Phillips suffered a sprained MCL on his left knee during last week's loss to the Packers. He had been listed as "Doubtful" on Friday's injury report. The left knee is also the Knee Phillips underwent microfracture surgery on two years ago. It is expected that vetaran safety Deon Grant will take his place.
Phillips heads the long list of Giants who'll be out on Sunday night: C David Baas (neck, headaches), LB Mark Herzlich (ankle), LB Spencer Paysinger (hamstring) and DE Osi Umenyiora (ankle, knee) all stayed in New York.
Martellus Bennett (ribs) and Danny McCray are doubtful. Special teams demon McCray participated in today's walkthrough session and is a game-time decision. McCray said he would work out before the game to see if he could play after suffering his third high ankle sprain last week.
Official Injury Report (via the NFL Media department) for the Sunday night game:
|Out||QB Jon Kitna (back), DT Josh Price-Brent (knee)|
|Doubtful||TE Martellus Bennett (ribs), S Danny McCray (ankle)|
|Questionable||WR Miles Austin (hamstring), RB Tony Fiammetta (illness), G Kyle Kosier (foot), WR Laurent Robinson (shoulder), LB DeMarcus Ware (neck)|
|Probable||LB Sean Lee (wrist), P(left foot)|
|Out||S Kenny Phillips (knee), C David Baas (neck, headaches), LB Mark Herzlich (ankle), LB Spencer Paysinger (hamstring), DE Osi Umenyiora (ankle, knee)|
|Probable||CB Prince Amukamara (back), LB Michael Boley (hamstring), RB Ahmad Bradshaw (foot), RB Brandon Jacobs (hamstring), WR Mario Manningham (knee), DE Dave Tollefson (knee)|