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  • • Tyron Smith, DeMarcus Lawrence are questionable
    Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy said Friday morning the team won’t know Tyron Smith‘s status until after Saturday’s workout. The left tackle missed last week’s game with a neck injury and is questionable for this week’s game at Seattle. Smith has not played a full 16-game season since 2015. Brandon Knight replaced him Sunday. Defensive end [more]...2020
  • • Mike McCarthy: Saturday’s practice will be a test for Tyron Smith
    The Cowboys will issue their final practice report of the week on Friday, but their final practice session before facing the Seahawks won’t come until Saturday. Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy said at his Friday press conference that the Saturday workout will be an important one for left tackle Tyron Smith. Smith missed last week’s [more]...2020
  • • Mike McCarthy: We want to score fast, not slow down to keep Russell Wilson off the field
    Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy does not buy the idea that his offense needs to slow Sunday’s game down to keep Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson off the field. In fact, when McCarthy was asked today if he doesn’t want to score too quickly because he wants to keep Wilson on the sideline, he said he will [more]...2020
  • • Trevon Diggs back at Cowboys practice, Tyron Smith still out
    Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy gave an update on the team’s injured players ahead of Thursday’s practice and said that one of the four who missed Wednesday’s practice will be back on the field. Cornerback Trevon Diggs did not practice Wednesday because of a shoulder injury, but McCarthy said, via multiple reporters, that he will [more]...2020
  • • Trevon Diggs sat out practice with shoulder injury
    The Cowboys have a tough enough task facing Russell Wilson. Their defense ranks 25th in the NFL in yards allowed after facing Jared Goff and Matt Ryan, and the Cowboys have only two sacks. Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy said earlier Wednesday that cornerback Chidobe Awuzie (hamstring) will miss multiple weeks. The Cowboys started Anthony Brown, [more]...2020
  • • Cowboys to be without Chidobe Awuzie for multiple weeks
    The Cowboys will be without cornerback Chidobe Awuzie for a while. Awuzie hurt his hamstring in last Sunday’s win over the Falcons and head coach Mike McCarthy said at his Wednesday press conference that he will miss multiple weeks as a result. That could land him on the injured reserve list, but no move has [more]...2020
  • • Cowboys “keeping an eye on” DeMarcus Lawrence’s knee injury
    Sunday saw a long list of players pick up injuries that will keep them out for weeks, months or the rest of the season. It remains to be seen if Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence will be added to that list. Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy said on Monday, via Michael Gehlken of the Dallas [more]...2020
  • • Mike McCarthy receives no fine for publicly criticizing key OPI call
    At a time when the NFL has focused on calling only “clear and obvious” fouls, the NFL apparently is also focusing on punishing only “clear and obvious” instances of criticism about the officiating in a given game. Then again, Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy’s criticism of the key offensive pass interference call late in the fourth [more]...2020
  • • 'Our honeymoon is over': Mike McCarthy seeks first win as Dallas Cowboys coach after Week 1 disappointment
    Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy knows the pressure is on his team Sundayin its game against the Falcons after a disappointing Week 1 loss to the Rams.        ...2020
  • • Mike McCarthy “not alarmed right now” about Tyron Smith’s neck injury
    Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith was added to the team’s injury report on Thursday with a neck injury that kept him from practicing. Injuries that pop up late in the week often foreshadow a missed game come Sunday and that would be an unfortunate development for a team that’s already down a couple of offensive [more]...2020

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Mike McCarthy injury and suspension

