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What Wade Phillips said ... What Wade Phillips could have said

What Dallas Cowboys coach Wade Phillips had to say after the Cowboys' 27-16 defeat of the Green Bay Packer, plus what he could have said:

On the win:

What Wade said: “Really big win for us. We're excited about it – coming into Lambeau Field, the Cowboys having never won here.”

What Wade could have said: “You may now refer to me as The Only Coach the Cowboys Have Ever Had Who Won at Lambeau Field.”

On Green Bay being a big game:

What Wade said: “We play a lot of big games. Every game seems like it's a big game.”

What Wade could have said: “We are America's Team, you know.”

On the play of running back Felix Jones:

What Wade said: “Felix, he gives us – as Jerry Jones says – that 'Wow' factor.”

What Wade could have said: “Felix, he gives us – as Jerry Jones says – that 'Wow' factor. And when you're coach of the Dallas Cowboys, it never hurts to quote Jerry Jones.”

On the Cowboys' early season schedule:

What Wade said: “We've had two road games and we're going to be happy to get back home again.”

What Wade could have said: “We went to Cleveland and Green Bay in the same month. What do you think?”

On the play of Tony Romo:

What Wade said: “I thought Tony came through for us, just like we expect him to.”

What Wade could have said: “You wouldn't give a guy a $67.5 million contract if you didn't expect him to come through for you.”

On the defense:

What Wade said: “We played defensively pretty well the whole game. I was proud of our defense.”

What Wade could have said: “Believe it or not, even more proud than I was last week against Philadelphia.”

More on the defense:

What Wade said: “We were able to stop the run and basically the pass until the last garbage drive that we gave up, which I'm not happy with, but it still put the game away.”

What Wade could have said: “I'm going to petition the league to remove all yardage totals from garbage drives, just like I'm still trying to get that bye week in last year's playoffs counted as a win.”

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