Cowboys, OC Kellen Moore mutually conform to half methods after 4 seasons – NFL.com
Dallas is now available in the market for a brand new offensive coordinator.
The Cowboys and OC Kellen Moore have mutually agreed to half methods after 4 seasons on the place, NFL Community Insider Tom Pelissero reported Sunday.
Pelissero added that Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy may take over play-calling duties going ahead.
The Cowboys later formally introduced the information and added that quarterbacks coach Doug Nussmeier additionally is not going to be again.
“After persevering with by way of our finish of season evaluate course of and having extra dialogue, Kellen and the Cowboys reached a mutual choice to half methods. I wish to thank Kellen for his deep dedication, laborious work and dedication that have been a core a part of his time with the Cowboys,” McCarthy mentioned in an announcement. “The manufacturing of our offense and his mentorship of Dak have been on the heart of Kellen’s affect, and we’re grateful for his tenure and management. We want Kellen and his spouse, Julie, and their household the very best as they set out on the subsequent chapter of their lives.”
NFL Community Insider Ian Rapoport studies that Moore is predicted to talk with the Los Angeles Chargers for his or her OC opening, per a supply. Dallas had already given the Chargers permission to talk with Moore beforehand, per Rapoport.
Moore can also be anticipated to subject important curiosity from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for his or her vacant OC job, Rapoport reported.
Promoted to OC in 2019, Moore’s offense noticed progressive enchancment in every season earlier than it ranked first within the league in complete yards per sport factors per sport in 2021. The Cowboys noticed a slight regress in 2022, rating eleventh within the NFL with 354.9 YPG and fourth in scoring with 27.5 PPG
The Cowboys season culminated in a tough loss to the San Francisco 49ers within the Divisional Spherical, being held to beneath 300 yards of offense and simply 12 factors in a sport the place Dallas’ protection performed the very best it presumably may. The ultimate play name of that sport — one designed for a final-second lateral with operating again Ezekiel Elliott mountaineering the ball — turned out to be Moore’s last one for the Cowboys.