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Callahan: QB Coach Wade Wilson an "Unsung Hero"

Wilson will play a crucial role in the new way the offense is run



    Cowboys quarterbacks coach Wade Wilson will be crucial to the team’s new system of offensive playcalling, offensive coordinator Bill Callahan told reporters this week, even going so far as to call Wilson an “unsung hero.”

    Per ESPN Dallas, Wilson will be the link between Callahan, who will sit in the booth upstairs, and quarterback Tony Romo.

    "It's very natural,” Callahan said this week. “Coach Wilson has so much experience in the game, not only coaching quarterbacks, but playing quarterback for 18 years that is invaluable. I really appreciate all of his assistance and help and what he does for our offense. In a lot of ways he’s an unsung hero.

    "Nobody talks about Wade. He does a great job and he deserves credit, not only helping me, but with those quarterbacks."

    Wilson was the Cowboys quarterback from 2000 to 2002. He departed to take the same position with the Bears in 2004, but returned for the 2006 season and has been here ever since.

    "I've been in this system for a long time and (will do) anything I can do to help Bill, and Jason is still very much involved as well," said Wilson. "I'm just glad to be an active part of it."

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