The hiring of Monte Kiffin as the new defensive coordinator of the Dallas Cowboys is actually a big change for the Dallas Cowboys. Since the Bill Parcells era of the Cowboys. The Dallas Cowboys have been a 3-4 defense style team for an entire decade. Why, because Jerry Jones seemed to covet the 3-4 defense as the defense for a dominant team. However with the failures of the 3-4 on various teams including the Cowboys, has led Jones to make a big change, with large ramifications. That change is to turn the Cowboys defense into a Tampa 2 scheme.
The first difference in the defense is a change from the 3-4 to the 4-3, but the Tampa 2 defense is more complex than that.… Read more