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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

Dolphins not taking advantage of Marshall in red zone

Posted Oct. 02, 2011 @ 1:36 a.m. ET
Brandon Marshall's talent is still not being utilized to its full potential by the Dolphins in the red zone.

Dolphins rule three out for Sunday

Posted Oct. 01, 2011 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have ruled out CB Vontae Davis, RB Daniel Thomas and OLB Koa Misi for Sunday's game against the Chargers.

Dolphins add RB Slaton

Posted Sept. 28, 2011 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
The Dolphins were awarded ex-Texans RB Steve Slaton off waivers on Wednesday. To make room for Slaton, the team waived DE Ryan Baker.

The First Fifteen: Week Four

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
Time for Chris Johnson to step up, dissecting the 3-0 Lions, awaiting the fun that is Ravens-Jets and plenty of other tidbits to look for in Sunday's upcoming games.

Dolphins' red-zone problems alive and well

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 3 p.m. ET
The Dolphins' inability to punch it in when they are in the red zone cost them the game Sunday, and things are unraveling for the 0-3 squad.

McCoy's late-game magic sends Dolphins to 0-3

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Colt McCoy threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Mohamed Massaquoi with 43 seconds left, capping an 80-yard drive in the final minutes to rally the Browns to a 17-16 win Sunday over winless Miami.

Dolphins-Browns prediction

Posted Sept. 25, 2011 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening sees the Browns adding to the 0-2 Dolphins' woes.

Five questions with PFW Dolphins correspondent Omar Kelly

Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
South Florida Sun-Sentinel Dolphins beat writer and PFW Dolphins correspondent Omar Kelly gives his take on various topics concerning 0-2 Miami as it prepares to face Cleveland on Sunday.

Dolphins-Browns matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Dolphins-Browns game.

Dolphins-Browns matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Sept. 22, 2011 @ 9:22 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Dolphins-Browns game.

Dolphins-Browns matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 22, 2011 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Dolphins-Browns game.

Dolphins-Browns matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Dolphins-Browns game.

Chargers' Jackson, Dolphins' Soliai don't get long-term deals

Posted Sept. 21, 2011 @ 3:35 a.m. ET
Chargers WR Vincent Jackson and Dolphins NT Paul Soliai both will play the 2011 season under the terms of their one-year franchise tags.

Dolphins-Browns matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 9:18 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Dolphins-Browns game.

Panthers sign DT Kearse, release OL Wells

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
The Panthers signed rookie DT Frank Kearse on Tuesday and waived OL Reggie Wells.

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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