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Saints to bring back tight end John Phillips, report says

The Saints are adding a familiar face to the tight end mix for 2017, according to a report. According to The Advocate’s Nick Underhill, the New Orleans Saints are bringing back veteran tight end John Phillips. Reportedly, it’s a one-year deal from Herbie Teope of The Times-Picayune. Phillips, who will turn 30 in June, played in 8 games for the Saints in 2016 after injuries piled...
Via Canal Street Chronicles
28 days ago

Broncos swap tight ends in roster move

The only Broncos player that wasn’t on the field in any capacity Thursday was tight end Manasseh Garner. It turns out that was for a reason. The Broncos waived Garner Thursday with a non-football illness designation, per the team. To replace him, they signed veteran tight end John Phillips to fill out their 90-man roster. Phillips, 29, has played in 95 games (32 starts) over six...
Via The Denver Post
July 28, 2016

WATCH: John Phillips hauls in an amazing one-handed catch

John Phillips isn't exactly what pro scouts call a "receiving tight end."That didn't stop the Chargers' third-stringer from hauling this beauty in with one hand against the Minnesota Vikings:Phillips caught one pass for one yard in all of 2014. Perhaps Philip Rivers should consider throwing his way a tad more.Then again, the Bolts' might not have a choice. Antonio Gates is suspended...
Via FOX Sports
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Chargers re-sign TE Phillips after Green suffers concussion

SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Diego Chargers have re-signed tight end John Phillips as a precaution after Ladarius Green was diagnosed with a concussion. Phillips was released when the team reduced its roster to 53 players. Green apparently was injured in practice Wednesday. He did not practice Thursday. Green was expected to fill in for Antonio Gates, who is suspended without pay for...
Via Associated Press
September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Chargers Signed TE John Phillips & Waived OT Tyreek Burwell

Eric D. Williams of ESPN reports that the Chargers have signed TE John Phillips and waived OT Tyreek Burwell. With the looming suspension of Antonio Gates, the addition of Phillips brings depth to the tight end position. Phillips, 28, gets re-signed by the Chargers after being waived during last weeks roster cuts. He has been apart of ... The post Chargers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

John Phillips displays toughness in Chargers return

The knee he tore at the end of 2013 is back to full strength. So Chargers tight end John Phillips is back doing what he does best -- moving big guys out of the way."Obviously you get your strength back with time,” the blocking tight end told the team's official website.  “When you come off of a major injury, you try to get back to where you were.  I wouldn’t say having more...
Via FOX Sports
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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