The Colts announced the release of linebacker Shaun Phillips on Monday.
Phillips appeared in five games during the 2014 season and totaled seven tackles. During his 11-year career, Phillips recorded 561 tackles and 81 1/2 sacks.
The Colts have waived Victor Butler and claimed fellow inside linebacker Shaun Phillips off waivers from the Titans.
Butler was re-signed Monday after losing his roster spot six days earlier.
The Titans are expected to release veteran linebacker Shaun Phillips on Tuesday, according to the Tennessean. Phillips had 10 sacks last season with the Broncos, but registered 19 total tackles and two sacks in 11 games this season with Tennessee.
Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt said Monday linebacker Shaun Phillips suffered a hip injury and linebacker Quentin Groves suffered an ankle injury Sunday against the Redskins. Phillips is headed for an MRI and Whisenhunt added he didn't know the status of either player for Week 8 vs. Houston.
Free agent defensive end Shaun Phillips signed a two-year deal worth up to $6 million with the Titans, reports the Tennessean. Phillips had 10 sacks for the Broncos last season.
Free agent Shaun Phillips is visiting the Titans on Thursday, reports ESPN.com. Phillips, 32, had 10 sacks, two forced fumbles and an interception for the Broncos last year.
Broncos general manager John Elway said the team is interested in re-signing defensive end Shaun Phillips for a situational role.
"Shaun was really signed as a rotational-type guy last year and we'd be looking to see if he would play that same role," Elway said, per ESPN.com. "The thought process with Shaun is we'll see how things go, but I'd like to have him back. But it's a matter of who's out there and what opportunities he has, too."
Phillips had 10 sacks, two forced fumbles and an interception last year. He'll turn 33 in May.
The Broncos fully expect to re-sign outside linebacker Shaun Phillips, reports NFL Network. He had 37 tackles, 10 sacks, two forced fumbles, an interception and five passes defensed in the regular season.
The Broncos DST was utterly dominant in the first half of the playoff win over the Chargers, allowing 45 total yards. Denver wasn't able to sustain that pace as San Diego scored 17 second-half points.
The Broncos did not produce a turnover but got four sacks, two by defensive end Shaun Phillips. Denver allowed 259 total yards. The Broncos DST faces a tougher challenge in next Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Patriots.
Broncos defensive end Shaun Phillips, who was sent home Monday with a fever, returned to practice Wednesday, reports USA Today. Phillips has 10 sacks, two forced fumbles and an interception heading into Sunday's playoff game against the Chargers, his former team.
The Broncos were without three defensive players as they returned to practice Monday ahead of Sunday's divisional playoff game vs. San Diego, reports the Denver Post. Defensive ends Derek Wolfe and Shaun Phillips and safety Rahim Moore were absent.
Wolfe has practiced twice since suffering seizure-like symptoms in late November. Moore (leg) was eligible to return to practice last week, but has not done so, the report said. No word yet on the reason for Phillips' absence.
Broncos defensive linemen Shaun Phillips and Sylvester Williams were the only players able to get the quarterback Thursday, in a 27-20 loss to the Chargers in Week 15. Phillips had two tackles to go along with his sack, while, Williams added five stops.
Williams' sack was the first of his career, while Phillips' was his 10th of the season.
Broncos linebacker Shaun Phillips is up to nine sacks this season after getting 1 1/2 in the win over the Chiefs. Phillips also had 10 tackles and two passes defended.
He'll visit New England in Week 12.
The Broncos DST turned in a decent performance in the Week 11 win. The unit sacked Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith three times, forced a turnover and held K.C. to 17 points.
Linebacker Shaun Phillips got 1 1/2 sacks, and defensive end Malik Jackson had a half-sack and two quarterback hits. Linebacker Danny Trevathan forced a fumble that corner Quentin Jammer recovered. Denver did an excellent job against Jamaal Charles, holding him to 72 yards from scrimmage.
The Broncos DST faces a tougher matchup Week 12 at New England.
Broncos defensive back Rahim Moore and Chris Harris and linebacker Shaun Phillips each came down with an interception during Sunday's win over the Redskins in Week 8.
Moore finished the game with six total tackles and one pass defended. Harris had three total tackles and two passes defended while Phillips posted only one tackle in a 45-21 victory.
The Broncos officially ruled the following defensive players as active for Sunday's contest against the Redskins in Week 8: defensive lineman Robert Ayers (shoulder), linebacker Shaun Phillips (hamstring), defensive lineman Mitch Unrein (groin) and linebacker Wesley Woodyard (neck).
Seven Broncos have been designated as probable for Sunday against Washington. Included are offensive stalwarts such as quarterback Peyton Manning (ankle) and wideouts Wes Welker (ankle) and Eric Decker (toe).
Also among them are defensive linemen Mitch Unrein (groin), Shaun Phillips (hamstring) and Robert Ayers (shoulder), linebacker Wesley Woodyard (neck) and tight end Joel Dreessen (knee).
Cornerback Champ Bailey (foot) is out while offensive linemen Chris Kuper and Orlando Franklin are questionable with ankle injuries.
The Broncos DST got linebacker Von Miller back, but it wasn't enough to disrupt the efficient Colts in Week 7. Denver got two sacks and a fumble recovery in the 39-33 defeat.
Linebacker Shaun Phillips and defensive tackle Terrance Knighton each sacked Andrew Luck. Safety Duke Ihenacho ripped the ball loose from running back Trent Richardson and pounced on the ball. Miller had two tackles, one for loss, and two quarterback hits.
Trindon Holliday returned four kickoffs for 123 yards, a 38-yard average, but lost a fumble on a punt return.
The Broncos DST will try to bounce back in Week 8 against Washington.
Several Broncos who were listed as probable on the injury report are active against the Colts. They include defensive end Robert Ayers (shoulder), tight end Joel Dreessen (knee), tight end Virgil Green (back), guard Chris Kuper (ankle), defensive end Shaun Phillips (hamstring) and defensive tackle Sylvester Williams (neck).
The unbeaten Broncos list 11 players on their Friday injury report, but must concern themselves only with douftful tackle Orlando Franklin (ankle) and questionable linebacker Wesley Woodyard (neck).
The other nine are probable. They are wide receivers Eric Decker (shoulder) and Wes Welker (ankle), tight ends Joel Dreessen (knee) and Virgil Green (back), defensive linemen Robert Ayers (shoulder), Shaun Phillips (hamstring) and Sylvester Williams (neck), cornerback Champ Bailey (foot) and guard Chris Kuper (ankle).