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28 Phillip Gaines CB

Cleveland Browns

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March 15, 2019 04:12 PM
Browns' Phillip Gaines: Sticking in Cleveland
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gaines signed a contract with the Browns on Friday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Gaines appeared in 11 games last season between the Browns and Bills, posting 39 tackles and two passes defended. The 27-year-old will play a reserve role in Cleveland's secondary 2019.

December 26, 2018 05:52 PM
Browns' Phillip Gaines: Full go Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gaines (knee) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Gaines has missed the last three games. He logged full practices before Week 16's game but was still ruled inactive at game time. His depth could come in handy if Denzel Ward (concussion) is forced to sit out again. Gaines has 30 tackles and two pass breakups this year.

December 23, 2018 12:04 PM
Browns' Phillip Gaines: Won't play Week 16
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gaines (knee) is inactive Sunday against the Bengals.

Gaines seemed to be trending in the right direction after logging back-to-back full practices this week, but he'll instead end up on the sidelines for the third consecutive game.

December 21, 2018 12:24 PM
Browns' Phillip Gaines: Practices in full
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gaines (knee) was a full participant in Thursday's practice, Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports.

Gaines has missed the last two games due to a knee injury, but he now appears to be nearing a return to full health. If the fifth-year pro is able to suit up against the Bengals on Sunday, he'll likely resume his usual rotational workload.

December 15, 2018 07:04 PM
Browns' Phillip Gaines: Won't play Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gaines (knee) is inactive for Saturday's game against the Broncos.

Gaines was listed as questionable and will miss his second straight game with the knee injury. Terrance Mitchell should see a heavily increased role with Denzel Ward (concussion) also sidelined.

December 13, 2018 02:44 PM
Browns' Phillip Gaines: Officially listed as questionable
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gaines (knee) is questionable for Saturday's game against the Broncos, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

Gaines sat out last week's win over the Panthers due to a knee injury, has been a limited participant in practice all week. If the rotational cornerback is able to suit up against the Broncos, he could be in line for an uptick in snaps with Denzel Ward (Concussion) ruled out.

December 8, 2018 04:40 PM
Browns' Phillip Gaines: Questionable for Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gaines (knee) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Panthers, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Gaines began the week not practicing but was able to show enough the last two days to earn the questionable tag. The 27-year-old has a chance for an expanded workload Sunday should he be able to suit up with Denzel Ward (concussion) already ruled out.

December 6, 2018 03:52 PM
Browns' Phillip Gaines: Limited in practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gaines (knee) was a limited participant in Thursday's practice, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Gaines did not practice to begin the week, so his limited practice session is a step in the right direction. It remains to be seen whether the fifth-year cornerback will suit up for Sunday's tilt against the Panthers.

December 5, 2018 04:12 PM
Browns' Phillip Gaines: Not practicing Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gaines (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Gaines appears to have picked up a knee injury during a Week 13 loss to the Texans, during which he played 40 defensive snaps in place of Denzel Ward (concussion). If Gaines is able to get healthy and suit up against the Panthers on Sunday, he could once again see an increased role if Ward is unable to clear the league-mandated concussion protocol.

November 8, 2018 11:08 AM
Browns' Phillip Gaines: Claimed by Browns
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gaines was claimed off waivers by the Browns on Wednesday, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

Gaines should help provide the Browns with added depth to a depleted secondary for Sunday's game. Whether he projects as a longterm mainstay seems uncertain at the moment. Either way, Gaines could be asked to help out during Sunday's contest.

November 6, 2018 08:04 PM
Phillip Gaines: Cut after poor Week 9 outing
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gaines was released Tuesday, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.

Gaines earned a starting cornerback spot shortly after Vontae Davis' in-season retirement, but when your starting corner ends up getting a bunch of tackles and pass interference calls, that's not a good thing. The Bills called up undrafted rookie Levi Wallace from the practice squad in a corresponding move, while Ryan Lewis looks like the best bet to temporarily take over starting corner duties across from Tre'Davious White.

October 30, 2018 09:44 PM
Bills' Phillip Gaines: Career-high 10 tackles
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gaines accumulated a career-best 10 tackles (nine solo) during Monday's 26-5 loss to the Patriots.

Gaines was all over the field Monday night, as he attempted to stop Tom Brady and the Patriots' high-powered offense. Gaines had just 16 tackles prior to Monday's contest, so don't expect him to repeat this career-best performance on a regular basis.

October 17, 2018 11:20 AM
Bills' Phillip Gaines: Back in starter's role
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gaines posted seven tackles (three solo) and one pass defensed in Sunday's loss to the Texans. He was on the field for all 61 defensive plays.

