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He promised to kick the door down the following season, and went on to trade quarterback Dan Pastorini to the Oakland Raiders for Kenny Stabler, hoping that would bolster the offense.
But the Oilers were beaten in a December wild-card playoff game by the soon-to-be Super Bowl champion Raiders. Adams Jr.
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In , Phillips was hired as coach and general manager of the New Orleans Saints, who had gone the previous season. The Saints nearly made the playoffs, but Phillips could not produce a winning team in his four-plus seasons.
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When his Saints were dominated by the Seattle Seahawks in the fourth quarter of their Nov. He resigned that month with three years left on his contract and the Saints at His son, Wade, his defensive coordinator, finished out the season as head coach. Oail Andrew Phillips was born on Sept. But he went by the nickname Flip.
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Austin State College now Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Tex. He graduated in , then coached football at Texas high schools. We all love him.
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When Phillips succeeded Gillman as head coach and general manager a year later, his defense — three down linemen and four linebackers — proved effective against the run as well as the pass. After a five-year postseason drought, Kansas City—with a high-scoring offense featuring running back Priest Holmes and tight end Tony Gonzalez—again won 13 games and a division crown in Once again, a stellar regular season was followed by playoff disappointment as the Chiefs were again upset at home by the Colts. The team then had a series of moderately successful years, including another postseason berth and first-round loss in , before an abrupt slide resulted in a franchise-worst 2—14 record in and the hiring of a new front office and coaching staff, which helped guide Kansas City back to the playoffs after the season.
Under new coach Andy Reid, the talent-laden Chiefs rapidly improved in , winning 11 games and earning a playoff berth. Kansas City finally snapped its streak following the season when the Chiefs beat the Houston Texans 30—0 before being eliminated by the defending champion New England Patriots in the next round of the playoffs.
Kansas City again won a division title only to get upset in their first postseason game in Behind the play of second-year phenom quarterback Patrick Mahomes II, the Chiefs featured the most explosive offense in the NFL in en route to posting a 12—4 record that was tied for the best in the conference. Kansas City won their first postseason contest but lost a dramatic AFC championship game to the Patriots in overtime. Kansas City Chiefs.
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