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Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy brushed off rumors of Sean Payton doubtlessly taking his job while talking to reporters Tuesday:
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"It be a story I form no longer are making an are attempting to be a section of," McCarthy said. "... In fairness to Sean, he's being requested the questions, however nothing moral comes out of that."
The coach said proprietor Jerry Jones assured him there changed into nothing to be troubled about.
"He addressed it, we laughed about it and moved on," McCarthy added. "That is in actuality the place it is far."
There changed into frequent hypothesis about Payton doubtlessly changing into head coach of the Cowboys after the 58-365 days-aged resigned as coach of the Contemporary Orleans Saints.
It came after Dallas suffered a necessary-round playoff loss to the San Francisco 49ers, elevating questions about McCarthy's future with the team of workers. Jones had previously indicated the season changed into regarded as title or bust.
Nonetheless, Payton has since clarified that he's no longer having a demand to decide the Cowboys job. In holding with Mike Florio of Professional Football Discuss, he is being regarded as for a media job by each and each Fox and Amazon.
Jones has moreover talked about that McCarthy's job changed into never in query this offseason.
It would possibly perhaps most likely perhaps perhaps peaceable keep rumors of a Payton-Cowboys connection to bed, as a minimum until McCarthy's subsequent struggles.