Yesterday we noted the reports that Cowboys offensive line coach Frank Pollack was out of a job. There are more reports today, and even rumors of who could possibly replace him, floating around. We already noted that internal candidate, and former Cowboys lineman, Marc Colombo, is a possibility.
Paul Alexander, who spent more than 20 years with the Cincinnati Bengals, is interviewing with the Cowboys as Pollack’s replacement, according to a source. A source said Tom Cable, who was fired by the Seattle Seahawks and was a college teammate of offensive coordinator Scott Linehan, is also a candidate.
Cable is a pretty well-known name around NFL circles. He was a previous head coach with the Raiders and spent the past seven seasons in Seattle coaching the offensive line and acting as a running game coordinator. The Seahawks saw a lot of success in that time and were a thumping running team for a while with Marshawn Lynch, but their offense faded recently and they are cleaning out some assistants.
Alexander has been with Cincinnati for 24 years, an unbelievably long time with one franchise in the NFL. 23 of those years have been spent as the offensive line coach.