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  1. Malzahn leads list of best playcallers

    Travis Haney

    This week, I asked a few coaches what constituted a good playcaller. Balance was one consistent element, both in terms of run and pass calls as well as taking shots downfield. Creating and leveraging mismatches, finding space for playmakers, was anot...

    Blog | January 28, 2015
  2. Changes at offensive coordinator not just a Ravens problem

    Jamison Hensley

    The Baltimore Ravens are in the process of finding their fourth offensive coordinator in as many years after Gary Kubiak agreed to become the Denver Broncos' head coach. The revolving door at offensive playcaller is not isolated to the Ravens, eve...

    Blog | January 20, 2015
  3. Jerry Jones: Coaches are staying to build on 2014 success

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas - The Dallas Cowboys will have a news conference Thursday to "re-introduce" Jason Garrett, Rod Marinelli and Scott Linehan as head coach, defensive coordinator and offensive playcaller. Linehan will get the offensive coordinator titl...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  4. Ohio State Buckeyes name Ed Warinner offensive coordinator, Tim B...

    Austin Ward

    The coaching staff of the reigning national champions is again complete, with the Ohio State Buckeyes moving quickly to fill the only hole on the staff by hiring former Nebraska assistant Tim Beck and promoting a new playcaller for their vaunted offense.

    Story | Conversation | January 14, 2015
  5. Possibly Browns' best OC option -- Greg Roman -- is off the board...

    Jeremy Fowler

    Over the weekend, former 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman was one of many names floated as a potential candidate for the Browns' playcaller job. Cleveland will have plenty of capable candidates, but Roman seemed a natural fit. Now he's unava...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  6. Browns should open wallet for next OC -- one that speaks Johnny F...

    Jeremy Fowler

    CLEVELAND -- Jimmy Haslam better pay up. That's the only way to lure a top-shelf playcaller to a place that will host six offensive coordinators in as many years and lost its latest, Kyle Shanahan, over reported dysfunction internally. The Clev...

    Blog | January 08, 2015
  7. Roundtable: Analyzing Oklahoma's coaching changes

    Jake Trotter

    After an 8-5 season, Bob Stoops fired a playcaller for the first time in his career, terminating offensive coordinator Josh Heupel and receivers coach Jay Norvell over the weekend. In our weekly Big 12 roundtable, we examine the big moves, whether...

    Blog | January 07, 2015
  8. For Rod Marinelli, Scott Linehan, Lions represent challenge, not ...

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- Rod Marinelli was the Detroit Lions' head coach from 2006-08. Scott Linehan was the Lions offensive coordinator from 2009-12. Today, the Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator and offensive playcaller get to go against their former ...

    Blog | January 04, 2015
  9. Tony Romo's play-action passes bringing big gains

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    IRVING, Texas -- One of the things playcaller Scott Linehan wanted to do with the Dallas Cowboys' offense is make the Cowboys a more efficient play-action passing team. Mission accomplished. Tony Romo still ranks 23rd in the NFL with only 75 pl...

    Blog | January 01, 2015
  10. Dallas Cowboys' finally see 'Romo-friendly' offense come to fruit...

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    With a monster line, a reliable ground game and the right playcaller, the Dallas Cowboys quarterback has had his best season, Jean-Jacques Taylor writes.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2014
  11. Joe Lombardi will remain Lions' playcaller

    Michael Rothstein

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Observed and heard in the locker room following the Detroit Lions' 34-9 loss to the New England Patriots. During the week, Lions coach Jim Caldwell said he would not consider taking play-calling duties away from first-year of...

    Blog | November 23, 2014
  12. Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray must alter ego to avoi...

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    DeMarco Murray thinks he can't be tackled this season. Unfortunately, it has lead to an increase in fumbles for the Dallas Cowboys' star running back, writes Jean-Jacques Taylor.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2014
  13. DeMarco Murray, Dez Bryant enjoy early opportunities

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    Playcaller Scott Linehan likes to use DeMarco Murray and Dez Bryant to establish the tone for the Cowboys' offense. Murray and Bryant are thrilled with this approach. In each of the Cowboys' first three games, Murray has carried the ball on one...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  14. Who is Marcus Arroyo?

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- He came to Tampa Bay to work as the quarterbacks coach. But Marcus Arroyo has gotten more than he signed up for. With offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford dealing with a medical issue, Arroyo has been the playcaller for the Tampa Bay ...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  15. Dallas Cowboys' offensive playing time

    Jean-Jacques Taylor

    When the Dallas Cowboys fell behind 21-3 in the first quarter Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers, it meant playcaller Scott Linehan was going to have to use a lot more formations with three receivers as opposed two tight ends. That's why rece...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  16. Jeff Tedford back at work for Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    Pat Yasinskas

    Buccaneers offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford will return as the team's playcaller for the Bucs' game against St. Louis on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2014