"Son of Bum" chronicles Phillips' many stops in football that he navigates largely by following the lessons his father, Bum, taught him.
On Monday, Charlie Campbell with the website WalterFootball.com suggested that Phillips' departure was in part due to him dividing the Broncos' offensive and defensive units against each other.
Denver's 26th mayor was a big proponent of the "City Beautiful" movement, and therefore responsible for many of Denver's best known features today.
In Phillips' two years with Denver, the Broncos limited opponents to less than 19 points per game, racked up 94 sacks and ranked first in the NFL in yards per play allowed both seasons.
Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Wade Phillips provided an apparent injury update via Twitter on Wednesday afternoon.
The Broncos' defensive coordinator's Super Bowl ring was inscribed with the name "Peters" — not Phillips.