The Dallas Cowboys are intensely centered on head-coach candidates who’ve in depth NFL expertise within the function and a monitor document of success, which is why former Inexperienced Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy and former Cincinnati Bengals coach Marvin Lewis have been interviewed this weekend, based on a supply conversant in the seek for Jason Garrett’s substitute.

That profile would eradicate NFL coordinators with little or no head-coaching expertise and any of the much-speculated school coaches, equivalent to Oklahoma’s Lincoln Riley, Baylor’s Matt Rhule and Florida’s Dan Mullen.

The Cowboys launched a press release Sunday afternoon asserting that Garrett is not going to be provided an extension on his contract that expires Jan. 14. A handful of league executives, coaches and brokers instructed ESPN that the assertion was an indication that proprietor Jerry Jones is ready to maneuver shortly in his seek for a brand new coach.

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A workforce supply did verify the Cowboys had a latest phone dialog with former NFL coach Jeff Fisher, who took the Tennessee Titans to Tremendous Bowl XXXIV and whose regular-season document is 173-165-1, with a 5-6 playoff document. Fisher is very regarded by Jones and workforce vp Stephen Jones, however Fisher’s three-year hiatus since being fired by the Los Angeles Rams in 2016 was a detriment to scheduling a proper interview.

McCarthy coached for 13 seasons with the Packers earlier than he was fired in 2018. His profession regular-season document is 125-77-2 with a 10-Eight document within the playoffs, together with a Tremendous Bowl XLV championship in 2010 performed on the Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium.

Lewis was coach of the Bengals for 16 seasons and has a profession document of 131-122-Three, however was Zero-7 within the playoffs. His inventory as a head coach took a success with the winless playoff document, however the Bengals went 2-14 in 2019 after parting methods with Lewis.

Lewis additionally was the defensive coordinator for the 2000 Tremendous Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens.

Neither Jerry nor Stephen Jones have spoken publicly in regards to the candidates they’ve interviewed.