Dallas Cowboys announce Brian Schottenheimer as their new offensive coordinator

On3 imageby:Steve Samra02/04/23


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The Dallas Cowboys have a new offensive coordinator, and his name is Brian Schottenheimer.

On Saturday, the franchise announced that the long-time NFL assistant — who served as a coaching analyst for the Cowboys in 2022 — will be elevated to the offensive coordinator gig on Mike McCarthy’s staff in 2023, replacing Kellen Moore.

Along with the announcement, McCarthy released a statement, where he elaborated on how exuberant he is to have Schottenheimer as his right-hand man on offense.

“I am very happy to have Brian take on this key role with our team. He has been an important part of our staff already and has a great grasp of where we are and where we want to go,” said McCarthy, per the franchise. “Brian also has an exceptionally strong foundation, history and relationships beyond his time here that translate very well into understanding what our approach to operating and executing will be for the future.

“This will be an exciting and efficient transition for us that I am confident will help yield the growth and results we all want and expect.”

Moreover, Schottenheimer has been an offensive coordinator at multiple stops in the NFL, beginning with the New York Jets (2006-2011) to the St. Louis Rams (2012-2014) and most recently the Seattle Seahawks (2018-2020). In-between, he spent time at the collegiate level, serving as the offensive coordinator of the Georgia Bulldogs in 2015, as well.

Now, he’ll have his highest-profile job yet, joining McCarthy’s vision for the offense. It’s been announced that the Cowboys head coach will be calling the plays in 2023, but who knows how long that will last with the amount of work on the plate of the leader of the franchise.

Regardless, it’s an awesome opportunity for Brian Schottenheimer, who will hope to galvanize Dak Prescott and the Dallas offense after a disappointing showing in 2022.