DALLAS, Wis. (WBAY) - The Dallas Cowboys have a new head coach in former Packers coach Mike McCarthy, sources tell ESPN.
McCarthy will be the ninth coach in the history of the Dallas Cowboys.
ESPN's Todd Archer reports McCarthy's contract will be for five years and $30 million.
Mike McCarthy’s contract with the Dallas Cowboys will be for five years, according to a source. Jason Garrett’s last deal was for five years, $30 million. McCarthy was making more than that per year on his final contract with the Green Bay Packers. https://t.co/4bLvXU82nU— Todd Archer (@toddarcher) January 6, 2020
The Cowboys parted ways with head coach Jason Garrett after a disappointing season in which Dallas missed the playoffs.
McCarthy won the 2010 Super Bowl with the Packers. He was let go after the Packers missed the playoffs in 2017 and 2018.
McCarthy's record as Packers head coach was 125-77-2.
McCarthy wanted to go to a place where he didn't have to answer all the questions for the owner/GM like he did in Green Bay. He's certainly getting that with Jerry Jones.— Rob Demovsky (@RobDemovsky) January 6, 2020
New Cowboys’ HC Mike McCarthy stayed over Jerry Jones’ house on Saturday night, per source. “Once you stay at Jerrry’s house, he doesn’t lose his guy,” said source.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 6, 2020
FYI Mike McCarthy’s first scheduled return to Lambeau Field will come in 2021 as the new Cowboys head coach— Dave Schroeder (@SchroederWBAY) January 6, 2020