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Removing segnosaurs from Theropoda

On 8/29/95 Jason Head wrote:

"...and if crocodylian mandibles were found in Triassic deposits, they'd be
called phytosaurs..."

It occurred to me as I was rereading and filing this posting that phytosaurs
are related to crocodylians almost exactly the same way that prosauropods are
related to segnosaurs (as I see them): the former is a sister group of a
larger clade including the latter. Coincidence?