One word comes to mind for Cowboys’ offensive coordinator/offensive line coach Bill Callahan when he thinks about taking over the play-calling duties for the team beginning in 2013.
“Excited would be the word, would be the adjective, that I would use,” Callahan told the team’s official website this week. “I’m really excited. Anxious now. I wish we could continue working like we’ve been here, because the situation coach [Jason Garrett] has put us in has been tremendous.”
This season will mark the first time in a decade that Callahan will run an NFL offense, as well as the first time since 2007 that Dallas will have someone not named Jason Garrett calling plays. With Callahan’s expanded duties, Garrett will be a so-called walk-around coach for the first time in his career.
“I’ve always taken each situation that I’ve been in and tried to do the best I can,” Callahan said. “If there was an opportunity to help, and I told Jason, if there’s any opportunity I can help serve you as a coordinator, if I can call plays, if I can take something off your plate … then that’s great.”
Well, let’s hope so.
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