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Former Giants safety Kenny Phillips announces retirement at 29

It is becoming a growing trend in the NFL for some younger players to up and call it quits after dealing with multiple injuries during stretches of their careers. Following suit, the latest player to abruptly hang up his cleats is former New York Giants first-round pick Kenny Phillips. Six seasons filled with nagging knee injuries caused Phillips to become the NFL’s most-recent...
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July 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Saints release FS Kenny Phillips to make room for Fields

Saints are releasing S Kenny Phillips — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) October 6, 2015
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October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Saints to bring back safety Kenny Phillips

The New Orleans Saints chose to part ways with safety Kenny Phillips this preseason, ending his potential comeback short of the 2015 NFL season. Then, the Saints decided to backtrack just a bit. The team lost Rafael Bush to a chest injury Sunday, while also dealing with S Jairus Byrd still being sidelined with a knee injury. In turn, the team has decided to bring back Phillips, according...
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September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints re-sign Kenny Phillips to replace injured Bush

Saints are signing S Kenny Phillips today. Was with the team all summer, released last week. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) September 14, 2015
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September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Saints choose to part ways with safety Kenny Phillips

The New Orleans Saints have wrapped up their final roster cuts, and one that probably caught the eye was a former New York Giant. As Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports reported, the Saints decided to part ways with safety Kenny Phillips. Phillips is 28, and was a first-round pick by the New York Giants back in 2008. The former Giant, who hasn't played in a regular season game since 2012...
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September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints claim Gwacham, Mauti off waivers; cut Phillips, Mabry

METAIRIE, La. (AP) The New Orleans Saints have claimed defensive end Obum Gwacham and linebacker Rich Mauti off of waivers. The moves, announced by the club Sunday night, come a day after Gwacham was waived by Seattle and Mauti by Minnesota. In corresponding moves, New Orleans cut veteran safety Kenny Phillips and defensive lineman Ashaad Mabry. Phillips has been trying to resurrect...
Via Associated Press
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Saints Release S Kenny Phillips, Claim Two

Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports reports that the Saints are releasing veteran S Kenny Phillips to make room for their new additions. Saints claimed DE Obum Gawcham off waivers from Seahawks. Saints claimed LB Michael Mauti off waivers from Vikings. Phillips, 28, is a former first-round pick of the Giants back in 2008. He spent five ... The post Saints Release S...
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September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Kenny Phillips: 'It's a blessing the Saints gave me an opportunity'

For Kenny Phillips, his road through the NFL hasn't been an easy one. He has no problem admitting to how he landed with the New Orleans Saints either, according to Mike Triplett of ESPN. "I came here because nobody else wanted me," admitted the former New York Giants first-round draft pick, whose career was derailed by a series of knee and quadriceps injuries. Phillips even called...
Via FOX Sports
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Kenny Phillips ready to make his NFL comeback with the Saints

Kenny Phillips has battled injuries throughout his career, but at age 28, he's not done playing in the NFL, not by a long shot if you ask him. According to Sam Spiegelman of, Phillips is ready to bounce back and complete his comeback after signing a reserve/future contract with the New Orleans Saints. "I know why I was at home. It wasn't because I couldn't play, but because...
Via FOX Sports
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

The New Orleans Saints giving a shot to one of the best comeback stories in the NFL

It wasn’t that long ago that Kenny Phillips was thought to be one of the most talented young safeties in the NFL, but since suffering a knee injury in 2011, Phillips’ career has fallen off the tracks. Fortunately, the Saints are giving him one last opportunity to make the most out of his talent. Phillips has been out of the NFL entirely for the last two seasons, rehabbing from...
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June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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