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Cowboys discuss bringing in Scott Linehan for playcalling

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

  1. fanfromvirginia

    fanfromvirginia Inconceivable!

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    Good find. Hmmm...we'd lose a good OL coach but also lose an extra layer and some dysfunction.
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  2. noshame

    noshame I'm not dead yet...... Zone Supporter

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    LOL Delay of game #9 Dallas........repeat
  3. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Interesting twist.

    Welcome our new OL coach: Brian Waters
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  4. Nirvana

    Nirvana Well-Known Member

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    Callahan is under contract though.
  5. Zordon

    Zordon Well-Known Member

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    not sure he'd want the gig, he'd have to come to training camp.
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  6. Fredd

    Fredd Well-Known Member

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    he basically was a coach for the 5 games that he played...player-coach and option in today's NFL?
  7. Bowdown27

    Bowdown27 Well-Known Member

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    Good see ya Callahan
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  8. RonSpringsdaman20

    RonSpringsdaman20 Hold The Door! Zone Supporter

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    The day is coming when the cowboys will hire a coach who hires his own staff, is an alpha male, demands respect form the ownership, and makes key decisions on personnel.

    I just hope that coach's name isn't Jerry Jones.

    For now, Linehan, welcome to the island of misfits.
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  9. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    The "acting" OL coach in 2013 was Frank Pollack. His title was assistant OL coach, but Callahan said that Pollack was the primary OL coach once Callahan took over play calling.
  10. DandyDon1722

    DandyDon1722 It's been a good 'un, ain't it?

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    I think he can move either laterally or up in position if he's under contract. There's a lot of teams waiting for the Super Bowl to raid their staffs. Look no further than Jimmy with Norv, Wannstadt, Butch Davis, etc.
  11. Little Jr

    Little Jr Well-Known Member

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    Only only for hc. He couldn't go unless we let him. I'm sure we would.
  12. khiladi

    khiladi Well-Known Member

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    Lol... You do realize the Detroit offense is more similar to Garrett's playbook than Callahan's West Coast. This is got Garrett if true...

    And it also shows that Garrett still ain't getting his job back.
  13. khiladi

    khiladi Well-Known Member

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    But guys... Stats say our offense was dominant....
  14. khiladi

    khiladi Well-Known Member

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    Don't worry... This will be spun as Jerry forcing something on Garrett when it doesn't work out...
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  15. khiladi

    khiladi Well-Known Member

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    Garrett homers full force loving the idea, though last week they were saying it was all on the defense and we didn't need any coaching changes....
  16. khiladi

    khiladi Well-Known Member

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    Guys aren't you excited? We are now going to be, like Detroit Lions, number one in sacks allowed per pass play. We are going back to career highs in sacks with Romo coming off major back surgery!!!
  17. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    Still saying that this week.

    And, while I never get too worked up over the playcalling stuff, because I think it's totally silly, you also won't catch me worrying one way or another about the team adding an offensive coach. Or about losing one in Wes Phillips either, for that matter.
  18. Chocolate Lab

    Chocolate Lab Run-loving Dino

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    Looks like Callahan is getting the John Garrett treatment... Make him uncomfortable enough that he'll want to find another job. That way Jerry doesn't have to pay him for sitting on his couch as he would if he outright fired him.

    What a messed up organization this is.

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  19. khiladi

    khiladi Well-Known Member

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    Gotta love thirty plus TOs at least two years in a row by the offense. It's exactly what we need. A high risk offense that puts their QB in constant jeopardy to be middle of the pack in scoring... Woo hoo
  20. khiladi

    khiladi Well-Known Member

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    I'd sit on my butt and force a fire and walk away with a free check. And laugh while we watch the OL play deteriorate significantly again...

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