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Burning Questions: What are the NFC East storylines as training camps open?

Thank goodness, football is here. All week, training camps open around the NFL, as teams begin the journey toward Super Bowl XLVIX in Glendale, Arizona. Every team in the league has questions that need to be answered, as no one has a clear and easy road map to the Promised Land. But the difference between being a contender and an also-ran usually comes down to one key issue. So as...
Via cover32
6 days ago  |  Discuss

MASTERMINDING A MARINELLI MIRACLE: Anticipating the Dallas Cowboys 55th NFL Training Camp | Overcoming historic 2013 defensive struggles | Defensive coordinator faced with restoring faith in America’s Team

IRVING, Texas – Defense … defense … defense. That will be the Dallas Cowboys battle cry when they land Tuesday (July 22, 2014) at Naval Air Station Point Mugu in Southern California. Defense … defense … defense. That will be the Dallas Cowboys overriding priority during their upcoming three-and-a-half week training camp stay at the River Ridge Playing Fields in Oxnard,...
Via KC Sports Ninja
8 days ago  |  Discuss

CHANGING OF THE GUARD: Monte Kiffin knows Rod Marinelli can give the defense the jolt it needs | 2014 Dallas Cowboys coaching staff

IRVING, Texas – When Rod Marinelli thinks of the best thing Monte Kiffin’s done, it’s not the 40-plus years of coaching defense professionally and collegiately or the Super Bowl they shared together in Tampa Bay. It’s the job Kiffin’s done this offseason, after losing his title of defensive coordinator to Marinelli, and the work ethic he’s maintained that the new defensive...
Via KC Sports Ninja
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Cowboys sign former top-10 pick

The Dallas Cowboys continue to bolster their defensive line even after the Draft. Today the Cowboys signed someone they’ve coveted for almost two years. Since the departure of the 3-4 system and the change over to the 4-3, Okoye has been linked as a possible addition to the defensive unit. It’s a positive sign too, seeing as the Cowboys are coming off one of the poorest showings...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

New Cowboy Terrell McClain: Rod Marinelli was a huge reason I came to Dallas

On how Rod Marinelli factored in with McClain signing with the Cowboys: “It factored in a lot. He actually came down to my pro day and actually did the drills at my pro day three years ago when I was coming out of college, so I had a chance to talk to him. He was telling me all about himself. He’s a great guy, a great coach and I’m really fortunate to be able to be coached...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys could be losing D-Line coach Rod Marinelli soon to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Today ESPN NFC North blogger Pat Yasinskas said that there are rumors around the league that the Bucs will hire Rod Marinelli as defensive coordinator. Lovie Smith would be tabbing longtime pal Marinelli over Leslie Frazier, who could still be brought on in a position coach/”assistant head coach” role. The hangup with Marinelli was the fact […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
January 01, 2014  |  1 Comment

Jerry Jones wouldn’t want anyone but Monte Kiffin leading his defense

Despite the fact that the Cowboys are giving up yards and points at an alarming rate,  owner Jerry Jones told 105.3 The Fan in Dallas that he wouldn’t want anyone but Monte Kiffin as his defensive coordinator right now. “To fix what we’re doing, there’s nobody I’d rather have than him and Rod Marinelli, and where we are today to get this fixed over the next week, two weeks...
Via Pro Football Zone
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Marinelli gives the Cowboys' D credibility

IRVING, Texas The Dallas Cowboys' coaching staff is showing its age. And that's a good thing. New defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin, a spry 73, has been reunited with the 63-year-old Rod Marinelli. The two were part of a remarkable coaching staff in Tampa Bay for a decade, and they will try to replicate some of that success with the Cowboys. Kiffin is regarded as the...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Cowboys have hired Rod Marinelli

According to Mike Fisher of 105.3 The Fan in Dallas, the Cowboys have hired former Bears’ defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli to work with Monte Kiffin. It’s uncertain what Marinelli’s role will be, but he’ll likely take over for Kiffin when he ends up retiring at time point in the near future.   Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document...
Via Pro Football Zone
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Will Lose Rod Marinelli, Defensive Hire Now Becomes Key Component

Reports are  now surfacing that Bears defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli, a key component to keeping the continuity on defense, has chosen not to return to the team.  Marinelli's return was seen as key to keeping the 4-3 defensive scheme and play at a high level going into the 2013 season.  With his departure the Bears now must turn to finding Marinelli's replacement...
Via Midway Illustrated
January 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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