Wade Phillips conducted some interviews at the NFL annual meeting this week and we get two articles today about the new head coach. If you prefer your Wade Phillips' articles to be about the 3-4 defense and its history in his family and the NFL, then hop on over to this San Diego paper's article. You get a nice history lesson and a very positive view of Phillips in San Diego. Sample paragraphs:
Phillips also does more from his 3-4 than Parcells did from his. Zone blitzes are a big part of Phillips' scheme; they were almost nonexistent last season while the Cowboys were surrendering an average of 322.8 yards and finishing 9-7. The Chargers' average yield was 301.6 yards and they finished 14-2.
Now, if you like your Wade Phillips' article to examine his former head coaching years, specifically in Buffalo, and want a more-rounded view that contains the good with the bad, check out this Buffalo paper's article. Sample paragraphs:
Phillips also was criticized for his handling of the highly publicized quarterback controversy between Rob Johnson and Doug Flutie and for hiring friends as assistant coaches...
But here was the most interesting statement, shining a light on Phillips' coaching philosophy, especially around how he will interact with Terrell Owens.
Player's coach indeed.