Jan 28, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Dallas Cowboys former quarterback Troy Aikman at Fox Sports press conference at Empire East Ballroom at the Sheraton New York, Times Square in advance of Super Bowl XLVIIII.

Troy Aikman thinks Cowboys coaching turnover is hurting team


Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback and Hall of Famer Troy Aikman has been critical of his former team. He criticized the lack of philosophy in the organization and called it “unusual.

Now he is criticizing the team’s lack of direction because of the turnover within the coaching staff. They’ll have their third offensive play-caller and third defensive coordinator in three years. Aikman thinks this coaching turnover is hurting the team.

“The Cowboys have to decide really which direction they’re going and what’s important,” Aikman said, the Dallas Morning News. “When you visit with John Schneider, the general manager for Seattle, you can ask him any position and he’ll tell you exactly what he wants at that position, and really what the staff wants. Right now, they’ve got a good situation going. They have a really bright, young general manager and they’ve also got a head coach who is a pretty dynamic guy and they coach those guys up and have a philosophy as to what type of player they want. I think the teams that are successful have that.

“There’s been a lot of turnover here in Dallas with the staff and schemes and what not because of the relatively lack of success on the field, and until they can really get locked down as to what they’re about, it’s hard then to go and build a roster the way that a team like Seattle has been able to do.”

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  • Old Frog

    Sounds great. Why isn’t Aikman the GM?!!!

    • Chesney Blair

      Because he bashes the team and Jerry daily. I would love to see one if not all of the triplets working in some capacity with the Cowboys. Jerry once again doing things his way and ruining this franchise.

      • JoeDaBeast

        It would not surprise me if Jerry did bring Troy on board, as a way of having someone who is not a “yes man” in the front office.

        • Chesney Blair

          Won’t happen for the very same reason.