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About Addison Phillips - RotoBaller



Addison Phillips - RotoBaller has written 18 articles so far, you can find them below.


Eli Manning Continues To Impress

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has had a sudden resurgence coming off of a less-than-impressive 2018 season. The two-time Superbowl champion took to the practice field on Monday looking sharp and throwing accurate passes downfield, including a 30-yard bomb to running back Saquon Barkley. With targets such as Barkley, tight end Evan Engram and wide... Read More

6 months ago

Sterling Shepard Has First Full-Contact Practice

New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard (hand) had his first full-contact practice since breaking his right hand early in training camp. Shepard, who is entering his fourth season with the Giants, has been sporting a yellow non-contact jersey, prohibiting him from any form of contact. Doctors have cleared Shepard to practice unrestricted, so expect him... Read More

6 months ago

Aldrick Rosas To Exceed Expectations In 2019

New York Giants kicker Aldrick Rosas is coming off of an impressive 2018 Pro Bowl season where he went 32 of 33 on field-goal attempts and only missed one extra point on 32 attempts. Rosas could be an integral part of anybody's fantasy team that is in need of a consistent kicker. Rosas averaged nine... Read More

6 months ago

Eli Manning, Daniel Jones Look Good Friday

The New York Giants took on the Chicago Bears for their second preseason game on Friday. The Giants showed a lot of promising signs, beating Chicago 32-13. Quarterback Eli Manning took the field to start the game and went 4-for-4 for 42 yards, capping the drive with a touchdown pass to wide receiver Bennie Fowler. Next... Read More

6 months ago

Saquon Barkley Will Be Offensive Focal Point

New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley took the league by storm in his rookie season, rushing for 1,307 yards for 11 touchdowns. But what will add to Barkley's explosive run game in 2019 will be his ability to catch the football as well. Over the last several days in training camp, Barkley has been... Read More

6 months ago


Cody Latimer To Play Big Role In 2019

New York Giants wide receiver Cody Latimer entered camp in a heated competition with receiver Corey Coleman for the No. 3 receiver spot. With a multitude of injuries and a suspended Golden Tate, the door for Latimer has swung wide open. Coming into his second year with the Giants, Latimer has caught a lot of... Read More

7 months ago

Golden Tate's Suspension Upheld

New York Giants wide receiver Golden Tate has been the subject of much conversation after being handed down a four-game suspension for violating the league's performance-enhancing drugs policy. After weeks of anticipation, the NFL announced Tuesday that the four-game suspension will be upheld, beginning Week 1 of the regular season. With injuries piling up for... Read More

7 months ago

Amba Etta-Tawo Suffers Torn Achilles

New York Giants wide receiver Amba Etta-Tawo (Achilles) left Monday's practice on a cart after going down during full team drills. The Giants announced Monday night that Etta-Tawo has suffered a torn Achilles. This puts the already injury-riddled Giants receiving core in a very precarious situation. With wide receivers Sterling Shepard nursing a broken thumb and... Read More

7 months ago

Giants Hoping Daniel Jones Doesn't Play In Rookie Season

New York Giants owner John Mara spoke to reporters Tuesday on the ongoing position battle between Giants quarterbacks Eli Manning and rookie Daniel Jones. Mara stated that he would like to see Manning have a "strong season" and let the rookie learn from the two-time Super Bowl champion. Since selecting Jones sixth overall, it seems as... Read More

7 months ago

Everything Is On The Line For Daniel Jones

New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones has been the subject of much scrutiny from both the media and fans alike since being selected as the team’s first-round draft pick, going sixth overall in the NFL Draft earlier this year. Thursday is the first test for Jones coming out of camp where he has made some... Read More

7 months ago


Eli Manning Continues To Shine

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning made several impressive throws during Monday's practice. The 38-year-old quarterback came into camp knowing that his job was on the line, and up to this point he has stepped up to the challenge of battling with the sixth overall pick, quarterback Daniel Jones. Head coach Pat Shurmur has not... Read More

7 months ago

Sterling Shepard Making Strides Despite Broken Thumb

New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard has been a camp standout despite breaking his thumb on the first day of training camp. Wearing the yellow non-contact jersey and all, Shepard has been running a full practice schedule, with the only restriction being to catch the ball with only his right hand. Shepard looks to... Read More

7 months ago

Corey Ballentine Takes First-Team Snaps

New York Giants cornerback Corey Ballentine has been a camp standout thus far, and Monday's practice was no different. Ballentine was rewarded during Monday's practice, getting first-team reps during 11-11 drills. One of the Giants biggest questions heading into the season is the battle in the secondary, which currently has six rookies who have never... Read More

7 months ago

Saquon Barkley Set For New Heights With Restructured Offensive Line

New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman has not held back in building the Giants front five, signing offensive tackles Mike Remmers and Nate Solder, trading for an experienced guard in Kevin Zeitler and drafting a promising guard in Nate Hernandez. In 2018, Eli Manning was sacked a total of 47 times, sixth most in... Read More

7 months ago

Don't Count Eli Manning Out Just Yet

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has been subject to much scrutiny over the last few months, especially now with the Giants drafting quarterback Daniel Jones with the sixth overall pick in the NFL draft. The Giants struggles as of late have been very apparent, only winning eight games over the last two seasons. But... Read More

7 months ago


B.J. Goodson Sidelined With Hamstring Strain

New York Giants linebacker B.J. Goodson has been Sidelined for the foreseeable future with a hamstring strain. Goodson is currently in a tight battle for the starting position with linebackers Tae Davis and Ryan Connelly. This could prove to be a big development for a defense that ranked 24th in the NFL last year in... Read More

7 months ago

The Uphill Battle for Golden Tate's Appeal

New York Giants wide receiver Golden Tate is facing a four-game suspension to start the NFL season for violating the league's substance-abuse policy after failing a drug test back in April, roughly a month after signing a four-year, $37.5 million deal. Head coach Pat Shurmur commented on the situation, stating "Business as usual" as offensive... Read More

7 months ago

Alonzo Russell Earns Praise From Coaching Staff

New York Giants wide receiver Alonzo Russell was a camp standout during Wednesday's practice. Russell brought in a long completion to start the two-minute drill from quarterback Daniel Jones. Finishing the drill, the two got it done again with the winning touchdown pass. Wide receivers coach Tyke Tolbert commented on Russell's performance, stating "He's one... Read More

7 months ago

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