Found January 13, 2012 on
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The Dallas Cowboys hired former New York Jets offensive line coach Bill Callahan to become their new offensive coordinator/offensive line coach.
The last time Callahan was an offensive coordinator was from 1998-2001 with the Oakland Raiders.
Even though Callahan has been given the title of offensive coordinator, Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett will continue to make the offensive play calls.
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Jason Garrett lost a job title but kept his grip on the Cowboys' offense Thursday.
Former Oakland Raiders and Nebraska head coach Bill Callahan was named the Cowboys' new offensive coordinator and offensive line coach.
However, Garrett, will still call the plays on offense. Garrett had been the offensive coordinator since 2007 before he was elevated to interim head coach...
Bill Callahan has arrived in Dallas from the Jets with a surprising title. He is now the offensive coordinator, theoretically “replacing” head coach Jason Garrett who also held the coordinator title last year. Callahan won’t replace Garrett calling the plays, though. Chearean Williams of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports Garrett will continue to call the plays.…
When the Dallas Cowboys announced the hiring of Bill Callahan on Thursday, they gave him the title not only of offensive line coach, which was completely expected, but offensive coordinator--which wasn’t really expected at all.
But despite the title, head coach Jason Garrett will continue to call plays for the Cowboys in 2012.
Callahan has built a good reputation as an offensive...
When the Dallas Cowboys announced the hiring of Bill Callahan as their newest offensive line coach and offensive coordinator -- stripping the title from head coach Jason Garrett -- speculation was rampant that Garrett's days as the Cowboys' play caller soon would be over. That might not be the case.
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Mike Florio gives us his daily NFL rundown, including Jason Garrett's decision to hire of a new offensive coordinator but remain the main play caller in Dallas, and previews of Ravens vs. Texans and Giants vs. Packers. (NBC Sports)
Mike Florio gives us his daily NFL rundown, including Jason Garrett’s decision to hire of a new offensive coordinator but remain the main play caller in Dallas, and previews of Ravens vs. Texans and Giants vs. Packers.
Do you see the apparent hiring of a former play-caller in Bill Callahan as an indication Jason Garrett intends to focus more on the responsibilities of a head coach?
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