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  1. Dunbar excited for role in offense

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- Lance Dunbar has taken a quick look at the Detroit Lions offense the past few years to get a feel for the Dallas Cowboys' newest playcaller, Scott Linehan. "It's pretty exciting," Dunbar said. "There's a lot of screens and stuff. ...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  2. Scott Linehan impressed by Tony Romo

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- Scott Linehan has not been able to spend much on-field time with Tony Romo yet, but the Dallas Cowboys' newest offensive playcaller has come away impressed with the quarterback. Romo has been limited in his on-field work during Ph...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  3. Garrett: Continuity stays if names change

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- With Scott Linehan now calling the offensive shots for the Dallas Cowboys, Tony Romo will have his third playcaller in his ear in as many years. From 2007-12, it was Jason Garrett. In 2013, it was Bill Callahan. Now it's Linehan. ...

    Blog | January 29, 2014
  4. Tony Romo, Scott Linehan get acquainted

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- Quarterback Tony Romo and new playcaller Scott Linehan met for the first time on Tuesday in what the Dallas Cowboys hope will become a prosperous relationship. "Obviously creating an environment for your quarterback to play well i...

    Blog | January 29, 2014
  5. What will run game look like with Linehan?

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- With sources saying Scott Linehan will take over as the Dallas Cowboys' playcaller, his track record suggests the offense will be Tony Romo friendly. For the past five years Linehan was the Detroit Lions offensive coordinator. In ...

    Blog | January 28, 2014
  6. Sean Payton, Jason Garrett in different roles

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas - Sean Payton made his bones as a playcaller early on in his time as the New Orleans Saints' head coach. Before this season, Jason Garrett had called every play for the Dallas Cowboys since 2007. When these coaches and good friends m...

    Blog | November 07, 2013
  7. Camp observations: Gutsy call by Bill Callahan

    Todd Archer

    OXNARD, Calif. -- Bill Callahan will be under a lot of scrutiny as the playcaller for the Cowboys this season. Monday's practice was a good day for him. He showed some guts. With the first-team offense trailing 24-20 and facing fourth down from...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  8. Lessons learned for the Dallas Cowboys after end of offseason act...

    Todd Archer

    Dez Bryant, new defensive coaches show they're all business as Cowboys offseason ends.

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2013
  9. Frank Pollack key figure in Callahan decision

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas - The decision to make Bill Callahan the Cowboys' playcaller in 2013 was solidified when Frank Pollack was added to the staff as an assistant offensive line coach. Pollack played for Callahan at Northern Arizona, so he knows what Cal...

    Blog | June 11, 2013
  10. OTA observations: Good run by WRs

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas -- The final organized team activity open to the media came and went Tuesday with Jerry Jones kicking off a storm that led to an awkward announcement of Bill Callahan as playcaller, but there was more to the day than just that. Here ...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  11. Dallas Cowboys' play-calling debacle makes Jason Garrett look lik...

    Todd Archer

    Cowboys ring leader Jerry Jones' play-calling act makes Jason Garrett look like a clown.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2013
  12. Tony Romo not worried about playcaller

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas - Since taking over as the Cowboys' starting quarterback in 2006, Tony Romo has had two voices calling him the plays: Tony Sparano for a year and Jason Garrett for the last six seasons. Who will call the plays for the Cowboys has bee...

    Blog | May 22, 2013
  13. Jerry Jones says Jason Garrett has final call on playcalling duti...

    Todd Archer

    If Jason Garrett wants to remain the Dallas Cowboys' playcaller in 2013, then that is OK with owner and general manager Jerry Jones.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2013
  14. Not sure Bill Callahan is answer either

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas - Earlier today, Tim MacMahon made the case for Bill Callahan to become the Cowboys' next playcaller, not Norv Turner. He cited Callahan's work as the playcaller when Oakland made it to the Super Bowl when he was the Raiders head coa...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  15. Dallas Cowboys' Jason Garrett aims to maintain comfort level

    Todd Archer

    Jason Garrett may call the plays, but Cowboys' assistant coaches share input.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2012
  16. Not fixing Tony Romo, tweaking him

    Todd Archer

    IRVING, Texas - The Cowboys' dilemma is not "fixing" Tony Romo. It is "tweaking" Tony Romo. Since he has been the playcaller for the Dallas Cowboys, Jason Garrett has had to find a balance between Romo the gunslinger and Romo the robot. He does no...

    Blog | October 04, 2011