The Chargers defensive coordinator is coming off a great season and is rumored to be on Jerry Jones' radar. Phillips has a 48-39 record as a head coach.
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Yes, Cowher said he was going to take at least a year off after he resigned from the Steelers job, but if Cowher and Jones want to make this happen, it would be far from impossible.
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The Cowboys have reportedly been interested in hiring the Arkansas coach in some capacity and now he has to be considered a candidate for the head-coaching job.
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If Jones is going to look at college candidates, Weis is the one with the most impressive NFL experience. The Notre Dame coach was brilliant as a coordinator for the Pats, and even though he says he's happy, the pull of a team like the Cowboys might sway him.
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Jerry Jones turned toward Oklahoma when he hiring former Sooners coach Barry Switzer. The Cowboys have been rumored to be interested in Stoops, who won a national title at OU.
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Turner was a big part of the glory days in Big D as offensive coordinator under Jimmie Johnson in the early 1990s. Turner had little success as head coach in Washington and Oakland, but as offensive coordinator for the 49ers this season he made Frank Gore look like Emmitt Smith.
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The Cowboys offensive coordinator is rumored to be a favorite of Jerry Jones. The 45-year-old assistant is reminiscint of Sean Payton, who left Dallas to coach the Saints.
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The USC coach hasn't nibbled at any other team's overtures, but this is Dallas, so maybe Jerry Jones has a chance to lure Carroll back to the NFL.
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The Bears defensive coordinator has been passed over for other vacancies this offseason, but now that the Bears are in the Super Bowl, his credentials have skyrocketed.
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The former Bears great and current 49ers assistant has reportedly been very impressive in interviews throughout the league and would be a great influence on the Cowboys' talented corps of young defensive players.
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