Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 12/9/12

DAVIE, FL - MAY 02: Executive Vice President of Football Operations Bill Parcells (L) walks past a player at practice on during Miami Dolphins Rookie Mini Camp on May 2, 2008 at the Dolphins practice facility in Davie, Florida. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)
Always a bridesmaid, never a bride is the old saying and Mike Zimmer has been standing on the side for a while now. Zimmer joined the Dallas Cowboys in 1994 as an assistant coach of the nickel defense under Barry Switzer. He was promoted to defensive backs coach in 1995 and served in that capacity before being promoted to defensive coordinator in 2000. The 2003 Cowboys defense gave up the fewest yards in the NFL while running an aggressive 4-3 defense.
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