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Super Bowl-winning coach, now in XFL, shares take on why he didn't get another NFL job

Mar 3, 2023

Wade Phillips' first year in the NFL was 1976 with the Houston Oilers, and he didn't win a Super Bowl until 40 years later.

He may only have one title in his career that spans parts of six decades, but he's a legend in NFL circles.

After helping the Los Angeles Rams to a Super Bowl appearance in 2019, Phillips did not get any NFL jobs for the 2021 or 2022 seasons.

Phillips, the head coach of the XFL's Houston Roughnecks, has a theory why he's not coaching in the NFL.

"I hate to say it, but I think it’s age," Phillips, 75, said, via the New York Post. "It’s hard to beat my record as a coordinator, so there’s got to be another reason. But that’s OK. I’m glad to be doing what I’m doing."

Source: Fox News

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