On Sunday evening, the Cowboys finally made it official - Jason Garrett is out as the team's head coach.

The announcement wasn't a surprise since the team already had interviewed former Packers coach Mike McCarthy and former Bengals coach Marvin Lewis on Saturday.

Browse through the photos at the top of the page for a look at some of the top candidates to become the Cowboys' next head coach.

The Cowboys went 8-8 this season after starting out 3-0. They were 6-4 in the middle of November and seemed to have control of the NFC East but limped to a 2-4 finish to miss the playoffs.

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77彩票网appGarrett, whose contract officially expires Jan. 14, took over as interim head coach in the middle of the 2010 season when Wade Phillips was fired after a 1-7 start. Garrett went 5-3 the rest of the way and the interim tag was removed from his title.

77彩票网appIn nine full seasons, Garrett led the Cowboys to the playoffs three times, but never advanced past the second round. The Cowboys went 8-8 in four of Garrett’s nine seasons. His record in Dallas was 85-67 and 2-3 in the playoffs.

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