Mike McCarthy Hired As Coach Of Dallas Cowboys

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh native and former Green Bay Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy has reportedly been hired as the coach of the Dallas Cowboys.

Only one day after parting ways with longtime head coach Jason Garrett, the team has agreed to terms former Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy, a source tells CBS Sports.

Jay Glazer was first to report the news.

The 56-year-old has been out of the league for a year after being fired from the Packers at the end of the 2018 season. He served as the Green Bay head coach from 2006-2018, winning Super Bowl XLV in Dallas against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2010 season.

McCarthy has a career head coaching record of 135-85-2, with a 10-8 postseason mark.

McCarthy was originally a candidate for the Cleveland Browns job at this time last year, but turned it down. The Browns went with offensive coordinator Freddie Kitchens as head coach for 2019, and fired him after going 6-10 in 2019.