Safety Kenny Phillips might not have imagined two weeks ago that he would play a key role in Week 2 for the Saints. After all, that team had just cut him.
But Phillips, who re-signed earlier this week and landed a starting assignment after a season-ending injury befell Rafael Bush, indeed made eight tackles (five solo) in the loss to Sunday to Tampa Bay.
Phillips, a former first round pick, hadn't played in an NFL game since 2012, but he was around the ball often Sunday. With Jairus Byrd's injury status still up in the air, Phillips could again be in line for significant playing time in Week 3 against run-based Carolina, making him an interesting sleeper option in IDP leagues.
The Saints will release safety Kenny Phillips and defensive tackle Ashaad Mabry, according to ESPN.com.
The Eagles released safety Kenny Phillips, who continues to battle knee problems. Phillips started 41 games for the Giants from 2008-12 before signing with Philly.
Eagles safety Kenny Phillips was unable to play in Saturday's preseason game against the Jaguars as he continues to battle a quad injury. Phillips is fighting for a spot on the team and may get one last shot Thursday against the Jets.
The Eagles have listed their injuries for Saturday's preseason game against the Jaguars, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer.
The players who are not expected to play include: defensive back Curtis Marsh (hand), offensive tackle Dennis Kelly (back) and linebacker Phillip Hunt (knee). Safety Kenny Phillips, who is fighting for a roster spot, will try to play through a quad injury.