Garrett added Monday that he's had "positive conversations" with Jones about his future.
At this point, it would be a mild surprise if Garrett is not back in 2014.
Although Garrett cautioned that it's premature to discuss staff and scheme changes, he emphasized several times that the Cowboys have to get better on defense.
Asked to evaluate Kiffin's performance in 2013, Garrett protested that now is not the right time. Paired with Rapoport's report, Garrett's silence speaks volumes.
The tea leaves suggest Garrett is staying and Kiffin is going.