FRISCO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Multiple reports have sources saying the Dallas Cowboys have found their next defensive coordinator in Mike Nolan.
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Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network tweeted, “The #Cowboys new defensive coordinator is going to be Mike Nolan, which also leaves the #Saints with a key spot to fill on their D, too.”
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 6, 2020
Jane Slater of the NFL Network also tweeted, “From a source in New Orleans on news Mike Nolan headed to #Cowboys to join Mike McCarthy: “That’s what I’ve heard in the building… Mike came by and said goodbye. I’d say it’s pretty certain.”
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From a source in New Orleans on news Mike Nolan headed to #Cowboys to join Mike McCarthy: “That’s what I’ve heard in the building… Mike came by and said goodbye. I’d say it’s pretty certain”
— Jane Slater (@SlaterNFL) January 6, 2020
Nolan has been coaching in the NFL for 33 years, 21 as a coordinator or head coach, and is the son of Dick Nolan, one of Tom Landry’s assistants.