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John Phillips

John Phillips - #83 - TE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 251 lbs.
Birthday 06/11/1987
Birthplace Low Moor, VA
College Virginia
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 6th round, 35th pick by Cowboys

AFC West midseason reports

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 8:33 a.m. ET
WR Brandon Lloyd is on his way to a career season, helping to compensate for the Broncos' 32nd-ranked rushing attack. Read our midseason reports on the AFC West teams.

Rivers' leadership, elite play giving Bolts chance

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 9:13 a.m. ET
Peyton Manning might be the first name everyone says when discussing the favorite for the 2010 NFL MVP, but Philip Rivers certainly could be a close second.

Rivers' four TDs leads Chargers past Texans 29-23

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers threw four touchdown passes against the NFL's worst pass defense, and the San Diego Chargers earned their first road win of the season in beating the Houston Texans 29-23 on Sunday.

Chargers solidly behind Turner

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 12:01 a.m. ET
After his motivational halftime speech by Norv Turner sparked the Chargers to a comeback win over the Titans in Week Eight, GM A.J. Smith gave his head coach a vote of confidence.

Chargers activate SS Gregory

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
The Chargers activated SS Steve Gregory on Saturday and waived WR Richard Goodman.

Report: Chargers sign WR Washington

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 6:33 p.m. ET
The Chargers have signed WR Kelley Washington, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Chargers TE Gates could miss Sunday's game

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
Chargers TE Antonio Gates popped the plantar fascia in his right foot. Combined with the toe and ankle injuries he has in his left leg, his status for Sunday's game vs. the Texans is not looking good.

NT Garay a surprising standout for Bolts

Posted Nov. 03, 2010 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
After parting ways with veteran Jamal Williams in the offseason, nose tackle was one of the Chargers' biggest concerns entering 2010.

Chargers waive LB Merriman

Posted Nov. 02, 2010 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
The Chargers waived LB Shawne Merriman on Tuesday after he passed an exit physical. Teams have until 4 p.m. ET Wednesday to claim him.

Without much help, Rivers putting Bolts on his back

Posted Nov. 01, 2010 @ 5:35 p.m. ET
Despite playing with a cast of reserve receivers, Chargers QB Philip Rivers is on a record-setting pace.

Chargers beat Titans for eighth consecutive time

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 8:03 p.m. ET
Antonio Gates got behind linebacker Will Witherspoon to haul in a go-ahead, 48-yard pass from Philip Rivers midway through the third quarter to help the San Diego Chargers rally for a 33-25 win Sunday against the Tennessee Titans, who lost ...

Chargers sign WR Banks

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
The Chargers signed WR Gary Banks from the team's practice squad on Saturday. They released OT Adam Terry.

Titans QB Young expected to start Sunday

Posted Oct. 30, 2010 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
Vince Young, who missed Week Seven's win over the Eagles after spraining his left knee and ankle in Week Six, is expected to start on Sunday.

Chargers WR Jackson officially signs tender

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
Chargers WR Vincent Jackson officially signed his one-year restricted free-agent tender on Friday.

Chargers-Titans blacked out in San Diego

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
The Chargers have announced that their Week Eight home game vs. the Titans has been blacked out in Southern California, as the team was unable to sell the necessary number of tickets before the NFL-imposed deadline of 72 hours before ...

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 12, 2013
The San Diego Chargers agreed to terms with Phillips and tackle King Dunlap on the opening day of free agency while losing right guard Louis Vasquez to the AFC West rival Denver Broncos.||||||| Although the Chargers have numerous holes to fill, general manager Tom Telesco says, "We'll be all right moving forward."
Posted Aug. 31, 2010
The Cowboys have placed Phillips on injured reserve with a tear in his right knee.||||||| He was injured in the preseason opener and will miss the season.
Posted Aug. 08, 2010
Phillips, who had four receptions for 60 yards in Sunday's Hall of Fame game against Cincinnati, had his right knee examined after leaving in the first half.||||||| He is not expected back in the game.

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