Interesting little gem in Colombo article
Before the start of the second workout Saturday, Phillips pulled the team together in the center of the field. He was very animated as he angrily discussed responsibility and accountability after several young players were late for special teams work. After practice, Phillips made each player who was late explain himself to the team. A players' only meeting followed in which Tony Romo, Jason Witten and Terrell Owens spoke about being on time and accountable to each other.
I said this before and I'll say it again: it's not about whether the coach is a mean a-hole or a nice guy. It's about players respecting the coach, believing in his philosophy, and listening when he talks to them.
Needless to say, this story is probably too positive involving the Cowboys and T.O. in general. It probably won't be reported on ESPN.