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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

Redskins CB Hall looking to improve

Posted Aug. 01, 2012 @ 7:10 p.m. ET
Redskins CB DeAngelo Hall aims to improve upon his 2011 play.

Redskins LB Goff out for season with torn ACL

Posted July 30, 2012 @ 6:19 p.m. ET
Redskins LB Jonathan Goff tore the ACL in his right knee for the second year in a row and will miss the 2012 campaign.

Report: Redskins claim WR Briscoe

Posted July 27, 2012 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The Redskins claimed WR Dezmon Briscoe off waivers on Friday, according to Adam Caplan of The Sideline View.

Redskins' concern for ORT Brown is growing

Posted July 27, 2012 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Redskins quietly were optimistic about ORT Jammal Brown's hip, but he will open camp on the PUP list.

Redskins add CB Jones

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The Redskins signed CB David Jones, the team announced Tuesday.

RG3 can rev up Redskins' running backs, too

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
The presence of QB Robert Griffin III should have a tangible effect on the Redskins' run game this season.

Tough reads on these five fantasy players

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
Here are five fantasy players whose value entering the 2012 season can be very tough to figure out.

NFC East training-camp reports

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Cowboys, Giants, Eagles and Redskins in training camp.

Cowboys lead NFL teams on Forbes' list of most valuable sports teams

Posted July 18, 2012 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
All 32 NFL teams made Forbes’ list of the 50 most valuable sports teams, led by the Cowboys, who ranked No. 3.

Redskins sign No. 2 pick Griffin

Posted July 18, 2012 @ 8:42 a.m. ET
The Redskins signed No. 2 overall pick QB Robert Griffin III, the team announced Wednesday morning.

RGIII again misses Redskins rookie camp

Posted July 17, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
Robert Griffin III remains unsigned as the Redskins open the second day of their five-day rookie camp.

Late-reporting RG3 not huge worry yet

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
The Redskins don't need to be worried about the contract of QB Robert Griffin III just yet.

Trial date set for Sean Taylor slaying trial

Posted July 12, 2012 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
A new trial date has been set for the man accused of fatally shooting Redskins S Sean Taylor during a 2007 burglary in Miami.

Ranking the last-place teams heading into 2012

Posted July 09, 2012 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
It’s always hard to imagine last-place teams turning things around quickly, but it happens nearly every season in the NFL. Here's who could do it in 2012.

Can RG3 avoid the 'Snyder snuggle?'

Posted July 05, 2012 @ 6:17 p.m. ET
Many fantasy owners covet Robert Griffin III, but PFW analyst Pat Fitzmaurice is taking a skeptical view of the rookie quarterback.

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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