Cowboys' Bill Callahan will call plays in 2014, per report


Despite another disappointing season, Jerry Jones will not be making any drastic changes to the Cowboys' coaching staff. Bill Callahan will continue to call plays in 2014.

The Dallas Cowboys continued to disappoint in 2013, but owner Jerry Jones is sticking with the status quo for now. Offensive coordinator Bill Callahan will continue calling the plays in place of head coach Jason Garrett next season, according to CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora.

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Callahan took over playcalling duties before the season began. Towards the end of the season, the coaching staff changed the way plays got called in to quarterback Tony Romo. The Cowboys had another mediocre season under the new system, finishing 8-8 for the third year in a row and missing the playoffs once again.

Despite the struggles, the Cowboys believe that Callahan's playcalling is not the main reason why the team underachieved. The defense was one of the worst in the league under first-year coordinator Monte Kiffin, who is still on staff at the moment. Jones has defended his decision to hire Kiffin and let him install the Tampa 2 defense, which was carved up by several teams this year.

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