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Camp Confidential: Cowboys' Phillips stays cool on hot seat

If Cowboys coach Wade Phillips is feeling the pressure after last season's playoff disappointment, he isn't showing it, Matt Mosley writes.

Originally Published: July 30, 2008
By Matt Mosley | ESPN.com

OXNARD, Calif. -- It's not often that a coach goes 13-3, sends 13 players to the Pro Bowl and begins the next season firmly on the hot seat. But that's exactly where Dallas Cowboys coach Wade Phillips sits after his team's divisional playoff loss to the New York Giants in January and the $3 million retainer fee that owner Jerry Jones paid offensive coordinator Jason Garrett.

It took one day of training camp for local columnists to write that there was nothing Phillips could ...

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