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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 FS Meriweather out for the season

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 11:48 a.m. ET
Redskins FS Brandon Meriweather will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL, the team confirmed Tuesday.

NFC East Spin cycle: Cowboys, Redskins win to set up Thanksgiving showdown

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
The Cowboys and Redskins both won in Week 11 to set up a Thanksgiving Day showdown between the longtime rivals.

RG3, Redskins roll past Eagles

Posted Nov. 18, 2012 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
Redskins QB Robert Griffin III threw for 200 yards and ran for 84 in a 31-6 win over the Eagles.

NFL fines Redskins CB Hall for incident with official

Posted Nov. 14, 2012 @ 11:16 p.m. ET
The NFL fined Redskins CB DeAngelo Hall $30,000 for an incident with an official in the team’s Week Nine game.

NFC East Spin cycle: Cowboys closing the game with Giants

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
Should the Giants be concerned? They're now only 1.5 games up in the East over the Cowboys, who won in Philly.

For RG3, Redskins' bye comes at good time

Posted Nov. 09, 2012 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
The Redskins will use the bye week to keep Robert Griffin III sharp and find ways to continue making him effective.

NFC East Spin cycle: What's wrong with Eli?

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 11:56 p.m. ET
It wasn’t the division’s finest hour in Week Nine, with all three teams losing prior to the Eagles’ Monday-night game against the Saints.

Panthers top Redskins to end losing skid

Posted Nov. 04, 2012 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
Cam Newton completed 13 of 23 passes for 201 yards with a touchdown as the  Panthers snapped a five-game losing streak with a win over the Redskins.

NFC East Spin cycle: Giant win puts champs in control

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
The Giants stand alone atop the division ahead of the Cowboys, Redskins and Eagles, all of whom lost in Week Eight.

Steelers bottle up RG3 in win

Posted Oct. 28, 2012 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
The Steelers swarmed Washington's precocious star on Sunday, keeping Robert Griffin III in check during a dominant 27-12 victory.

The Redskins' 'rootin', tootin' cowboy'

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 10:03 p.m. ET
Seventy five years ago, a rookie named Slingin' Sammy Baugh chose football over baseball, and changed the game forever.

Redskins LB Fletcher skips practice, sees neurologist

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
London Fletcher is being evaluated for a head injury and has missed practice for a second consecutive day, putting his consecutive-games streak in doubt.

Redskins release RB Grant, sign RB Williams

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
The Redskins released RB Ryan Grant on Tuesday and brought back RB Keiland Williams.

TE Cooley rejoins Redskins

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 2:43 p.m. ET
The Redskins brought back veteran TE Chris Cooley on Monday after Fred Davis suffered a season-ending Achilles injury on Sunday.

NFC East Spin cycle: Cruz-Manning again the difference

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
With the Eagles on bye, the Giants fended off the Redskins in a barn burner and the Cowboys stayed alive with a win at Carolina.

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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