  • • Tyron Smith, DeMarcus Lawrence are questionable
    Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy said Friday morning the team won’t know Tyron Smith‘s status until after Saturday’s workout. The left tackle missed last week’s game with a neck injury and is questionable for this week’s game at Seattle. Smith has not played a full 16-game season since 2015. Brandon Knight replaced him Sunday. Defensive end [more]...2020
  • • Trevon Diggs back at Cowboys practice, Tyron Smith still out
    Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy gave an update on the team’s injured players ahead of Thursday’s practice and said that one of the four who missed Wednesday’s practice will be back on the field. Cornerback Trevon Diggs did not practice Wednesday because of a shoulder injury, but McCarthy said, via multiple reporters, that he will [more]...2020
  • • Trevon Diggs sat out practice with shoulder injury
    The Cowboys have a tough enough task facing Russell Wilson. Their defense ranks 25th in the NFL in yards allowed after facing Jared Goff and Matt Ryan, and the Cowboys have only two sacks. Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy said earlier Wednesday that cornerback Chidobe Awuzie (hamstring) will miss multiple weeks. The Cowboys started Anthony Brown, [more]...2020
  • • Cowboys “keeping an eye on” DeMarcus Lawrence’s knee injury
    Sunday saw a long list of players pick up injuries that will keep them out for weeks, months or the rest of the season. It remains to be seen if Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Lawrence will be added to that list. Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy said on Monday, via Michael Gehlken of the Dallas [more]...2020
  • • Mike McCarthy “not alarmed right now” about Tyron Smith’s neck injury
    Cowboys left tackle Tyron Smith was added to the team’s injury report on Thursday with a neck injury that kept him from practicing. Injuries that pop up late in the week often foreshadow a missed game come Sunday and that would be an unfortunate development for a team that’s already down a couple of offensive [more]...2020
  • • Mike McCarthy: An injury like Gerald McCoy’s makes you sick
    Cowboys defensive tackle Gerald McCoy was lost for the season with a torn quadriceps tendon on the first day of padded practice on Monday. Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy felt awful seeing it happen. “Very, very unfortunate. It makes you sick on a personal level, anytime you see a player go through this type of injury,” [more]...2020
  • • Mike McCarthy: Aldon Smith “bigger and stronger” than he was with 49ers
    Robert Quinn, playing opposite DeMarcus Lawrence, led the Cowboys in sacks last season with 11.5. Quinn signed with the Bears in free agency, leaving a hole. The Cowboys have filled it by signing Aldon Smith while hoping NFL commissioner Roger Goodell reinstates Randy Gregory. Goodell recently gave Smith the approval to return from his suspension. [more]...2020
  • • New Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy says team will keep its 4-3 defense
    New head coach Mike McCarthy has plenty of changes in the works for the Dallas Cowboys, but they won’t be straying from their 4-3 defense.  When speaking with reporters this week, McCarthy confirmed the team’s base will continue to be four down linemen, though they’ll mix things up with their playbook (Twitter link via Jon Machota of The Athletic). The defense will be run by veteran Mike Nolan, wh...2020
  • Packers' LaFleur looks to build relationship with Rodgers
    • Packers' LaFleur looks to build relationship with Rodgers
    Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers endured perhaps the most challenging year of his career _ a season marked by a knee injury, inconsistent play and the firing of coach Mike McCarthy         ...2019
  • • Report: Jimmy Graham expected to be back with Packers in 2019
    Jimmy Graham had a disappointing first season with the Green Bay Packers in 2018 that was made tougher when he suffered a significant injury, but it sounds like the Pro Bowl tight end will have a chance to make a bigger impact next season. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that the Packers expect Graham to be back with the team in 2019. Graham suffered a broken thumb in November, but he managed ...2019

