Phillips proves quite a bargain for Broncos

By: AP Sports
By: AP Sports

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- Shaun Phillips spent a good portion of last offseason waiting for the phone to ring. It certainly wasn't the first time.

A free agent heading into his 10th year, Phillips had been through the waiting game before -- back in 2004, when he wasn't selected until the fourth round of the NFL draft.

The Denver Broncos came in with a one-year, $1 million offer in hopes Phillips could make up for at least a little of what they lost when Elvis Dumervil departed following a much-publicized and messy foul up with the fax machine.

Phillips has responded with nine sacks over the first 10 games, only 2 1/2 short of his career high, and has also proven a solid influence in a veteran locker room and a better-than-expected run-stopper, to boot.


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