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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

Report: Pennington injured in pickup basketball game

Posted March 31, 2011 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
Veteran QB Chad Pennington was injured playing pickup basketball, according to a report by ESPN.

Player-organized workouts a serious gamble

Posted March 29, 2011 @ 9:31 a.m. ET
Players across the NFL are staging their own workouts to stay sharp during the lockout. But is the risk worth the reward?

Parcells officially done with Dolphins

Posted March 24, 2011 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
Bill Parcells has officially parted ways with the Dolphins, ending his time as a consultant for the team.

Dolphins will keep running, could add a speedy back

Posted March 24, 2011 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano referenced a certain Lions back who had a successful rookie campaign, maybe hinting at who the Dolphins will look for to fill the need at RB.

Goodell: Negotiations best route to new CBA

Posted March 22, 2011 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell held a press conference Tuesday to conclude the owners meetings in New Orleans and continued to push the league's view that the quickest way to a new Collective Bargaining Agreement is through negotiation, not litigation.

Three takeaways from Goodell's presser

Posted March 22, 2011 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell spoke Tuesday to conclude the owners' meetings in New Orleans. Here are three things Eric Edholm took from his press conference.

AFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Raiders will likely have to replace shutdown CB Nnamdi Asomugha, who is a free agent, this offseason, as we identify the top three draft needs of each AFC team.

Garner could be Dolphins' starting left guard in '11

Posted March 16, 2011 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
While the Dolphins likely will still draft an offensive guard, they could have a solution for their interior line struggles in the form of Nate Garner.

Former Dolphin White retires from baseball

Posted March 09, 2011 @ 6:24 p.m. ET
Former Dolphins QB Pat White told the Royals he is retiring from baseball after not reporting to spring training.

Without Lee, it's up to Daboll to continue 'Wildcat'

Posted March 04, 2011 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
David Lee, who brought the "Wildcat" to the NFL, doesn't foresee the Dolphins continuing to use the formation, unless they have the right guy to run it, and offensive coordinator Brian Daboll could keep it in Miami.

Reports: Dolphins re-sign OG Incognito

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 9:18 p.m. ET
The Dolphins will hold on to OG Richie Incognito, signing him to a three-year deal, according to multiple reports.

Shockey to sign with Panthers

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 2:37 p.m. ET
Veteran TE Jeremy Shockey will sign with the Panthers, he announced on his Twitter account Thursday.

Report: Dolphins tender QB Thigpen

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
The Dolphins reportedly placed a one-year tender on third-string QB Tyler Thigpen, who started one game in 2010.

AFC East free-agent preview

Posted March 01, 2011 @ 7 a.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is almost certain to be delayed. Yet, PFW is examining the free-agent picture for each club, here featuring the AFC East.

Draft Dose: Who needs a quarterback?

Posted Feb. 28, 2011 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
Which teams in this year's draft could be in the market for a quarterback like Missouri's Blaine Gabbert or Auburn's Cam Newton?

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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