Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 10/23/14

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 06: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys throws a pass in the first quarter against the New York Giants at Giants Stadium on December 6, 2009 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
IRVING, Texas Bill Callahan said Thursday that the Cowboys coaching staff has talked recently about lightening the load on Tony Romo. The Cowboys offensive coordinator and offensive line coach said the staff is trying to simplify Romo's duties at the line of scrimmage before each snap. "Simplifying not only the play-call but what we're doing within the realm of the play-call," Callahan said. Like Tom Brady and Peyton Manning do in their offenses, Romo exits the huddle with several options, giving him the ability to change plays before the ball is snapped. "What you want to be able to do is limit a little bit of that because it can get out of hand sometimes, not that it has, but it just allows the quarterback to function a little bit freer," Callahan said. "When you're trying to get everybody together and steady everybody and get more consistency and better execution sometimes the answer is try to pull back a little bit so that you can do a littl...
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