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Kenny Phillips will miss another game for Giants

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When the Giants try to tame the Steelers’ potent passing game, the home team won’t have safety Kenny Phillips.

Again.

A league source tells PFT that Phillips will miss his fifth straight game on Sunday, due to a knee injury suffered on September 30 against the Eagles.

Listed as questionable, Phillips fully participated in practice on Wednesday, but he then was a limited participant on Thursday and Friday.  Phillips said on Thursday that he’ll play.

It ended up being wishful thinking, driven undoubtedly by the fact that his replacement, Stevie Brown, was named the NFC defensive player of the week for his performance against the Cowboys.

Indeed, Brown currently is listed as the starter on the team’s depth chart, with Phillips showing up as his understudy.

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13 Responses to “Kenny Phillips will miss another game for Giants”
  1. pixelito says: Nov 4, 2012 9:32 AM

    Hope the Steelers are enjoying their bus ride :0

  2. pgh15212 says: Nov 4, 2012 10:06 AM

    The injury report for this game has better players on it then most teams entire roster.

  3. berniemadoffsides says: Nov 4, 2012 10:08 AM

    Who cares? We’ve got Stevie Brown, baby!

  4. csilojohnson says: Nov 4, 2012 10:22 AM

    Did his voice go out? He get make up in his eyes from crying sooo much?

  5. mikeyarch53 says: Nov 4, 2012 10:32 AM

    Gobble gobble

  6. ripster65 says: Nov 4, 2012 10:34 AM

    Good deal! If he were to play, that would be one more Giant we’d have to hear from about how their upcoming opponents’ receivers get away with all sorts of illegal contact.

  7. gcsuk says: Nov 4, 2012 10:54 AM

    It’s a big deal. No 3 Safety sets for the Giants to employ, the plan they used last year when they had depth problems at LB. With 3 LBs out today, there was talk that they were going to use this strategy again. Guess not now.

  8. kilo0986 says: Nov 4, 2012 10:54 AM

    After today, the giants will really be saying we got away with murder cause the giants are gonna get killed.

  9. hines86for6 says: Nov 4, 2012 11:05 AM

    geez, so bummed we wont get to see the big bad 3 safety look. Big Ben gonna torch this overrated defense.

  10. giantsfan82 says: Nov 4, 2012 11:13 AM

    Not sure if I believe this.

  11. grod116 says: Nov 4, 2012 12:45 PM

    Stevie Brown. No worries

  12. ccralb1djo says: Nov 4, 2012 2:13 PM

    Would be nice to have 3 safety sets… Sort of better with opposing slot receivers. But Stevie deserves to start. What about Diel starting. I hope that’s not a mistake???

  13. Mr. Wright 212 says: Nov 4, 2012 3:38 PM

    Can’t wait to give it to Steeler fans bragging all week.

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