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Cowboys losing takeaway battle on defense

In 2014, the Dallas Cowboys defense was second in takeaways, setting the tone for the unit to be aggressive, but 2015; they are tied for last in the same department. “We’ve been around the ball pretty well,” defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli said, via the Star-Telegram. "We’ve just got to keep hustling and work. But it’s about the end results, and we’re not getting...
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Cowboys defense continues to strive under DC Rod Marinelli

Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli turned water into wine with the team's unit in 2014, reversing a trend that had them on track to be historically bad. In his second year, Marinelli is now charged with the task of growing the group and leading them further down the process. "You start worrying about this or that scenario you lose the process," he said. "Sometimes...
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October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys DC Rod Marinelli not troubled by lack of turnovers

IRVING, Texas -- Cowboys defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli knows his defense failed to register a turnover last week against the New York Giants, but he still believes in his ability to produce takeaways. "The biggest thing, the one thing you probably noticed is how the ball came out," Marinelli said. "So, as long as we're going for it, just keep doing that, it'll come out." On...
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September 18, 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”...
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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...
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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...
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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
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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...
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May 16, 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...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

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