Super Bowl-winning coaches Bill Cowher and Mike Zimmer both liked what they saw from Dallas’ defense last season and break down the players who stand out most. Cowher: Dallas Can Build around Micah Parsons When fans think of Micah Parsons, some ask, “Why don’t the Cowboys just put him at defensive end?” “If you […]
The Cowboys defense is full of playmakers at nearly every level.
In the video above, former NFL Head Coach Mike Zimmer discusses how Dan Quinn’s defense allows for him to scheme around playmakers like Micah Parsons with his versatility.
Trevon Diggs also provides a spark on defense with his ability to generate turnovers. He may lose a route or two in a game but his ability to jump a route is another way he brings versatility to this defense. Adding to the defense, the rotational depth on the line with players such as Demarcus Lawrence and Dorance Armstrong Jr. makes this Cowboys defense versatile at every level.
With all nine NFL Head Coach openings filled, The 33rd Team steps back to profile the coaches who were let go at the end of this season from a bird’s eye view. We take a look at each of their previous stops, check in on what happened with their most recent situation, and look forward […]
Here are a few Week 8 matchups we’ve got our eyes on: Jameis Winston must play better to beat his former team and Tom Brady The Saints play mostly man to man on defense. If they decide to continue this strategy, Marshon Lattimore, Paulson Adebo, and Chauncey Gardner-Johnson will have the tough task of matching up […]
After looking at the average tenure of an NFL offensive coordinator last week (read it here), this week we are going to evaluate their defensive counterparts. As we’ll see, defensive coordinators show more stability, with only 234 new hires at DC since 2000, or roughly 11 each year. Only one season since the turn of […]