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Mike McCarthy trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Mike McCarthy on Earl Thomas: “Very confident” about our current roster
    When the Ravens released safety Earl Thomas on Sunday, it didn’t take long for some to ask whether the Cowboys would make a play for the Texas native. Thomas has shown interest in playing for the Cowboys over the years and the team engaged in trade talks involving Thomas a couple of years ago, but [more]...2020
  • • Mike McCarthy: Michael Gallup is a No. 1 receiver
    Amari Cooper got the money of a No. 1 receiver. He has the title with where he was drafted by the Raiders and with what the Cowboys gave up to get him. But is he? Michael Gallup was the best wideout on the Cowboys’ roster to close out the 2019 season. In the final seven [more]...2020
  • • Mike McCarthy on Everson Griffen: You can never have enough pass rushers
    As coach of the Packers, Mike McCarthy faced Everson Griffen 18 times. The then-Vikings pass rusher had 48 tackles, 11.5 sacks and 24 quarterback hits in those games. So it should have come as no surprise that McCarthy’s Cowboys would sign the free agent Griffen. McCarthy was tired of facing him. “I can’t say enough [more]...2020
  • • Mike McCarthy: Cowboys will discuss national anthem stance
    Cowboys owner Jerry Jones annually holds a state of the franchise press conference to open training camp. Not this year. That’s just one of many things COVID-19 has affected. Jones has not talked to the media since the draft in late April, leaving new coach Mike McCarthy to answer questions about the team’s national anthem [more]...2020
  • • Mike McCarthy: Dak Prescott “very upbeat, very driven”
    Dak Prescott didn’t get the long-term contract he coveted this offseason. He will get it at some point, whether it’s in Dallas or elsewhere. Prescott has not indicated disappointment. Maybe it’s because the franchise tender of $31.4 million will pay Prescott almost $28 million more than the quarterback made in his first four seasons combined. [more]...2020
  • • Jourdan Lewis says new Cowboys staff has given cornerbacks “a clean slate”
    The Cowboys said farewell to last season’s top cornerback Byron Jones when he signed with the Dolphins as a free agent this offseason and they said hello to a new coaching staff put in place by head coach Mike McCarthy. Mike Nolan will be running the defense for McCarthy and Jourdan Lewis recounted his message [more]...2020
  • • Cowboys' Mike McCarthy says Dak Prescott will be 'ready to go' after his 'business situation'
    The head coach told reporters he has no issue with the QB seeking a new contract...2020
  • • Mike McCarthy has full confidence Dak Prescott will be ready to go
    Dak Prescott‘s contract talks have been a leading storyline around the Cowboys for quite a while, but none of the words shared publicly or privately have resulted in a new contract for the quarterback. Prescott has until July 15 to sign a multi-year deal after being given the franchise tag and has not been taking [more]...2020
  • • Shared vision with Mike McCarthy on draft philosophy gave boost to Cowboys VP Will McClay
    Having a front office fully aligned with its head coach when it comes to personnel decisions can be a critical factor in allowing a football team to succeed.After the first draft with Mike McCarthy in place as head coach of the Cowboys, that relationship appears to be off to a strong start in Dallas. Will [more]...2020
  • • Mike McCarthy forced Cowboys into paradigm shift in 2020 free agency and draft: It's 'players over system'
    The team's resident scouting guru is giddy when describing McCarthy's influence...2020

Mike McCarthy kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Jon Kitna announced as new coach at Burleson High School
    Jon Kitna is returning to the high school ranks. Kitna was announced on Monday as the new head coach at Burleson High School, which is south of Fort Worth in Texas. Kitna, 47, was a pro quarterback from 1996-2011, though he returned in 2013. He worked as a high school coach from 2012-2018 before joining the Cowboys as a quarterbacks coach last year. He was among the staffers let go when Mike McCar...2020
  • • Mike McCarthy chokes up at Cowboys introductory presser
    Mike McCarthy was formally introduced as the new head coach of the Dallas Cowboys on Wednesday, and it was not long before he became overcome with emotion. McCarthy took a year off from coaching after he was fired by the Green Bay Packers toward the end of the 2018 season, and he fought back tears as he spoke about that at the very beginning of his press conference. He said his wife joked that he ...2020
  • • Cowboys hire Mike Nolan as defensive coordinator
    Mike McCarthy has made his first hire. Saints linebackers coach Mike Nolan will become the Cowboys new defensive coordinator, NFL Media reports. Nolan and McCarthy have a long relationship, with Nolan having hired McCarthy as the 49ers’ offensive coordinator in 2005. McCarthy became the Packers’ head coach the following season. Nolan’s 92-year-old mother and three [more]...2020
  • • Cowboys have reportedly decided on head coach, concluded search
    The Dallas Cowboys reportedly know who they are hiring as their next head coach, but it does not sound like they have shared that information with anybody outside the organization yet. The Cowboys officially announced on Sunday that they are parting ways with Jason Garrett, which was a foregone conclusion after they already began interviewing head coaching candidates. One agent who has a clients l...2020
  • • Jason Garrett officially out as Cowboys coach
    It took a week longer than most expected, but Jason Garrett has finally been relieved of his duties as the head coach of the Dallas Cowboys. The Cowboys informed Garrett on Sunday that they will not be renewing his contract, Jay Glazer of Fox Sports reports. Garrett and the Cowboys met several times over the past week, and there was some speculation that Jerry Jones may decide to keep him around a...2020
  • • Mike McCarthy was supposed to meet Cowboys earlier this week?
    Jason Garrett is still technically the coach of the Cowboys, but everything continues to indicate they’ll be moving since they are already scheduling interviews with Marvin Lewis and Mike McCarthy. Here’s the latest on everything pertaining to Dallas’ search: The Cowboys were conspicuously quiet for most of this week until Saturday morning, but that doesn’t mean they weren’t working behind the sce...2020
  • • NFL Coaching Rumors: Mike McCarthy pulls name out after Adam Gase hired, will sit out 2019 season
    The former Packers coach made his family very happy with the decision...2019
  • Former Packers coach Mike McCarthy will sit out 2019, report says
    • Former Packers coach Mike McCarthy will sit out 2019, report says
    McCarthy told NFL Network he was planning to spend time with his family and will look to return to the sidelines in 2020....2019
  • • Mike McCarthy focused on Jets
    Former Packers head coach Mike McCarthy doesn’t want to be considered, and isn’t pursuing, any other head coaching vacancy other than the Jets job, a source tells Adam Schefter of ESPN.com. Of course, McCarthy’s only other known interview was with the Browns, and he is not one of the two finalists, so his only real hope of being a head coach might be with the Jets anyway.  McCarthy did attract att...2019
  • • Mike McCarthy thanks Packers fans in full-page ad
    Former Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy thanked loyal fans with a full-page ad on Friday, just a few days after being fired from his position. McCarthy said: “It’s hard to articulate the impact this job had on me and my family,” McCarthy wrote. “From the beginning, Green Bay has welcomed me with open arms. I met my beautiful wife Jessica here and raised our family of 5 children who will ...2018

