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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

Reports: Parcells moves out of Dolphins office

Posted Oct. 19, 2010 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
Bill Parcells cleaned out his office but is still a consultant for the Dolphins, according to multiple reports. Parcells is no longer involved in day-to-day decisions.

Dolphins dominate battle of trenches in win over Pack

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 7:40 p.m. ET
The Dolphins' domination of the Packers in the trenches on both offense and defense Sunday is a promising sign for a team that is facing a difficult five-game stretch.

Dolphins release ILB Carpenter after another special-teams miscue

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 7:06 p.m. ET
The Dolphins had their third special-teams-related cut of the season on Monday, releasing veteran ILB Bobby Carpenter.

Thanks to Marshall, Henne living up to fantasy hype

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
Dolphins QB Chad Henne was one of the position's top fantasy sleepers heading into 2010, and he finally has begun to show why the past few weeks.

Reports: Dolphins WR Bess signs two-year extension

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 8:31 p.m. ET
Dolphins WR Davone Bess has had a pretty good weekend. He caught a TD in the 'Fins' overtime win over the Packers in Week Six and reportedly became the highest-paid slot receiver in the NFL.

Carpenter FG in OT lifts Dolphins past Pack 23-20

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 5:07 p.m. ET
The Dolphins pounced on the injury-riddled Green Bay Packers, wearing out a patchwork defense before Dan Carpenter kicked a 44-yard game-winning field goal for a 23-20 overtime victory on Sunday.

Will Dolphins hire another Parcells?

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 7:44 p.m. ET
Bill Parcells, who's just a consultant for the Dolphins after having passed complete control to Jeff Ireland, can leave the team at any time with a hefty paycheck. What does that mean for the organization when he leaves?

Dolphins' transition to youth hurt special teams

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
The Dolphins may need to look to their starters to help fix special-teams miscues.

Dolphins waive/injured DL Dotson

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
The Dolphins announced Wednesday evening that they have waived/injured DL Lionel Dotson.

Firing Bonamego not an instant cure for Dolphins' special teams

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 11:08 p.m. ET
Firing special-teams coach John Bonamego will not cure all of the Dolphins' problems.

Patriots able to lean on special teams, not Brady's arm, for win

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
The Patriots didn't need their offense to carry them to victory Monday night, thanks to a special-teams clinic.

Dolphins fire special-teams coach Bonamego

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have fired special-teams coach John Bonamego following the unit's horrible performance on Monday night.

Special teams leads Pats past Dolphins 41-14

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 11:51 p.m. ET
Patrick Chung blocked two kicks and returned an interception for a touchdown, and the Patriots scored twice on special teams, including a 103-yard kickoff return by Brandon Tate, to beat the hapless Dolphins 41-14 on Monday night.

Monday-night game inactives

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
LB Shawn Crable is among the Patriots' inactive players for their Monday night game against the Dolphins, while ILB Channing Crowder is the key Miami inactive.

Patriots play 'respect' card

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
In the most recent issue of the team-owned "Patriots Football Weekly," all nine "experts" chose the Dolphins to win Monday night. ESPNBoston's Mike Reiss wrote that, according to players, Belichick drew their attention to the lack of faith from ...

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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