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Cowboys News: Free agent options, fallout from Quinn continues

Finding a replacement for departed defensive coordinator Dan Quinn is well underway. Options vary in terms of scheme and experience levels. The feeling of a free agency spending spree has been cautiously thrown around after a few choice words by Cowboys owner Jerry Jones opens up possibilities not seen around Dallas in quite some time.

The Super Bowl frenzy has descended on Las Vegas and reminiscing about previous winners places a former Cowboys team in elite company. Along with the big game, Pro Bowl festivities have kicked off and a few Cowboys players are participating in a variety of events. Lastly, unfinished business from a top Cowboys official has kept him in Dallas but that may not be the case moving forward. All that and more in this edition of Cowboys news and notes.

 

30 free agents Cowboys should try to sign in offseason :: Cowboys Wire

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After building a reputation for being a wildcatter, Dallas owner Jerry Jones has turned free agency from a yearly restock to window shopping for bargains. Keeping the Cowboys from participating has the fan base feeling like that kid whose parents never allowed them to swim in the deep end of the pool.

Just as a parent would say “maybe” to a perfectly timed question when the situation warrants, the door may be opened for a day-one free agent signing. Who could the Cowboys bring to Dallas when the new league year begins?

The ‘how-to’ offseason guide for fixing the 2024 Dallas Cowboys :: Blogging the Boys

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Fixing the Cowboys has become a popular topic of discussion lately. From free agents to decisions on their own players, Dallas has an endless supply of advice on fielding a roster that can threaten while in the playoffs. How can the Cowboys fix their post-season woes and does it involve more than free agency?

Barefoot golfing :: the Score

Report: Commanders expected to hire Joe Whitt Jr. away from Cowboys as defensive coordinator :: Commanders Wire

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With Dan Quinn leaving for Washington, a mass exodus from Dallas could begin as some of his assistants are being mentioned for promotions within the Washington organization. One coach who could replace Quinn in Dallas could instead follow him to D.C.

Dallas’ needs to trim the fat in the defensive backfield :: Inside the Star

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The Dallas secondary felt like a well-stocked room during training camp but injuries and ineffectiveness may have questioned the depth of this group. With a better understanding of where players stand, do the Cowboys need to trim some fat in the secondary moving forward? Get a glimpse of what changes some are possibly mentioning on the back end of the defense.

ESPN ranks Cowboys 5 Super Bowl winners among all-time champions :: Cowboys Wire

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The time between championships in Dallas has reached a point where the recent fails have become to be expected from the Cowboys. Reliving the glory days of years past can still be worthwhile. ESPN recently ranked the Super Bowl winners in order. With five championships under their belt, where did the Cowboys rank on the All Time list?

Cowboys a landing spot for Queen? :: Pro Football Network

Will McClay wants to be NFL GM, but unfinished Cowboys business, son are primary focus :: Fort Worth Star Telegram

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Having duties similar to the general manager is not the same as carrying the title itself. It remains unclear if Cowboys owner Jerry Jones will ever relinquish the job and that in itself is enough to worry about the departure of VP of Player Personnel Will McClay. Will he ever get to call himself Cowboys general manager or will the title come with a whole new city?

Report: Cowboys plan to interview Ron Rivera next week :: Pro Football Talk

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With rival Washington poaching Cowboys defensive coordinator Dan Quinn, becoming predecessors for each other feels like something only Dallas can manage to create. With an interview set up, getting to know Rivera may be inevitable. He was a player on the famed 1985 Bears team who won the Super Bowl and is now a former head coach in Carolina and Washington.

Story originally appeared on Cowboys Wire