Monte Kiffin

Monte Kiffin

Larry Lacewell

Cowboys former director of pro and college scouting Larry Lacewell hops on with Ben and Skin to talk about some of the things going wrong with the Cowboys, and why he endorsed Monte Kiffin for the defensive coordinator job.

105.3 The Fan–11/20/2013

PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 20: Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys reacts in the third quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles on October 20, 2013 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennslyvania.The Dallas Cowboys defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 17-3. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Dallas Cowboys Mid-Season Scouting Report: Studs And Duds

From Dez Bryant, Miles Austin and Sean Lee to Morris Claiborne, Monte Kiffin and Bill Callahan, here is a look at the Dallas Cowboys studs and duds from the first half of the 2013 season.


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Cowboys Preaching Calm After Pre-Bye Blowout

Jason Garrett will make it through the bye week after a 49-17 loss to New Orleans, preaching the importance of not overreacting to by far his worst game in two-plus years since he was the midseason replacement for Wade Phillips.


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Why Cowboys’ Garrett Should Take Over Play-Calling Job

The resistance to change is understandable. Garrett’s entire foundation – not just as a coach but as a person – is unflappability. And Jones’ stated position is sound as well.


HOUSTON - SEPTEMBER 26: Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, left, watches warm ups prior to a game against the Houston Texans with this sons Stephen, center, and Jerry Jr. at Reliant Stadium on September 26, 2010 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Cowboys Brass Should Evaluate Coaching Staff

The Dallas Cowboys have a lot of problems, both on offense and defense, and vice president Stephen Jones said everyone needs to be evaluated. Here is a look at some of the problems.


PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 20:   LeSean McCoy #25 of the Philadelphia Eagles is tackled by Sean Lee #50 and Nick Hayden #96 of the Dallas Cowboys in the first quarter on October 20, 2013 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennslyvania.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Cowboys Up & Down Defense Is Quite A Riddle

It’s a little hard to figure out what the Cowboys have on defense. They’ve won games with takeaways and flashes of dominance but now carry the distinction of the only unit in NFL history to allow four 400-yard passers in one year.


EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 12:  Bart Scott #57 of the New York Jets reacts the Miami Dolphins at New Meadowlands Stadium on December 12, 2010 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Former LB Bart Scott: Kiffin’s Tampa 2 “Is Extinct”

Former NFL LB and current CBS analyst Bart Scott doesn’t blame the players for Dallas’s defensive struggles, but instead believes Monte Kiffin’s Tampa 2 scheme is at fault.


ARLINGTON, TX - OCTOBER 06: Demaryius Thomas #88 of the Denver Broncos runs the ball against J.J. Wilcox #27 of the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on October 6, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Dallas Cowboys Defensive Struggles To Make Every Game A Challenge

The Dallas Cowboys defense has given up an average of 409 yards a game this season. While owner Jerry Jones said he wants to cut Monte Kiffin some slack, something needs to change soon.


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Broncos’ Manning Has Attention Of Cowboys’ ‘Rushmen’

Last spring, in Rod Marinelli’s first-ever meeting with his players after taking the job as Dallas Cowboys defensive line coach, he grabbed their attention by opening a speech with five simple words:


Jason Hatcher #97 of the Dallas Cowboys (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Hatcher Leading Cowboys With Words & Actions

Jason Hatcher isn’t sure if he should be called a vocal leader for the Dallas Cowboys. The defensive tackle’s words and actions say he should.


ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 22: Defensive end DeMarcus Ware #94 of the Dallas Cowboys hurries quarterback Sam Bradford #8 of the St. Louis Rams during the game at AT&T Stadium on September 22, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

DeMarcus Ware Breaks Cowboys All-Time Sack Record

DeMarcus Ware finished the Dallas Cowboys’ third game of the NFL season with two sacks, giving him 115 for his career. That allowed him to surpass Harvey Martin for the most in team history.


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Cowboys Back Up Turnover Talk With Action

Ball-hawking defense was a scene that played out constantly during practice in the offseason and training camp for the Cowboys – pretty much ever since Monte Kiffin and Rod Marinelli showed up in January.