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Philip Wheeler

Philip Wheeler - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 240 lbs.
Birthday 12/12/1984
Birthplace Columbus, GA
College Georgia Tech
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 3rd round, 30th pick by Colts

Police: Junior Seau's toxicology report delayed

Posted July 10, 2012 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
The toxicology report for NFL star Junior Seau, whose death in May was ruled a suicide, has not been received yet by Oceanside (Calif.) police.

Hartline recovering from appendectomy

Posted June 30, 2012 @ 5:22 p.m. ET
Dolphins WR Brian Hartline revealed that his absence from OTAs was because he's recovering from an appendectomy.

Dolphins getting positive early returns from WR Naanee

Posted June 30, 2012 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
Free-agent newcomer WR Legedu Naanee impressed observers at Dolphins minicamp.

Dolphins promote Gaine to assistant GM

Posted June 28, 2012 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
The Dolphins promoted Brian Gaine to assistant general manager, the team announced Thursday.

Former Dolphins president Jones dies

Posted June 27, 2012 @ 2:47 p.m. ET
Former Dolphins executive Eddie Jones has died at the age of 74.

Jones, Clemons get first licks at Dolphins' safety spots

Posted June 21, 2012 @ 6:41 p.m. ET
Reshad Jones and Chris Clemons got many first-team reps at safety in Dolphins minicamp, a position that needs improvement.

Ochocinco happy for 'fresh start' with Dolphins

Posted June 19, 2012 @ 6:35 p.m. ET
Chad Ochocinco wants to get "back to the basics" as a receiver as he begins his Dolphins career.

Ex-Miami Dolphin Jesse Powell, 65, dies in Texas

Posted June 15, 2012 @ 10:59 p.m. ET
Jesse Powell, a linebacker for the unbeaten 1972 Miami Dolphins, has died at a hospital in West Texas.

Dolphins add FB Mahaffey

Posted June 12, 2012 @ 10:23 a.m. ET
The Dolphins signed FB Ryan Mahaffey on Tuesday and waived WR Derek Moye.

Ochocinco signs with Dolphins

Posted June 11, 2012 @ 8:36 p.m. ET
Chad Ochocinco is staying in the AFC East after signing with the Dolphins Monday evening.

Dolphins hosted workout for Ochocinco

Posted June 11, 2012 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin confirmed Monday that the team hosted WR Chad Ochocinco for a workout.

Report: Ochocinco interested in Dolphins

Posted June 09, 2012 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
A report from's Jason La Canfora says that ex-Patriots WR Chad Ochocinco would like to play for the Dolphins.

Chargers sign veteran RB Brown

Posted June 08, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
The Chargers agreed to a one-year deal with veteran RB Ronnie Brown, the team announced on Friday.

'Hard Knocks' gives Dolphins chance to showcase talent

Posted June 06, 2012 @ 11:16 a.m. ET
HBO has several story lines it wants to promote, but the Dolphins can also take advantage of "Hard Knocks" to show off their young, under-the-radar talent, including Jared Odrick and Brian Hartline.

Dolphins sign FB Lane

Posted June 05, 2012 @ 11:09 a.m. ET
The Dolphins announced the signing of FB Jorvorskie Lane on Tuesday. 


Posted March 13, 2013
Wheeler has signed a $26 million, five-year contract with the Miami Dolphins. The deal includes a $7 million signing bonus and $13 million guaranteed.||||||| Wheeler spent his first four NFL seasons with the Indianapolis Colts and played last year for the Oakland Raiders, where he had career highs of 109 tackles and three sacks.
Posted Dec. 28, 2011
Wheeler has landed on injured reserve with a foot injury.||||||| Wheeler is out for a Week 17 AFC South matchup at Jacksonville.
Posted Aug. 12, 2008
Wheeler underwent knee surgery last week and is expected to miss a couple of weeks.||||||| "Philip's doing fine, he's off the crutches and starting the rehab process," Colts coach Tony Dungy said of his rookie linebacker. "We're thinking he'll be back maybe Buffalo week or if not then Cincinnati week." The Colts are scheduled to play the Bills on Aug. 24 - the first NFL game at the new Lucas Oil Stadium.