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Pre-Snap Reads 1/15: What’s next for Dan Quinn after Cowboys’ surprise playoff loss?

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Now that Dan Quinn is available, is an announcement imminent? Dan Quinn seems to be the odds-on favorite to accept the Seattle Seahawks vacant head coaching position. Do you want Dan Quinn as the next HC for the ‘Hawks? If so, do yesterday’s results in Dallas affect that opinion? What impact will the inevitable Mike McCarthy firing on Quinn’s future with the Cowboys? Is Dan Quinn the right choice? Well, dive into the links and form some more advanced opinions! Thanks for being here.

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Seahawks News

Should Seahawks model Dolphins with next HC hire? - Seaside Joe
Should Seahawks model the Dolphins with the next head coach hire? Seaside Joe 1778

One potential Seahawks head coach candidate has great track record vs. Kyle Shanahan - Seahawks Wire
For the first time in a long time, the Seattle Seahawks are searching for a new head coach. The transition away from Pete Carroll is sure to be a difficult one – both emotionally and in football terms. The primary challenge for whoever fills Carroll's impossibly large (presumably Monarchs) shoes will have to deal with the juggernaut in the City by the Bay, the San Francisco 49ers. Led by offensive guru Kyle Shanahan, the 49ers have become the class of the league.

Discussing Dan Quinn’s suitability as Seahawks Head Coach – Seahawks Draft Blog
Let’s get one thing straight — Dan Quinn working for the Seahawks in the past isn’t the reason why he’s a legit candidate to replace Pete Carroll.

With Pete Carroll out, Seahawks GM John Schneider faces 4 pressing questions - The Athletic
Does Schneider want Pete 2.0, or something else? Does he think this team is ready to contend for a title? And what's the plan at QB?

NFL Insider 'Would Not Be Shocked' By Seattle Seahawks Pete Carroll's Next Career Move - Sports Illustrated Seattle Seahawks News, Analysis and More
According to an NFL insider, former Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll could don the headset once again if the right opportunity arises.

NFC West News

49ers vs. Packers opening odds: Niners open as 10-point favorites - Niners Nation
Jordan Love and the Green Bay Packers upset the Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys in what played out to be a game that was never close. Now, the Packers face the San Francisco 49ers.

Anything Less Than a Super Bowl Win is a Failure for the 49ers - Sports Illustrated San Francisco 49ers News, Analysis and More
The stars seem to be perfectly aligned for the 49ers to win the Super Bowl this year. Anything less is an absolute failure for them.

2023 Arizona Cardinals Awards: Rookie of the Year, MVP + More - Sports Illustrated Arizona Cardinals News, Analysis and More
Who stood out in Arizona's first-year rebuild season?

Jared Goff leads Lions in revenge win over Rams - ESPN
The Lions nabbed their first home playoff win since 1991, beating the Rams by a score of 24-23.

Rams-Lions final score: L.A.’s wonderful season comes to an end - Turf Show Times
Detroit won their first playoff game in over 20 years.

L.A. Heartbreakers: Detroit Lions End Los Angeles Rams Dream Run at Ford Field - Sports Illustrated LA Rams News, Analysis and More
The Detroit Lions are moving on to the Divisional round of the NFL Playoffs after a pulse-pounding win over the Los Angeles Rams

Detroit Lions earn first playoff win in 32 years, hold on to beat Rams - Yahoo Sports
The Lions' first home playoff game since 1993 was an entertaining one.

Around The NFL

Dak Prescott had 3-word summary of his performance vs. Packers - Larry Brown Sports
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott did not have the start he was hoping for Sunday against the Green Bay Packers.

Jordan Love leads Packers upset, sends Cowboys into a long, miserable offseason - Yahoo Sports
The Packers are moving on to face the 49ers after a stunning win.

Mike McCarthy sidesteps question about his job security - NBC Sports
Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy has generated three straight 12-5 seasons.

Who will make Patriots' personnel calls after Bill Belichick? - ESPN
Will director of scouting Elliot Wolf take over the decision-making role for the Patriots with Belichick gone?

Super Wild Card Weekend NFL game picks: Bills unanimous winners over Steelers; Eagles or Bucs? - NFL.com
Can Josh Allen and the Bills survive the Pittsburgh Steelers? Who wins Monday night's showdown between the banged-up Eagles and Bucs? Check out all of the game picks for Super Wild Card Weekend!

Tyreek Hill believes Dolphins can learn from loss to Chiefs: 'We just can’t be a bunch of front-runners' - NFL.com
Dolphins WR Tyreek Hill believes Miami has the the right core of players to reach their Super Bowl aspirations, especially if they can learn from the lessons presented to them in the 26-7 defeat.

Jerry Jones: Cowboys’ stunning loss ‘beyond my comprehension’ — is coaching change next? - The Athletic
The Cowboys had won 16 games in a row at home, but the Packers ended that and put Mike McCarthy's job in jeopardy.

Cowboys' playoff failures by the numbers since last NFC title game appearance - CBSSports.com
The Cowboys have not reached a conference championship game in 29 years

NFL Super Wildcard Weekend Recap: Green Bay Packers 48, Dallas Cowboys 32 | NFL News, Rankings and Statistics | PFF
Gordon McGuinness breaks down the top performers from the Green Bay Packers' victory over the Dallas Cowboys.