January 23, 2008 Forget about Emmitt Thomas 3:39 PM Wed, Jan 23, 2008 | Permalink Pete Aldrich E-mail News tips There had been talk about the Cowboys bringing in Emmitt Thomas as secondary coach. Not going to happen. Calvin Watkins just called to report that Wade Phillips said the Cowboys have been denied permission by the Falcons to talk to Thomas. Atlanta apparently will elevate Thomas to assistant head coach. jerry gray anyone...bring him and williams on..