Sources: For Phillips, 2 more years likely

Updated: January 18, 2010, 7:17 AM ET
By Adam Schefter | ESPN

For all the midseason speculation that the Cowboys would decline a one-year option for 2010 in coach Wade Phillips' contract, it's now more likely he will wind up landing an extension, sources close to the situation have said.

The thinking is obvious. Phillips has won this season, proved his worth and made it a foregone conclusion that Cowboys owner Jerry Jones would keep him.

But at least one year could be tacked on to the option year for subtle reasons.

A potential ...

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