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ROD MARINELLI RUMORS

All Eyes on Marinelli As Cowboys Head to Green Bay

The Dallas Cowboys defense dominated the Washington Redskins in their latest Monday night win, mainly thanks to Rod Marinelli dialing up some unexpected blitzes – as the Cowboys got to Kirk Cousins three times in the win. A hot defense is certainly an enormous sign of hope for any team at this stage of the season that has aspirations of making a playoff run – the 4-8 Cowboys...
Via CowboysFans.com
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Dallas Cowboys DC Rod Marinelli continue to use blitzing fronts?

Defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli isn’t known for utilizing manufacturing pressure concepts or playing a numbers game by sending extra rushers to break down opposing offenses protection schemes. When Marinelli took over the responsibilities of coordinating the defense last season, we saw an upswing in attitude and a group that was committed to the basic fundamentals of what...
Via cover32
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Rod Marinelli: “Fortunate” to go through 0-16 season with Lions

By David Kenyon Rod Marinelli has experienced the highest of highs—a Super Bowl victory while assisting with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers—and the lowest of lows—an 0-16 campaign as head coach of the 2008 Detroit Lions. Seven years later, the now-Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator considers the winless season a learning experience as well as something he was “fortunate”...
Via Sportsnaut
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee is under pressure in 2015

It’s hard to mention the Dallas Cowboys standout linebacker Sean Lee without the phrase “if he can stay healthy.” It’s clear that Lee is a leader, and he shows it both on and off the field. Unfortunately, injuries have haunted his entire career in the National Football League. Lee’s most recent injury kept him out for an entire season after suffering a torn ACL on the...
Via cover32
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Rod Marinelli: Cowboys’ Key Piece on Defense

Despite the departure of several defensive starters, Cowboy fans can still remain confident that the defense will find a way to get off the field in the 2015 season. The most important person for Dallas’ defensive unit doesn’t wear a uniform, and he doesn’t play one down. Defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli will bring out the... -- Click the title above to read the full article...
Via Blue Star Times
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Rod Marinelli could become Bucs defensive coordinator

Rod Marinelli helped lead a big turnaround for the Cowboys’ defense this season, and it looks like he will be taking his act to Tampa Bay. Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio says it is expected that Marinelli will join the Buccaneers and become their new defensive coordinator. Coaching Tampa Bay would reunite Marinelli with Lovie...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys sign former top-10 pick

The Dallas Cowboys continue to bolster their defensive line even after the Draft. Today the Cowboys signed someone they’ve coveted for almost two years. Since the departure of the 3-4 system and the change over to the 4-3, Okoye has been linked as a possible addition to the defensive unit. It’s a positive sign too, seeing as the Cowboys are coming off one of the poorest showings...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys Make Rod Marinelli Defensive Coordinator; Promote Kiffin to Ass't Head Coach

When the season ended for the Dallas Cowboys the world assumed that one thing would happen beyond the shadow of a doubt--defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin would be fired. Much to the dismay of fans everywhere the architect of the league's worst defense was retained.However, as it turns out there may be hope for Big D after all.@SBNationGIF/TwitterOn Tuesday the team officially announced...
Via FatManWriting
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Poll: Who Will Coordinate the Defense in 2014?

The Cowboys remain tight lipped about the statuses of various assistants, but the one everyone is curious about is the future at the defensive coordinator position. At the end of the season it looked like a lock that Monte Kiffin would be among the coaches fired on “black monday;” however, that has not happened…yet. The latest rumor is that Bucs newly minted head coach, Lovie...
Via CowboysBlog.Net
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Kiffin Expected to be Out, Would Marinelli Stick Around?

The Cowboys offseason is currently underway, and with Jerry reaffirming that Jason Garrett would be back, the talk moves to the defense. Monte Kiffin needs to be released, but the Cowboys are working out the details for a press conference. Don’t be surprised if Jerry comes out and announces an extension for Jason Garrett, and Rod Marinelli as the new defensive coordinator. The...
Via CowboysBlog.Net
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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