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Giants' Coughlin: "I Feel Very Badly For Wade"



    New York Giantshead coach Tom Coughlin said Monday that he feels bad for his one-time rival Wade Phillips, who was fired as head coach of the Dallas Cowboys on Monday.

    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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