Posts Tagged ‘Wade Phillips’

Phillips Would Like To Stick As Texans Defensive Coordinator

Wade Phillips would have liked to become the Texans head coach but the team hired Bill O’Brien from Penn State. Phillips told Dale Robertson of the Houston Chronicle he would like to remain as the team’s defensive coordinator. “I don’t know what their feeling is, not knowing the guy,” Phillips said. “Usually, when somebody gets […]

Phillips Questions the Hit that Ended Cushing’s Season

Wade Phillips is sticking up for his own, as on Thursday didn’t argue with the legality of Matt Slauson’s cut block that ended Brian Cushing’s season, but he does think the NFL needs to change its rule regarding some cases like Cushing’s when a “defenseless” player doesn’t see the block coming, Dale Robertson of the […]

Phillips Turns Down Bucs for an Interview for Coaching Spot

Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips has removed his name from consideration for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ head coaching position, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. Phillips was scheduled to interview on Friday. “I didn’t want to be a distraction, or a perceived distraction,” Phillips said. “Even though I would have been doing it (interview) on Friday night […]

Kubiak Says that Phillips Will Not Be a Distraction to the Texans

The Houston Chronicle reports today that DC Wade Phillips is not going to distract the team as they get set for the Ravens this Sunday in the divisional round. Coach Gary Kubiak said today that defensive coordinator Wade Phillips’ interview with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Houston on Friday will not be a distraction to […]

Wade Phillips Says He Had His Gall Bladder Removed

Defensive coordinator Wade Phillips said Thursday he’s still regaining his strength less than a month after undergoing gall bladder surgery. The 64-year-old Phillips went on medical leave Dec. 14. He returned last week and worked from the press box in Sunday’s 23-22 loss to Tennessee. He’ll work from there again when the Texans (10-6) play […]

Wade Phillips Back at Work for Texans

Defensive coordinator Wade Phillips returned to work for two hours but didn’t attend practice according to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. His work load is expected to increase each day. Expect him to coach from the coaches booth during Sunday’s game against Tennessee at Reliant Stadium. Phillips missed both losses while recovering from kidney […]

Phillips to Take a Medical Leave of Absence From Texans

The Texans announced that defensive coordinator Wade Phillips has taken a medical leave of absence due to a scheduled surgical procedure later this week. Phillips is expected to return later this season and linebackers coach Reggie Herring, who has coached under Phillips the last four seasons, will run the defense in the interim. In Phillips’ […]

Kubiak Says Team Has Picked Up New Defense Quickly

Pro Football Weekly today talks about the 0-2 and 2-0 teams around the NFL, and for the 2-0 Texans, coach Gary Kubiak says that the way the team has picked up the new defense under Wade Phillips. There’s no question that an improved defense has been a big reason why the Texans are 2-0, and […]