Originally posted on Eagles Eye  |  Last updated 5/31/13
It's an all too familiar scenario for the Eagles secondary coaches in recent years... a once-great but now injured veteran safety is signed on a low-risk high-reward contract ...and it ends up going nowhere. It's too early to throw Kenny Phillips under the bus... but it's not looking real good right now. The former New York Giant did not practice for the Eagles on Thursday, according to multiple reports. While the rest of his team was practicing, Phillips was resting his left knee. According to Geoff Mosher of Comcast Sports Net, a source close to Phillips said the sixth year safety was "fine." Phillips' sitting out is considered precautionary. When healthy, he can be one of the best safeties in the league. There is a reason, however, that the deal he signed with the Eagles carried no guaranteed money. Yes, it is only OTAs- which aren't even mandatory- but it has to be a little concerning that Phillips isn't out there. Hearing Phillips is on the sidleine likely o...
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