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Jersey
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Name  Kenny Phillips
Born  11/24/1986
Height  6-2
Weight  217
College  Miami-Florida
11/26/2012 4:11:00 PM
Description: Giants safety Kenny Phillips (knee) returned to the lineup for the first time since Week 4 Sunday against Green Bay but aggravated his MCL issue. SOURCE: Ohm Youngmisuk, ESPN New York
Insight: Giants coach Tom Coughlin said Phillips does not have a new injury but he doesn't know what to expect going forward. New York held the Packers to 10 points Sunday night by employing a unique three-safety look with Phillips, Antrel Rolle and Stevie Brown and getting a ton of pressure on QB Aaron Rodgers.
 
11/20/2012 11:48:00 AM
Description: Giants safety Kenny Phillips (knee) is questionable for Sunday's game against Green Bay.
Insight: Phillips suffered a sprained MCL in Week 4 and hasn't played since, but they could certainly use him against the pass-happy Packers.
 
10/27/2012 3:16:00 PM
Description: Giants safety Kenny Phillips (knee) has been ruled out for Week 8.
Insight: Phillips suffered a sprained MCL in Week 4 and hasn't played since. Stevie Brown has played well in his place, logging 21 total tackles, two interceptions and two passes defensed in the last four games.
 
10/1/2012 6:29:00 PM
Description: Giants safety Kenny Phillips suffered a sprained right MCL in Week 4 against the Eagles and is week-to-week, according to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News.
Insight: Phillips will likely miss one or two games with the injury and possibly more. Giants RT David Diehl has missed the last two games with the same ailment. Tyler Sash will return from his suspension this week and will have to fill the void left by Phillips in the Giants secondary.
 
9/10/2010 2:02:00 PM
Description: Ralph Vacchiano of the NY Daily News reports, via Twitter, Giants' head coach Tom Coughlin said Phillips will be a full-time starter in Week 1 against Carolina.
Insight: Phillips could be a solid IDP play against a Carolina offense that will lean heavily on the run game. (RapidDraft.com)
 
8/19/2010 5:27:00 PM
Description: The Newark Star Ledger reports Phillips (knee) could make his preseason debut on Saturday.
Insight: This would obviously be a big step in Phillips' recovery from microfracture surgery last year. (Rapid Draft.com)
 
8/6/2010 9:45:00 PM
Description: Ralph Vacchiano of the NY Daily News reports, via Twitter, that Phillips (knee) is scheduled to come off the active/PUP list on Monday.
Insight: This is good news, but the Giants will almost certainly take it slow with Phillips at this point. (Rapid Draft.com)
 
7/29/2010 11:27:00 AM
Description: Still rehabbing from microfracture surgery, Giants DB Kenny Phillips will not be ready for the start of Sunday's training camp. SOURCE: TWITTER
Insight: At this rate, we wouldn't be shocked to see Phillips in street clothes when Week One rolls around.
 
7/29/2010 11:23:00 AM
Description: Ralph Vacchiano of the NY Daily News reports, via Twitter, that Phillips (microfracture surgery) will not be ready for the start of Giants' training camp on Sunday.
Insight: Phillips had himself predicted he would be "full-tilt" during training camp, but that did seem overly optimistic. He may not contribute a lot early in the season. (Rapid Draft.com)
 
7/26/2010 9:22:00 PM
Description: The NY Post reports Phillips (knee) said he'll be able to practice "full tilt" in training camp.
Insight: Phillips is coming off microfracture surgery on his left knee, so there should be some skepticism about this declaration. He is someone to be cautious with when considering in IDP leagues. (Rapid Draft.com)
 
7/9/2010 11:59:00 AM
Description: NFL.com reports Phillips (left knee) believes he will be healthy for Week 1.
Insight: Phillips has microfracture surgery on his left knee last fall, but a Week 1 return looks "realistic." (SportsBuff.com)
 
6/15/2010 11:14:00 AM
Description: Ralph Vacchiano of the NY Daily News reports, via Twitter, that Phillips (left knee) is working on the side at Giants' minicamp.
Insight: Phillips was not supposed to practice until training camp, so the fact he is doing anything is a good sign in his recovery from microfracture surgery. (SportsBuff.com)
 
4/14/2010 2:55:00 PM
Description: The NY Post reports that Phillips (microfracture surgery-left knee) said, "If I had a game tomorrow, I could play."
Insight: This could be a sign that Phillips is ahead of schedule in his rehab from knee surgery last September. He could be ready for the start of training camp as long as he continues to make progress. (SportsBuff.com)
 
3/24/2010 12:49:00 AM
Description: The NY Daily News reports that Giants' GM Jerry Reese said Phillips (micorfracture surgery) is "close" to getting back on the football field.
Insight: The injury was at one time thought to be a threat to end Phillips' career. He could be ready for training camp, but how much he will have left is the big unknown. (SportsBuff.com)
 
3/11/2010 1:22:00 AM
Description: According to the NY Daily News, Phillips (knee) said the Giants assured him Antrel Rolle was not signed to replace him.
Insight: Phillips is recovering from microfracture knee surgery, and plans to be running by April. He also reportedl said he'll "definitely" be fully ready to go by the start of training camp. (SportsBuff.com)
 
2/24/2010 10:45:00 AM
Description: The NY Post reports Phillips (left knee) is targeting May minicamps for his return to action.
Insight: Phillips is still reportedly a month away from being attempting to run, but all parties think he can make a full recovery after undergoing microfracture surgery last September. (SportsBuff.com)
 
2/9/2010 12:30:00 AM
Description: The Newark Star Ledger reports Phillips (left knee) said he is ahead of schedule in his recovery from microfracture surgery in September.
Insight: Phillips will reportedly begin jogging on land at the end of March, which will be six months after the operation. His status for offseason work and training camp is up in the air. (SportsBuff.com)
 
1/5/2010 11:07:00 AM
Description: According to the NY Daily News, Giants' head coach Tom Coughlin said Phillips (left knee) is "doing very well" and is "on schedule" in his rehab from knee surgery.
Insight: The Giants' secondary missed Phillips' presence, as he did not play after Week 2. The surgery was reported to be to relieve patellofemoral arthritis in the knee, which some consider to be career-threatening. Phillips' status for training camp is still in doubt. (SportsBuff.com)
 
Out10/1/2009 10:43:00 AM
Description: Via his own website, Phillips (left knee) reported he underwent surgery on Tuesday to repair patellofemoral artthritis in his left knee.
Insight: There was speculation that this injury could be career threatening, but Phillips and the Giants both insist that isn't the case. (SportsBuff.com)
 
Out9/25/2009 1:12:00 AM
Description: Updating a previous item, Phillips (left knee) is out for the season.
Insight: Phillips has reportedly, per the Newark Star Ledger, been diagnosed with patellofemoral arthritis in his left knee. There is some speculation that the condition could be career-threatening. (SportsBuff.com)
 

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