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Jason Garrett will no longer call plays on offense for the Dallas Cowboys, owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday in a report from The Dallas Morning News.
Jones, speaking at the Senior Bowl where the Cowboys staff is evaluating draft prospects, did not name a new play-caller, but there are strong indications it will be offensive line coach Bill Callahan, who also assumed the title of offensive coordinator when he joined the team a year ago.
The decision is a reversal for Jones, who during the season said emphatically that Garrett did not have too much on his plate as both head coach and play-caller.
A second-straight 8-8 finish apparently changed Jones' mind. The play-calling switch is the latest in a series of staff changes by Jones, who promised an "uncomfortable" off-season at the team's Valley Ranch practice facility.
"It's not a step back for Jason, it's actually a step forward for Jason in my mind," Jones told the Morning News. "Make no mi...
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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...
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...
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...
According to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Dallas Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett says the main reason defensive coordinator Rob Ryan was fired is because they didn’t force enough turnovers on defense this past season.
“The Bears had 44 takeaways. We had 16. That’s 28 more opportunities with the ball,” Garrett said Tuesday at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala. “Give me some...