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Shaun Phillips
DE #90
Height:
6-3
Weight:
255
College:
Purdue
Experience:
10
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 162 526 394 132 81.5 1 44 7 2 70 -- 31
2014 TEN 10 18 11 7 2 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2013 DEN 16 35 28 7 10 -- 5 1 0 3 3 3
2012 SD 16 50 33 17 9.5 1 3 -- -- -- -- --
2011 SD 12 42 29 13 3.5 -- 5 2 0 0 -- 0
2010 SD 16 55 47 8 11 0 7 1 1 31 31 31
2009 SD 16 59 47 12 7 -- 4 -- -- -- -- --
2008 SD 16 74 52 22 7.5 -- 4 -- -- -- -- --
2007 SD 15 68 52 16 8.5 0 5 2 1 36 18 18
2006 SD 14 65 42 23 11.5 -- 6 -- -- -- -- --
2005 SD 15 34 32 2 7 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2004 SD 16 26 21 5 4 -- 2 1 0 0 -- 0

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PHILLIPS AT A GLANCE:
• A 10th-year player who totaled at least seven sacks in seven of his first nine seasons with San Diego to tie for the fifth most in the NFL during that span.
• Entered 2013 with the thrid-most sacks (69.5) by a linebacker since his rookie year in 2004.
• Missed a total of just eight games in his first nine campaigns and started all 16 regular-season contests in four of his last five seasons.
• Earned his first career Pro Bowl selection in 2010 after opening all 16 games for the Chargers and topping the double-digit mark in sacks (11.0) for the second time in his career.
• Named AFC Defensive Player of the Week after producing a career-high four sacks and an interception returned for a touchdown vs. Arizona (10/3/10).
• Led the NFL with a career-best seven forced fumbles in 2009 while leading San Diego to its fourth consecutive AFC West title.
• Completed his collegiate career at Purdue University as the school's all-time leader with 33.5 career sacks while ranking third in team annals with 60.5 tackles for a loss.
• Joined the Broncos as an unrestricted free agent on April 29, 2013.
• Selected by the Chargers in the fourth round (98th overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft.

PHILLIPS AT A GLANCE:
• A 10th-year player who totaled at least seven sacks in seven of his first nine seasons with San Diego to tie for the fifth most in the NFL during that span.
• Entered 2013 with the thrid-most sacks (69.5) by a linebacker since his rookie year in 2004.
• Missed a total of just eight games in his first nine campaigns and started all 16 regular-season contests in four of his last five seasons.
• Earned his first career Pro Bowl selection in 2010 after opening all 16 games for the Chargers and topping the double-digit mark in sacks (11.0) for the second time in his career.
• Named AFC Defensive Player of the Week after producing a career-high four sacks and an interception returned for a touchdown vs. Arizona (10/3/10).
• Led the NFL with a career-best seven forced fumbles in 2009 while leading San Diego to its fourth consecutive AFC West title.
• Completed his collegiate career at Purdue University as the school's all-time leader with 33.5 career sacks while ranking third in team annals with 60.5 tackles for a loss.
• Joined the Broncos as an unrestricted free agent on April 29, 2013.
• Selected by the Chargers in the fourth round (98th overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed by San Diego as a draft choice 7/22/04; Signed by Denver as an unrestricted free agent 4/29/13.

Phillips' Single Game Highs
(Postseason in parentheses)
Tackles — 11 vs. Oakland, 10/14/07 (11 vs. Tennessee, 1/6/08). Sacks — 4 vs. Arizona, 10/3/10 (2 vs. San Diego 1/12/14) Sack yards — 25 vs. Arizona, 10/3/10 (10 vs. San Diego, 1/12/14) Interceptions — 1, seven times, last vs. Washington, 10/27/13 (none). Interception return yards — 31 vs. Arizona, 10/3/10 (none).

2013: Phillips played all 16 games and led the team with 10 sacks in his first season with the Broncos in 2013... Totaled 36 tackles to go with one interception, 13 quarterback hits, five pass breakups and two forced fumbles... Recorded a game-high 2.5 sacks, included a strip-sack, that set a record by a player in his Broncos’ debut in Denver’s season-opening win vs. Bal. (9/5)... Sacked Michael Vick in Denver’s Week 4 win vs. Phi. (9/29)... Sacked Tony Romo twice in Denver’s Week 5 win at Dal. (10/6)... Sacked Andrew Luck and finished with two quarterback hits at Ind. (10/20)... Intercepted a pass from Kirk Cousins vs. Was. (10/27)... Sacked Philip Rivers for a 10-yard loss in his first game against his former team at S.D. (11/10)... Tied for the club lead with 10 tackles, while adding 1.5 sacks, two tackles for a loss, two QB hits and two pass breakups vs. K.C. (11/17)... Sacked Philip Rivers for a 6-yard loss vs. S.D. (12/12)...Sacked Rivers twice in the Divisional Round vs. S.D. (1/12)

2012: Phillips started all 16 games for the fourth time in his career and led the team with 9.5 sacks (62.5 yds.) in addition to 47 tackles (20 solo), two passes defensed, two forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries...Recovered a fumble in the end zone vs. K.C. (11/1) to represent the third defensive touchdown of his career...Sacked quarterback Peyton Manning in the end zone at Den. (11/18) to mark his first career safety...Posted 2.5 sacks at NYJ (12/23) to move past Gary Johnson into second place on the Chargers' all-time sack list.

