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Why Wade Phillips is the best coordinator hire of this offseason

This Sunday the 2014-15 NFL season will officially come to an end, and Wade Phillips didn’t set foot on a single sideline. Let’s make a pact to ensure that never happens again as long as he’s willing and healthy. The Denver Broncos just did their part by hiring Phillips, and he’ll now be the defensive coordinator as part of a shiny new coaching staff. Before long we’ll...
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Report: Denver Broncos hire Wade Phillips to be their new defensive coordinator

After a long wait, the Denver Broncos have finally settled on a defensive coordinator. Wade Phillips tells me the #Broncos have hired him to be defensive coordinator. “I’m excited about it.” Then he went to go celebrate. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) January 29, 2015 Phillips, who has plenty of connections to John Elway and new head coach Gary Kubiak, wasn’t the first choice...
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Report: Broncos hire Phillips as defensive coordinator

New Denver Broncos head coach Gary Kubiak has reportedly pulled off quite the hire. According to ESPN insider Ed Werder, the team has hired former NFL head coach Wade Phillips to be its new defensive coordinator.  If the Broncos were going for experience, they succeeded big time here. A coach in the NFL since 1976, Phillips has been a defensive coordinator for the New Orleans...
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Broncos Hire Wade Phillips As Defensive Coordinator

The Denver Broncos have hired Wade Phillips as their new defensive coordinator, according to John McClain. Phillips tells Ian Rapoport that he’s “excited” about the opportunity to join the Broncos. The Broncos No. 1 choice for their defensive coordinator vacancy was reportedly Bengals DBs coach Vance Joseph. However, Rapoport reports that the Bengals wouldn’t let him out...
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Broncos Expected To Transition To A 3-4 Defense In 2015

Mike Klis of the Denver Post writes that whether the Broncos hire Vance Joseph or Wade Phillips as their next defensive coordinator they are likely to transition to the 3-4 defense in 2015. Joseph is reportedly the preferred candidate for the Broncos’ defensive coordinator position, but Denver is still waiting to hear whether or not they’ll be allowed to interview him...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Denver Broncos - Why Wade Phillips is the Right Call

The Denver Broncos finally interviewed Wade Phillips Tuesday morning for the available defensive coordinator position. I say “finally” because his name has been one of the front-runners for the position ever since Gary Kubiak was hired as head coach. The Denver Broncos had initial interest in Vance Joseph, the Cincinnati Bengals defensive backs coach, but the Bengals have prohibited...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Broncos options at Defensive Coordinator; Must choose wisely

The Denver Broncos defense finished the regular season ranking third in the league and now look to add a new defensive coordinator after Jack Del Rio departed. Del Rio will take over the head coaching duties in Oakland. That being said, the organization must be careful in picking their next coordinator. The organization must select an individual who can not only make this defense...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Welcome to the Redskins’ coaching staff, Joe Barry. You are comfortable.

Why sign Wade Phillips to the Redskins coaching staff when you can sign younger man like him? Hog Heaven has such low confidence in the Redskins’ front office, that we greet every decision with a high skepticism. In the Snyder era, skepticism is a healthy defensive response. Only the strong can be a Redskins fan. We blistered the team last week when news hit that Barry was the...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Wade Phillips could become defensive coordinator candidate on Raiders or Broncos

Wade Phillips sat out of football last season but the 67-year-old’s name has been connected to several positions this offseaon. According to ESPN’s Bill Williamson both the Raiders and Broncos could end up landing Phillips who has a long history of being successful on the defensive side of the ball. Phillips worked under new Broncos coach Gary Kubiak while in Houston from 2011...
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Wade Phillips to be Redskins defensive coordinator?

Wade Phillips took a year off from football last year after spending three seasons as the defensive coordinator and a short time as the interim head coach with the Houston Texans. Rumor has it he could be making a comeback. According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, there is a “strong sense” within the...Read More
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

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