Category: Wade Phillips

J.J. Watt Relishes The Opportunity To “Beat As Many Guys As Possible”

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

With a league-leading 10.5 sacks and a ridiculous 10 passes defensed already, swat master J.J. Watt is a big reason why the Houston Texans are the AFC's top seed thus far. And as a result, the second-year pass-rushing king is probably your midseason Defensive Player of the Year. But the Texans ...

Brian Cushing, Houston Texans Try to Move on Without DeMeco Ryans

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Brian Cushing admits that he was shocked and angry when he first heard that his friend and teammate with the Houston Texans, DeMeco Ryans, had been traded during the offseason. Cushing hoped he'd play his entire career with Ryans. Had they, they certainly would have made a formidable one-two punch. Now, ...

Houston Texans Use OTAs To Fully Grasp Wade Phillips’ Defense

Friday, June 1st, 2012

There's little doubt that teams who were integrating new coaches were the ones most hurt by the NFL lockout last season and the lack of offseason workouts. You can include the Houston Texans, a playoff team last year, in that mix. They brought in veteran NFL coach Wade Phillips to ...

Wade Phillips on Greg Williams Audio: “It made me sick. It’s something completely against what I believe in.”

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Wade Phillips is well regarded in the NFL as a defensive guru.  Although Phillips may not be regarded as the strongest heading coaching personality, he has been around the league long enough to know a thing or two about a possible bounty problem -- an issue that has dominated the ...

DeMeco Ryans ‘Excited’ About Addition of Wade Phillips, Confident in Texans’ Ability to Improve Defensively Under New Coordinator’s Attacking 3-4 Scheme

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Wade Phillips may have been the scapegoat for the Dallas Cowboys' failures in recent years,  but the Houston Texans felt that one team's trash is another team's treasure. The Texans' defense was atrocious defending the pass and pressuring the quarterback last season. The Texans  had 23 sacks all of last ...

Wade Phillips on Being Houston’s Defensive Coordinator: “This Might Be the Best Job I’ve Ever Had”

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

For the first half of the NFL season, Wade Phillips was the punching bag of the league. Whether it was his sideline expressions or his Dallas Cowboys' poor play and sometimes even poorer decisions, it was pretty easy to hop on the bandwagon of making fun of Dallas' front man. That ...

Dallas Cowboys Finally Fire Wade Phillips; Brooking Takes the Blame

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

I think everyone had the same question regarding the Dallas Cowboys: How long can Jerry Jones continue to say that Wade Phillips will be the coach throughout the entire season. And we probably all had the same answers: I don't know, but it certainly can't last the entire season. Well, Monday ...

Dallas Looks to Pick Up Where They Left Off Before the Bye Week

Friday, October 8th, 2010

The Dallas Cowboys are coming off a bye week, which if you were to ask Wade Phillips he might not be happy about.  Before their week off, Dallas won their first game of the season in a big way and it was a big momentum booster for the team.  After ...

Roy Williams: Michael Irvin Ticked Me Off

Monday, September 27th, 2010

Welcome back, Roy Williams. Between veteran targets Jason Witten and Miles Austin and outspoken newcomer Dez Bryant, it seemed like the "other' Dallas Cowboys wide receiver was destined to fade into oblivion. Maybe not just yet. Williams caught five passes for 117 yards and two touchdowns in the Cowboys' desperately needed ...

This Wasn’t the Way Jerry Jones Envisioned To Start the Season

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

This wasn’t the way Jerry Jones and the Cowboys envisioned they would start off the 2010 season by losing to the Washington Redskins.  The ‘Skins are coming off a 4-12 season in which they went 0-6 in the NFC East, and the Cowboys are trying to become the first team ...