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Wade Phillips in Dallas Until 2012
Bleacherreport ^ | 21 January 2010 | James Williamson

Posted on 01/21/2010 10:14:57 AM PST by stainlessbanner

First, the Dallas Cowboys' Web site said that they were going to keep Wade Phillips. Then the team said that wasn't official yet. At the end of the day, though, Phillips is still the head coach for the Dallas Cowboys.

Wade Phillips' contract option was picked up and Jerry Jones added two more years to the deal.

Phillips is 33-15 in three years with Dallas and has a major playoff win over the division rival Philadelphia Eagles.

He has taken this team's defense to second overall in the entire NFL. Seven Cowboys are going to the Pro Bowl this year. More can come in if certain players choose to not participate and the Dallas alternate can go instead.

The Cowboys have been known as a team that not only couldn't win it all, but couldn't even stay in the dance. Wade Phillips changed that, and the Cowboys have rewarded him by keeping him in Dallas.

The Cowboys are in the right system now with a playoff win. I cannot wait for next season.


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I changed the title from "Breaking News: Wade Phillips in Dallas Until 2012" to "Wade Phillips in Dallas Until 2012"

Didn't want the title to be confused with FR's breaking news.

1 posted on 01/21/2010 10:14:57 AM PST by stainlessbanner
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To: stainlessbanner

GREAT!...............GO COWBOYS!.................


2 posted on 01/21/2010 10:17:22 AM PST by Red Badger (Obama - The first ever elected lame duck..............)
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To: stainlessbanner

to bad ..


3 posted on 01/21/2010 10:17:29 AM PST by gibtx2 (keep up the good work I am out of work but post 20 a month to this out of WF Check)
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To: stainlessbanner; Allegra; Perdogg

ping


4 posted on 01/21/2010 10:17:59 AM PST by Red Badger (Obama - The first ever elected lame duck..............)
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To: stainlessbanner

He’s back as long as the Cowboys still make the playoffs.

I guarantee if they go 6-10 next season he won’t be back after that.


5 posted on 01/21/2010 10:19:11 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: stainlessbanner

And if you look at their schedule next season, it is brutal.


6 posted on 01/21/2010 10:19:54 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

@ Green Bay
@ Minnesota
@ Indianapolis
@ Arizona
@ NY Giants
@ Houston
@ Philly
@ Washington

Home

Jacksonville
Tennessee
New Orleans (Thanksgiving day game I bet)
Chicago
Detroit
NY Giants
Philly
Washington


7 posted on 01/21/2010 10:23:24 AM PST by Perdogg ("Is that a bomb in your pants, or are you excited to come to America?")
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To: 4everontheRight; ABG(anybody but Gore); Abbeville Conservative; akorahil; albee; Americanwolf; ...

NFL PING

FReepmail scott says to be added to, or to be taken off the NFL Ping list...
This is a fairly high volume ping list

8 posted on 01/21/2010 10:24:30 AM PST by Perdogg ("Is that a bomb in your pants, or are you excited to come to America?")
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To: stainlessbanner

I had Wade getting his walking papers after their azz whipping by the Vikes.

Great news though, it about guarantees the Cowboys will make the playoffs but blow it.

Now, what about Romo?

I understand he has an application in at Whataburger for assistant frier.


9 posted on 01/21/2010 10:26:05 AM PST by VicVega (GEAUX SAINTS. Who Dat Nation is going to Rock the Dome this weekend)
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To: dfwgator
Had to look itup...lots of playoff teams on the road....

2010 Dallas Cowboys Schedule

HOME OPPONENTS    
New York Giants
Philadelphia Eagles
Washington Redskins
Chicago Bears
Detroit Lions
New Orleans Saints
Jacksonville Jaguars
Tennessee Titans
   
AWAY OPPONENTS    
New York Giants
Philadelphia Eagles
Washington Redskins
Green Bay Packers
Minnesota Vikings
Arizona Cardinals
Houston Texans
Indianapolis Colts
   

10 posted on 01/21/2010 10:26:13 AM PST by stainlessbanner
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To: Perdogg

I’ll definitely be there for the Lions game. I’ll the be the one wearing the bag over his head.


