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Phillips: Manziel right for Texans

Updated: February 7, 2014, 6:49 PM ET
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Wade Phillips believes Johnny Football is the right fit for the Houston Texans.

In an unsuccessful interview in late December to become the Texans' permanent head coach, Phillips told ownership the team should draft Johnny Manziel, the dynamic quarterback from nearby Texas A&M. He also kidded that his suggestion may have cost him a chance at getting the job.

"When I did the interview with the McNairs, I told them they ought to take Johnny Football," Phillips said on ...

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