The worst-kept secret in football is now loyal. Kellen Moore is the Cowboys’ unusual offensive coordinator.
Dallas, which parted suggestions with Scott Linehan six days after shedding to the Rams within the NFC Divisional Round, introduced Moore as their OC on Thursday. Jon Kitna will change Moore as the quarterbacks coach.
The 29-300 and sixty five days-used Moore is loyal one 300 and sixty five days into his teaching profession and two years removed from playing for the Cowboys, when he used to be temporarily before Dak Prescott on the depth chart until injuring his ankle in coaching camp. His promotion comes on the heels of Prescott making the Expert Bowl and environment profession highs in passing yards (3,885), makes an are attempting (526) and completions (356). The used Boise Voice superstar had been linked to Dallas’ OC job by NFL Community Insider Ian Rapoport since Linehan used to be let plug two weeks within the past.
Kitna, who additionally performed his 15-300 and sixty five days NFL profession with the Cowboys, has spent the previous seven years as a high school head coach. He used to be employed in October to be the OC of the San Diego Rapid (Alliance of American Football).
Dallas skilled a 2d-half surge on offense in 2018 however accumulated performed 22nd in total yards and scoring, this after being fifth in every categories in 2016 with many of the the same personnel. After five seasons of Linehan calling performs, it remains to be viewed whether or now not that process will belong to Moore or coach Jason Garrett, who’s coming into the closing 300 and sixty five days of his contract. Rapoport reported the Cowboys must now not really to enhance Garrett this offseason and are apparently explain on him proving he might well also simply accumulated be retained previous 2019.