“T.J. has got a back problem right now," Phillips said. "We’re wrestling with that."
“I don’t know," Phillips said. ""I just him today and he was standing out there and they said he had had something with his back.”
Yates was the backup during the first half of the season, and saw action at Baltimore, at San Francisco and at home against the Rams. He's completed 15-of-22 pass attempts for 98 yards.