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Jerry Jones: Wilson's move key to Cowboys' play calls

You can't swing a dead cat in Dallas without hitting a story on the Cowboys' play-calling.

Whether it's Tony Romo taking on more responsibility, coach Jason Garrett coming under fire, offensive coordinator Bill Callahan calling the shots or quarterbacks coach Wade Wilson shifting duties, this team's play-calling is the football soap opera that won't die.

Appearing on NFL Network's "NFL AM" on Wednesday, owner Jerry Jones said the "key ingredient" was moving Wilson from the sideline to the coaching booth, allowing him to assist Callahan in reading defensive coverages.

"The key there is Wade Wilson," Jones explained. "Wade Wilson is a seasoned veteran, not only an outstanding NFL player, but has been an outstanding coach and we've always wanted to figure out somehow to get his skill, his vision, up in the box."

If the switch made a difference in last week's win over the New York Giants, it didn't show up in the box score. The Cowboys totaled 327 yards of offense compared to their season average of 326.3.

If the Cowboys finally start to maximize their embarrassment of riches on offense, we'll jump on board with Jones' analysis. If they end up with another late-season fade, however, you can file this story under the same category as the rest of play-calling chatter: much ado about nothing.

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