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51 Philip Wheeler OLB

Atlanta Falcons

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Report: 49ers release LB Philip Wheeler
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

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.

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49ers sign Philip Wheeler
by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com

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. 

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Report: LB Philip Wheeler to visit 49ers
by Dave Peters | CBSSports.com

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.

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Dolphins release OLB Philip Wheeler
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com

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.

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Report: Dolphins want eight-rounders for Dannell Ellerbe, Philip Wheeler
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

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.

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.TDSacksIntFF
710/25/15TEN0000
811/1/15TB0000
911/8/15SF0000
1111/22/15IND0000
1211/29/15MIN0000
1312/6/15TB0000
1412/13/15CAR0000
1512/20/15JAC01.001
1612/27/15CAR0000
171/3/16NO0000
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2008Indianapolis Colts161412.020000.0000
2009Indianapolis Colts166142.0191000.0001
2010Indianapolis Colts166140.0210000.0001
2011Indianapolis Colts138447.0371000.0000
2012Oakland Raiders1610978.0313000.0006
2013Miami Dolphins1611883.0350.5000.0007
2014Miami Dolphins154635.0110000.0000
2015Atlanta Falcons92921.081000.0000
TOTAL117522358.01646.5000.00015
Kick Returns
YearTeamGNoYdsAvgLgTD40+
2008Indianapolis Colts16100.0000
2009Indianapolis Colts1600---000
2010Indianapolis Colts1600---000
2011Indianapolis Colts1300---000
2012Oakland Raiders1600---000
2013Miami Dolphins1600---000
2014Miami Dolphins1500---000
2015Atlanta Falcons900---000
TOTAL117100.0000
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2008Indianapolis Colts1600000000
2009Indianapolis Colts1600100000
2010Indianapolis Colts1600000000
2011Indianapolis Colts1300100000
2012Oakland Raiders1600201010
2013Miami Dolphins1600001010
2014Miami Dolphins1500000000
2015Atlanta Falcons900100000
TOTAL11700502020
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-2/245
Birthdate:
12/12/1984
Age:
31
Hometown:
Columbus, GA, USA
School:
Georgia Tech
NFL Experience:
8
Awards:
2016 Super Bowl
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