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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

Henne's fourth-quarter turnover woes continue

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
Chad Henne's fourth-quarter interception, one of three on the day, helped cost the Dolphins a win over the Browns at home and likely eliminated them from the playoff race.

Late INT helps Browns edge Miami

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Mike Adams' interception set up a 23-yard field goal on the final play, and the Browns endured a comedy of errors to enjoy the last laugh, beating Miami 13-10.

Browns-Dolphins prediction

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
The Dolphins will bolster their wild-card hopes with a win vs. Cleveland, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening. 

Browns-Dolphins matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Dolphins game.   

Browns-Dolphins matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Dolphins game.  

Merling's unexpected return brings depth to Dolphins' D-line

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
The Dolphins could surprisingly get DE Phillip Merling back from injury before the season ends and he should get a chance to prove he will be a factor along the D-line in 2011.

Browns-Dolphins matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 9:18 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Dolphins game.

Browns-Dolphins matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Dolphins game.

Merling activated by Dolphins; Ramsey cut

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 7:37 p.m. ET
The Dolphins activated DE Phillip Merling from their reserve/non-football injury list just minutes before a deadline that would have kept him on the sideline for the rest of the season. Third-string QB Patrick Ramsey was waived to create space ...

Browns-Dolphins matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Dolphins game.

Bess leads Dolphins' offensive turnaround

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
WR Davone Bess led a resurgent Dolphins performance in Chad Henne's return to starting quarterback and sparked the team to a 33-17 victory over the Raiders.

Dolphins win in Henne's return to starting QB

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 7:33 p.m. ET
Chad Henne made a triumphant return to the lineup to throw for 307 yards and two scores and Dan Carpenter kicked four field goals to help the Dolphins beat the Raiders 33-17 Sunday.

Dolphins downgrade Marshall to out

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 3:41 p.m. ET
The Dolphins downgraded WR Brandon Marshall to out for their Week 12 game against the Raiders. Marshall didn't practice all week and had been listed as doubtful with a hamstring injury.

Report: Gradkowski to start for Raiders

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
The Raiders will reportedly start Bruce Gradkowski at quarterback over Jason Campbell for their Week 12 game against the Dolphins.

Starks back home at defensive end

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 2:01 p.m. ET
After he spent all summer and the season opener as the team's nose tackle, injuries have sent Dolphins DL Randy Starks back to the end position and he is starting to thrive there like he did in 2009.

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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