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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 charter jet clips other plane at DFW airport

Posted Aug. 30, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
A plane chartered by the Dolphins clipped a parked plane as it prepared to take off from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.

Brown reflects on 'Hard Knocks,' still focused on NFL dream

Posted Aug. 29, 2012 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
Les Brown was a focal point of HBO's 'Hard Knocks,' and his release was aired on the show. He reflected on camp and discussed his NFL future.

Dolphins OT Long leaves practice with knee injury

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 8:29 p.m. ET
Dolphins OLT Jake Long left practice Monday after injuring his right knee during an 11-on-11 drill.

Dolphins cut WR Pruitt

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
The Dolphins made two moves to get to the 75-player limit set by the NFL on Monday.

Colts acquire CB Davis from Dolphins

Posted Aug. 26, 2012 @ 3:26 p.m. ET
The Dolphins traded former first-round CB Vontae Davis to the Colts for a second-round pick and a conditional sixth-rounder.

Dolphins release nine players

Posted Aug. 25, 2012 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
The Dolphins released nine players on Saturday morning, including S Tyrell Johnson and CB Jonathan Wade.

Dolphins OG Steinbach to retire

Posted Aug. 22, 2012 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
Dolphins OG Eric Steinbach will announce his retirement Wednesday, head coach Joe Philbin said.

Seau toxicology report reveals nothing suspicious

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
Junior Seau's toxicology reported that he had trace amounts of a sleep aid and a pain reliever that were "consistent with therapeutic use."

Tannehill wins Dolphins' starting QB job

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin announced Monday that rookie Ryan Tannehill will be the team’s starting quarterback.

Philbin not ready to name Dolphins' starting QB

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin is going to wait a bit longer before naming his team's starting quarterback.

Odrick looks forward to making plays in new Dolphins 'D'

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
The QB competition is important, but the staple of this Dolphins club will be the defensive line, including DE Jared Odrick.

Report: Dolphins QB Tannehill to start Friday

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 9:59 a.m. ET
According to broadcaster Dick Stockton, who is calling Friday night's Dolphins-Panthers game, Ryan Tannehill will start at QB for Miami.

Viewers meet Philbin during intense 'Hard Knocks' episode

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
On Tuesday night's episode of "Hard Knocks," we got quite the glimpse into the personality of Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin.

Lozada files for divorce from Johnson

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 5:13 p.m. ET
Chad Johnson’s wife, Evelyn Lozada, has filed for divorce, according to TMZ. Lozada claimed that her marriage is “irretrievably broken.”

Dolphins cut WR Johnson

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 10:24 p.m. ET
The Dolphins released WR Chad Johnson, the team announced Sunday evening, one day after Johnson was arrested for domestic violence.

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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