Wade Phillips’ reputation for delivering funny one-liners might rival his renown for deploying a Super Bowl-winning 3-4 defensive scheme.
In February, while attending Super Bowl activities in Houston with 31-year-old coach Sean McVay, the Rams’ 69-year-old defensive coordinator produced real and virtual laughs with a zinger on Twitter.
“Rams have the only staff with DC on Medicare and HC in Daycare,” Phillips tweeted.
Since their hiring in January, McVay has called on the experienced Phillips for feedback on roster evaluation, free agents, draft prospects and handling various situations as a head coach.
But Phillips, an NFL coach since 1976, recently downplayed...