Tuesday Beastlines: Phillips ready to go
April, 14, 2010
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN.com
- Receiver Miles Austin wants a new deal, but the team can't afford to let his contract situation become a distraction.
- USC safety Taylor Mays and Maryland tackle Bruce Campbell will visit Valley Ranch this week.
- Eli Manning chalked up Osi Umenyiora's threat to retire if Tom Coughlin didn't guarantee him a starting job to frustration over the Giants' struggles last season.
- Safety Kenny Phillips, who missed the final 14 games last season, said rehabilitation of his surgically repaired knee is "ahead of schedule" and that if the season started tomorrow, he'd play.
- The Philadelphia Daily News takes a look at the top player, riser and sleeper among cornerbacks and safeties in next week's draft.
- Free agent quarterback Jeff Garcia confirmed reports his agent has been in contact with the Eagles, but said there has been no contract offer yet.