3 Kellen Moore replacements after parting ways with OC

Cowboys Kellen Moore replacements

Dallas Cowboys, Mike McCarthy, Kellen Moore. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

The Cowboys ostensibly fired offensive coordinator Kellen Moore on Sunday as the two sides agreed to part ways. Now they need to replace him. 

Most Dallas Cowboys fans were hoping that the team would be playing on conference championship Sunday but, instead, the franchise was making headlines one week after a disastrous Divisional Round loss to the 49ers. On Sunday, the team essentially fired offensive coordinator Kellen Moore.

Moore appears to be the scapegoat for the team’s offensive shortcomings, particularly in the loss to San Francisco. But it might also be frustrating to fans that reports indicate that head coach Mike McCarthy, no stranger to criticism himself, will take over play-calling duties.

Having said that, no matter who is calling plays, the Cowboys need an offensive coordinator who can develop talent while also taking advantage of the immense talent on the Dallas roster. With that in mind, these three replacements for Kellen Moore would make a lot of sense.

Cowboys rumors: 3 Kellen Moore replacements Dallas should hire


Joe Brady

QB Coach Buffalo Bills

Joe Brady could be the secret sauce the Cowboys offense needs

If you only follow the NFL, you might only be familiar with Joe Brady as the former Panthers offensive coordinator who was fired from Matt Rhule’s staff but has since landed with the Buffalo Bills as the quarterbacks coach. That’s all true, but his bonafides that would qualify him to be the new OC in Dallas truly come from his time in the college ranks.

Brady was hired onto Rhule’s staff after he was the wide receivers coach and offensive assistant for the 2019 LSU Tigers. You know, the team that had Joe Burrow, Ja’Marr Chase, Justin Jefferson and so on that went on to set virtually every offensive record in college football en route to going 15-0 and winning a national championship.

By my estimation, Brady was scapegoated in Carolina for the shortcomings of Rhule in building a culture around the Panthers. With a revolving door at quarterback and a roster not totally set up to win, it was a tough scene. It’s the outlier on Brady’s resumé with his success as part of the Bills’ staff and his time at LSU.

With McCarthy calling the plays, you have to like the idea of one of the minds behind that LSU offense helping design the Cowboys offense moving forward and with what he could do for the likes of CeeDee Lamb and Michael Gallup, among others. He is an all-upside hire that might be a bit risky but could end up paying huge dividends.

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