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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

'Retired' Crowder not sold on Henne

Posted Aug. 16, 2011 @ 11:56 p.m. ET
Channing Crowder is reconsidering his retirement, but he's not holding back on his criticism of a former teammate, Dolphins QB Chad Henne.

Dolphins sign WR Matthews

Posted Aug. 16, 2011 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
The Dolphins signed former Jaguars WR John Matthews on Tuesday. They waived WR Brooks Foster.

Saints sign former Dolphins RB Cobbs

Posted Aug. 16, 2011 @ 7:09 p.m. ET
The Saints signed former Dolphins RB and special-teams contributor Patrick Cobbs on Tuesday.

AFC East training-camp reports

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 8:25 p.m. ET
The Bills are counting on Shawne Merriman to regain the pass-rushing effectiveness that made him so feared when he was in San Diego. PFW looks inside the AFC East clubs.

Dolphins sign LB Mitchell

Posted Aug. 15, 2011 @ 11 a.m. ET
The Dolphins announced Monday that they have signed LB Marvin Mitchell.

Clemons has edge for Dolphins' FS job

Posted Aug. 14, 2011 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
Chris Clemons might not be the better playmaker, but he holds the edge over Reshad Jones at free safety for the Dolphins.

Henne struggles early, throws TD in Dolphins' comeback win

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 11:18 p.m. ET
The Dolphins' starting offense sputtered while the Falcons' first-stringers impressed, but Miami came away with a 28-23 win in Atlanta.

Former Dolphins ILB Crowder says he will retire

Posted Aug. 09, 2011 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
Former Dolphins ILB Channing Crowder, who was released after the lockout, told Sid Rosenberg on WQAM in Miami that he is retiring from football.

Dolphins sign OT Willis

Posted Aug. 06, 2011 @ 10:54 a.m. ET
The Dolphins announced Saturday morning that they have signed veteran free-agent OT Ray Willis.

Dolphins add QB O'Connell

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
The Dolphins brought in another quarterback on Friday, signing Kevin O'Connell to a one-year deal, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Dolphins fans booing Henne? Blame management first

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
When the Dolphins struggle to fend off the Bills for fourth place in the AFC East, they might want to look back to how they handled the QB situation.

Report: Barber worked out for Dolphins

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 8:50 p.m. ET
Tiki Barber, the former Giants running back who is attempting a return after four seasons away from football, worked out for the Dolphins earlier this week.

Eagles sign former Dolphins RB Brown

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
The Eagles added yet another veteran on Tuesday, signing former Dolphins RB Ronnie Brown to a one-year deal.

Dolphins cut ILB Dobbins

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
The Dolphins cut veteran ILB Tim Dobbins. He was due to make $1.7 million in 2011.

Taylor returns to Dolphins

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
Veteran DE-OLB Jason Taylor is returning to Miami, he announced on his Facebook page.

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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