Dez Bryant watched the two crucial NFC East battles on Sunday afternoon like the rest of us, and he came away with the same conclusions.
Dallas defeated the Washington Redskins at AT&T Stadium at the same time, but it was too little, too late, after the Cowboys missed on a chance to clinch the division in Philadelphia last week.
“It’s frustrating to watch how the play calling is different…” Bryant tweeted. “the eagles play tons of man coverage….cowboys should have clinched last week… Crazy you got to wait until (expletive) on the line… I hate to say this but eagles understood this 5 weeks ago….stop wasting great talent”
With head coach Jason Garrett’s job in serious jeopardy as a result of a disastrous 7-9 season, Bryant is already looking towards who will be his replacement. He has two names in mind — former Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer, and himself.
“If Urban Meyers not the head coach for the Dallas Cowboys in 2020 it should be me…. we will win!!!!!,” he tweeted.
Bryant has free time to use for the role. The former All-Pro wide receiver hasn’t played in the NFL since the 2017 season. He was released by the Cowboys during the 2018 offseason and eventually joined the New Orleans Saints last November. However, during his first week of practice, Bryant tore his Achilles and was placed on injured reserve without suiting up for a Saints game.
As the Cowboys contemplate their future, the Eagles are headed to the postseason.
Philadelphia will host the loser of Sunday night’s game between the San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks on Wild Card Weekend.
Fans who want to celebrate winning the NFC East title can purchase a commemorative t-shirt on Fanatics.
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