Top Mike McCarthy news

  • • Cowboys agree to terms with former Packers coach Mike McCarthy after parting ways with Jason Garrett
    It's a new day in Dallas...2020
  • • Source: Cowboys to hire McCarthy as new coach
    The Cowboys have agreed to hire Mike McCarthy as their new head coach to replace Jason Garrett, a source confirmed to ESPN....2020
  • • Cowboys hire Mike McCarthy as next head coach
    It took the Cowboys forever to fire a coach. It took them no time at all to hire one. According to Jay Glazer of FOX, the Cowboys have agreed to terms with former Packers boss Mike McCarthy to be their next head coach. The news comes less than 12 hours after they announced they finally [more]...2020
  • • Cowboys to meet with Mike McCarthy and Marvin Lewis as Jason Garrett remains in limbo
    The Cowboys' bizarre coaching situation continues...2020
  • • Mike McCarthy 'needs football,' eyeing 2020 return: Five potential landing spots for former Packers coach
    The Super Bowl-winning coach is plotting for a new job, so where could he end up?...2019
  • • NFL Free Agency 2020: Cowboys sign former Pro Bowler Ha Ha Clinton-Dix to one-year, $4 million deal
    Clinton-Dix reunites with Mike McCarthy in Dallas...2020
  • • Cowboys' Mike McCarthy feels Dak Prescott can win championships, wants Amari Cooper, Randall Cobb re-signed
    Not only is Prescott 'definitely' the guy for McCarthy, but so are Cooper and Cobb...2020
  • • Mike McCarthy to interview for vacant Giants head coaching position, per report
    The former Packers coach is making his NFL rounds...2019
  • • Michael Vick believes Mike McCarthy may be 'one of the best things' to happen to Dak Prescott
    Michael Vick appears excited about the Prescott-McCarthy pairing...2020
  • • New Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy says OC Kellen Moore will call plays in 2020
    Retained from Jason Garrett's staff, Moore is set to continue running the Dallas offense...2020

