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San Diego Chargers


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

Offseason departures not affecting Bolts 'D'

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
The Chargers' personnel losses on defense were expected to hinder them in 2010, but thus far, it has been exactly the opposite.

Chargers dominate Jaguars in home opener

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers threw for 334 yards and three touchdowns and the Chargers forced six turnovers in beating the Jacksonville Jaguars 38-13 in their home opener Sunday.

Vikings' Harvin to have MRI on Monday

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 6:11 p.m. ET
Vikings WR Percy Harvin will undergo an MRI on his injured hip on Monday, which could lead to more speculation that the team would entertain a trade for Charger WR Vincent Jackson.

Chargers sign long-snapper

Posted Sept. 17, 2010 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
The Chargers, who have not been able to find a healthy long-snapper, sign former Bill Ryan Neill.

Rivers still finding his way without Jackson

Posted Sept. 17, 2010 @ 9:29 a.m. ET
The final numbers might not have reflected it, but the absence of WR Vincent Jackson clearly affected Philip Rivers in the Chargers' Week One loss at Kansas City, with the QB and WR Malcom Floyd clearly not on the same ...

Sunday's Chargers-Jags game will be blacked out in San Diego

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
Sunday's game between the Chargers and Jaguars will be blacked out in the San Diego area after the Chargers failed to sell out the game.

Jackson's suspension reduced from six games to four if he is traded

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 2:37 p.m. ET
The NFL and NFLPA reached a settlement that will allow WR Vincent Jackson to miss only one additional game, for a total of four, if he is traded to another team, instead of the three normally required after being placed ...

Chargers' home opener likely to be blacked out

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 9:32 a.m. ET
The Chargers' home opener this Sunday will likely be blacked out on local TV as roughly 8,000 general-admission tickets remain unsold.

Chargers place LS Binn on I.R., sign LS Dearth

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
The Chargers placed veteran LS David Binn on injured reserve on Wednesday because of a hamstring injury.

Chiefs hold on for 21-14 win over Chargers

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 1:36 a.m. ET
Jamaal Charles' 56-yard touchdown run and Dexter McCluster's team-record 94-yard punt return gave Kansas City a two-touchdown lead and the Chiefs held San Diego on four downs inside the 6-yard line in the final minute for a 21-14 victory ...

Chargers load up on 'D' to create flexibility

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
While most teams like to closely balance the number of offensive and defensive players on their roster, the Chargers have opted to take a different approach.

Report: WR Jackson's agents say trade fell through

Posted Sept. 06, 2010 @ 6:23 p.m. ET
Chargers WR Vincent Jackson's agents said Sunday a trade for their client fell through on Saturday, The San Diego Union-Tribune reported Sunday.

Chargers sign OT Terry, announce practice squad

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Sunday that they have signed veteran OT Adam Terry to a one-year contract. To make room for Terry on the 53-man roster, the team released OT Ryan Otterson.

Report: Chargers trade for WR Crayton

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
Needing a fill-in for Vincent Jackson, the Chargers reportedly have dealt a seventh-round draft choice to Dallas for disgruntled WR Patrick Crayton.

Merriman to miss preseason finale; status for opener uncertain

Posted Sept. 01, 2010 @ 11:48 a.m. ET
Chargers OLB Shawne Merriman (Achilles) will not play in the Chargers' preseason finale on Thursday night and it's unknown if he will be ready for the season opener.

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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