Monthly Archives:: July 2011

Cowboys defense won’t be predictable anymore

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The Cowboys defenders complained even before Wade Phillips was fired in the middle of last season that they had become predictable. Linebacker Bradie James said that won’t be the case under new defensive coordinator Rob Ryan. “The thing about Rob is you won’t be able to know what defense we’re in,” James said. “We had [...]

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What Are the Reasonable Expectations for Wade Phillips’ Defense?

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Now that Houston head coach Gary Kubiak has hired former Dallas Cowboys coach Wade Phillips on as defensive coordinator, much speculation has swirled about a possible playoff appearance for the Texans. With an already prolific offense, a good defense could be enough to accomplish that. But just what are the reasonable expectations for Phillips’ defense [...]

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Jason Garrett, an ESPN Blogger’s Opinion

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“First, we have to be fair here, and include everyone. This category seems to fit Garrett based on the difference between the way the Cowboys played under Wade Phillips last season and the way they played after Garrett got the job. He went 5-3 in the final eight games of the season and secured himself [...]

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Are Wade Phillips & the 2011 NFL Draft Prospects the Key for a Houston Texans Playoff Run?

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The Houston Texans had their first ever winning season in 2009 and had a ton of promise entering the 2010 season. The defensive effort was not even close to on par with the offensive, which led to a disappointing 6-10 finish. Many had picked the Texans as someone to make a deep playoff run, and [...]

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