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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

Clay brings versatility to revamped Dolphins offense

Posted June 30, 2011 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Sixth-round draft pick Charles Clay has the ability to play multiple positions in the Dolphins' offense and could be a potential seam threat in 2011.

Giants set to hire Izzo as assistant coach

Posted June 24, 2011 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
The Giants are set to hire former NFL LB and special-teams standout Larry Izzo as an assistant special-teams coach, according to Mike Garafolo of the Newark Star-Ledger.

Pennington to skip 2011, work for FOX Sports

Posted June 18, 2011 @ 10:14 a.m. ET
Veteran QB Chad Pennington told the Charleston Daily Mail that he will take the 2011 season off and work for FOX Sports.

AFC East best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 17, 2011 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the AFC East who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Roscoe Parrish, Sean Smith, Shonn Greene and Patrick Chung.

Reports: Dolphins WR Marshall's wife arrested

Posted June 10, 2011 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall's wife, Michi Nogami-Marshall, was arrested Friday for being in Marshall's residence, seven weeks after allegedly stabbing Marshall in the abdomen, according to multiple media outlets.

Dolphins ILB Edds ready to help team's nickel 'D'

Posted June 09, 2011 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
Dolphins ILB A.J. Edds missed his entire rookie season with a torn ACL. Having him back and healthy should give a boost to the team's nickel defense and coverage units.

Lockout limbo: Dolphins report

Posted May 25, 2011 @ 8 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in a state of limbo thanks to the lockout, we are looking at where teams stand as they await the opening of the 2011 league year. Today, we take a look at the Dolphins.

Dolphins make changes to scouting department

Posted May 23, 2011 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The Dolphins have made multiple changes to their scouting department.

Report: Dolphins coaches and execs could have salaries cut

Posted May 20, 2011 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
The Dolphins' coaching staff and executives could have their salaries cut by as much as 20 percent, according to The Palm Beach Post.

Odrick a sleeper on stout Dolphins D-line

Posted May 18, 2011 @ 7:11 p.m. ET
The Dolphins' D-line had a very successful 2010 season and should be even better in 2011 with a healthy Jared Odrick on the end.

Dolphins make scouting department changes

Posted May 18, 2011 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
Dolphins GM Jeff Ireland named Matt Winston the team's Southwest region area scout and promoted Adam Howe to Northeast region area scout on Wednesday.

Report: Dolphins issue pay cuts due to lockout

Posted May 10, 2011 @ 8:27 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have issued significant pay cuts until the lockout ends, according to Jeff Darlington of the Miami Herald.

Agents: Teams have tampered with undrafted players

Posted May 06, 2011 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
Six NFL agents, speaking on the condition of anonymity, told PFW that teams were contacting them in regard to their undrafted free-agent clients after the draft, a violation of NFL lockout rules.

Dolphins rookie RB Thomas could get big workload

Posted May 04, 2011 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
The Dolphins traded three draft picks to take RB Daniel Thomas in the second round, and he could be getting a lot of carries in his rookie campaign.

Fantasy outlook: WR Edmond Gates

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
The Dolphins addressed their need for speed by drafting WR Edmond Gates in the fourth round.

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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