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Cowboys Hire Former Vikings Defensive Coordinator George Edwards

has been busy filling out his , with seeming to be the main goal.

Now, nearly 20 years after his first stint with the team, is re-joining the as their linebackers coach. And he brings with him plenty of that experience.

Edwards has been a defensive coach in the league since 1998, including three stints at with the Redskins, Bills, and Vikings. Most recently he oversaw the Vikings , and had been in that role since 2014. He was not retained this , however, allowing him to return to the first place he ever coached in the .

Dallas' linebackers were a hot topic this season. Thought to be one of the league's deepest units heading into the season, struggles from and severely hindered all of that prior hype.

Still, both Vander Esch and Smith are immensely talented, and could potentially improve exponentially under George Edwards' tutelage.

Edwards will reportedly have a larger role than just the linebackers, so it should be interesting to see how he and work together to coordinate the defense. Regardless, this Cowboys defensive staff is shaping up to be a good one, backed by a plethora of NFL coaching experience.

Kevin Brady
Kevin Brady
Die-hard Cowboys fan from the Northeast, so you know I am here to defend the 'boys whenever necessary. Began writing for a WordPress Cowboys Blog, and have been with ITS since 2016.

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