys are 2-1 and in first place in the NFC East.

But we all know that's not going to last long if they continue to play the way they have the past two games.

The reality is that Jason Garrett needs to get this stuff cleaned up.

Right now.

The league is too competitive and the games are too close for the Cowboys to be this bad in some important areas and continue to win.

Garrett can begin the transformation by demanding that special-teams coach Joe DeCamillis gets his unit to play better.

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