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News: Update: Wes Phillips leaves Cowboys to join Redskins staff

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by WoodysGirl, Jan 16, 2014.

  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Everything is everything... Staff Member

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    IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys tight ends coach Wes Phillips is interviewing with the Washington Redskins, according to multiple sources.

    Phillips is among a handful of Cowboys’ assistants with expiring contracts. He has been with the club since 2007 when his father, Wade, was named the head coach. In 2013 he was the tight ends coach after serving as the assistant offensive line coach in 2011 and ’12. He also spent time working with wide receivers and special teams in his time on the staff.

    More: http://espn.go.com/blog/dallas-cowboys/post/_/id/4723328/wes-phillips-interviewing-with-redskins
  2. foofighters

    foofighters Active Member

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    I am really ok with this...
  3. khiladi

    khiladi Well-Known Member

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    Still a better coach than John Garrett...
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  4. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Can't blame him. Why should his career be derailed?
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  5. Idgit

    Idgit Ice up, son. Ice up! Staff Member

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    Good for Wes. Those Phillips boys make their own way in the NFL. I hope he keeps developing into a HC candidate one day. Three generations of good guys coaching NFL teams...that's pretty cool.
  6. theebs

    theebs Believe!!!!

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    john garrett's wr unit in tampa did pretty well with a rookie quarterback.

    John Garrett coaching tight ends here was not a problem.
  7. Nirvana

    Nirvana Well-Known Member

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    Isn't he the guy praised for reading Ds up in the booth and relaying that info to the other offensive coaches? Could be a huge loss.
  8. Hostile

    Hostile Persona Non Grata Zone Supporter

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    No, that was Wade Wilson. I do think Wes will be a HC one day.
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  9. basstapp

    basstapp Well-Known Member

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    I think its funny that people post things like this. What experience do you have in judging someone's ability to coach? He obviously lasted after his Dad left so he had to be good at what he did or he would of been let go like his father.
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  10. Hostile

    Hostile Persona Non Grata Zone Supporter

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    Wade advised him to stay and learn. If he is leaving now it is probably to move up. I hope he stays.
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  11. theebs

    theebs Believe!!!!

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    Isnt he just leaving because his contract is up?
  12. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Please explain.
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  13. Hostile

    Hostile Persona Non Grata Zone Supporter

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    I do not know if he is for sure leaving. I just hope not.
  14. theebs

    theebs Believe!!!!

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    isn't his contract up? I am not sure on this which is why I am asking.
  15. xwalker

    xwalker Well-Known Member

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    If you can believe Jerry, then he implied that Wes was incompetent and had to be replaced by Wilson in the booth.
  16. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Everything is everything... Staff Member

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    His contract is expiring. It's in the blurb that's in the OP.

    You guys just read the thread title, huh? lol smh
  17. theebs

    theebs Believe!!!!

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    No I read it, I was just confused if they meant expiring right now or after the next season.

    I had originally thought eberflus and Henderson's contracts were up this year also but it turns out its next year.

    and listening to talking cowboys eberflus is highly thought of so if something were to happen with kiffen, eberflus would be the DC not Marinelli.
  18. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Everything is everything... Staff Member

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    His contract is expiring at the end of the season...which means probably after the super bowl.
  19. theebs

    theebs Believe!!!!

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    Yep, Initially I was just confused which is why I asked.
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  20. GimmeTheBall!

    GimmeTheBall! Junior College Transfer

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    I guess Witten has needed Wes' wisdom and tips all these years and we should be grateful.

    Well, another coach with a "famous" name. These Phillips Boys, they get a lot of mileage from the name of a guy who coached last century, dressed like a bumpkin, wore a ridiculous hat and belt buckle and gave new meaning to playoff futility.

    These Phillips Boys just keep hanging around, don't they?.

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