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Chargers DC Wade Phillips

Wade Phillips was officially introduced on Monday as the San Diego Chargers defensive coordinator. The introduction was delayed due to Senior Bowl implications, with the staff leaving just days after Phillips signed. Phillips' defenses have been known for their aggressive style of play and fans are salivating at actually having a defense that can force the play and dictate a game. Marty Schottenheimer was thrilled he would not have to face him down the road.

"After having battled wits with him when he was in Denver and I was in Kansas City, if memory serves me correctly, I probably came out on the short end of it more frequently than not," Marty Schottenheimer said. "I am just delighted, and I know the rest of our staff is with the addition of Wade Phillips as our defensive coordinator." The addition of Phillips comes after a two year regression in...

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