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Safety Kenny Phillips Not Expected to Play Till After the Bye

Giants safety Kenny Phillips is not expected to return until after the Giants’ Week 11 bye, coach Tom Coughlin said today according to Jenny Vrentas of the Newark Star-Ledger.

Phillips has been sidelined since suffering a right knee sprain against the Eagles in Week 4. He practiced each day last week, twice in a limited capacity, and said he would play against the Steelers, but wound up being inactive.

“It’s not a setback,” Coughlin said. “I think what’s going to happen is we’re going to try to rest him this week and then through the bye, and hopefully we can get him back.”

The Giants have their bye after this week’s Bengals game. Their first game after the bye is against the Packers. Stevie Brown has filled in well in Phillips’ absence.

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