Originally Posted by Double Barrel
Understand your point, but that Cowboys team did lose the NFC championship game during his first year as HC. It's not like it was completely automatic.
SBs are never automatic. Rumor had it though the team leaders semi-revolted in between the 1st and 2nd Switzer season telling him they wanted to go back to JJ ball. You know Aikman transferred colleges to get away from Switzer? That was one of the most bizarre coaching selections ever - hey let's bring in a coach my star QB hates.