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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: Henne likely to start Sunday

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano is reportedly leaning toward starting Chad Henne at quarterback on Sunday.

Dolphins make change on defensive line

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have signed DT Chris Baker off of their practice squad and waived DE Clifton Geathers.

2011 AFC East free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
Will the Jets overlook WR Braylon Edwards' off-the-field issues when he becomes a free agent in March? Check out our exclusive team-by-team list of AFC East players likely to become free agents in March.

Dolphins sign OL Ghiaciuc

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 2 p.m. ET
The Dolphins signed veteran OL Eric Ghiaciuc and placed OG-C Cory Procter on injured reserve.

Report: OLT Long may miss rest of '10

Posted Nov. 20, 2010 @ 1:11 p.m. ET
If he doesn't play well in the Week 12 game against Oakland, Dolphins OLT Jake Long could be shut down for the remainder of the season due to a dislocated shoulder, according to PFW correspondent and Sun-Sentinel reporter Omar ...

Dolphins' O-line struggles highlighted in loss to Bears

Posted Nov. 19, 2010 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
The Dolphins' offense could be helped by a running game; unfortunately it has been non-existent all season and now is coming to the forefront with third-string QB Tyler Thigpen at the helm.

Bears shut out Dolphins 16-0

Posted Nov. 18, 2010 @ 11:46 p.m. ET
Julius Peppers and a swarming defense allowed only 187 yards and a single third-down conversion Thursday night, and Matt Forté rushed for 97 yards as the Bears sent the injury-ravaged Dolphins to their second home shutout in 40 years.

Bears-Dolphins matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano probably wasn't excited to hear Devin Hester is returning kickoffs again.

Sparano joins the QB flip-floppers

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
When Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano flip-flopped and benched QB Chad Henne in favor of Chad Pennington for their Week 10 game against the Titans, he gave the NFL its 49th starting quarterback this season. Sparano joined a group of ...

TE Fasano signs two-year extension

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
Dolphins TE Anthony Fasano has agreed to a two-year contract extension with the team worth $7.75 million, according to the Palm Beach Post.

Dolphins sign Ramsey, Pennington on I.R.

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 6:55 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have signed Patrick Ramsey and will make him their second-string QB behind Tyler Thigpen for their Thursday night game with the Bears.

QB Thigpen shouldn’t hurt value of Dolphins’ WRs

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 3:22 p.m. ET
While the appearance of a third-string quarterback usually would kill the fantasy value of a team's receiving corps, such is not the case in Miami.

Thigpen, 'Wildcat' keep Dolphins season alive

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
When Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano announced last week that Chad Pennington would start at quarterback, he did so because the offense needed a spark. In the Dolphins' 29-17 home win over the Titans, the offense got a spark, but ...

Report: Pennington done for the year

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
A source close to Dolphins QB Chad Pennington has told ESPN.com that the veteran will miss the rest of the season with a right shoulder injury. It could be a career-ending injury as well.

Long to have MRI on shoulder

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 10:34 p.m. ET
Jake Long will have an MRI on Monday to examine his shoulder, which may have been dislocated in the Dolphins' 29-17 win over the Titans

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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