2011:
Phillips opened all 12 games played and collected 37 tackles (30 solo), 3.5 sacks (27.5 yds.), two interceptions (0 yds.) and six passes defensed...Inactive in four games with a foot injury...Recorded his fifth career interception vs. Min. (11/11) on the Chargers' first defensive play of the season.

2010: Phillips started all 16 games for the third consecutive season and earned his first career Pro Bowl selection after totaling 68 tackles (51 solo), 11 sacks (71 yds.), one interception (31 yds.), seven passes defensed and one fumble recovery...Voted as the Chargers' Defensive Player of the Year after helping lead the league's No. 1-ranked unit...Named AFC Defensive Player of the Week after totaling a career-high four sacks and returning an interception 31 yards for a touchdown vs. Ariz. (10/3).

2009: Phillips opened all 16 regular-season games and tallied 71 tackles (56 solo), seven sacks (45 yds.), four passes defensed and an NFL-high/career-best seven forced fumbles...Led San Diego with his seven sacks and tied for the team lead with 16 quarterback hits to earn Chargers co-Defensive Player of the Year honors...Notched his NFL-leading seventh forced fumble at Ten. (12/25)...Contributed six solo tackles in San Diego's AFC Divisional Playoff Game vs. NYJ (1/17).

2008: Phillips started all 16 regular-season games for the first time in his career and totaled a personal-best 88 tackles (55 solo) to go along with 7.5 sacks (38.5 yds.), four passes defensed, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery...Opened both postseason contests for San Diego and made six tackles (3 solo)...Named Chargers Alumni Defensive Player of the Month for December after totaling 15 tackles (13 solo), 3.5 sacks (15 yds.), two passes defensed and one forced fumble in four games.

2007: Phillips opened all 15 regular-season games played and recorded 87 tackles (62 solo), 8.5 sacks (56.5 yds.), two interceptions (36 yds.), five passes defensed and three forced fumbles...Named to the USA Today All-Joe Team...Started all three playoff games and totaled 24 tackles (16 solo), one pass defensed and one fumble recovery...Registered his first NFL touchdown with an 18-yard interception return for a score vs. Det. (12/16)...Made a late fourth-quarter pass breakup on third down in San Diego's AFC Divisional Playoff Game at Ind. (1/13) to prevent a potential game-winning touchdown drive.

2006: Phillips started all 14 games played and contributed 63 tackles (48 solo), a career-high 11.5 sacks (67.5 yds.), eight passes defensed, four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries...Named to the USA Today All-Joe Team in addition to being voted a second alternate for the Pro Bowl...Inactive for two weeks with a calf injury...Recorded a game-clinching strip-sack of quarterback Jake Plummer on the last play of the game at Den. (11/19) to preserve a 35-27 Chargers win...Totaled three tackles, including a strip-sack of quarterback Tom Brady in San Diego's AFC Divisional Playoff Game vs. N.E. (1/14).

2005: Phillips played 15 games (3 starts) for the Chargers and totaled 20 defensive tackles (18 solo), seven sacks (49 yds.), two passes defensed, three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery...Added 15 special-teams stops to tie for third on the team...Inactive vs. NYG (9/25) with a calf injury...Named Chargers Alumni Player of the Week after recording two sacks and another tackle for loss at NYJ (11/6).

2004: Selected by the Chargers in the fourth round (98th overall) of the 2004 NFL Draft, Phillips played all 16 regular-season games and recorded 18 tackles (14 solo), four sacks (23 yds.), one interception (0 yds.), three passes defensed and two fumble recoveries...Made nine tackles on special-teams units...Shared a nine-yard sack and added a special-teams stop in San Diego's AFC Wild Card Game vs. NYJ (1/8).

COLLEGE: Phillips finished his collegiate career as Purdue University's all-time leader in sacks (33.5) in addition to collecting 231 tackles, 60.5 tackles for loss and nine forced fumbles...Named a second-team All-America selection and Big Ten Conference Defensive Player of the Year by College Football News and a unanimous first team all-conference pick following his senior campaign...Tabbed as an honorable mention All-Big Ten selection in each of his first three seasons for the Boilermakers.

PERSONAL: Phillips was an all-state and all-city selection for football at Willingboro (N.J.) High School, where he also lettered in basketball and track...Played in the New York-New Jersey Governor's Bowl as a senior...Has served as a fundraiser and spokesperson for the After-School All-Stars, a non-profit organization that designs after-school programs for inner-city youth...Works with Popchips and the global charity Free Wheelchair Mission, a faith-based foundation that helps provide wheelchairs for children in third-world countries...A management major at Purdue, he participated in a Wall Street internship at the New York Stock Exchange in 2010 as well as the NFL's Business Management and Entrepreneurial Program at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in 2006...Shaun Jamal Phillips was born on May 13, 1981, in Philadelphia.

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