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D Coordinator options?

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by CATCH17, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. CATCH17

    CATCH17 1st Round Pick

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    Ray Horton, Lovie Smith, Eric Mangini, Romeo Crennell, Dave Wannstedt.. Who else?
  2. ABQcowboyJR

    ABQcowboyJR Well-Known Member

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    Eberflues maybe, seems like stretch to me though.
  3. OklahomaCowboy88

    OklahomaCowboy88 Benched

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    Doesnt match with the "change of philosophy" comment.
  4. LifetimeBoysFan

    LifetimeBoysFan Active Member

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    Lovie gets my vote. In fact he can have the HC job if he would rather have it as far as I'm concerned.
  5. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    If we are bringing in Norv, we might as well bring in Wannstedt :laugh2:

    I think I'd poop my pants.
  6. Bigdog24

    Bigdog24 Well-Known Member

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    What about these folks.....Mike Singletary,(Vikings) Ken Norton Jr. (sea-hawks) Jim Tomsula(49ers) Rod Marinelli (bears) Kevin Green (Packers)
  7. Hailmary

    Hailmary Well-Known Member

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    Here's one that's very, very, VERY far fetched. How about Butch Davis?
  8. muck4doo

    muck4doo Least-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Garrets little brother
  9. cml750

    cml750 Well-Known Member

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    Give me Lovie or Wandstedt out of those choices. I am ready to get back to the 4 - 3.
  10. coyboy

    coyboy Member

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    Monti Kiffin
  11. erod

    erod Well-Known Member

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    Mike Zimmer? Asst head coach?
  12. MonsterD

    MonsterD Quota outta absentia

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    Wasn't there a real fiery guy who was a position coach for the 49'ers? He was given some consideration for a HC or coordinator a little while back.
  13. Star Guard_31

    Star Guard_31 Active Member

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    Perhaps former Jets coordinator Mike Pettine?
  14. weaver21

    weaver21 Well-Known Member

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    Mike Pettine is an option as well.
  15. Novacek84

    Novacek84 Well-Known Member

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    If available, Lovie Smith please. I would think his personality would mesh with Garrett.
  16. erod

    erod Well-Known Member

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    He'll be the head coach in Philly or SD.
  17. erod

    erod Well-Known Member

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    How about Monte Kiffin? He taught Lovie Smith in Tampa.
  18. 17yearsandcounting

    17yearsandcounting Benched

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    Garrett still has one brother not employed by the team. I would start there, then move the search on to the Garrett families in-laws, from there I would start looking at the Garretts families cousins, before finally exhausting my search by looking at the Garrett families 2nd cousins.
  19. Yuma Cactus

    Yuma Cactus Active Member

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    Romeo Crennell and IMO it isn't even close.
  20. supercowboy8

    supercowboy8 Well-Known Member

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    Let’s look at possible 3-4 candidates should the Cowboys stick with that scheme but employ a different look.

    Arizona defensive coordinator Ray Horton was on Jason Garrett’s radar as a secondary coach two years ago – not coordinator – but he has become a head-coaching candidate in two years of running the Cardinals defense. He learned from Hall of Famer Dick LeBeau, Pittsburgh’s zone-blitz architect, and would have pieces in place to run that style here.

    Romeo Crennel comes from the Bill Parcells’ coaching tree. He has Super Bowl experience. Players love playing for him and he keeps the scheme interesting. He has had two tries as a head coach and it hasn’t worked out, but his style might fit well with Garrett.

    Could the Cowboys look to the college ranks for a coordinator? Garrett worked with Todd Grantham, Georgia’s defensive coordinator when Grantham coached the Cowboys defensive line under Wade Phillips. Grantham has an attacking style and has a defense that is filled with NFL-ready players. Given his SEC ties, he could provide some good insight on players in the draft. He also has NFL coordinator experience (Cleveland) and, like Garrett, worked for Nick Saban.

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