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ESPN Host Calls For The Cowboys To Hire Urban Meyer

Urban Meyer on the sideline of Ohio State's Fiesta Bowl vs. USC

GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 31: Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes watches the action during the second half of the 2016 PlayStation Fiesta Bowl against the Clemson Tigers at University of Phoenix Stadium on December 31, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The Dallas Cowboys fell to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, meaning their playoff hopes are officially on life support. Unless Dallas can beat Washington and have Philadelphia lose to the New York Giants, it will not be qualifying for the postseason.

As you'd imagine, Dallas head coach Jason Garrett's seat is as hot as can be right now. If the Cowboys don't make the playoffs, it seems like a lock that he won't be retained as coach next season.

Dozens of names have been floated for Jerry Jones' next hire. One has been former Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer.

After Sunday's loss, one ESPN host has had enough. Will Cain, who contributes to a number of shows for the network, wants the franchise to go out and hire Meyer.

Cain thinks the team needs leadership above all else. He implied that that's where Meyer thrives.

Meyer stepped down from his job with the Buckeyes after last season. While he's maintained that he's done coaching, many believe the right opportunity would pull him out of retirement.

If Dallas is eliminated next week, it should be a fascinating coaching search. Jones will have a big decision on his hands.