Home Sports Redskin Mike Nolan fired; 6 candidates to become the Cowboys’ new defensive coordinator SportsRedskin Mike Nolan fired; 6 candidates to become the Cowboys’ new defensive coordinator January 9, 2021 2 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp There was some belief midway through the 2020 season that the Cowboys would be looking for a new defensive coordinator in January. But Dallas played better defensively down the stretch. The players seemed more bought in and they recorded 12 takeaways during the final four games as the team went 3-1. In the end, however, that wasn’t enough for defensive coordinator Mike Nolan or defensive line coach Jim Tomsula to keep their jobs. Both were fired after only one season on Mike McCarthy’s coaching staff. And more defensive staff changes could be coming in the near future. “I am appreciative of my relationships with both Mike and Jim, and I am grateful for the contributions that both of them made to our team under difficult circumstances in 2020,” McCarthy said in a statement. “These are never easy decisions to make, and we wish them, and their families, the very best in the future.” No team in Cowboys history allowed more… READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Bruce Arians: Antoine Winfield Jr. deserves Defensive Rookie of the Year Duke drops out of AP Top 25 for first time since 2016 Hughes: Despite likely roadblocks, Jets should absolutely pursue Deshaun Watson Cowboys offseason preview: 20 free agents who make some sense for Dallas Kevin Porter Jr.’s future with Cavaliers in doubt: Sources Cavaliers expected to trade or release Kevin Porter Jr. after outburst: Sources D.C. United hires Beerschot’s Hernán Losada as head coach Kieran Trippier ban: FIFA dismiss appeal against betting suspension [Bleacher Report] – Top QBs Washington Football Team Must Target in Offseason How Chelsea conquered Manchester United’s relentless press Rosenthal: What Yanks need from Kluber; Ozuna’s hurdles; Bart’s future; more notes In sharing his mother’s civil rights story, George Lombard finds a calling LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.