Mike McCarthy’s high assistants have drawn curiosity for teaching vacancies throughout the NFL, however Cowboys proprietor Jerry Jones reportedly might make a transfer to switch his head coach with considered one of them if Dallas loses Sunday within the wild-card spherical in opposition to the 49ers.
Jones “might contemplate a training change ought to the group fall in need of expectations this season,” CBS Sports activities’ Jason La Canfora reported Saturday, citing “a number of sources who know Jones nicely.”
The Cowboys received the NFC East with a 12-5 mark underneath McCarthy through the common season, and offensive coordinator Kellen Moore and defensive coordinator Dan Quinn have been talked about as prospects for numerous openings across the league.
Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott threw for 4,449 and a franchise report 37 touchdowns underneath the 33-year-old Moore’s tutelage this season, after struggling a season-ending foot/ankle harm in 2020.
“If this season doesn’t finish the way in which Jerry thinks it ought to, don’t be stunned if Kellen Moore is their subsequent head coach a lot ahead of later,” one supply informed CBS Sports activities. “He doesn’t wish to lose him.”
A second supply informed the web site, “It’s not like there isn’t precedent for one thing like this,” mentioning Jones making Jason Garrett the highest-paid assistant coach within the league to stop him from leaving earlier than selling him to go coach in 2010.
Each Moore and Quinn have been talked about as candidates for openings with the Jaguars, Dolphins, Broncos, Vikings and Bears. Moore already has interviewed for the Jacksonville emptiness.