HONOLULU – The Dallas Cowboys could come back to one of their first candidates to fill their head coaching job.
According to two sources within the Cowboys organization, San Diego Chargers defensive coordinator Wade Phillips appears to be the leader to take the job.
"The way Jerry is talking, it sounds like it's going to be [Phillips]," one of the sources said Wednesday.
Although owner Jerry Jones appeared to be most interested in former Cowboys and current San Francisco 49ers offensive coordinator Norv Turner, Phillips – one of 10 candidates interviewed for the opening – has emerged as the top choice for a variety of reasons.
The most prominent reason is that Jones might be taking a more logical approach to the process after already hiring former Miami Dolphins quarterback coach Jason Garrett to be the offensive coordinator. The widely held belief is that Jones eventually wants the 40-year-old Garrett to be the team's head coach. When Dallas asked Miami for permission to interviewRead More »from Sources: Phillips top chioce to land Cowboys job