Dallas Cowboys hire Scott Linehan

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by dstovall5, Jan 27, 2014.

  1. RS12

    RS12 Well-Known Member

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    Jerry doesnt want to let him out of his contract. I really hope he isnt waiting for a draft pick or something because I think it would be a long wait.
  2. StevenOtero

    StevenOtero Well-Known Member

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    I still don't expect Callahan coaching for us next season. Coach contracts are expendable.
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  3. coult44

    coult44 Well-Known Member

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    Good
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  4. StevenOtero

    StevenOtero Well-Known Member

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  5. coult44

    coult44 Well-Known Member

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    I'm a lover not a fighter!!!
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  6. ShiningStar

    ShiningStar Well-Known Member

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    When I think playoffs..I think Detroit
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  7. brucekr

    brucekr Active Member

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    I'm glad I wasn't drinking something when i read that...
  8. casmith07

    casmith07 Attorney-at-Zone

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    Oh hey there Mr. Facts.
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  9. Teague31

    Teague31 Defender of the Star

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    Has the team announced who the play caller will be? I see it as:

    Run game- Callahan
    Pass game- linehan

    And with his job on the line, red calls the plays.
  10. casmith07

    casmith07 Attorney-at-Zone

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    Linehan will be the offensive coordinator and play caller.

    This move is a gentle way of telling Callahan he's done around here. They hope he gets hired away or quits. Either way, he won't be coaching in Dallas this upcoming year. I will bet you 1 dollar.
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  11. Cowboy06

    Cowboy06 Active Member Zone Supporter

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    Hope springs eternal.
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  12. Picksix

    Picksix A Work in Progress

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    He averaged 10 targets a game.

    Dez caught 93 passes on 160 targets and had 13 TD's.

    Calvin Johnson caught 84 passes on 156 targets and had 12 TD's.
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  13. jobberone

    jobberone Let's go fishing Staff Member

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    Please, don't interfere with their agenda. I'm short of crying towels. :)
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  14. PoetTree

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    I like the move. Callahan had to be removed from that position, though I think he has value as a coach and can still be an asset to the team if they intend to keep him. He may not like it, but that's called being a professional. We ask players to do things they don't like all the time to help the team. This is a great opportunity for a coach to do the same and lead by example. This is about "US" and there might be no better way to impart that than by keeping Callahan. I can't say I know too much about Linehan as an OC, but it's clear (even more than on defense, in my opinion) we needed new leadership in that area. The Lions were certainly not shy about feeding Megatron the rock. Hopefully Linehan brings that same attitude to Dez, who was woefully under-targeted for some strange reason. If we can possibly generate a pass-rush on D and keep people healthy, despite the perpetual disappointment we've been experiencing, I think our team has a real shot to be competitive. The proof will be in the pudding, but I like the move...
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  15. CowboysYanksLakers

    CowboysYanksLakers Well-Known Member

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    Fire Callahan and promote the assistant offensive line coach.
  16. bkight13

    bkight13 Capologist

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    I like the move. If Callahan isn't calling the plays, he has a very limited role here. Let Callahan move on and let Garrett get his own guy.
  17. Picksix

    Picksix A Work in Progress

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  18. reddyuta

    reddyuta Well-Known Member

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    another nail in the gingers coffin.
  19. Frozen700

    Frozen700 Well-Known Member

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    Hell yeah, He also moved Calvin around a lot as well. This goes well for Dez

    Finally an Offensive Mind!!!!
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  20. Frozen700

    Frozen700 Well-Known Member

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    Cut the crap, stats don't tell the whole story. You can easily sit and watch the game and tell Dez was not used properly.

    If stats tell the whole story, then Ken Hamlin was an All Star safety, that had 5 picks that 1 year.

    Oh/

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