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  • • Mike McCarthy: Cowboys will discuss national anthem stance
    2020
  • • Cowboys 2020 training camp: Mike McCarthy dealing with several first-year setbacks due to COVID-19
    The coronavirus pandemic is truly putting McCarthy behind the eight ball...2020
  • • McCarthy, Cowboys try to make up for lost time in 1st camp
    New coach Mike McCarthy and the Dallas Cowboys will try to make up for time lost to the pandemic in their first training camp...2020
  • • Mike McCarthy convinced Dak Prescott is a fit for his offense
    Mike McCarthy didn’t need to see much of Dak Prescott to know he was the quarterback for his offense in Dallas. Prescott is scheduled to become a free agent next month. The Cowboys aren’t expected to get serious with Prescott’s agent until the Collective Bargaining Agreement situation is settled, whenever that is. They plan to [more]...2020
  • • Mike McCarthy’s hiring in Dallas could entice Randall Cobb to return
    Randall Cobb is scheduled to become a free agent for the second consecutive offseason. For the second consecutive offseason, he could find a new home. Or he could return to Dallas. After the Cowboys hired Mike McCarthy, the odds of Cobb re-signing seemed to improve. “I love coach McCarthy,” Cobb said, via Doug Farrar of [more]...2020
  • • Jason Witten hopes to keep playing for Cowboys in 2020
    Jason Witten has spent 16 seasons in the NFL, all with the Dallas Cowboys. He’d like to continue that trend in 2020, though he realizes that may not happen. Speaking on the topic, via Jon Machota of The Athletic, Witten said he hopes he can play for Mike McCarthy and the Cowboys next season but kept his options open. Importantly, he noted he’s spoken with McCarthy and stayed in touch with team own...2020
  • • Jason Garrett hired by Giants as offensive coordinator
    All those rumors and reports about Jason Garrett’s interest in the New York Giants appear to have been true. Garrett has been hired as the Giants’ new offensive coordinator, ESPN’s Ed Werder reported on Friday. Garrett, 53, was the head coach of the Dallas Cowboys for 10 seasons (including his interim stint) from 2010 to 2019 — the entire decade. He went 85-67 in that span, making the playoffs thr...2020
  • • How Mike McCarthy can make sense of the 8-8 Cowboys he's inheriting
    The coach will take over a star-studded team that finished No. 1 in offense in yards, yet went 1-6 in one-score games and failed to make the playoffs....2020
  • • Cowboys got “real, real, real close” on deal with Dak Prescott before season
    Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones is convinced Dak Prescott is the team’s quarterback of the present and the future. So is Mike McCarthy. Of course, if McCarthy wasn’t, he probably wouldn’t be the Cowboys’ new coach. Jones jokingly was asked Friday afternoon on 103.3 ESPN Radio about calling Tom Brady, who is scheduled to [more]...2020
  • • Mike McCarthy had diplomatic answer when asked if Dez Bryant caught the ball in 2014 playoff game
    Mike McCarthy, then head coach of the Packers, was the beneficiary of a controversial call in a 2014 divisional playoff game against the Cowboys.        ...2020

Mike McCarthy rumors, scandals

  • • Mike McCarthy would rather have Dak Prescott than Tom Brady?
    Tom Brady’s impending free agency has led to some wild hypothetical situations being thrown around, and one of them is Brady suiting up for the Cowboys in 2020. But even if Dallas had the opportunity to sign the six-time Super Bowl champion, new head coach Mike McCarthy does not sound interested. Cowboys legend Michael Irvin told WEEI this week that he recently had a “shocking” conversation with s...2020
  • • It would be a 'surprise' if Jason Garrett isn't Giants' next OC?
    A report earlier on Wednesday indicated that the New York Giants were interviewing former Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett for their vacant offensive coordinator position. Garrett’s contract with the Cowboys expired earlier in the week. He was never coming back after Dallas hired Mike McCarthy as its head coach. There had been a ton of speculation that Garrett would return to his New Jersey...2020
  • • Report: Cowboys expected to hire top ST coordinator John Fassel
    New Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy is making waves with his coaching staff one day after landing the new gig. Thus far, that has included retaining offensive coordinator Kellen Moore and hiring former 49ers head coach Mike Nolan to be his new defensive coordinator. Now comes this rather shocking piece of information. According to NFL Media’s Tom Pelissero, Dallas has hired Los Angeles Ram...2020
  • • Jason Garrett officially out as Cowboys coach
    2020
  • • Report: Packers to bring back TE Jimmy Graham in 2019
    The Packers are expecting to have tight end Jimmy Graham for at least another season, a source told Ian Rapoport of NFL Network (Twitter link).a Rapoport writes that Graham is “due a $5M roster bonus on 3/15, and the expectation now is they pay it and he returns.” Green Bay signed Graham to a three-year $30M deal back in March, but his first season with Aaron Rodgers was a bit of a disappointment....2019
  • • Mike McCarthy focused on Jets
    2019
  • • Report: Mike McCarthy interested in Cardinals HC job
    We learned Sunday that former Packers head coach Mike McCarthy was already “receiving overtures from NFL teams considering head-coaching changes.” Well, it sounds like the 55-year-old may have his eye on one potential gig. Peter King writes that McCarthy would be “interested in exploring” the Cardinals head coaching job. The reporter adds that there’s mutual interest from the organization. It does...2018
  • • Former Packer blames front office for team’s struggles
    Former Green Bay Packer Damarious Randall thinks his former team erred in firing coach Mike McCarthy and should be casting the blame elsewhere. Randall, now with the Cleveland Browns, believes the Packers’ front office let too many good players leave and relied too much on Aaron Rodgers to keep them relevant. “They traded away all their good players, and they expect Aaron Rodgers to just be magica...2018

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