Cowboys hire Dan Quinn as defensive coordinator

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Former Falcons head coach Dan Quinn flew to Dallas on Monday to interview for the Cowboys’ defensive coordinator position. As reported by ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the meeting went well and Quinn will officially take over as Dallas’ defensive play-caller in place of Mike Nolan, who the team fired last week.

Quinn had been linked in connection to a few college jobs, but as defensive coordinator for the Cowboys, he’ll have a better chance to rebuild his reputation in front of a bigger national audience.

As for the Falcons, the the team continues to interview different candidates for their head-coaching and general manager vacancies. On Monday, Atlanta virtually met with Titans offensive coordinator Arthur Smith and Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive coordinator Todd Bowles.

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