As one of the great defensive minds in the NFL, Rams coordinator Wade Phillips' reputation precedes him – as do the reputations of the many all-time great defenders who have played for him. Among those players is the recently retired DeMarcus Ware, who Phillips coached in Dallas and in Denver. Ware
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USA TODAY Sports' Lindsay H. Jones looks at how offseason changes in the NFC West will affect the division's 2017 NFL season.