11 posted on 01/21/2010 10:26:32 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: stainlessbanner

As an Eagles’ fan, I am happy Mister Phillips got the extension.


12 posted on 01/21/2010 10:26:49 AM PST by ditto h
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To: stainlessbanner
Sweet...keeping Wade Phillips guarantees more mediocrity for the Cowboys come playoff time...

Seriously...can anyone actually watch him during a game with respect?

He still looks the same as he did when coaching the Bronco's...

His facial expression is that of being the last person in the stadium to know what the heck is going on during the game....

That was SO annoying...he just looks...lost...all the time...

13 posted on 01/21/2010 10:29:21 AM PST by NorCoGOP (Recession: friend loses his job. Depression: You lose your job. Recovery: Obama loses his job.)
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To: ditto h

After 3 thumpings this year, you are happy Wade is coming back? PHI always plays tough, but this was definitely the Cowboys year in that rivalry


14 posted on 01/21/2010 10:29:26 AM PST by stainlessbanner
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To: VicVega
Great news though, it about guarantees the Cowboys will make the playoffs but blow it.

I believe that's called Brett Favre Syndrome.

15 posted on 01/21/2010 10:30:41 AM PST by GunRunner
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To: dfwgator

The Lions won last trip down to Dallas - who knows what next year holds.


16 posted on 01/21/2010 10:31:32 AM PST by stainlessbanner
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To: ditto h

As a Redskin fan I am very happy Mister Phillips is being retained and would like to thank him for employing Sean Suisam during the playoffs. The karma pay back for Suisam missing two field goals to defeat the Cowboys was enjoyed when he missed two field goals against the Vikes. Wow - them Cowboys are something - 3 points scored. Hail to the Redskins, and thankyou to Phillips for being marginally acceptable to Jones to allow us to get Shanahan.


17 posted on 01/21/2010 10:31:34 AM PST by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: NorCoGOP

Actually the only thing that saved Wade was he finally got smart and took over the defense. He may suck as a head coach, but nobody will question that he is a great defensive coordinator.


18 posted on 01/21/2010 10:31:37 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: GunRunner
Brett Favre Syndrome.

Hoping he blows it against my Saints.

Yet the old man tore apart that defenseless Cowboy team this past weekend.

19 posted on 01/21/2010 10:32:57 AM PST by VicVega (GEAUX SAINTS. Who Dat Nation is going to Rock the Dome this weekend)
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To: stainlessbanner

That is true, the Lions always seem to play well against Dallas for some reason. Maybe all those draft picks we got for Roy Williams will come through.


20 posted on 01/21/2010 10:33:14 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: VicVega
Now, what about Romo? I understand he has an application in at Whataburger for assistant frier.

Romo is coming off his best season ever. 4,483 passing yds, 26 TDs, 280.2 yds/game, 97.6 rating. Compare that with NFL average/leader: 1,540/4770 pass yards, 9/34 TDs, 83.4/113.4 rating.

What Dallas needs is an offensive line that can protect him, a replacement for Roy Williams, and to strip the delayed hand-off from the playbook.

21 posted on 01/21/2010 10:37:16 AM PST by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: stainlessbanner

Maybe JJ found out that no other decent coach wants to work for him.


22 posted on 01/21/2010 10:37:42 AM PST by Niteranger68 ("Hey John Kerry....why the long face?")
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To: VicVega
After Flozell Adams went down, Jared Allen went to work. The worst possible injury at the worst possible time. We didn't really have a chance after that.

I'm confident the Saints will beat them, and predict that Favre will go back to his old self and throw 4 or 5 picks. Just make sure your left tackle is healthy.

23 posted on 01/21/2010 10:39:34 AM PST by GunRunner
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To: al_c

Hey Coach al_c, please email those three items to Jerry, Wade, and Garrett.


