Parcells Continues Coaching Changes

The Cowboys continue to make changes to their coaching staff this offseason.

Jim Jeffcoat, a former No. 1 pick on the defensive line and the current defensive ends coach for the Dallas Cowboys, has been let go by Bill Parcells.

Jeffcoat is the third assistant on the Cowboys' coaching staff to lose his job since the end of a 6-10 season.

The Cowboys also fired offensive line coach George Warhop and did not renew the contract of kicking coach Steve Hoffman earlier this month.

"It's part of the business. I appreciate Jerry Jones and the entire Jones family for everything they have done for my family," Jeffcoat told the Dallas Morning News.

It has been widely believed the Cowboys' defensive line has failed to live to expectations in recent years. Dallas acquired defensive end Marcellus Wiley last offseason but Wiley failed to consistently produce on the field. For the entire 2004 season, he recorded just three sacks.

The Cowboys also never truly developed Ebenezer Ekuban, who signed with the Cleveland Browns last offseason.

In 12 years on the filed with the Cowboys, Jeffcoat recorded 698 tackles and 94 ½ sacks.

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