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Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Cowboys' fish story: Ones who got away

By Dan Graziano
ESPN.com

Johnson/Tower/Schnellenberger
Want to know who could've been the Cowboys' coach? It'd make you settle for Jimmy's predecessor at 'The U' to be his sixth successor at Jerry's Tower of Babel.
As some of you know, I now write a weekly column called Obstructed View that is exclusive to ESPNDallas.com. This column has been universally embraced and celebrated by the sports fans of Dallas-Fort Worth and surrounding counties.

In this week's Obstructed View, I took a look at the head-coaching candidates that Cowboys owner Jerry Jones let get away three years ago. Three of those former candidates -- Tony Sparano, Norv Turner and Jim Caldwell -- have combined to go 19-0 in the month of December. But then, who's really counting?

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