Head Coach: Bill Parcells (Regular-season 05 record: 9-7) Offensive Coordinator: Sean Payton Defensive Coordinator: Mike Zimmer
Well the cowboys got close to a playoff apperance for last season. Now adding new faces like pro bowl wide reciever Terrel Owens most hated player to come in dallas with Jerry Jones forgive and forget. His qoute : (He can sleep on the star for all I care, was the famous line from last season.) Now stepping up the Eagles vs Dallas feud a notch. When those those two teams meet always hard hitting, and alot of injuries. Eagles fans and others calling a bounty bowl for TO's head should be interesting feud this season.
Can Drew Bledsoe lead this team to glory? Can T.O. be controlled? Can the Cowboys beat the Redskins? After years of dominance, Dallas must re-establish its control over Washington if it wants to consider itself a legitimate Super Bowl contender. There is a feeling in Dallas that this might be a now-or-never season, what with Bledsoe reaching the twilight of his career, Owens' anticipated half-life of one season and Bill Parcells' retirement flirtations.
Dallas also pick up in the free agency Akin Ayodele Line Backer from Jacksonville, Jason Fabini OT NY Jets, Kyler Koiser OL Detroit, and kicker Mike Vanderjaqt. Alot of changes have take place for Cowboys as they enter the new football season.
2006 Team Draft Notes: Bill Parcells and the Dallas Cowboys took another step in remodeling their defense into a true 3-4, selecting Ohio State linebacker Bobby Carpenter with the No. 18 pick in the 2006 NFL Draft. Carpenter has familiar bloodlines for Parcells, and more importantly, is a big, strong, versatile linebacker -- just what the 3-4 needs. Then Parcells turned to the offense, taking Notre Dame tight end Anthony Fasano in the second round. That gives Dallas two tight ends, but Parcells had that with the Giants back in the day. In the fourth round, the Cowboys added speedy LSU wide receiver Skyler Green, and then selected Florida State safety Pat Watkins in the fifth.
In 2005, the Dallas defense ranked second in the NFL, allowing just 16.0 first downs per game. Only Tampa Bay (15.9) posted a better average.