Wade Phillips and the coaching staff are headed back to Dallas today. They watched the North team, which includes Texas Tech's Graham Harrell and Sam Houston State' Rhett Bomar, workout this morning for leaving.
Again, one last time we tried to see if Phillips would talk -- about anything. He headed for his car in the parking lot and did a speed walk to get there. Wade has no desire to talk to us right now and it's a big difference from his usual friendly self. It's turned into a standoff situation.
When I caught up with him Monday he said he just got here, nothing to report. Well, when I said it's three days later he said, "It's too late now."
Not only did Phillips not talk this week, his staff wouldn't either except for pleasantries and a few questions on the record with Jason Garrett.
On a different note....one interesting thing I did notice this year, most of the Cowboys staff was spread out talking with other coaches/buddies during the three days here. Last year, for the most part, they all sat together in the stands each day rarely branching out.
Remember, the Senior Bowl is a collection of just about everyone in the league and coaches networking for jobs. I'm just saying.
- Rick Herrin