Take a peak at the alignments of the front 7 within Monte Kiffin's new scheme in Dallas.
In the early stages of the offseason, the Dallas Cowboys have made some surprising moves, and now face a new and difficult situation regarding Jay Ratliff. No matter what they do, however, you can be sure it will be criticized.
Words like "neutered" and "emasculated" have been used to describe Jason Garrett's status after the recent changes Jerry Jones has been making with the Dallas Cowboys. But is that really what is going on?
The biggest news from the Dallas Cowboys has been the hiring of Monte Kiffin to run the defense and switch it to the 4-3. Now, with new style offenses in Philadelphia and Washington his task is very different than Rob Ryan's was just two years ago.
The Dallas Cowboys have serious needs on the offensive line again (which sounds familiar). But the team also is going to have to decide which current linemen will be back as the core of the unit next year. We review the position and make guesses.
The big hire for the Dallas Cowboys so far has been new defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin, but he is just the start. With him on board, there are a lot of other decisions to be made, and some of the biggest ones are his three key assistants.
All signs point towards Monte Kiffin, one of the pioneers of the vaunted Tampa 2 defense, joining the Dallas Cowboys as the replacement for ousted defensive coordinator Rob Ryan. Just what would his hire mean for Dallas?
Judging from his comments since the Dallas Cowboys ended the 2012 season with a dull thud, Jerry Jones is a very unhappy camper. He is promising change, and the Cowboys' fans are waiting to see if this is serious intent or lip service.