Posts Tagged ‘Wade Phillips’

Jones behind Cowboys’ Phillips … for now

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones gave several votes of confidence to coach Wade Phillips after Dallas clinched the NFC East title Sunday, but has yet to pick up the option for the fourth year on Phillips’ contract, suggesting the coach has to prove something in the playoffs to retain his job.

Phillips: Working with Jones ‘a great situation’

Wade Phillips is 32-15 in his third season as Cowboys coach, yet he continually faces questions about his job status. That has brought some speculation that Phillips has a bad relationship with team owner Jerry Jones, but the coach told NFL Network’s Michael Irvin that it isn’t so.

Cowboys hopeful to have Ware back soon

Dallas Cowboys coach Wade Phillips said that injured linebacker DeMarcus Ware is “day to day” following a neck sprain suffered in the team’s 17-10 loss to the San Diego Chargers on Sunday.

Put Up My Dukes: Drama in NFC East

All of the juicy soap opera scenarios appear to be coming from one place this season — the NFC East.

Roundup: Jones says coach Phillips’ job is safe

The Dallas Cowboys (and their fans) had high expectations coming into the season. But the team’s inconsistent play has resulted in a 3-2 start, which has many pundits pondering the job security of coach Wade Phillips. According to The Dallas Morning News, owner Jerry Jones insisted this week that Phillips is not in danger of losing his job, and compared the Cowboys’ woes to those of one of Dallas’ division rivals during the 2007 season: “Two years ago the Giants were seemingly not in disarray, but they were in trouble,” Jones said. “It was also absolutely expected that something was going to happen with the coach, [Tom] Coughlin. … Well, that same year they won the Super Bowl. You’ve got […]

Roundup: Eagles’ Westbrook dealing with less carries

Eagles RB Brian Westbrook had just eight touches against the Buccaneers last week, a surprising scene to not only fantasy owners and Philadelphia fans alike but to Westbrook himself. Eagles coach Andy Reid has said that Westbook could split more carries with rookie RB LeSean McCoy in the future.

Cowboys have bigger problems than offense/defense

Trouble is brewing in Dallas, but who is to blame?

Cowboys cautious with Barber, who’s questionable

Cowboys RB Marion Barber, who’s nursing a left thigh injury, was limited for the fourth consecutive practice today and is listed as questionable to play in Monday night’s game against the Panthers.

Cowboys WR Williams puts in strong practice

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Roy E. Williams seems well aware of the expectation for him to step up as the Cowboys’ No. 1 receiver now that Terrell Owens is gone.

Thoughts and prayers go out to Eagles’ Johnson

The Philadelphia Eagles announced the promotion of interim defensive coordinator Sean McDermott to the permanent role today. Longtime coordinator Jim Johnson, one of the best in the business, is fighting cancer, and we wish him all the best.

No extension talk yet between Cowboys, Phillips

Wade Phillips‘ status as the Cowboys’ coach seems to be an ever-going debate in the Dallas media. Now comes a Dallas Morning News report that Phillips is entering the final year of a three-year contract without any talk of an extension between himself and the team.

Phillips says he ‘enjoyed’ coaching T.O.

One day after the Cowboys released wide receiver Terrell Owens, coach Wade Phillips offered this statement, which was released by the team Friday.

Despite slide, Jerry Jones stood by his coach

There is at least one thread that ties together the teams involved in this offseason’s most stunning head-coaching changes. The Denver Broncos, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New York Jets all had the playoffs in their sights before crashing and burning down the stretch. But another team that had a playoff spot in its grasp before falling short didn’t fire its head coach, to the surprise of many.

Phillips: ‘Some concern’ with Witten injury

Wade Phillips and the Cowboys have lingering injury concerns to several key players as they prepare for Sunday’s all-or-nothing matchup against the Eagles.

Phillips: Barber looking doubtful

Cowboys coach Wade Phillips said injured RB Marion Barber is looking more doubtful for Sunday’s game, and could be a game-time decision.

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