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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Wade Phillips
The Dallas Cowboys have hired longtime New York Giants assistant Mike Pope to replace Wes Phillips as tight ends coach.
Wes Phillips father tweeted that his son has been hired by the Redskins.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have fired 16 assistant coaches, including defensive coordinator Wade Phillips and offensive coordinator Rick Dennison, following the recent hiring of coach Bill O'Brien.
HOUSTON (AP) — Wade Phillips was fired as the Houston Texans' defensive coordinator Saturday, a day after Bill O'Brien was hired as the team's head coach.
The Houston Texans have interviewed Penn State's Bill O'Brien about their vacant head coaching job and he has emerged as a leading candidate, according to media reports.
Wade Phillips would like to put an asterisk on Peyton Manning's touchdown record.
He surpassed the 50 TD passes Tom Brady threw in 2007 and led the Broncos (12-3) to a 37-13 win over the Texans (2-13) that extended Houston's franchise-record skid to 13 games.
Gary Kubiak pulled the Texans out of the NFL basement and remains the only coach to take them to the playoffs.
The team announced the decision one day after the Texans lost 27-20 at Jacksonville, a stunning fall for a team that expected to make a Super Bowl run. Houston played miserably and was flagged 14 times for a franchise-record 177 yards.
While saying he was "disappointed" in a 5-5 record that has dropped the Cowboys out of the top spot in the NFC East for the first time this season, Jones said Garrett will return in 2014 regardless of whether the Cowboys end their three-year playoff drought.
Defensive coordinator Wade Phillips believes his scheme with the Texans works just fine, despite what Ed Reed says.
Jason Garrett will start the stretch run in pursuit of his first trip to the playoffs on the same field where he debuted as coach of the Dallas Cowboys three years ago.
Ed Reed insists Houston Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips is doing a poor job, and the safety was released by the team earlier this month because Reed spoke up about it.
Now with the New York Jets, Reed said in a conference call with the Baltimore media on Wednesday that the Houston defense "is not a good fit for a lot of people who are still down there."
Rex Ryan bolted out of his office the moment he heard Ed Reed was cut.
The firings have taken place over the last few days and Phillips acknowledged his release on Twitter on Saturday.
"We did get some good news. Actually, it's bad news for Peyton Manning because the league did come back and say that the ball was juggled by Decker and shouldn't have been a touchdown," Phillips said at the beginning of his Friday news conference.