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Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is indicating that Jason Garrett will no longer call the plays on offense and says his coach is on board with such a change.
Speaking to reporters Tuesday at Senior Bowl practices in Mobile, Ala., Jones said offensive line coach Bill Callahan could inherit play-calling duties but stopped short of saying a decision had been made.
Garrett kept calling plays after he was promoted from offensive coordinator to head coach when Wade Phillips was fired during the 2010 season. Garrett told The Dallas Morning News and Fort Worth Star-Telegram he would welcome a switch.
The Cowboys have shuffled the coaching staff after consecutive 8-8 seasons. New defensive coordinator Monte Kiffin replaced Rob Ryan, who was fired.
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According to Calvin Watkins of ESPNDallas.com, Cowboys owner Jery Jones has indicated that head coach Jason Garrett will no longer be the offensive play caller. Offensive line coach Bill Callahan will take over the play-calling duties.
Jason Garrett isn’t calling offensive plays. Bill Callahan is calling the plays.
— Calvin Watkins (@calvinwatkins) January 22, 2013
The Dallas Cowboys will look a little different next season, even with their owner/general manager, head coach and quarterback all staying in place.
Jerry Jones said he was stripping Jason Garrett of play-calling duties on Tuesday, according to Calvin Watkins of ESPN.com. Offensive coordinator Bill Callahan will take over. Callahan was the offensive coordinator for the Raiders from...
Calvin Watkins of ESPNDallas.com reports that the new offensive coordinator Bill Callahan will take over as the team’s play-caller in 2013.
This move has been rumored to be coming for weeks now, but it’s a clear indication that Jerry Jones feels that head coach Jason Garrett had too much on his plate last year. Dallas ranked No. 6 in total offense last year, so it’s not as...
Cowboys’ owner Jerry
Jones has virtually and publicly demoted head coach Jason Garrett with his
hiring of Bill Callahan as the franchise’s new offensive coordinator.
Callahan’s hiring comes
as the second by Jerry Jones in an attempt to “shake things up” with the Dallas
Cowboys following his firing of former defensive coordinator Rob Ryan. Callahan,
56, has worked with...
He wants to win, there is no doubt about that, but Jerry Jones is a terrible GM. His latest move is to strip head coach Jason Garrett of play-calling duties. This has been rumored for the last few weeks, as Jones has also entertained the idea of bringing in former Arkansas head coach Houston Nutt. For what it is worth, Garrett is not the offensive coordinator, that’s Bill Callahan...
Jerry Jones promised an off-season of change for the Dallas Cowboys, and changes have been made. One major change was at defensive coordinator where Rob Ryan was fired and replaced by Monte Kiffin.
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