24 posted on 01/21/2010 10:41:31 AM PST by stainlessbanner
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To: GunRunner

Thanks, it’s not the left tackle I’m worried about. It’s those 11 guys that call themselves Defense.

Some games they show up, others they just show.


25 posted on 01/21/2010 10:42:14 AM PST by VicVega (GEAUX SAINTS. Who Dat Nation is going to Rock the Dome this weekend)
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To: stainlessbanner

I predict if the cowboys lose their first preseason game, the ego-meddler will fire him on the spot.


26 posted on 01/21/2010 10:42:25 AM PST by Overtaxed Patriot (Lock and load.)
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To: VicVega

The defense didn’t play that bad against the Vikes, they held them to 17 points through the 3rd quarter, despite the ineptitude of the offense. Against the league’s best offense, I would take that.


27 posted on 01/21/2010 10:43:55 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: equalitybeforethelaw

Remember, without Elway, Shanahan is 1-4 in the playoffs (if the redskins ever make the playoffs again).


28 posted on 01/21/2010 10:44:04 AM PST by Perdogg ("Is that a bomb in your pants, or are you excited to come to America?")
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To: Red Badger

The guy’s a train wreck. Horrible coach.


29 posted on 01/21/2010 10:46:56 AM PST by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: ditto h

I wouldn’t brag. You guys try to get rid of the best coach in the division every year. One year you’re going to screw up and get your wish.


30 posted on 01/21/2010 10:47:11 AM PST by Republic of Texas (Socialism Always Fails)
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To: al_c
"What Dallas needs is an offensive line that can protect him, a replacement for Roy Williams, and to strip the delayed hand-off from the playbook. "

Amen brother.

31 posted on 01/21/2010 10:48:41 AM PST by Republic of Texas (Socialism Always Fails)
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To: Puppage

He’s done better than his two predecessors...............


32 posted on 01/21/2010 10:49:05 AM PST by Red Badger (Obama - The first ever elected lame duck..............)
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To: Red Badger
We need some upfront help.

We need to recall...


33 posted on 01/21/2010 10:49:47 AM PST by Young Werther ( ("Quae Cum Ita Sunt - Julius Caesar "Since these things are so!"))
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To: Red Badger
He’s done better than his two predecessors...............

That's a reason to keep him? Because he sucks less?

34 posted on 01/21/2010 10:50:59 AM PST by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Puppage

He’s all Jerry can afford. Jerry has to pay for that stadium..............


35 posted on 01/21/2010 10:52:09 AM PST by Red Badger (Obama - The first ever elected lame duck..............)
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To: dfwgator

The Cowboys running game was gouging the Vikes early on and controlling the ball. They should have stayed simple and physical with max protection when Romo did need to throw. Going to the passing game as early as they did really put their offensive linemen back on their heels not being able to hear the snap count and not getting enough snaps to wear down that defensive line (say well into the 3re qt). Jimmy Johnson said the same thing. With their huge offensive line they’re built to do just that. That was Jason Garrett’s fault.


36 posted on 01/21/2010 10:52:09 AM PST by bereanway (Sarah get your gun)
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To: stainlessbanner
Hey Coach al_c, please email those three items to Jerry, Wade, and Garrett.

Jerry doesn't pull over for a cop while speeding through a school zone. Do you really think he'd listen to little ol' me? LOL!

37 posted on 01/21/2010 10:52:22 AM PST by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: al_c

Romo sucks.


38 posted on 01/21/2010 10:56:02 AM PST by securityman
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To: stainlessbanner
Wade Phillips' contract option was picked up and Jerry Jones added two more years to the deal.

Though I dislike the Cowboys and Jerry Jones quite a bit (a leftover from the days when the 49ers were a dynasty and the Cowboys were a rival), I do admire Jones' desire to field a winning team every year and have them play in a sparkling new stadium.

