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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

Vikings-Redskins prediction

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 11:37 a.m. ET
PFW senior editor Eric Edholm says to expect a solid effort by the beleaguered Vikings Sunday against the Redskins.

Redskins waive veteran WR Galloway

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
The Redskins waived veteran WR Joey Galloway on Saturday and signed WR Terrence Austin from their practice squad.

Vikings fantasy focus

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 6 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the Vikings' fantasy prospects as they head to D.C. to face the 5-5 Redskins in Week 12.

Vikings-Redskins matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
Check out this key matchup in Sunday's game between the Vikings and Redskins at FedEx Field in Week 12.

Vikings-Redskins matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 1:39 p.m. ET
Check out this key matchup in Sunday's game between the Vikings and Redskins at FedEx Field in Week 12.

Portis' Redskins career might be over

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
The Redskins placed RB Clinton Portis on injured reserve, and it's very possible that he might not play for the team again.

Frazier will have his chance

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
Each week we focus on a Vikings player or coach who is most under the microscope. This week it is interim head coach Leslie Frazier.

Vikings-Redskins matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
Check out this key matchup in Sunday's game between the Vikings and Redskins at FedEx Field in Week 12.

Reports: Redskins RB Portis to be placed I.R.

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
The Redskins will place RB Clinton Portis on injured reserve, according to multiple media reports.

Redskins add S Harris

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 7:50 p.m. ET
The Redskins signed S Macho Harris on Tuesday to add some depth to their secondary.

Vikings-Redskins matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 7:04 p.m. ET
Check out this key matchup in Sunday's game between the Vikings and Redskins at FedEx Field in Week 12.

2011 NFC East free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of NFC East players who are likely to become free agents in March, such as Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw.

Injury-depleted Redskins promote RB Davis

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 11:01 p.m. ET
Injuries to RBs Clinton Portis and Ryan Torain, as well as a number of other players, have caused the Redskins to shake up their roster.

Report: Portis could be done for the year

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
Redskins RB Clinton Portis returned to the field Sunday for the first time since injuring his groin in Week Four, but he aggravated the injury early in the game and could miss the rest of the season.

Redskins beat Titans on Gano's game-winner

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
Graham Gano kicked a 48-yard field goal with 8:17 left in overtime and the Redskins beat the Titans 19-16 on Sunday after knocking Vince Young out of the game with an injured thumb on his throwing hand.

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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