Many view the Cowboys’ week seven loss to New York as a turning point in the season. It was thought, going into that game, that Dallas still had a chance to turn the season around in a wide open NFC. Instead, the team squandered an early lead, were thoroughly outclassed, and lost quarterback Tony Romo for the foreseeable future to a broken left clavicle.
Since then, there’s been little semblance of effectiveness, or even effort in Dallas, a pair of facts to which Phillips fell victim on Monday.
“I feel very badly for Wade, to be honest with you,’’ Coughlin said, per Paul Schwartz of the New York Post. “It’s a highly-competitive business we’re in, we all want to win and we want to win every game and that’s the nature of our profession. Really no one wants to see a coach dismissed or his family have to go through what they’re going through so from a professional standpoint, from someone that’s one of the 32 we extend our best to Wade and his family.’’
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