The Dallas Cowboys came a little closer to putting the finishing touches on their 2014 coaching staff this week, hiring former Detroit Lions offensive assistant Kyle Valero (pictured) to the same position and moving Keith O’Quinn from quality control coach/offensive assistant to assistant special teams coach, per Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News.
Valero has an obvious connection to new playcaller Scott Linehan, from their four seasons together in Detroit, where Linehan served as offensive coordinator and Valero specialized in film breakdown and worked with the wide receivers.
O’Quinn replaces Chris Boniol as special teams assistant under Rich Bisaccia. Boniol parted ways with the team last month, and is now working in Oakland. For the past four seasons, O’Quinn served in a capacity very similar to Valero in Detroit, doing quality control work for the offense and working with the receiving corps.
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