Jason Garrett taking no shortcuts

Updated: August 27, 2014, 12:00 PM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING -- Jerry Jones has tried every shortcut known to man to make his football team champion again.

None have worked the way he envisioned. And that's the reason the Cowboys have one playoff win since 1996.

There are no shortcuts to building a winner in the NFL. This isn't like the NBA, where you can tank games, draft LeBron James and go from 17 wins to 50 wins in three seasons.

Yes, Bill Parcells won 10 games in his first season -- a five-game improvement in the ...

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