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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

Crowder, Jerry among Dolphins inactives

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 7:36 p.m. ET
Dolphins starters ILB Channing Crowder and ORG John Jerry are both inactive for Sunday night's game against the Jets.

Jets WR Edwards will be benched for first quarter

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 6:57 p.m. ET
The Jets announced before their Sunday night game against the Dolphins that WR Braylon Edwards will be benched for the first quarter.

Dolphins counter Jets by signing Brown

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
The Dolphins made a roster move to counter the Jets in preperation for their Sunday night matchup.

Report: Dolphins claim former Jets OT Brown

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 4:59 p.m. ET
The Dolphins followed the Patriots' lead on Friday, signing a former Jet just 48 hours before they take on their AFC East rival.

Dolphins OLB Wake excelling in pass rush

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 9:26 p.m. ET
OLB Cameron Wake has had an impressive beginning to his first full season starting as the Dolphins' go-to pass rusher.

Reports: Dolphins claim TE Shuler

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
TE Mickey Shuler Jr. has reportedly been claimed off waivers by the Dolphins after his release by the Vikings earlier in the week

Jets' Revis ruled out for Sunday

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
Jets CB Darrelle Revis' hamstring injury is bad enough that head coach Rex Ryan said Revis will not play Sunday night in a big matchup with the Dolphins.

Dolphins sign TE Mastrud, waive TE Nalbone, RB Smith

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
The Dolphins signed TE Jeron Mastrud on Tuesday and waived TE John Nalbone and RB Clifton Smith.

Revis may miss Jets-Dolphins

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 5:59 p.m. ET
CB Darrelle Revis' injured hamstring may force him to miss the Jets' big Week Three matchup vs. the Dolphins.

Dolphins use defense, not Marshall, to climb atop AFC East

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 2:29 p.m. ET
The Dolphins' new-look defense is the real deal after a stunning 14-10 win over the Vikings, but the passing game has yet to get going.

Dolphins' 'D' leads them past Vikings

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
The Miami defense stopped Vikings RB Adrian Peterson at the 1-yard line to preserve a 14-10 victory.

Vikings' Harvin shaken up against Dolphins

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
Vikings WR Percy Harvin left the game against the Dolphins in the second quarter with an undisclosed injury, but it appeared he re-aggravated a nagging hip.

Vikings-Dolphins prediction

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
Eric Edholm says that while the Vikings have had extra time to prepare for the Dolphins, this will still be a tough matchup.

Dolphins promote DE Baker

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 7:16 p.m. ET
The Dolphins promoted DE Ryan Baker from their practice squad Saturday and waived rookie DE Robert Rose.

Bell enjoys flying around Dolphins' new 'D'

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
SS Yeremiah Bell leads a young Dolphins secondary that will be flying around the field in new defensive coordinator Mike Nolan's attacking schemes.

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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