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Darius Phillips

CB

#20

Experience: 5 years

Height: 5-10

Age: 27

Weight: 190 lbs

College: Western Michigan

2021 SEASON

  • Solo
    6
  • SCK
    0
  • FF
    0
  • INT
    --
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Recent Games

WKOPPRESULTTotalSoloASTSCKSFTYPDEFINTYDSAVGLNGTDSFFOPP FR
1449ersL 23 - 260
13ChargersL 22 - 41
12SteelersW 41 - 101100010
11@RaidersW 32 - 130
9BrownsL 16 - 410
8@JetsL 31 - 34
7@RavensW 41 - 170000010
6@LionsW 34 - 111100000
5PackersL 22 - 25
4JaguarsW 24 - 21
3@SteelersW 24 - 105320000
2@BearsL 17 - 20
1VikingsW 27 - 241100000

Career Stats

Defense Career

SEASONTEAMGGSTotalSoloASTSCKSFTYPDEFINTYDSAVGLNGTDSFFOPP FR
2018Cincinnati Bengals151221930021
2019Cincinnati Bengals8154100748220.52800
2020Cincinnati Bengals128383080012121212102
2021Cincinnati Bengals1208620020
TOTAL47107359140023510320.628030

Biography

Phillips, a 5-foot-10, 190-pound cornerback, joins the Silver and Black after spending his first four years with the Cincinnati Bengals, who originally drafted him in the fifth round (170th overall) of the 2018 NFL Draft. Phillips has appeared in 47 games with 10 starts, totaling 66 tackles (56 solo), five interceptions, 23 passes defensed, three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery. Additionally, Phillips recorded 30 punt returns for 209 yards and 25 kickoff returns for 542 yards.

In 2021, Phillips played in 12 games, serving as the club's primary punt returner and appearing in a reserve role on defense. Phillips finished with 25 punt returns for 177 yards, both marking career highs, and added eight kickoff returns for 169 yards.

A native of Detroit, Mich., Phillips spent five years (2013-17) at Western Michigan, playing in 51 games and totaling 127 tackles, 47 passes defensed, 12 interceptions, four forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries. Phillips recorded 14 touchdowns in five different ways in his collegiate career (five kickoff returns, one punt return, five interceptions, one fumble recovery and two receiving), setting the FBS career record with 12 total return touchdowns.

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