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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

Patriots-Dolphins prediction

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain predicts the Patriots will fall in a shootout Monday night against the Dolphins.

More to 'MNF' than meets the eye

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly spent an entire day behind the scenes watching the inner machinations of a Monday Night broadcast, especially the things few on the viewing side of the broadcast ever see.

Dolphins may look to Smith to shut down tight ends

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
With the struggles the Dolphins have had covering opposing tight ends, Miami might want to use former starting CB Sean Smith and his size to stop the bleeding.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 6:25 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Monday night's game between the Patriots and Dolphins:

Patriots' Taylor, Dolphins' Jerry ruled out for Monday night

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
Patriots RB Fred Taylor (toe) and Dolphins OG John Jerry (illness) are among those ruled out for the Monday-night game between the Pats and Dolphins.

Dolphins ILB Crowder misses practice to see specialist

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 11:24 a.m. ET
Dolphins starting ILB Channing Crowder suffered a setback this week and had to see a specialist as he recovers from a groin injury that has kept him out of the first three games.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 5:56 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch heading into Monday night's game between the Patriots and Dolphins:

Parcells on future: 'I know I want to do something'

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
Bill Parcells said in a conference call with New York reporters on Thursday that he is open to doing something new.

Dolphins sign OG Feinga

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
With rookie OG John Jerry still out of practice, the Dolphins signed OG Ray Feinga from their practice squad on Thursday.

Vikings add tight end to practice squad

Posted Sept. 29, 2010 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
The Vikings signed former Dolphins TE John Nalbone to the practice squad, taking the place of CB Marcus Sherels on the unit.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 29, 2010 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
Here's a look at a key matchup heading into Monday night's game between the Patriots and Dolphins:

Dolphins add Rose to roster; waive Walden

Posted Sept. 29, 2010 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have promoted DL Robert Rose from their practice squad to the active roster. They also have waived LB Erik Walden.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
Here's a look at a key matchup heading into Monday night's Week Four game between the Patriots and Dolphins.

Dolphins' passing game comes alive, but 'Wildcat' stumbles

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
The Dolphins unleashed a potent passing game in Sunday night's loss to the Jets, but it was their once-reliable "Wildcat" that kept points off the board.

Dolphins DL McDaniel suspended

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
Dolphins DL Tony McDaniel will miss the team's Week Four game vs. the Patriots after being suspended by the NFL.

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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