Phillip Gaines
Phillip Gaines
28-Year-Old CornerbackCB
Cleveland Browns
2019 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Phillip Gaines in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a contract with the Browns in March of 2019.
Returns to practice field
CBCleveland Browns
August 5, 2019
Gaines (neck) is participating at practice Monday, Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports.
ANALYSIS
Gaines was unable to practice Saturday due to the neck issue, but his quick return to action indicates it was a minor injury. The 28-year-old re-signed with the Browns in March and is poised for a depth role in the secondary, assuming he cracks the 53-man roster.
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Phillip Gaines' measurables compare to other cornerbacks?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
Height
6' 0"
 
Weight
193 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.38 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.04 sec
 
Cone Drill
6.62 sec
 
Vertical Jump
36.5 in
 
Broad Jump
122 in
 
Bench Press
11 reps
 
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Matchup Edge: Shootout in Dallas
November 4, 2017
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Matchup Edge: Progress to the Mean
October 13, 2017
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Matchup Edge: No Escape from LA?
October 6, 2017
For the Seahawks to get past a surging Rams squad, they may need a big game from Jimmy Graham.
Past Fantasy Outlooks
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Gaines entered 2016 as the starter opposite Marcus Peters but battled knee injuries throughout the season. He’s back in the fold ahead of 2017 and has practiced with the first team behind Peters and Steven Nelson. The move down the depth chart could result in reduced snaps in 2017 and a corresponding dip in production.
Was expected to be the favorite for the starting cornerback job opposite Marcus Peters in 2016 but has been passed on the depth chart by Steven Nelson. Could still earn the job but also may wind up seeing action in just nickel and dime packages.
Gaines started five games and played in 13 for the Chiefs last season, totaling 20 tackles (all solo) and four passes defensed. He enters 2015 as a candidate to start at cornerback opposite Sean Smith, but he'll have to hold off 2015 first-round pick Marcus Peters to do so.
Drafted by the Chiefs in the third round of the 2014 NFL Draft, Gaines enters camp with an opportunity to earn playing time in the Chiefs' secondary. With cornerback Brandon Flowers released and Sean Smith having off-the-field issues, Gaines should get an opportunity to compete, however, at this point, his main contribution this season will likely come on special teams.
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Dealing with neck injury
CBCleveland Browns
Neck
August 4, 2019
Gaines was sidelined during Saturday's practice with a neck injury, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.
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Sticking in Cleveland
CBCleveland Browns
March 15, 2019
Gaines signed a contract with the Browns on Friday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
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Full go Wednesday
CBCleveland Browns
December 26, 2018
Gaines (knee) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.
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Won't play Week 16
CBCleveland Browns
Knee
December 23, 2018
Gaines (knee) is inactive Sunday against the Bengals.
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Practices in full
CBCleveland Browns
December 20, 2018
Gaines (knee) was a full participant in Thursday's practice, Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports.
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