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Saints re-sign veteran tight end Phillips

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Drew Brees has made a habit of throwing to his tight ends over the years.

On Wednesday, they Saints re-signed an exception.

John Phillips, a blocker first and a blocker second, returned to the club on a one-year deal. He initially joined the club in November, New Orleans claiming him after Denver placed him on waivers.

Last season, Phillips caught 10 passes for 72 yards and a touchdown between his time with the Broncos and Saints. He has 55 catches for 390 yards and five scores over a 111-game career.

That’s fine.¬†Phillips, 29, is there to do the dirty work.

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6 Responses to “Saints re-sign veteran tight end Phillips”
  1. thegreatgabbert says: Mar 29, 2017 8:55 PM

    I dunno, the guy averages about 6 ypc, which is pretty much the limit of Brees’ arm strength these days.

  2. charger383 says: Mar 29, 2017 9:01 PM

    Brees will teach him to catch

  3. gerard33 says: Mar 29, 2017 9:27 PM

    Get Herbie’s name right please!

  4. beauregard says: Mar 29, 2017 9:50 PM

    I don’t know, but if he caught passes from the wild armed Denver QB’s he ought to shine with Brees.

  5. greenwhodat26 says: Mar 29, 2017 10:19 PM

    thegreatgabbert- Except the fact that Brees is consistently in the top three for deep-ball accuracy. That means he’s tops in league on a year-to-year basis on throws that travel at least 40 yards through the air. Dont let actual Facts, deter you though, Trump…er, I mean Gabbert?

  6. easybreesy09 says: Mar 30, 2017 2:17 AM

    hey new guy its herbie teope not tepo. must’ve been a typo.

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