Report Giants Denied Cowboys Request To Interview Assistant Coach - Theshecannetwork

Report giants denied cowboys request to interview assistant coach

On tuesday the dallas cowboys formally named mike zimmer as their new defensive coordinator he will apparently miss out on the opportunity to reunite with a former colleague

According to espns adam schefter the new york giants declined dallas request to meet defensive line coach andre patterson who formerly worked with zimmers minnesota vikings

Patterson has more than four decades of coaching experience starting as a graduate assistant at montana in 1982

Before joining the new england patriots in 1997 he served as a defensive line coach at weber state cornell and washington state as well as head coach at cal poly

He began his first job with the vikings the following year before joining dave campos cowboys staff in 2000

Patterson coached the defensive lines of those nfl clubs as well as the cleveland browns and denver broncos

After seven years of high school and college patterson returned to minnesota when zimmer was hired as head coach of the vikings in 2014

He originally resumed his role as defensive line coach but was promoted to codefensive coordinator in 2020 and associate head coach in 2021