Williams Admires Phillips' Defense
Byline: Ryan O'Halloran, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Shortly after being hired as the Buffalo Bills' coach in February 2001, Gregg Williams said he was rummaging through some storage space when he discovered defensive playbooks left behind by the previous staff, headed by Wade Phillips.
Williams paid particular attention to the defensive literature because of Phillips' decades-long involvement with the 3-4 scheme. Six years later, Williams is the Washington Redskins' assistant head coach-defense and Phillips is the Dallas Cowboys' coach. And Williams still pays attention to what Phillips is doing.
"I always like to take a look at some of the top guys, and he's been one of the most successful coordinators in the league," Williams said …
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Publication information: Article title: Williams Admires Phillips' Defense. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: November 16, 2007. Page number: C01. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2007 Gale Group.
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