DALLAS, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – On Wednesday, a new era began in Dallas. Jason Garrett is gone and new faces are taking over Jerry World.
The team officially announced the hiring of Mike McCarthy on Wednesday afternoon at a press conference, welcoming him to Dallas.
It is the end of a tumultuous season that was often filled with rumors on the future of former head coach Garrett. Ultimately, Dallas failed to make it into the playoffs in 2019.
McCarthy, however, will inherit a team that has talent on both sides of the ball. His job will be to put them in a good position to win.
Here are some quick stats on the new head coach.
6 – McCarthy has made six stops in the NFL. He was a quality control coach with the Kansas City Chiefs from 1993 – 94 before making the transition to QB coach from 1995 to 1998. He took the same job in Green Bay in 1999 before moving on as the Offensive Coordinator at New Orleans from 2000 to 2004. A year later he took the same job in San Francisco with the 49ers and was officially named the head coach of the Green Bay Packers in 2006.
135-85 – In his head coaching career, McCarthy’s record is solid winning 135 games.
10-8 – He has a winning record in the playoffs as well.
1 – McCarthy has one Super Bowl championship to his name with the Packers in 2010.