But this is an example of the downside of Jones as an owner - the guy has an ego bigger than his stadium and has to be seen in word and deed as #1 in the Cowboys hierarchy. In the depths of losing he turned to Parcells, but he ran off Jimmy Johnson and the rest of his head coaches have been non-entities like Switzer, Gailey and Bum's son Wade. If I were a Cowboys fan, I'd be asking why Sean Payton isn't the head coach and why Jones can't just sign the checks and keep quiet.
39 posted on 01/21/2010 11:01:01 AM PST by AnotherUnixGeek
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To: Perdogg

Remember, without Elway, Shanahan is 1-4 in the playoffs (if the redskins ever make the playoffs again).

There were only two coaches of caliber available: Cower and Shanahan. I am happy with Shanahan. Skins need to fix their O-line and make decisions on a running back and they are back in the hunt. I believe Shanahan knows how to build lines and certainly understands the running game. He built Denver into a winning playoff team. I think he is capable of doing the same here in DC. Further, he has the stature to force our owner to shut up and stay out of the team building process. So I am happy. My guess, we will finish either 1st or second in NFC East if we find a quality LT. I believe the Cowboys have similar problems on the o-line.


40 posted on 01/21/2010 11:27:33 AM PST by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: dfwgator

I agree Wade is a mediocre coach at best, great defensive coordinator. Jason Garrett is a huge problem. He out thinks himself on a regular basis. Paying and trading what they did for a washed up Roy Williams was a horrible decision. Marion Barber needs to be Felix Jones’ backup, not the other way around. Romo may be a Danny White but he is a huge upgrade over what they had prior and better then the average NFL qb. I think he can get them over the hump with the right offensive. (Not JG’s)

In fact I should be the coach, offensive and defensive coordinators. I would look great in a fedora and sport coat standing on the sidelines.


41 posted on 01/21/2010 11:30:03 AM PST by 30 Govt.
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To: Republic of Texas
I like coach Reid. But, although Dallas beat us 3 times this year, there was blame to go around. I would not be surprised to see a change at qb here.

I am not really impressed with Phillips, and as we all know, there is actually only one happy team at the end of the year.

42 posted on 01/21/2010 11:37:32 AM PST by ditto h
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To: ditto h

I would not be surprised to see a change at qb here.

Do you think Donovan wants to play in DC? We would be happy to have him for 2 years.


43 posted on 01/21/2010 11:41:44 AM PST by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: equalitybeforethelaw

yes, you are correct about th eo-line.


44 posted on 01/21/2010 11:44:20 AM PST by Perdogg ("Is that a bomb in your pants, or are you excited to come to America?")
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To: dfwgator

He was great here in San Diego. Still haven’t forgiven him for leaving.


45 posted on 01/21/2010 11:54:28 AM PST by chargers fan
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To: AnotherUnixGeek

“If I were a Cowboys fan, I’d be asking why Sean Payton isn’t the head coach and why Jones can’t just sign the checks and keep quiet.”

We DO ask those questions ... all the time.


46 posted on 01/21/2010 12:02:19 PM PST by Let's Roll (Stop paying ACORN to destroy America! Cut off their government funding!)
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To: equalitybeforethelaw
I think he has another year on his contract. It is unlikely we would trade him to a team we play twice a year, but you never know. I wish the Redskins well. (accept when you play the Eagles of course)
47 posted on 01/21/2010 12:06:22 PM PST by ditto h
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To: Perdogg

Agreed that is a very ugly schedule for the Cowboys. I would have bet my last dollar that Phillips was out the door.


48 posted on 01/21/2010 12:22:00 PM PST by rdl6989 (January 20, 2013 The end of an error.)
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To: stainlessbanner

Terrible decision. Should have tried to get Bill Cowher.


49 posted on 01/21/2010 12:26:26 PM PST by castlegreyskull
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To: castlegreyskull

Heard he’s waiting for the Giants coaching job...he’s friends with the owners or something...just blog fodder, have no idea if it’s true


50 posted on 01/21/2010 12:30:55 PM PST by stainlessbanner
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