Jordan Phillips, the alumnus from Circle High School signed with the Arizona Cardinals on Tuesday morning according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.
Free agent #Bills DT Jordan Phillips is headed to the #AZCardinals , source said, on a 3-year deal.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 17, 2020
The deal is worth $30 million in total, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
The Cardinals get there defensive line help it needs by landing former Bills DT Jordan Phillips. They’re giving him a 3-year, $30 milllon deal, according to Adam Schefter.— Josh Weinfuss (@joshweinfuss) March 17, 2020
After being a 2015 second round pick by the Miami Dolphins, Phillips had 113 tackles and 15 sacks in 48 games for Miami.
In Oct. 2018, the Bills signed Phillips off waivers after the Dolphins waived him. Phillips had a career-high 9.5 sacks across 16 regular-season games, with nine starts, in 2019 as Buffalo finished 10-6 and made the playoffs.
Phillips, 27, was a 5-star recruit for the Thunderbirds in 2010. He committed to the University of Oklahoma and entered the NFL Draft in 2015.
While a senior at Circle, Phillips had 68 tackles, 8.5 sacks, two fumble recoveries, two blocked kicks, an interception and caught 17 passes for 400 yards and four touchdowns (plus two rushing touchdowns) in 2010.
He also was the punter and had a 36.9-yard average.
Phillips helped the T-Birds win five games his senior year. It was the last time they won at least five games.