Dallas Cowboys must give Dan Quinn talent or defense won't improve

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FRISCO, Texas — Welcome to the Dallas Cowboys, Dan Quinn. Now, go make this defense into something.

The Cowboys finished 23rd in the NFL in yards per game in 2020. They allowed the second-most points per game in 2020 and the most points allowed in a season in franchise history (473). They allowed the second-most rushing yards per game in 2020 and the second-most rushing yards allowed in franchise history (2,541).

Quinn inherits a Dallas defense, after coordinator Mike Nolan was fired on Jan. 8, that has questions at every level.

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He does not have Kam Chancellor, Earl Thomas, Bobby Wagner, K.J. Wright, Richard Sherman, Michael Bennett, Cliff Avril or the other members of a Seattle Seahawks defense that finished No. 1 in yards and points per game when he was the Seahawks’ defensive coordinator in 2013 and ’14.

The Dallas defensive line is anchored by DeMarcus Lawrence, who had

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