Posts Tagged ‘Wade Phillips’
Posted: Saturday, October 22nd, 2011 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: Playbook, Akeem Ayers, Andre Johnson, Arian Foster, Ben Tate, Chris Johnson, Cortland Finnegan, Houston Texans, James Casey, Joel Dreessen, Jurrell Casey, Mario Williams, Matt Hasselbeck, Matt Schaub, Nate Washington, Owen Daniels, Peyton Manning, Shaun Smith, Tennessee Titans, Wade Phillips
With the monotony of Indianapolis’ annual contention for the AFC South stifled by Peyton Manning’s injury, Houston and Tennessee will battle for the division lead Sunday as we approach the season’s midpoint.
Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Data Points, Houston Texans, New Orleans Saints, Peyton Manning, Wade Phillips
It’s only been two games — but so far, so good for the Wade Phillips defense in Houston. The Texans have been struggling for years to field a playoff-caliber defense, and the results have been far less than satisfactory. Enter Phillips as the new defensive coordinator.
Posted: Wednesday, September 7th, 2011 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: Playbook, Andre Gurode, Antonio Brown, Atlanta Falcons, Billy Nagy, Brian Baldinger, Buffalo Bills, Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, Elvis Dumervil, Hines Ward, Houston Texans, James Sanders, Jerricho Cotchery, Joe Theisman, John Abraham, Kansas City Chiefs, Kirk Morrison, Kroy Biermann, Marcell Dareus, Mario Williams, Matt Cassel, Matt Millen, Mike Wallace, Nick Barnett, Pittsburgh Steelers, Ray Edwards, Ricky Stanzi, Robert Ayers, Shawne Merriman, Sterling Sharpe, Tyler Palko, Tyron Smith, Wade Phillips
Every Wednesday this season, the research staff at “Playbook” will be taking your questions through email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and on Twitter (@NFLN_Playbook, with #askplaybook hashtag), and answering them in this blog. Here is the first batch of questions we’ve selected.
Posted: Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Chris Johnson, Denver Broncos, Houston Texans, Hue Jackson, John Fox, Kyle Orton, New York Jets, Oakland Raiders, Rainn Wilson, Rex Ryan, T, Terrelle Pryor, Tim Tebow, Wade Phillips
The Houston Texans gave new defensive coordinator Wade Phillips reason to smile — and Jets coach Rex Ryan reason to scream — in Monday night’s 20-16 Houston victory, capping the NFL’s opening week of preseason action. Relive that game and more from preseason’s first week of games.
Posted: Monday, August 15th, 2011 | Jason La Canfora Tags: New York Jets, Ben Tate, Braylon Edwards, Derrick Mason, Houston Texans, Mark Sanchez, Plaxico Burress, Steve Slaton, Wade Phillips
I’m excited to be taking in my first live preseason game of the summer tonight in Houston. Sure, it’s only the first tune-up for two largely veteran teams — the Jets and Texans — but there’s constant evaluation going on this time of year, and I will be paying close attention to a few factors, in particular while the starters are around.
Posted: Friday, February 25th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Houston Texans, 2011 NFL Scouting Combine, Brian Cushing, Gary Kubiak, Rick Smith, Wade Phillips
The Texans struggled on defense last season, surrendering the fourth-most points (26.7 per game) in the NFL, and that led to two key changes.
Posted: Wednesday, December 29th, 2010 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Jeff Fisher, Gary Kubiak, Houston Texans, Jason La Canfora, Miami Dolphins, Michael Lombardi, NFL Total Access, Tennessee Titans, Tom Coughlin, Tony Sparano, Wade Phillips
NFL Network insiders Jason La Canfora and Michael Lombardi doubled up on the Around the League desk on Wednesday, taking a look at coaches considered to be on the hot seat.
Posted: Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Pick Six, Andy Reid, Brad Childress, Brett Favre, Carly Simon, Channing Crowder, Dean Martin, Derek Anderson, Donovan McNabb, Drew Stanton, Jason Hanson, Jim Schwartz, Josh McDaniels, Kevin Kolb, Matthew Stafford, Michael Vick, Mike Singletary, Ndamukong Suh, Norv Turner, Pick Six, Rex Ryan, Rusty Smith, San Diego Chargers, Tashard Choice, Todd Haley, Tom Brady, Wade Phillips
Was proposing to your girlfriend during an NFL game the biggest blunder of the entire season? We count down the six biggest do-over moments of 2010.
Posted: Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Fran Charles, Jason La Canfora, Joshua Cribbs, Kenny Britt, NFL Total Access, pierre thomas, Reggie Bush, Wade Phillips
NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora has the latest on the CBA negotiations, injury updates on Saints RBs Reggie Bush and Pierre Thomas, Browns WR Joshua Cribbs and Titans WR Kenny Britt, as well as the possibility of former Dallas coach Wade Phillips landing with Mike Shanahan in Washington.
Posted: Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Brian Baldinger, Charles Davis, Dallas Cowboys, Fran Charles, Jason Garrett, Jerry Jones, Mike Mayock, NFL Total Access, Rod Woodson, Wade Phillips
Brian Baldinger, Mike Mayock, Charles Davis and Rod Woodson discuss whether the Cowboys can get any better under interim coach Jason Garrett .
Posted: Friday, November 5th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Tashard Choice, Wade Phillips
Could there be more playing time on the horizon for Cowboys RB Tashard Choice? That is the word, according to the Dallas Morning News. Choice told the paper that he was going to be part of the Cowboys rotation this week against the Packers. But coach Wade Philips seemed rather ambivalent about the whole thing.
Posted: Tuesday, October 26th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: Brian Baldinger, Charles Davis, Dallas Cowboys, Jerry Jones, Mike Mayock, NFL Total Access, Tony Romo, Wade Phillips
Charles Davis, Brian Baldinger and Mike Mayock examine what’s next for the Dallas Cowboys.
Posted: Tuesday, October 26th, 2010 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Bill Cowher, Jason La Canfora, Jeff Fisher, Jerry Jones, Jon Gruden, Lovie Smith, Marvin Lewis, Mike Singletary, NFL Total Access, Russ Grimm, Sean Payton, Wade Phillips
NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora takes a look at four coaches who he considers to be on the hot seat during or after the season: Marvin Lewis, Mike Singletary, Lovie Smith and Wade Phillips.
Posted: Monday, October 11th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Dallas Cowboys, Felix Jones, marion barber, Wade Phillips
This has been a solid year for the Cowboys — a 1-3 start and whispers of them being overrated. While the casual, Cowboys-hating fan rejoices over this, fantasy enthusiasts with Felix Jones or Marion Barber on their roster continue to be baffled by the most befuddling running back situation outside of Kansas City and San Diego.
Posted: Monday, October 4th, 2010 | Tiffany Shine Tags: Bum Phillips, Houston Oilers, Houston Texans, Mike Barber, Wade Phillips
Any birthday is a good birthday, jokes former NFL head coach Bum Phillips, who recently turned 87 and is busy talking up his new book, “Bum Phillips: Coach, Cowboy, Christian.”