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Jason Garrett must stand his ground

Cowboys need a coach who holds players accountable for behavior and performance

Updated: August 2, 2011, 11:20 PM ET
By Jean-Jacques Taylor | ESPNDallas.com

SAN ANTONIO -- Wade Phillips allowed Marion Barber to become a ceremonial starter last season for whatever silly reason.

It's among the reasons Phillips is now the Houston Texans' defensive coordinator instead of the Dallas Cowboys' coach.

Jason Garrett, promoted from offensive coordinator to head coach in November, continued to start Barber, even though he often headed to the bench after the game's first play.

Last week, the Cowboys cut Barber. Let's hope that signals ...

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