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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

Dolphins need more well-rounded performance from OLB Wake

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 5:18 p.m. ET
With Joey Porter and Jason Taylor out of the picture, the development of OLB Cameron Wake becomes an even more significant story line in 2010.

Report: Taylor to sign with Jets

Posted April 20, 2010 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
Former Dolphins OLB Jason Taylor will sign a one-year deal with the Jets as early as Wednesday, Taylor's agent, Gary Wichard, told the Miami Herald.

Marshall worthy of price Dolphins paid

Posted April 14, 2010 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
Brandon Marshall may have a checkered past, but he's the receiver Miami needed, and should boost an offense that needed a threat to pick up yards after the catch.

Broncos trade Marshall to Dolphins

Posted April 14, 2010 @ 8:31 a.m. ET
Denver has shipped WR Brandon Marshall to the Dolphins, the Broncos confirmed Wednesday morning.

Dolphins looking for big-play receiver in draft

Posted April 10, 2010 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
There is talk that Oklahoma State WR Dez Bryant, the highest-rated receiver in the draft, could fall to the Dolphins.

Dolphins in no hurry to bring Taylor back

Posted March 26, 2010 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
The Dolphins are in need of an outside linebacker, but they're not rushing to have Jason Taylor fill the void.

Dolphins RB Brown arrested

Posted March 22, 2010 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
Dolphins RB Ronnie Brown was arrested Friday night near Atlanta on suspicion of drunken driving, according to a report.

Report: Dolphins re-sign WR Bess, two others

Posted March 20, 2010 @ 10:14 p.m. ET
The Dolphins re-signed WR Davone Bess, PK Dan Carpenter and TE Joey Haynos to one-year contracts this week, The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported Saturday. All three players were exclusive-rights free agents.

Dolphins sign OG Incognito

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
The Dolphins announced Wednesday that they have signed free-agent OG Richie Incognito. According to the Palm Beach Post, the one-year deal could be worth a little more than $1.3 million.

Dolphins assessing options at free safety after striking out on Clark

Posted March 12, 2010 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
It looked like the Dolphins may have had a replacement for Gibril Wilson, who was released as free agency began, at free safety when Ryan Clark came in for a visit, but Clark opted to re-sign with the Steelers.

Dolphins re-sign Ferguson

Posted March 09, 2010 @ 6:41 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have announced they re-signed NT Jason Ferguson, who has been suspended for the first eight games of next season.

Early winners and losers in free agency

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the teams that have spent the most wisely to this point and which ones overextended themselves after the first weekend of free agency.

Dolphins’ defense still has many question marks

Posted March 07, 2010 @ 6:41 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have filled one need with the signing of playmaking ex-Cardinals LB Karlos Dansby, but their defense is in need of more remodeling.

NT Ferguson suspended for first eight games of 2010

Posted March 07, 2010 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
Free-agent NT Jason Ferguson was suspended for the first eight games of the 2010 season, according to a report on Yahoo! Sports, after violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Dolphins re-sign QB Pennington

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 1:41 a.m. ET
QB Chad Pennington will return to Miami, having signed a one-year contract that will pay him $2.5 million, according to ESPN.

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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