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Derek Dooley happy to assist with Cowboys

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The Dallas Cowboys have had a number of significant changes with the coaching staff.  Some of it with the staff itself, some with the duties being performed.  Former Louisiana Tech head coach and athletics director Derek Dooley is now the Cowboys wide receivers coach.  Dooley's run as head coach at Tennessee in the wake of the Lane Kiffin fiasco did not go well, but he has certainly landed on his feet.  Dooley says he believes those who have experience as a head coach can become even better assistants because they understand all that goes in to making decisions. Dooley plans to be that kind of assistant for Jason Garrett.

Garrett is also going through a change as he is no longer calling the offensive plays this season. Those duties will be shared by offensive coordinator Bill Callahan and quarterbacks coach Wade Wilson.  This has allowed Garrett to spend more time with the defense than he has during past training camps and Garrett believes that has given him much better insight in to the entire team.

The Cowboys open pre-season play next Sunday night at the Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio against the Dolphins.

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