BREAKING: Kellen Moore Named Dallas Cowboys Offensive Coordinator

It’s now official; Kellen Moore will be the Offensive Coordinator for the in 2019. He is being promoted from the position of Quarterbacks Coach, where he spent last season after moving from the to the staff.

Moore will be replacing , who was fired after the ’ playoff loss to the . He had been the OC since 2015, when he took the title from . Linehan also called plays in 2013 while being called the .

Jon Kitna, another former Cowboys player and longtime NFL , will take over as the QB Coach. He has been a for high school teams the last seven years.

Moore’s ascension to the OC role appeared likely in the last week or so, especially after last week’s . With the Cowboys running the team, Kellen was designing and installing the for the game.

What we don’t have a full understanding of yet is how much control Moore will have over the . There has been talk that , the current Tight Ends Coach and a longtime offensive coordinator in the college game, will take on a large role in offensive design.

There have even been rumors that will go back to calling plays, even if Moore is working as the coordinator.

We’ll see how those details all shake out in the months to come. For now, though, at least we know who will have what title in 2019.

Will Kellen Moore bring an innovative spark to the Dallas Cowboys, or will he be about as good at calling an NFL offense as he was at playing in one?

We’re about to find out!

What do you think?

Jess Haynie

Written by Jess Haynie

Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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