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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

Davis part of young, improved Dolphins 'D'

Posted Dec. 25, 2010 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
CB Vontae Davis has been a key factor in the marked improvement of Miami's defense this season, the result of his maturation during his second season, he tells PFW.

Dolphins rookie Jones making an impact

Posted Dec. 25, 2010 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
Fifth-round draft choice Reshad Jones, Miami's third safety, is contributing on special teams and he's destined to be "a real good player," teammate Vontae Davis says in this week's AFC East Whispers.

Miami's playoff hopes come to a fitting end

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
The Dolphins' inability to win at home cost them in a Week 15 loss to the Bills that knocked them out of playoff contention.

Fitzpatrick leads Bills to win in Miami

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
Ryan Fitzpatrick threw two touchdown passes and the resurgent Bills made themselves at home in Miami, winning 17-14 Sunday to further dim the Dolphins' already-faint playoff hopes.

Team unity away from home leading to Dolphins' road success

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
The Dolphins' success away from Miami is a testament to the team's approach to road trips, and they may use that strategy to cure home-field woes.

Dolphins place Carey on I.R., sign WR Curtis

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
The Dolphins placed veteran ORT Vernon Carey on injured reserve Tuesday and signed WR Kevin Curtis.

Jets confirm sideline tripper was coach

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 9:57 p.m. ET
The Jets have confirmed that Sal Alosi, their strength and conditioning coach, tripped a Dolphins player during the team's Week 14 matchup on Sunday.

Dolphins continue road domination, top Jets

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 8:04 p.m. ET
The Miami Dolphins weren't much better than the Jets, but kept their playoff hopes alive by turning two early turnovers into their only points in a 10-6 victory at a soggy New Meadowlands Stadium on Sunday.

Dolphins WR Hartline out for the season

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have placed WR Brian Hartline on injured reserve and signed TE Dedrick Epps.

A duel not to forget

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 10:04 a.m. ET
Dan Marino and Ken O'Brien once waged some of pro football's finest wars — duels that helped to define the decade of the 1980s — with arguably the most memorable being the Jets' 51-45 overtime victory in 1986 in which ...

Injuries force Dolphins to turn to pair of undrafted WRs

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
Injuries to Brandon Marshall and Brian Hartline have thrust undrafted rookie WRs Marlon Moore and Roberto Wallace, a pair of guys the Dolphins are high on, onto the field.

Browns-Bills matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Bills game.

Dolphins promote OG Feinga from practice squad

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have promoted OG Ray Feinga from their practice squad to fill the roster spot left vacant when CB Al Harris was placed on injured reserve.

Scouts' Notebook: Dolphins OLT Jake Long

Posted Dec. 08, 2010 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
Nolan Nawrocki analyzes Dolphins OLT Jake Long from a scout's perspective, detailing his positives and negatives.

Report: Dolphins to place veteran CB Harris on I.R.

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 8:51 p.m. ET
Dolphins CB Al Harris will reportedly land on injured reserve after missing Sunday's game with a hamstring injury.

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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