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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 get glimpse of life without Long

Posted Dec. 06, 2012 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
The Dolphins will see what they have at the tackle position in the last month with Jake Long, who is set to be a free agent, on injured reserve.

Dolphins place OLT Long on I.R.

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 7:06 p.m. ET
The Dolphins placed OLT Jake Long on injured reserve Tuesday. The four-time Pro Bowler reportedly tore his triceps in Sunday's loss to the Patriots.

AFC East Spin cycle: Patriots again reign supreme

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
It's a familiar sight — the Patriots donning celebratory AFC East champion gear, with the rest of the division looking up at them.

Dolphins OLT Long has triceps injury

Posted Dec. 02, 2012 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
Dolphins OLT Jake Long left Sunday’s game with a triceps injury, and NFL.com’s Jeff Darlington reports that the team fears he tore his triceps.

Patriots top Dolphins, clinch AFC East title

Posted Dec. 02, 2012 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
The Patriots took advantage of Miami's mistakes Sunday to win 23-16 and clinch their fourth consecutive AFC East title.

Key matchup: Dolphins defense vs. Patriots QB Tom Brady

Posted Nov. 30, 2012 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
The Dolphins kept their faint playoff hopes alive with a win over the Seahawks in Week 12, but have a much stiffer test against Tom Brady's Patriots.

Dolphins sign former Giants CB Coe

Posted Nov. 28, 2012 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
The Dolphins signed former Giants CB Michael Coe, the team announced on Wednesday.

AFC East Spin cycle: Pats embarrass Jets, while Dolphins rally for win

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 2:20 p.m. ET
On Thanksgiving night, the Patriots handed the Jets a loss to forget, and New England finds itself close to clinching the AFC East for the fourth year in a row.

Dolphins rally past Seahawks 24-21

Posted Nov. 25, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
Dan Carpenter kicked a 43-yard field goal on the final play Sunday, and the Dolphins scored 17 points in the last 8:08 to rally past the Seahawks 24-21.

Reports: WR Gaffney suspended two games

Posted Nov. 24, 2012 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
Former Dolphins WR Jabar Gaffney has been suspended two games by the NFL, according to reports.

Key matchup: Dolphins running game vs. Seahawks run defense

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
The Dolphins are in must-win territory and will try to get their run game going against a stout Seattle defense.

Dolphins have crucial decision to make with OLT Long

Posted Nov. 21, 2012 @ 9:12 p.m. ET
OLT Jake Long leads a group of several Dolphins starters with expiring contracts, and the franchise tag might be too costly.

Dolphins waive WR Gaffney

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 6:38 p.m. ET
The Dolphins waived WR Jabar Gaffney on Tuesday and claimed TE Kyle Miller off waivers from the Colts.

AFC East Spin cycle: Three 4-6 teams looking up at Patriots

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
The Patriots dominated in Week 11, extending their division lead to three games over the Bills, Jets and Dolphins, who are all 4-6.

Ejected Bills fan found dead after game

Posted Nov. 17, 2012 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
A Bills fan who was ejected at halftime of Thursday's Bills-Dolphins game at Ralph Wilson Stadium was found dead Friday morning.

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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