News from Calvin Watkins.
Glenn's release angers Cowboys' Williams
09:11 PM CDT on Monday, September 3, 2007
By CALVIN WATKINS / The Dallas Morning News
Cowboys sign new coach: With quarterbacks coach Wade Wilson suspended for the first five games of the season for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances, the team hired Harold Richardson on an interim basis.
Richardson will work with the offensive coaches in the press box during games.
"He's not a quarterback coach, but he will help," coach Wade Phillips said. "He's an extra set of eyes in the press box"
Richardson, an SMU grad, worked with Phillips' father, Bum, in New Orleans. Wade Phillips and Richardson have worked together in New Orleans, Denver, Atlanta and at Oklahoma State
Richardson has also coached at Colorado State, North Texas, TCU and SMU.
Briefly: LB Greg Ellis (heel), LB Kevin Burnett (ankle), DE Marcus Smith (knee) and Newman missed practice. ... CB Alan Ball, who was cut Sunday, is back with the team as a practice squad player. The Cowboys now have eight players on the practice squad. ... S Ken Hamlin (26), S Courtney Brown (27), OT James Marten (78), WR Mike Jefferson (85), TE Rodney Hannah (44) and Ball (20) have new jersey numbers.