It seems Dallas Cowboys operating again Tony Pollard doesn’t pay a lot consideration to NFL information — even when it entails his personal crew.
Pollard made an look on ESPN’s “The Pat McAfee Present,” the place he was requested a query that concerned the crew’s defensive coordinator Dan Quinn.
The factor is Quinn not works for the Cowboys. He’s again in a head teaching function, this time with the Washington Commanders.
However that was information to Pollard.
“You understand what’s loopy?” he instructed the group. “See, I hadn’t been on social media. I removed Instagram halfway by means of the season.”
That prompted a follow-up.
“Did you simply discover out you misplaced your defensive coordinator?”
“I simply came upon proper now,” Pollard responded.
When the present aired, Quinn had been formally employed by the Commanders six days prior, so Pollard really isn’t caught up on offseason information so far. Maybe he isn’t certain who else landed teaching jobs all through the league.
However he does imagine Quinn is deserving of the function, even whether it is with an NFC East rival in Washington.
“I don’t doubt Dan Quinn in any respect in no matter he’s doing — head teaching, defensive coordinator, no matter it’s,” he mentioned. “He’s going to discover a option to get probably the most out of the fellows he coaches. He does an ideal job simply being relatable to the fellows.”
Quinn has beforehand been a head coach, main the Atlanta Falcons from 2015-19, the place his most notorious second got here in 2017 throughout Tremendous Bowl LI. The New England Patriots got here again from a 28-9 Falcons result in ultimately win the sport in additional time.
Quinn was 43-42 over his 85 video games with the Falcons, in addition to 3-2 within the playoffs.
His state of affairs now with the Commanders is vastly totally different from the Cowboys, as they went 4-13 through the common season. He’s being tasked by the brand new possession group, led by Josh Harris, to carry Washington again to a playoff contender in a troublesome division.
Being armed with the No. 2 general choose within the 2024 NFL Draft in addition to virtually $74 million in cap house may carry influence gamers straight away for Quinn, who additionally employed Kliff Kingsbury because the crew’s new offensive coordinator.
Pollard was used to going towards Quinn’s protection throughout follow, however the actual factor will come on sport days subsequent season.
However transferring ahead, Pollard might need to faucet in to see what gamers is likely to be becoming a member of his crew come March when NFL free company rolls round.