Shortly after the draft concluded, Phillips received a call from Jets' secondary coach Jerome Henderson. "He indicated that I would have a good chance to make the team and that they are definitely interested in me as both a special teams players and as a cornerback," said Phillips. "I am excited about competing for a spot on an NFL team. It's a great opportunity and I intend to show them what I can do."
TE Joe Kowalewski and FB Stacy Tutt were given their walking papers on Monday.