After missing part of the season due to injury while also having to share the starting role with Ryan Lewis following the bizarre retirement of Vontae Davis, Gaines was the clear-cut starter for Week 6 and posted his biggest statistical day of the season. Gaines had a key penalty in the fourth quarter that helped the Texans come back against the Bills but also had some good plays as well, as part of a defense that's been nothing short of excellent the past two games. While Lewis might suit up again and see some action while Gaines sits a few plays, it seems the Bills are pretty happy with their defense right now and the starting role is Gaines' to run with.

October 9, 2018 10:04 PM
Bills' Phillip Gaines: Back in action for Week 5
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gaines suited up for the first time in three weeks during Sunday's win over the Titans, logging two solo tackles.

Gaines suffered a dislocated elbow in a Week 2 loss to the Chargers and missed the next game due to the injury. Then, the Bills kept him out of action for a second game even though he was mostly healed. While Ryan Lewis got the Week 5 start across from stud starter Tre'Davious White, it was Gaines that saw the bulk of the action with 40 defensive snaps to Lewis' 16. Expect the playing time to continue trending toward the more experienced Gaines so long as he's healthy and performing up to coach Sean McDermott's standards.

September 26, 2018 08:52 PM
Bills' Phillip Gaines: Expected to play Week 4
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Coach Sean McDermott said Wednesday that Gaines (elbow) is healthy and ready to play, Joe Buscaglia of WKBW.com reports.

Gaines was inactive for Sunday's 27-6 win over the Vikings due to an elbow injury but appears to have fully recovered. If the 27-year-old is able to participate in practice this week, expect him to suit up for Sunday's game against the Packers.

September 23, 2018 12:08 PM
Bills' Phillip Gaines: Out Week 3
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gaines (elbow) is listed as inactive Sunday against Minnesota.

With Gaines on the shelf, Mike Rodak of ESPN.com reports that the Bills will start Ryan Lewis at cornerback, who was recently signed from the practice squad this week.

September 21, 2018 02:04 PM
Bills' Phillip Gaines: Questionable for Minnesota
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gaines (elbow) practiced on a limited basis for the third straight day Friday and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game in Minnesota, the Bills' official site reports.

Since it's the elbow and not his legs, it seems like Gaines as a decent chance of gutting it out in Week 3. If he's healthy enough, he's the best bet to start at corner opposite Tre'Davious White after Vontae Davis quit the team at halftime last week.

September 20, 2018 02:40 PM
Bills' Phillip Gaines: Limited practice Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gaines (elbow) practiced on a limited basis for the second straight day Thursday, the Bills' official site reports.

It looks like Gaines is trending toward playing Sunday in Minnesota, where he might have to start following Vontae Davis' "retirement" at halftime last week.

September 20, 2018 03:28 PM
Bills' Phillip Gaines: Nursing elbow injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gaines (elbow) was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice.

Gaines suffered a dislocated elbow in Sunday's loss to the Chargers. Such injuries can often take multiple weeks to fully heal, but the depleted Buffalo secondary is relying on Gaines to serve as a starter as soon as he's able to play after Vontae Davis' sudden retirement.

September 17, 2018 02:12 PM
Bills' Phillip Gaines: Suffers dislocated elbow
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Gaines dislocated his elbow in Sunday's loss to the Chargers, Mike Rodak of ESPN.com reports.

A dislocated elbow can take several weeks to fully heal, but the team is hopeful Gaines will be able to play through the injury next week against the Vikings. With Vontae Davis retiring, Gaines figures to step into a starting role so long as he's able to play, not to mention the depleted Bills simply need able bodies at the cornerback position.

Schedule
WeekDateOpp.TDSacksIntFF
19/9/18BAL0000
29/16/18LAC0000
39/23/18MIN0000
49/30/18GB0000
510/7/18TEN0000
610/14/18HOU0000
710/21/18IND0000
810/29/18NE0000
911/4/18CHI0000
1011/11/18ATL0000
1211/25/18CIN0000
1312/2/18HOU0000
1412/9/18CAR0000
1512/15/18DEN0000
1612/23/18CIN0000
1712/30/18BAL0000
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2014Kansas City Chiefs132020.000000.0004
2015Kansas City Chiefs365.010000.0000
2016Kansas City Chiefs114442.020100.0007
2017Kansas City Chiefs143023.070000.0003
2018Buffalo Bills73024.060000.0002
2018Cleveland Browns497.020000.0000
TOTAL52139121.0180100.00016
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2014Kansas City Chiefs1300000000
2015Kansas City Chiefs300000000
2016Kansas City Chiefs1100200000
2017Kansas City Chiefs1400000000
2018Buffalo Bills700000000
2018Cleveland Browns400000000
TOTAL5200200000
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-0/193
Birthdate:
4/4/1991
Age:
28
Hometown:
Concord, MA, USA
School:
Rice
NFL Experience:
6
Awards: