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Report: Scott Linehan Running Offensive Meetings

Linehan was hired to take over as playcaller and passing game coordinator for the Cowboys this offseason

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    New playcaller Scott Linehan’s official title is passing game coordinator, but in last week’s mandatory minicamp and indeed most of the offseason, his role may have looked more like that of an offensive coordinator.

    According to Albert Breer of NFL Network, via Pro Football Talk, Linehan ran all offensive meetings throughout the team's offseason program, which wrapped up with minicamp last week. No word on what role Bill Callahan--who is actually the team’s offensive coordinator--played in these meetings.

    Linehan came to the Cowboys this offseason after five seasons as the Detroit Lions’ offensive coordinator to replace Callahan, who called plays for the team last year. In the six seasons before that, head coach Jason Garrett called the plays. Both, of course, are still in Dallas but if last week is any indicator, Linehan has a pretty firm grasp on the helm of the offense.

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