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Wade Phillips "smashing success"

Discussion in 'NFL Zone' started by Doomsday101, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    Wade Phillips’ debut as Texans defensive coordinator was a smashing success. Just ask Greg McElroy.

    The New York Jets’ backup quarterback was sacked five times in three quarters at Reliant Stadium on Monday night. The Texans had seven sacks overall – they had eight in the entire preseason last year –and 16 quarterback hits as they beat the Jets 20-16 in their preseason opener, which also served as the first look at Phillips’ 3-4 defense.

    “I thought we did a good job,” Phillips said. “We played hard. We made some mistakes, obviously, but we’re looking for effort and assignment. I didn’t expect that many sacks, because most of the stuff we ran was base defense and we didn’t run any blitzes.”

    http://www.houstontexans.com/news/a...ning-win/c7f8e10d-e04e-4b35-bf3a-1bb55dc565e7
  2. JackWagon

    JackWagon Well-Known Member

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    He is a good D Coordinator ... just not a head coach.
  3. JPM

    JPM Well-Known Member

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    Correct. Not head coach material. I will miss the confused look on his face on the sidelines, like he's trying to divide by zero.
  4. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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  5. DFWJC

    DFWJC Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    They'll shave 50-80 points off that point total that the defense gave up last year.
    I haven't looked at their schedule to see if they can get 10 wins or not.
  6. 8FOR!3

    8FOR!3 Well-Known Member

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    I doubt they're a ten win team, but maybe they're finally playoff material with 9-7.
  7. Joshmvii

    Joshmvii Cowboys baby!

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    I doubt anybody is making the playoffs at 9-7 in the AFC. Only time will tell though. If Houston's D improves even a small amount, they should push for a playoff spot. Their offense is very potent.
  8. burntricersx

    burntricersx Member

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    Mr. Fix-It's strikes again!
  9. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    Just beat me to it.
  10. DallasGirl50

    DallasGirl50 New Member

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    Kubiak is on a short leash..they must win or he is done. I would not be surprised if Wade is given the head coaching job there.

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