Cowboys Dan Quinn stays on as defensive
On the same day the , the team learned that it was not losing highly touted defensive coordinator Dan Quinn for the 2023 season. Quinn, who , has instead told interested teams that he will remain in Dallas, as confirmed by CBS Sports Insider Josina Anderson.Quinn was the top candidate for the ' head coach opening. He had also Willie McCovey Jersey
interviewed with the and for their head coach openings. Quinn's heart was still reportedly in Dallas, however, as he remains committed to helping the Cowboys snap their near three-decade championship drought."Unfinished busine s here in Dallas," . "My complete focus is helping the team play championship ball in 2023."Quinn, 52 Dave Dravecky Jersey
, will return for his third season as the Cowboys' defensive coordinator. Under Quinn's watch, the Cowboys have finished seventh and fifth in the NFL in scoring defense. Quinn's unit played well in both of the team's playoff games this winter. It allowed just 14 points to and the on Super Wild Card Weekend. Last Sunday, the Cowboys' defense held the to just 19 points and 282 total yards. "We're all extremely excited to have Dan back. Had a chance to visit with him a short Logan Webb Jersey
while ago," head coach Mike McCarthy told reporters Thursday ( ). "This is big for us. Gives us continuity. Definitely what we've accomplished the last two years, Mike Yastrzemski Jersey
building off of that. Frankly, on a personal note, I can't tell you how thankful I am."I think there's a bunch of reasons. I think it's staff. I think it's players. I think he's been a head coach, he understands at this point in his life how hard it is to win a . So I think all of those things play into that. I think clearly Dan is in a position to be selective and I'm extremely excited about the decision." Prior to arriving in Dallas Trevor Gott Jersey
, Quinn spent six seasons as the ' head coach, leading Atlanta to the franchise's second Super Bowl berth in 2016. Quinn, who broke into the NFL with the 49ers in 2001, was the ' defensive coordinator when Seattle won two NFC titles as well as Super Bowl XLVIII.