Phillips says fundamentally unsound Cowboys going back to basics
Posted Monday, Nov. 01, 2010g
By Charean Williams
IRVING -- Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has never changed coaches during a season. He repeatedly has reminded reporters of that while watching his team's once-promising season circle the drain, building speculation about coach Wade Phillips' job security.
Phillips said Monday he isn't worried about losing Jones. He's worried about losing more games.
"I feel bad for [Jones], because I think we should have been doing better," said Phillips, whose contract runs through 2011. "The guy does everything I think is possible to try to win and have a winner. He's an excellent general manager. He's gotten us good players. I think the drafts have been good. We've probably got the best rookie in the league this year out of the draft [in Dez Bryant] with a team that won a playoff game last year. That's just the way it is."
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