Dallas Cowboys Head Coach Wade Phillips Is Not As Bad As You Think

October 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Let's get a few things out of the way about me before we get to Wade Phillips.  I was born a Dallas Cowboys fan.  My dad is Cowboys fan, my siblings are Cowboys fan.  I am 30 years old, which means I got to watch the last years of the Landry era, Jerry Jones buying the team and the house cleaning that followed.
The hideous 1-15 1989 season.  Those amazing 1990s teams with Troy Aikman, Emmitt Smith, Michael Irvin, Jay Novacek, Nate Newton, Leon Lett, Mark Stepnoski, Charles Haley, Ed Norton Jr. and company.  You know, the good old days which started to decline when Jerry Jones and Jimmy Johnson couldn't see eye to eye. 
Barry Switzer won the big one, but you can easily argue that was more because of the talent that was already in the house than anything else.  Chan Gailey held the fort long enough for the team to make the playoffs, but by the time Dave Campo rolled into town in 2000, the franchise was a mess. 
After three 5-11 seaso...

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