Cowboys extend Phillips through 2011

Updated: January 21, 2010, 9:50 PM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- Wade Phillips, the head coach with the highest winning percentage in Dallas Cowboys history, has some job security.

Just not too much.

Owner/general manager Jerry Jones announced Thursday that Phillips' contract has been extended through the 2011 season. The Cowboys, who declined to reveal the financial terms of the deal, gave Phillips a guaranteed two-year deal instead of picking up his contract option for 2010.

"I'm encouraged by the progress that we made ...

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