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Phillip Merling

Phillip Merling - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 315 lbs.
Birthday 04/19/1985
Birthplace Memphis, TN
College Clemson
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 2nd round, 1st pick by Dolphins

TE Davis gets deal to stay with Redskins

Posted March 29, 2013 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
TE Fred Davis has re-signed with the Redskins. The team announced the deal Friday.

RG3: 'I'll be ready'

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
Robert Griffin III says his surgically repaired right knee is improving and he will "be ready" to play. It's just a matter of when.

Redskins release CB Hall

Posted March 11, 2013 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
The Redskins part ways with CB DeAngelo Hall on Monday, The Washington Post first reported. Hall was due to count $8 million against the cap. 

Redskins lock up TE Paulsen

Posted March 09, 2013 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
The Redskins have signed restricted free-agent TE Logan Paulsen to a three-year contract, a source tells the Washington Post.

Washington Redskins: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 9:54 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Washington Redskins, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Redskins hire A.J. Smith as senior executive

Posted March 06, 2013 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
The Redskins hired former Chargers GM A.J. Smith as a senior executive on Wednesday.

Lattimore hopes to inspire during incredible comeback

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 7 p.m. ET
South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore isn't letting a gruesome knee injury slow him down en route to his path to the NFL.

Redskins' GM says team not considering name change

Posted Feb. 15, 2013 @ 10:39 a.m. ET
Despite increased opposition to their name in recent weeks, Redskins GM Bruce Allen said Thursday the club is not considering a new nickname.

Redskins sign DT Brace

Posted Feb. 14, 2013 @ 10:54 a.m. ET
The Redskins signed former Patriots second-round pick DT Ron Brace on Thursday.

What's next for Redskins if Fletcher retires?

Posted Jan. 17, 2013 @ 5:49 p.m. ET
LB London Fletcher played at a high level last season, but he could choose to retire. What would the Redskins do if he did?

RG3 wins PFW/PFWA Rookie of the Year

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
After turning in an electric debut season, Redskins QB Robert Griffin III was voted PFW/PFWA's Rookie of the Year.

Griffin undergoes surgery on ACL, LCL

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Redskins QB Robert Griffin III underwent surgery on his knee to repair his ACL and LCL, the Redskins confirmed.

Peterson's freakish healing will make others suffer

Posted Jan. 09, 2013 @ 2:19 p.m. ET
By healing so quickly and turning in his best season to date, Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has set an unfair standard for others' rehabilitations.

Griffin to get second opinion, MRI on Tuesday

Posted Jan. 07, 2013 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan spoke to the media and said QB Robert Griffin III will get a second opinion and a new MRI on his knee on Tuesday.

Carroll complains about condition of FedEx Field

Posted Jan. 07, 2013 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
The Seahawks lodged a complaint to the NFL about the conditions of FedEx Field, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Nov. 30, 2010
Merling has been activated by the Miami Dolphins less than four months after an Achilles' tendon injury that was feared to be season-ending.||||||| Merling had 33 tackles and 2 1/2 sacks last season. He was hurt shortly before training camp began and went on the reserve non-football injury list in August. His return bolsters depth at end, where the Dolphins lost top draft pick Jared Odrick to a season-ending foot injury after he played only one game.
Posted May 28, 2010
Defensive end Phillip Merling was in practice with the Miami Dolphins on Friday, less than 24 hours being freed from jail following an aggravated battery charge against a pregnant woman.||||||| He was arrested in Weston, Fla. on Wednesday, then released from Broward County Jail on Thursday afternoon after posting $15,000 bond. The court ordered him to have no direct or indirect contact with the woman, who is his girlfriend, along with other restrictions like banning him from possessing firearms while out on bond.

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