A year after Bill Parcells retired, the Cowboys went 13-3 and posted the best record in the NFC.
So does Parcells have any regrets about not hanging around at least one more year because there’s a good chance he could’ve taken his third different team to the Super Bowl?
Instead, he wound up with same number of playoff wins as Dave Campo after four seasons. The difference, of course, is that Parcells built the foundation of that 2007 team.
“We had talented players by that time, and it had transitioned from what you would call a smaller, quicker style of play to a bigger more powerful style,” Parcells said of the transition to the 3-4 defense. “We had some good backs. We had some pretty good receivers. Tony (Romo) was coming along, but I don’t look back at that stuff.
“You decide what you’re going to do. You don’t base it on what might be in the future because you just don’t know.”