"We want to be careful with him - he may or may not play," Phillips said of Fasano, the team's second-round pick in 2006. "I'm not positive on him. Depends on the trainers, but right now I'm on the cautious side. I'd rather Curtis and those guys get a look."
Their paths later crossed in Denver. Kubiak played nine seasons (1983-91) with the Broncos as a backup to John Elway. Phillips arrived in 1989 as defensive coordinator and later became head coach from 1993-94.