The Redskins traded Philips to the Steelers in exchange for C Lucas Crowley on Wednesday, Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
The Steelers are still looking to solidify their CB depth chart. Phillips, a third-year corner out of Tarleton State, should step in and compete for a depth role behind Artie Burns and Ross Cockrell.
Phillips was promoted to the Redskins' active roster Thursday, The Washington Post reports.
This is now the third time Phillips has been called up to the Redskins' active roster this season. His addition likely signals that Qunton Dunbar (concussion) won't be cleared in time to play Saturday against the Bears.
Phillips was waived by the Redskins on Monday.
Phillips was promoted to the Redskins active roster on Dec. 2, and will likely return to the practice squad assuming he clears waivers. He ended up being ruled inactive, likely via a coach's decision, for Sunday's loss to the Cardinals.
Phillips is inactive for Sunday's game against the Cardinals.
Phillips was only promoted to Washington's active roster on Friday, so his inactivity is likely a coach's decision.
Phillips was promoted to Washington's active roster on Friday, Redskins insider Ben Standig reports.
Phillips has appeared in just three games so far this season, and was eventually assigned to the team's practice squad for a short stint. He'll provide depth at cornerback for the Redskins once again.
Phillips was waived by the Redskins on Saturday.
Phillips had played just 26.2 percent of Washington's defensive snaps and was released to clear space for tight end Derek Carrier. Kendall Fuller will look to see some extra snaps with Phillips gone.
Phillips (hamstring) is questionable to play against the Eagles on Sunday.
Phillips has missed two games with an unspecified hamstring injury. Greg Toler will likely assume an expanded role if he can't play.
Phillips (hamstring) has officially been ruled out for Sunday's tilt with the Ravens.
Phillips' hamstring issue will keep him sidelined for a second straight week. With Bashaud Breeland also already ruled out, Washington could rely heavily on Greg Toler and Quinton Dunbar to step up.
Phillips (hamstring) will not play in Week 4.
Phillips exited Week 3 and did not return. His loss marks the second cornerback the Redskins have ruled out for this contest, as Bashaud Breeland (ankle) will be inactive as well.
Phillips left Sunday's game after injuring his hamstring, Brian McNally of 106.7 The Fan reports.
The severity of Phillips' injury is relatively unknown. With Bashaud Breeland's status up in the air, Phillips' health could be a major factor heading into Week 4.
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