News: The Raiders placed defensive back Phillip Adams on season-ending injured reserve Friday after suffering a groin injury in his previous game. Oakland elevated fellow defensive back Cory Nelms from the practice squad to take his spot on the active roster.
Analysis: Adams registered a tackle in only 10 of the 15 games he played this season as he posted a total of 15 stops. He also had two interceptions, which represented a career high for the 24-year-old. Fantasy owners should continue to leave Adams on waivers at this point.
News: Raiders defensive back Phillip Adams was forced to exit Sundays game against the Panthers early in Week 16, after he suffered a groin injury in the second half. He was unable to return, finishing without a statistic recorded.
Analysis: Adams has barely made an impact this season, with just 14 tackles on the year. He does have a pair of interceptions, however that is about all there is to note for him. He has no Fantasy value in any IDP formats, even when healthy.
News: Raiders defensive back Phillip Adams made his first impact of the season in Week 14 against the Broncos. He racked up a season-high five tackles in the game, while bringing in his second interception in as many games, in a 26-13 loss. The Raiders secondary was hit hard by injuries, which forced Adams to play more than normal.
Analysis: Entering the game, Adams had eight tackles on the season, with no multi-tackle games. He may be forced to play more down the stretch, but his track record does not suggest that he will be a useful Fantasy IDP option.
News: The Raiders continued tweaking their roster Saturday in preparation for the regular season and signed defensive back Phillip Adams and linebacker Keenan Clayton. Oakland also waived defensive backs Chimdi Chekwa and Bryan McCann, and waived/injured defensive lineman Jamie Cumbie.
Analysis: None of these players were or are expected to make a major Fantasy impact this season. Leave them off all rosters at this point.
News: Seattle signed DB Phillip Adams on Tuesday to help provide depth in its secondary with DB Kennard Cox battling a hamstring injury. Adams takes the roster spot of WR Mike Williams, who was placed on injured reserve after having surgery on his broken ankle.
Analysis: Adams, a seventh-round pick in 2010, has had multiple stints with New England this year after spending last season with San Francisco. However, he is not considered to be a key contributor to the Seahawks defense and should be ignored in all Fantasy formats.
News: New England released DB Phillip Adams on Tuesday, less than two weeks after he recorded his first NFL interception against Kansas City. Adams also tallied just eight tackles during his second season in the NFL.
Analysis: The Patriots have received better production from WR Julian Edelman at defensive back recently which made Adams expendable. He wasn't a huge Fantasy option and should remain on waivers in all formats.
News: Patriots CB Phillip Adams recorded one of three interceptions of Kansas City QB Tyler Palko on Monday night. Adams played a role in the blowout victory over the Chiefs with his first career interception. Adams, playing in just his fifth game this season, finished with just one tackle.
Analysis: Adams only has five tackles all year and the pick was the first of his career. That is a nice story, but Adams is not a viable Fantasy option in IDP formats at this time.
News: The Patriots re-signed DB Phillip Adams on Tuesday. He had been released by the team last week.
Analysis: Adams has been on and off the roster three times this season. He is around merely to provide depth and is not worth owning in IDP formats.
News: The Patriots announced Friday they signed DL Marcus Harrison and released DB Phillip Adams.
Analysis: This is the second time since the start of October that Adams was released by New England, who just brought him back Thursday. Continue to ignore Adams in Fantasy.
News: The Patriots brought back DB Phillip Adams on Thursday after placing DL Mike Wright (concussion) on injured reserve.
Analysis: Adams was cut in early October to make room on the roster. He is just defensive depth for New England and can be ignored in Fantasy.
News: New England signed DB Ross Ventrone from its practice squad to the active roster on Saturday. The Patriots released DB Phillip Adams to make room on the roster.
Analysis: Adams was added to the roster in mid-September, but was not active for games with the Patriots. Fantasy owners should continue to ignore him in all formats.
News: The Patriots signed DB Phillip Adams and DL Landon Cohen on Wednesday to take the roster spots of Dan Koppen (leg) and Myron Pryor (shoulder), who were placed on IR.
Analysis: Adams and Cohen will provide depth to the Patriots defense, but neither player is expected to make much of a Fantasy impact. Ignore tbem in all formats.
News: After being carted off the field in Week 16, San Francisco DB Phillip Adams was not active for the team's season finale against the Cardinals. He broke his left ankle blocking on the kickoff to open the second half in Week 16.
Analysis: In 15 games for the 49ers, Adams had just 13 tackles. He's more of a special teams player than every-down defensive back. Fantasy owners in IDP leagues should ignore Adams on Draft Day 2011.
News: 49ers DB Phillip Adams was carted off the field in Week 16 against the Rams and did not return. He broke his left ankle blocking on the kickoff to open the second half. He finished with one tackle before being forced from the game.
Analysis: Adams' injury looked to be fairly serious so his season could be done with just one game left to go. He has 13 tackles on the year with one pass defended but mainly sees playing time on special teams. Leave Adams on waivers heading into the final week of the season.