Bill Callahan is replacing coach Jason Garrett as the play-caller for the Dallas Cowboys.
So said owner Jerry Jones on Tuesday. Even Callahan confirmed it.
All of which served only to get Garrett to dig in a little deeper in his refusal to publicly acknowledge a change in the role he’s had since Jones hired him as offensive coordinator in 2007.
“There is no real advantage for us to reveal who’s calling the plays explicitly, and how we’re going to do it, in early June,” Garrett said. “It’s just the way I feel about it.”
STEELERS: Police say they’ve arrested a second suspect in the weekend stabbing of Pittsburgh offensive lineman Mike Adams.
Police spokeswoman Diane Richard said 26-year-old Dquay Means was arrested Monday on charges of attempted homicide, aggravated assault and conspiracy. Police announced Monday that 25-year-old Michael Paranay had been arrested on the same charges.
GIANTS: Defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul should be ready for the start of the season after having surgery to repair a herniated disc in his lower back on Tuesday.
The team announced the prognosis for the two-time Pro Bowl selection’s recovery as being about 12 weeks.
49ERS: Eric Mangini is back in the NFL – and back to his coaching roots.
The former coach of the Cleveland Browns and New York Jets was introduced as a senior offensive consultant for the San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday.
BROWNS: Running back Trent Richardson will be sidelined for all three days of the team’s mandatory minicamp as he rehabilitates a strained muscle in his right shin, but coach Rob Chudzinski expects the third overall pick of the 2012 NFL Draft to be ready for the start of training camp July 26.