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Phillips loss hurts

Posted on: September 24, 2009 5:51 pm
 
The loss of safety Kenny Phillips for the year is a tough blow for the New York Giants.

Phillips was one of those players who was on the verge of pushing for a Pro Bowl berth in his second season. Now he's on the injured-reserve list with patella femoral arthritis.

Phillips, from the Universtiy of Miami, has improved his recognition skills greatly this season and had two picks in two games.

He will be replaced in the starting lineup by C.C. Brown, who was signed as a free agent this season. Brown started 47 games for the Houston Texans from 2005 to 2008. The book on him is he wasn't great in coverage, so that is something that could show up now that he's taking over for Phillips. The Giants also signed Aaron Rouse, who was let go by the Green Bay Packers this week.

This is an injury the Giants will feel in a big way.
Category: NFL
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Since: Aug 10, 2008
Posted on: September 25, 2009 10:07 am
 

Phillips loss hurts

DAMMIT!!!



Since: Sep 25, 2009
Posted on: September 25, 2009 9:33 am
 

Phillips loss hurts

I agree.  I read the report of his stats this season and thought wow!  thats a steal to get a guy like that, nevermind off the waiver.


jimfuquay1
Since: Mar 10, 2009
Posted on: September 25, 2009 9:28 am
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Since: Mar 5, 2008
Posted on: September 25, 2009 9:24 am
 

Phillips loss hurts

Are you really stupid or just a titan or cowgirl fan?



Since: Sep 3, 2006
Posted on: September 25, 2009 8:42 am
 

Phillips loss hurts

Pickup of Rouse is another superb move.  Perhaps the move to place Phillips on the IR was timed due to availability of Rouse.  Starters at his level do not come alone all the time and if Phillips was not likely to improve and quick possibly was going to end up on IR anyway, it made sense to move now.



Since: May 15, 2008
Posted on: September 25, 2009 2:55 am
 

Phillips loss hurts

Why would anyone sign with the Texans?



Since: Nov 1, 2006
Posted on: September 24, 2009 10:53 pm
 

Phillips loss hurts

Giants should sign Bernard Pollard...
Ummm, they can't, Pollard signed with the earlier today before the Giants could claim him. I'm sure they would have preferred Pollard to Rouse but the pickings is slim.



Since: Dec 11, 2007
Posted on: September 24, 2009 9:48 pm
 

Phillips loss hurts

Giants should sign Bernard Pollard... I still dont understand why the chiefs cut him he is like 25!!! not great in coverage but he makes a TON of tackles



Since: Jan 24, 2008
Posted on: September 24, 2009 9:15 pm
 

Phillips loss hurts

Aaron Rouse can be a decent replacement for Kenny Phillips. He has a lot of talent, but he needs to learn the game. If he finds his way into the starting lineup I think he can suprise a lot of people.



Since: Sep 7, 2007
Posted on: September 24, 2009 8:32 pm
 

Phillips loss hurts

Whoops. This was meant to be a response to the guy asking about Aaron Rouse, not a new thread.


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