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Former Cowboys assistant coach Tony Sparano passes away at 56

In incredibly sad news, the Vikings announced Sunday that former Cowboys assistant coach Tony Sparano unexpectedly passed away early on Sunday morning at the age of 56. Sparano spent five seasons with Dallas as a tight ends coach, offensive line coach, and assistant head coach The Connecticut native started in the NFL as a Browns assistant in 1999 and served in various roles including last as Vikings offensive line coach from 2016-18, Dolphins head coach from 2008-11, and the Raiders interim head coach in 2014
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