HOUSTON (January 5, 2012) -- Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips says he had gall bladder surgery that forced him to miss two games.
The 64-year-old Phillips went on medical leave on Dec. 14. He
returned last week and worked from the press box in Sunday's 23-22
loss to Tennessee. He'll work from there again when the Texans
(10-6) play Cincinnati (9-7) in the playoffs.
Phillips says his energy level is still low, but didn't give
more details about his condition.
Houston's defense made a remarkable turnaround in Phillips'
Phillips was fired as head coach of the Dallas Cowboys midway
through the 2010 season. Despite his health issues, Phillips says
he "should be considered" for a head coaching job, though he's
not looking to leave Houston.