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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

AFC East draft needs

Posted April 02, 2012 @ 10:02 a.m. ET
An overall theme in the AFC East is a need at the safety position, but a weak draft class at safety may lead the Jets to consider OLB Courtney Upshaw in the first round.

Report: Dolphins LB Misi arrested

Posted March 30, 2012 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
Dolphins LB Koa Misi was arrested Friday by the Broward County Sherriff’s fugitive squad.

Tannehill works out for NFL scouts

Posted March 30, 2012 @ 3:23 a.m. ET
Ryan Tannehill could be a top-10 pick in next month's NFL draft, less than two years after lining up as a receiver for Texas A&M.

Expectations remain high for Odrick

Posted March 29, 2012 @ 8:55 p.m. ET
Heading into 2012, with Miami continuing to look for more of a pass rush outside Cameron Wake, expectations again are high for DE Jared Odrick.

Looking for hope after a bleak March for the Dolphins

Posted March 28, 2012 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have had a miserable March in free agency and fans are restless, but there are some things to be optimistic about.

Fantasy spin: David Garrard

Posted March 25, 2012 @ 8:36 a.m. ET
David Garrard is back in the NFL after a year out recovering from back problems. Is he fantasy relevant and if so, can he make an impact?

Patriots add ex-Dolphins CB Allen

Posted March 21, 2012 @ 10:46 p.m. ET
The Patriots continue to add players via free agency, signing former Dolphins free-agent CB Will Allen on Wednesday.

Elway: Tebow took news of Manning deal with class

Posted March 21, 2012 @ 2:42 a.m. ET
On the day of Peyton Manning's arrival, the Tim Tebow action photos that once graced the hallways at Broncos HQ were gone.

Dolphins fans protest way team is being run

Posted March 20, 2012 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
More than two dozen frustrated fans gathered outside the Miami Dolphins' complex Tuesday to protest the way the team is being run.

Reports: Dolphins agree with QB Garrard

Posted March 19, 2012 @ 8:40 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have reached agreement on a contract with former Jaguars QB David Garrard, multiple media outlets reported Monday. 

Dolphins release S Bell

Posted March 19, 2012 @ 7:56 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have released S Yeremiah Bell, who led the team in tackles each of the past four seasons.

Left in Manning's wake

Posted March 19, 2012 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
With Peyton Manning headed to Denver, what will the other teams who were vying for his services do at the all-important QB position?

Report: 49ers' Smith to visit Seahawks, too

Posted March 18, 2012 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
49ers UFA QB Alex Smith, visiting Miami on Sunday, is also slated to visit Seattle, Matt Barrows of The Sacramento Bee reported Sunday.

Reports: Garrard to visit Dolphins

Posted March 18, 2012 @ 1:36 p.m. ET
Former Jaguars QB David Garrard is slated to visit the Dolphins this week, multiple media outlets reported Sunday.

Reports: 49ers QB Smith visiting Dolphins

Posted March 18, 2012 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
49ers UFA QB Alex Smith will visit the Dolphins on Sunday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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.

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