Philip Wheeler

#51 LB / Atlanta Falcons / EXP: 8YRS Height: 6-2 Weight: 245 lb Age: 31 College: Georgia Tech Bye 10,18,19,20,21

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  • by Marty Gitlin |

    Report: 49ers release LB Philip Wheeler

    The 49ers have released veteran linebacker Philip Wheeler, according to NFL Network. He signed a one-year contract in the offseason before missing most of training camp with a leg strain. Wheeler did see action in 21 plays in the final preseason game Thursday and recorded a sack, but his performance was apparently not encouraging enough to save his job.

  • by Shawn Krest |

    49ers sign Philip Wheeler

    The 49ers signed linebacker Philip Wheeler , the team announced on Thursday. Wheeler played the last two years with the Dolphins, after four years with the Colts and one with the Raiders. Miami released him on March 10. Wheeler had 46 tackles last year, his fewest since his rookie year. It was also just the third season he's been held to no sacks.

  • by Dave Peters |

    Report: LB Philip Wheeler to visit 49ers

    Linebacker Philip Wheeler is scheduled to visit with the 49ers on Monday, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. Wheeler was released by the Dolphins earlier this month, saving the team $3 million in cap space. In seven seasons with the Colts, Raiders and Dolphins, the 30-year-old has recorded 493 total tackles, 5.5 sacks, 15 passes defensed and four forced fumbles.

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    Dolphins release OLB Philip Wheeler

    The Dolphins announced the release of outside linebacker Philip Wheeler, who had 45 tackles in 15 games last year. ESPN's Adam Schefter said Wheeler will be designated a post-June 1 cut, saving the team $3 million in cap space.

  • by Igor Mello |

    Report: Dolphins want eight-rounders for Dannell Ellerbe, Philip Wheeler

    The Dolphins have yet to release linebackers Dannell Ellerbe and Philip Wheeler, and are currently seeking a trade before the league year begins at 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday, reports Alex Marvez of FOX Sports. According to the Palm Beach Post, Miami is looking to trade both players for eighth-round draft picks.

  • by Igor Mello |

    Report: Dolphins part ways with LB Philip Wheeler

    The Dolphins have released linebacker Philip Wheeler with a post-June 1 designation, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Saturday. Miami will save $3 million in cap space this offseason. Miami signed Wheeler to a five-year, $26 million deal, with $13 million fully guaranteed back in 2013. After posting 118 tackles in 2013, Wheeler played less than 400 snaps and was limited to only 45 in 2014.

  • by Igor Mello |

    Dolphins relatively healthy entering Week 8 at Jacksonville

    The Dolphins enter Week 8 at Jacksonville relatively healthy despite having 14 players on the final injury report for Sunday's game. Jimmy Wilson (hamstring) was the only player that was unable to practice all week. He's been ruled doubtful for the game. Samson Satele (hamstring) was a limited participant in practice all week and was labeled questionable. Meanwhile, Branden Albert (elbow), Charles Clay (knee), John Denney (knee), Cortland Finnegan (neck), Brandon Gibson (hamstring), Brian Hartline (finger), Lamar Miller (knee), Koa Misi (ankle), Shelley Smith (knee), Ryan Tannehill (ankle), Dallas Thomas (shoulder) and Philip Wheeler (shoulder, thumb) were all deemed probable.

  • by Marty Gitlin |

    Nearly all on Dolphins injury report listed as probable

    The Dolphins are in fine shape for their Week 7 game at Chicago. Nearly all the players on their Friday injury report are probable. The exceptions are wide receiver Brandon Gibson (hamstring), who is doubtful, and cornerback Cortland Finnegan (neck) and guard Shelley Smith (knee), who are questionable. The offensive probables are tackle Branden Albert (shoulder), tight end Charles Clay (knee), running back Lamar Miller (foot), center Samson Satele (fibula) and wideout Mike Wallace (foot). The defensive probables are linebackers Jelani Jenkins (abdomen), Koa Misi (ankle) and Philip Wheeler (shoulder) and tackles Anthony Johnson (shoulder) and Randy Starks (back).

  • by Chris Cwik |

    Dolphins issue final injury report for Week 6

    The Dolphins have issued their final injury report for Week 6 against the Packers. The team has listed a number of players as probable. Lineman Samson Satele, DT Randy Starks, LB Koa Misi, LB Jelani Jenkins, LB Philip Wheeler, LT Branden Albert and G Dallas Thomas should all be able to play during the contest.

  • by Igor Mello |

    11 Miami players get the green light for London game

    The following players on the injury report were listed active for the Dolphins in London against the Raiders in Week 4: Walt Aikens (hand), Charles Clay (knee), Terrence Fede (knee), Cortland Finnegan (neck), Jonathan Freeny (ankle), Brandon Gibson (groin), Anthony Johnson (shoulder), Mike Wallace (hamstring), Philip Wheeler (thumb), Jimmy Wilson (tooth) and Jelani Jenkins (abdomen).

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