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 mistake about it, when I hired Jason to com...