NFL Media’s Tom Pelissero reported that the Cowboys will interview Joe Whitt Jr. as defensive coordinator on Sunday.
The Cowboys fired Mike Nolan on Friday.
Whitt has worked with Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy at Green Bay since the 2008-18 season and served as the coordinator of the Packers’ defensive pass game in the final season. He is the second-level coach of the Falcons and will become the passing game coordinator in 2020.
Whitt worked for the Browns in 201
He started his NFL career in Atlanta in 2007 as an assistant defensive guard coach.
The Cowboys averaged 473 points, surpassing the team’s 436 points in 2010. The allowed 2,541 rushing yards were just below the 2,636 team record allowed in 2000.