Chargers rent former Cowboys offensive coordinator Kellen Moore to identical function
Chargers hire former Cowboys OC Kellen Moore to same role initially appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia
Justin Herbert has a brand new offensive thoughts to work with.
The Los Angeles Chargers on Monday introduced the hiring of Kellen Moore as their new offensive coordinator, in the future after he parted methods with the Dallas Cowboys.
In a statement on Sunday, the Cowboys stated they reached the choice to mutually half methods with Moore after conducting their end-of-the-season overview course of and holding further inner dialogue.
Moore, 34, now goes from calling performs with Dak Prescott underneath middle to Herbert, with Keenan Allen, Mike Williams and Austin Ekeler because the premier talent gamers.
He replaces Joe Lombardi, who was the Chargers offensive coordinator for only one season. Los Angeles completed the marketing campaign with the second-highest passing-based offense underneath Herbert, who threw for 4,739 yards, 25 touchdowns and 10 interceptions in 17 video games, finishing 68.2% of his 699 passing makes an attempt.
In 4 seasons with Moore as offensive coordinator, the Cowboys’ offense ranked within the prime 4 in factors per recreation (27.7) and yards per recreation (391). The Cowboys ranked first in yards per recreation in 2019 and 2021 and averaged a league-high 31.2 factors per recreation in 2021.
Moore reportedly was additionally a candidate for the Carolina Panthers head teaching emptiness, however the workforce as an alternative tapped former Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich.
The Chargers additionally interviewed Los Angeles Rams passing recreation coordinator/quarterbacks coach Zac Robinson, Rams senior offensive assistant Greg Olson, Rams assistant head coach/tight ends coach Thomas Brown, Tennessee Titans tight finish coach Luke Steckel and Minnesota Vikings assistant quarterbacks coach Jerrod Johnson for offensive coordinator.
Los Angeles, which completed 2022 with a 10-7 document and grabbed the AFC’s No. 5 seed, is looking for to bounce again subsequent season after stunningly blowing a 27-0 lead within the wild card spherical in opposition to the Jacksonville Jaguars.