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Dallas Cowboys hire Scott Linehan

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

  1. OhSnap

    OhSnap Well-Known Member

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    He should work out well. He's already familiar with blue and silver uniforms and domed stadiums thats half the fight right there.
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  2. jchap

    jchap Well-Known Member

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    Worst defense in the league. Hire new offensive playcaller
  3. Parcells4Life

    Parcells4Life Well-Known Member

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    I saw Detroit get out of the huddle quicker but still not a no huddle offense. THATS what we need around here,
  4. dfense

    dfense Well-Known Member

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    Hard to call coaches who are hired and shoved down Garretts throat scapegoats. It wasn't his decision to make a line coach an offensive coodinator. He's cooking with other peoples ingredients.
  5. TheRomoSexual

    TheRomoSexual Well-Known Member

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    I don't care what anyone says, I absolutely love the hire. He won't fail to get the ball to Dez, and while he doesn't run enough for some, he gets his backs involved in other ways.
  6. TheRomoSexual

    TheRomoSexual Well-Known Member

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    Let's break down Linehan's numbers a bit. His backs carried the ball about 410 times in 2013, which roughly equates to 40% of all plays...BUT his backs were targeted about 560 times, which is over 50% of the overall plays. So, he found a way to get his backs involved in over half of the called plays.
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  7. StarBoyz83

    StarBoyz83 Well-Known Member

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    Doesn't matter what they do to the offense because it won't make up for the terrible defense!
  8. Silver N Blue

    Silver N Blue Well-Known Member

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    Any chance Matt Millen is available why JJ is at it? It's never to late for a Roy Williams return either!!
  9. DavidS

    DavidS Well-Known Member

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    Well of course it will be! ROFL
  10. casmith07

    casmith07 Attorney-at-Zone

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    If anything, this thread should be a lesson in how the off-season moves along as it moves along.

    All the howling out Monte Kiffin - lets actually wait and see if he's still not replaced in a week. Or in two weeks. Or after the Super Bowl. You know?

    We did a ton of howling about Bill Callahan, and he's essentially been replaced. Patience. If Kiffin is still around come training camp, by all means feel free to freak out.
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  11. Chocolate Lab

    Chocolate Lab Run-loving Dino

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    No, if Kiffin sticks around, claim right direction and continuity. Otherwise you're just a dumb CZer!
  12. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    This hire isn't about the defense. Not sure what hiring a playcaller has to do with the defense at all.
  13. JackWagon

    JackWagon Well-Known Member

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    And the dysfunction just keeps getting bigger. *facepalm*
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  14. ologan

    ologan Well-Known Member

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    If I happen to see Saban in church the next couple of months, I'll ask him what he thinks of Linehan.........and Garrett.
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  15. perrykemp

    perrykemp Well-Known Member

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  16. perrykemp

    perrykemp Well-Known Member

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    Why can't they just fire him like normal teams do? I just don't get this approach....
  17. speedkilz88

    speedkilz88 Well-Known Member

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    Why pay him to coach for someone else? He can still contribute without calling plays.
  18. perrykemp

    perrykemp Well-Known Member

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    Ever heard of "Too many cooks in the kitchen?" Beyond that it sounds like he might be disgruntled that he lost the play calling duties after just 1 season where the Cowboys ranked 5th in scoring. Most OCs would be.

    In the world I live in, you'd give this guy his walking papers.
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  19. BlueStar22

    BlueStar22 Well-Known Member

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    Should have hired Jim Schwartz to add to Kiffin and Marinelli since we're stockpiling coordinators.
  20. Frozen700

    Frozen700 Well-Known Member

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    Exactly, teams who knew how to take care of mis-matches

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