Wade Phillips to run San Diego defense

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Wade Phillips has been hired as defensive coordinator of the San Diego Chargers.

Falcons introduce Jim Mora Jr.

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Jim Mora Jr. was unveiled Friday as the new head coach of the Atlanta Falcons.

NFL: Indianapolis 38, Atlanta 7

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Peyton Manning threw five touchdown passes Sunday afternoon as Indianapolis buried the Atlanta Falcons, 38-7, to clinch a playoff spot.

Falcons can Dan Reeves

ATLANTA, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Dan Reeves has been fired as coach of the Atlanta Falcons.

Philadelphia-Atlanta Capsule

By United Press International

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Falcons sign pair to tackle weak spots

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga., March 6 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Falcons addressed two major weaknesses Wednesday, signing right tackle Todd Weiner and free safety Keion Carpenter.

Falcons sold, Reeves stays

ATLANTA, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- On the day when the NFL officially approved the sale of the Atlanta Falcons to Home Depot co-founder Arthur Blank, the league's newest owner provided the franch
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Wade Phillips
O.A. "Bum" Phillips, 83, speaks with Fox News reporter Max Morgan after his son, Wade Phillips, was introduced as the Dallas Cowboys new head coach, at the team's Valley Ranch facility, in Irving, TX, on February. 8, 2007. (UPI Photo/Robert James Hughes)

Wade Allen Phillips (born June 21, 1947 in Orange, Texas) is the defensive coordinator for the Houston Texans and former head coach for the National Football League's Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, and Buffalo Bills. He was also an interim head coach for the New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons. His career winning percentage as a head coach is .581.

Wade is the son of former NFL coach Bum Phillips. Wade and wife Laurie have two children together. His daughter, dancer/choreographer Tracy Phillips, appeared as Helena in My Chemical Romance's music video for the song "Helena"; his son, Wes Phillips, is an assistant coach with the Cowboys.

Phillips attended Port Neches-Groves High School in Port Neches, Texas, and went on to the University of Houston, where he was a three-year starter at linebacker from 1966–68. He still holds the school record for career assisted tackles (228).

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