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Cowboys hiring Greg Jackson as safeties coach

CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 21:  A helmet of the Dallas Cowboys during their game at Bank of America Stadium on October 21, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) Getty Images

The Cowboys lost defensive backs coach Jerome Henderson to the Falcons last month and it appears their search for his replacement has come to an end.

Actually, search for his replacements looks like it is more accurate. According to multiple reports, University of Michigan defensive backs coach Greg Jackson will head to Dallas as the team’s safeties coach and Ian Rapoport of NFL Media adds that Joe Baker will work with the cornerbacks.

Jackson spent more than a decade as an NFL safety before becoming a coach in 2003. He worked his way through the college ranks, became a member of Jim Harbaugh’s staff with the 49ers in 2011 and went with Harbaugh to Ann Arbor before the 2015 season.

Baker was hired to work alongside Henderson in 2012. He has also worked for the Buccaneers, Broncos, Rams, Saints and Jaguars.

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7 Responses to “Cowboys hiring Greg Jackson as safeties coach”
  1. christianholzman says: Feb 17, 2016 2:54 PM

    This is HUGE!!!! Super Bowl for sure now!

  2. eagles1960 says: Feb 17, 2016 3:24 PM

    Boy, how bout dem cowboys.

  3. hanspard says: Feb 17, 2016 3:25 PM

    I remember him with the Parcells era Giants. Had some good years.

  4. nokoolaid4thiscowboy says: Feb 17, 2016 4:39 PM

    Oh my God! You guys seriously declaring SB? This why other fans despise the Cowboys. A little humility and patience goes a long way. Keep in mind whom the GM is.

  5. awm7353 says: Feb 17, 2016 5:41 PM

    I think you missed the sarcasm

  6. call4randy says: Feb 18, 2016 12:21 AM

    The article reports the facts but I would really like to hear from somebody that really knows if this is a good hire. At least he has credentials and he’s been there and done that.

  7. slick3 says: Feb 24, 2016 3:59 AM

    What’s up with the Cowboys fascination with guys named Greg?

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