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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

Since: Sep 7, 2007
Posted on: September 24, 2009 8:29 pm

Phillips loss hurts

When a safety has that many tackles, it may just mean the defensive front sucks. It's not necessarily a reflection of how good the safety is. Green Bay had their reasons, and the Giants are just desperate at this point.

Since: Feb 2, 2007
Posted on: September 24, 2009 8:14 pm

Phillips loss hurts

Can someone tell me why Green Bay let Rouse go?  12 tackles in 2 games is pretty good, no? 

Since: Dec 14, 2006
Posted on: September 24, 2009 8:01 pm

Phillips loss hurts

you call that a post?  Why even waste our time?

Since: Feb 7, 2007
Posted on: September 24, 2009 7:44 pm

Phillips loss hurts

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