Quick Looks at the New Staff

The Cowboys new coaching staff is now in place and ready to take on the challenge of getting this team back to the playoffs next season. Here's a quick look at all the old and new faces that Bill Parcells will be working with over the course of the next 4 years.

Head Coach: Bill Parcells
He has coached 15 NFL seasons, having taken the Giants, Patriots and Jets from losing records to the playoffs in two years. He had been out of coaching since ending a three-year stint with the Jets after the 1999 season. In his career, Parcells has led his teams to 10 winning seasons, eight playoff berths, and posted an 11-6 postseason record.

Offensive Coordinator: Maurice Carthon
Carthon spent the past two seasons with Detroit, last season as offensive coordinator after a year as running backs coach. Before that, Carthon was on Parcells' staff as assistant head coach and running backs coach for the Jets - 1997-00, the first three under Parcells - and running backs coach with New England in 1994-96. He played eight NFL seasons, ending his career in 1992 with Indianapolis after the first seven years with the Giants for Parcells.

Defensive Coordinator: Mike Zimmer
Zimmer has been on Dallas' staff for nine seasons, the last three as defensive coordinator. The Cowboys had the NFL's 18th-ranked defense in 2002, a year after ranking fourth. Prior to being promoted to defensive coordinator in 2000, Zimmer spent five years as the Cowboys' defensive backs coach and a year as a defensive assistant working with the nickel defense. As a defensive assistant in 1994, Zimmer worked with nickel defense, which helped the secondary finish as the top ranked pass defense in the league.

Linebackers: Gary Gibbs
Gary Gibbs was retained as the Cowboys' linebackers coach by Bill Parcells only two weeks ago. Gibbs, the former Oklahoma head coach, joined the Cowboys staff last season after serving as defensive coordinator at LSU and Georgia. He spent 23 years at Oklahoma as a player, assistant coach and head coach (1989-94).

Defensive Ends: Jim Jeffcoat
Jeffcoat spent 12 seasons with the Cowboys and has been involved with every coach in the history of the organization. He returned to the Cowboys in 1998 as a defensive line assistant under Chan Gailey and then moved to his current position of defensive ends coach under Dave Campo in 2000.

Strength & Conditioning: Joe Juraszek
Juraszek joined the Cowboys staff in 1997 and will remain on board as the strength and condition coach under new head coach Bill Parcells. Prior to joining the Cowboys, Juraszek was the strength coach at Oklahoma for three seasons.

Kickers: Steve Hoffman
Hoffman has been with the Cowboys since 1989. In addition to his kicking duties, Hoffman coordinates computer scouting of future opponents and provides internal analysis of the Cowboys' tendencies and productivity.

Offensive Line: George Warhop
Warhop has spent the five seasons with the Arizona Cardinals coaching the offensive line for the Cowboys' old NFC East rival. Prior to his stint in Arizona, Warhop held the same position for the St. Louis Rams for two seasons.

Wide Receivers: John McNulty
Former wide receivers coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars. Coached Keenan McCardell and Jimmy Smith, two of the top receivers in the game over the course of a two year period in the late 1990's.

Defensive Tackles: Kacy Rodgers
Kacy comes to the Cowboys from Arkansas, where he served as the defensive line coach last season. Rodgers spent three years at Middle Tennessee State before accepting the position last February at the University of Arkansas.

Tight Ends: Tony Sparano
Sparano comes to Dallas from Jacksonville, where he spent the last season coaching the Jaguars tight ends. He has also served as an offensive quality control coach for the Browns and the Redskins.

Assistant Secondary: Mike MacIntyre
Comes to Dallas from Ole Miss, where he spent the last 4 seasons coaching the Rebels' secondary and wide receivers. This will be MacIntyre's first coaching position in the National Football League.

QB Coach: Sean Payton
Left the New York Giants to join Bill Parcells and the Cowboys earlier this month. He was the offensive coordinator who called the plays when the Giants went to the Super Bowl and retained that responsibility through 12 games this year. After being stripped of his play calling this year, the Giants doubled their offensive output through their last 4 games.

Offensive Assistant: David Lee
Will likely work with the quarterbacks. Lee comes to the Cowboys from the University of Arkansas, where he coached the Razorbacks' quarterbacks under head coach Houston Nutt.

Special Teams: Bruce DeHaven
DeHaven spent the last three seasons coaching special teams in San Francisco. before accepting the same job with Dallas. Prior to coaching with the 49ers, DeHaven spent 13 seasons with the Buffalo Bills as a special teams coach.

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