I Hate Wade Phillips

nflThe Dallas Cowboys are about to make Wade Phillips their new head coach. Wade Phillips is the main reason I no longer enjoy NFL football.

You see, Wade Phillips was coaching my Buffalo Bills back in the late 90s. In 1999, Doug Flutie was coming off a Pro Bowl season and winning games for the Bills. That's all he ever did in Buffalo. A former Argo and CFL great, I loved Doug Flutie the way you love a sports idol. His Bills jersey hangs in my closet today. Flutie playing for the Bills was heaven and in 1999 he had us in the playoffs.

I'll never forget that AFC Wildcard game against Tennessee. I watched the game at my friend's apartment at Young and Eg and, of course, I wore my #7. For reasons that boggle the mind, Phillips didn't start the man who got him to the post-season. He started Rob Johnson, the Rob Johnson who was blessed with the better arm but 1/10 the heart and soul of Flutie. Rob Johnson, the man who played but two games during the regular season and threw but two touchdowns. This decision broke my heart.

You know what happened next. There was the Music City Miracle, Flutie was chased out of town and Rob Johnson went on to do squat. He's now out of football, by the way, but it's too late. The damage has been done.

Good luck Dallas. With Wade Phillips, you can pray for a 9-7 season, but I'd bet on 8-8. He's the reason I don't follow your league any more.


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Anonymous

Hey Toronto Mike. I Hate Doug Flutie! The guy was a cancer in the locker room and he couldn't throw a simple screen pass to save his life. His arm sucked. He was a punk. He runs up to Toronto and does an interview saying shit about his team. He is the opposite of everything he portrays himself as. What has he done in the NFL? Rob Johnson may suck but he did bring the Bills back in that game. Blame the special teams! And in case you haven't noticed the NFL isn't really missing your support.

February 11, 2007 @ 7:58 AM

Mike Boon

Hey Anonymous, Johnson brough you back in that game, but he was the main reason you were behind. The Bills were down 12-0 at half time and Johnson ended up 10-for-22 for 131 yards in replacing Doug Flutie.

I assure you, if Flutie had started that game, there would be no Music City Miracle and the Bills would have advanced to the next round.

February 11, 2007 @ 8:12 AM

wayne

not only did they blow the game without Flutie he told them that the play was going to happen and none of the buffalo coaches listened, he has more heart in his baby finger then Johnson had in his whole body and oh by the way the owner made the call to switch quaterbacks that day not Wade i think owner was off his meds that day lol.

December 28, 2007 @ 6:34 PM

John Smith

I can't watch the Dallas Cowboys as long as they have that Michellen Man Headcoach Wade Cream Puff Phillips.

He is a disgrace to the NFL
and the Dallas Cowboys. Jason Garrett should be headcoach already. Fire Wade Phillips.

September 6, 2009 @ 10:35 PM

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