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Miami Dolphins


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

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
The Patriots' secondary will have the task of slowing down Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall in the season opener.

Dolphins bring back veteran RB Johnson

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 12:25 p.m. ET
The Dolphins re-signed veteran RB Larry Johnson on Thursday and waived OG Ray Feinga. Johnson was in camp with Miami before being cut last weekend.

Report: Patriots claim LB Edds

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
The Patriots continued making moves on Tuesday, reportedly claiming former Dolphins ILB A.J. Edds off waivers.

The First Fifteen: Early Week One primer

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
In the inaugural edition of "The First Fifteen," we look at the 15 most compelling story lines as we enter Week One.

RB Johnson, CB Allen among Dolphins cuts

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 7:22 p.m. ET
Veterans RB Larry Johnson and CB Will Allen were among the cuts made by the Dolphins on Saturday.

Starters watch as Dolphins beat Cowboys

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 11:26 p.m. ET
The Dolphins won a battle of backups Thursday night by beating the Dallas Cowboys 17-3 in the final exhibition game for both teams.

Dolphins place OL Barbre on I.R.

Posted Aug. 30, 2011 @ 5:54 p.m. ET
The Dolphins got their roster down to 80 players Tuesday afternoon by placing OL Allen Barbre on injured reserve and waiving OT Tyler Donahue.

Dolphins 2011 preview

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 6:35 p.m. ET
Find out how close the Dolphins are to contending in the rugged AFC East in our in-depth, position-by-position scouting report of Miami.

Dolphins add S Alexander

Posted Aug. 28, 2011 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
S Gerald Alexander has signed with the Dolphins, he announced on his Twitter page Sunday afternoon.

Late Bucs TD drive beats Dolphins

Posted Aug. 27, 2011 @ 11:33 p.m. ET
Rudy Carpenter threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to Nathan Overbay with 3:11 remaining, giving Tampa Bay a 17-13 preseason victory over Miami on Saturday night.

Dolphins finding ways to use speedy Gates

Posted Aug. 26, 2011 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
Dolphins rookie WR Clyde Gates was drafted for his speed and he is showing it off this preseason as a receiver and returner.

Bess confident in Dolphins' new-look offense

Posted Aug. 25, 2011 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
Dolphins WR Davone Bess told PFW that he likes Brian Daboll's new, attacking-style offense.

Dolphins sign RB Johnson

Posted Aug. 23, 2011 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
In the market for an experienced runner to complement newcomer Reggie Bush and rookie Daniel Thomas, the Dolphins have signed veteran RB Larry Johnson.

Bush stars as Dolphins top Panthers 20-10

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 10:51 p.m. ET
New Dolphins RB Reggie Bush racked up 81 total yards as host Miami topped Carolina 20-10 on Friday night.

Can Dolphins RB Reggie Bush make a fantasy impact?

Posted Aug. 17, 2011 @ 8:02 p.m. ET
Don't expect Reggie Bush to turn into a strong runner in Miami. However, the likelihood that he plays a key role in the passing game enhances his fantasy appeal.

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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