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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

Dolphins don't make splash with Daboll hire

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
The Dolphins raised some eyebrows when they hired Brian Daboll to be the team's offensive coordinator after the Browns had little success under Daboll in 2010.

Dolphins LS Denney named to Pro Bowl

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 11:04 a.m. ET
Dolphins LS John Denney has been added to the 2011 AFC Pro Bowl team as a coach's selection.

Dolphins to hire Daboll as new offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have hired former Browns offensive coordinator Brian Daboll to fill the same position, replacing Dan Henning, who stepped down on Jan. 6. The news was first reported by Chris Mortensen of ESPN.

Reports: John Garrett staying in Dallas

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
John Garrett will remain with his brother in Dallas after interviewing in Miami for the Dolphins' vacant offensive coordinator position earlier this week.

Dolphins could use a speed upgrade

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 9:26 a.m. ET
Dolphins owner Stephen Ross wants an upgrade on the offensive side of the ball in 2011, and that could come in the form of a speedy fourth receiver.

Report: Childress to interview with Dolphins for OC position

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 10:22 a.m. ET
Former Vikings head coach Brad Childress will interview with the Dolphins this weekend for their vacant offensive coordinator position.

Dolphins receive permission to interview Chargers coach Chudzinski

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have received permission to interview Chargers tight ends and assistant head coach Rob Chudzinski for their vacant offensive coordinator position.

Ross goes about 'search' all wrong

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 9:39 a.m. ET
It took less than a week for Stephen Ross to turn the Dolphins into the laughingstock of the NFL. In less than a week, Tony Sparano went from simply being on the hot seat to realizing how little confidence his ...

Report: Dolphins QB coach Lee leaving for Ole Miss

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 6:19 p.m. ET
Dolphins quarterbacks coach David Lee will leave Miami and join Ole Miss as their new offensive coordinator. ESPN's Chris Mortensen first reported the news.

Dolphins' Soliai proves valuable fill-in

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 7:45 p.m. ET
He may have been slated for backup duty, but Miami NT Paul Soliai wound up starting 14 games, boosting his value as an impending free agent, according to AFC East Whispers.

Dolphins sign Sparano to two-year extension

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 1:30 p.m. ET
Dolphins owner Stephen Ross signed head coach Tony Sparano to a two-year extension through 2013 on Saturday, ending a bizarre week for the organization.

Dolphins' backfield could get makeover in 2011

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
With Ronnie Brown and Ricky Williams both being free agents, the Dolphins' backfield could see some new faces in 2011, possibly drafting Alabama's Mark Ingram.

Reports: Dolphins will retain Sparano

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 11:51 p.m. ET
After a bizarre coaching search that involved an $8 million pitch to Jim Harbaugh, the Dolphins have reportedly decided to retain head coach Tony Sparano.

Dolphins set to offer Harbaugh $8 million

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 3 p.m. ET
PFW has confirmed reports that the Dolphins will likely offer Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh a contract worth $8 million per season to be their new head coach.

Dolphins contingent reportedly meets with Harbaugh

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 10:51 a.m. ET
A contingent from the Miami Dolphins reportedly flew to the Bay Area on Wednesday evening to meet with Stanford head coach Jim Harbaugh, just hours after he had conducted a lengthy interview with the 49ers.


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.