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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

Revis' INTs lead Jets past Dolphins

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 11:51 p.m. ET
Darrelle Revis ran back the first of his two interceptions 100 yards for a touchdown and the Jets did just enough to beat winless Miami 24-6 on Monday night and end a three-game losing streak.

Dolphins' Bush leaves game with neck injury

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 11:27 p.m. ET
Dolphins RB Reggie Bush left the Monday-night game vs. the Jets in the third quarter with an apparent neck injury.

Revis tags Miami with 100-yard pick-six

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 10:17 p.m. ET
Darrelle Revis returned an interception 100 yards in the first quarter of the Monday-night game, staking the Jets to an early 7-3 lead over the Dolphins.

Readers: Eagles most disappointing team of 2011

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
Andy Reid's Eagles were the overwhelming choice in a PFW poll question asking, "Which team has been the most disappointing so far?"

Dolphins' safeties big part of defensive struggles

Posted Oct. 13, 2011 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
One of the biggest reasons for Miami's defensive struggles, we hear, is the play of the team's safeties, Reshad Jones and veteran Yeremiah Bell.

Garrard says he's looking for committed team

Posted Oct. 09, 2011 @ 3:15 a.m. ET
Refuting the rumor that he has lost his desire to play, ex-Jaguars QB David Garrard says he's ready for the "right opportunity," but the Dolphins' QB job wasn't it.

Dolphins QB Moore has swagger, not accuracy

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
QB Matt Moore has more swagger than Chad Henne, but he might need some help from Reggie Bush to be successful in Miami.

Henne to have season-ending shoulder surgery

Posted Oct. 06, 2011 @ 9:11 p.m. ET
Dolphins QB Chad Henne will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery after separating his left shoulder in last Sunday's loss at San Diego, the team confirmed Thursday.

Dolphins sign QB Rosenfels

Posted Oct. 06, 2011 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
QB Sage Rosenfels agreed to terms with the Dolphins on Thursday and will back up Matt Moore.

Dolphins sign OT Barker, cut DB Jones

Posted Oct. 05, 2011 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have signed OT Will Barker and released DB Nate jones, the team announced Wednesday.

Reports: Henne to get second opinion on shoulder

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
Dolphins QB Chad Henne will get a second opinion on his left (non-throwing) shoulder that he injured in Sunday's loss to the Chargers.

The First Fifteen: Week Five

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
Here's an early look at the Week Five action, the first shortened (and the bye isn't coming at a great time for a few teams) week of the 2011 NFL season.

Dolphins cancel Monday presser for Sparano; job safe through bye

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
The day after dropping to 0-4, the Dolphins have canceled head coach Tony Sparano's regular Monday press conference.

Chargers knock Henne out, keep Dolphins winless

Posted Oct. 02, 2011 @ 7:24 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers threw for 307 yards and one touchdown, Mike Tolbert ran for another score on the way to beating the winless Dolphins 26-16 on Sunday.

Henne leaves game with shoulder injury

Posted Oct. 02, 2011 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
Dolphins QB Chad Henne left Sunday's game against the Chargers with an injured left shoulder. His return is questionable.


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.