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Cowboys discuss bringing in Scott Linehan for playcalling

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Bowdown27, Jan 24, 2014.

  1. windward

    windward NFL Historian

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    *CowboysBrandon Deflection increases to level 16*
  2. Boom

    Boom Just Dez It

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    So Dez will finally go in motion? I'll take it.
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  3. windward

    windward NFL Historian

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    This really should end all the whining about run/pass coordinators.

    But it won't, sadly.
  4. CowboysBrandon

    CowboysBrandon Member

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    I'm not trying to deflect anything. Jason Garrett having a passing game coordinator is the equivalent of Bill Parcells having a pass rush coordinator. It's indefensible.
  5. Aven8

    Aven8 Well-Known Member

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    My bet is Jerry was going for the "For the Most Coordinators" year award! ;)
  6. Yakuza Rich

    Yakuza Rich Well-Known Member

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    Is it possible to go shotgun 100% of the snaps?

    Ugh.




    YR
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  7. rocyaice

    rocyaice Well-Known Member

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    Ayy i'm with you there. And I have a feeling Life After Romo is coming sooner than we would've liked.
  8. windward

    windward NFL Historian

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    The Seattle Seahawks have a defensive passing game coordinator. Pete Carroll is a defensive coach.
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  9. windward

    windward NFL Historian

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    Ron Rivera has a pass defense coordinator. He is a defensive coach.

    Some of you guys get way too caught up in titles.
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  10. ScipioCowboy

    ScipioCowboy More than meets the eye.

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    Hopefully, he's not directly involved in play calling. Otherwise, without some sort of restructure in sideline responsibilities, this might be a case of "too many chefs."
  11. windward

    windward NFL Historian

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    I think there would be a restructure of some sort.
  12. Beast_from_East

    Beast_from_East Well-Known Member

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    Exactly.

    Its like playing backyard football with your brothers, you just snap the ball and run around until somebody gets open............don't need no stinking game plan.
  13. Fredd

    Fredd Well-Known Member

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    So, in the red zone, we showed a lot of improvement in 2013...credit Callahan I assume? but, we stalled outside of the last 20 yards....

    ...in comes Linehan who was good at moving the ball....thus, they probably have someone up in the booth looking at the line of scrimmage (probably spalding) and if they are not in the redzone, the "switch" it turned on the headset of Linehan...then, they get in the red zone, and spalding throws the switch to Callahan's head set...he gets to take over inside the 20.....

    ...so, now we have to rely on spalding paying attention and not picking his nose so we can run an offense

    Spalding = "In-game, offensive head-set coordinator"
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  14. birdwells1

    birdwells1 Well-Known Member

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    I agree, at first I was puzzled with this move but the more I think about it I start to like it.
  15. noshame

    noshame Who wouldn't follow me?

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    We are one guard away from a elite running game, so yes, lets go more pass.
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  16. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Agreed.

    Side note: I'm still worried about our depth.
  17. Aven8

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    Spurrier already tried that offense with the the Redskins.
  18. Nirvana

    Nirvana Well-Known Member

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    It makes sense. Dez fans like myself should see a nice change from this.

    I particularly want to see better plays on third down.

    To get Megatron the ball as much as he does, he probably encourages taking chances in one way or another to get the ball to your playmaker. I'm tired of 3 yard passes to Witten on 3rd and 8.

    It's the Linehan spice the team is missing from its' secret sauce.
  19. xwalker

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    The Guards they have were very good in the run blocking by the end of the season. They are, however, 1 injury away from disaster with Phil Costa as the only interior backup.
  20. Zordon

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