Wheeler was released by the Cardinals on Monday, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
This will be the third time that the Cardinals have elected to let go of Wheeler after they've signed him this season. To go along with his release, the team has promoted Ricky Seals-Jones from the practice squad.
Wheeler signed a contract with the Cardinals on Wednesday, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
For those keeping track at home, this is Wheeler's second signing with the Cardinals in 10 days -- his third since July. The roster opening came as a result of tight end Jim Dray's release Tuesday. Expect Wheeler to play in a special teams role with situational defensive snaps.
Wheeler was released Friday by the Cardinals, Kyle Odegard of the Cardinals' official site reports.
Wheeler was released to open up a roster spot for tight end Jim Dray, as the Cardinals are currently dealing with a couple injuries at the tight end position. Wheeler had just re-signed with the Cardinals on Monday after the team released him for the first time prior to Week 1.
The Cardinals re-signed Wheeler on Monday, Mike Jurecki of ArizonaSports.com reports.
Wheeler dealt with a foot injury throughout training camp, but he still made it onto the 53-man roster. However, the team let him go prior to their Week 1 game against the Lions. They appear to have had second thoughts, as Wheeler is now back with the team. He figures to provide depth at linebacker.
Wheeler doesn't appear on the injury report ahead of Week 1, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
Wheeler's preseason foot injury no longer seems to be a problem.
Wheeler (foot) is expected to miss another week, Darren Urban of the team's official site reports.
Wheeler suffered the foot injury early in camp and has yet to fully recover from the issue. When healthy, the veteran inside linebacker figures to rejoin a group that's temporarily without Deone Bucannon (ankle), opening up some preseason reps with the first-team defense. In the meantime, rookie first-round pick Haason Reddick will likely receive most of those opportunities.
Wheeler is considered day-to-day after suffering an undisclosed injury, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports.
Wheeler signed with the Cardinals on Thursday and is fighting to earn a role as a backup linebacker. His day-to-day status likely indicates the injury isn't overly serious and shouldn't be expected to hinder him long-term.
The Falcons have re-signed Wheeler.
Wheeler, who recorded 29 tackles and a sack in nine games for the Falcons this past season, may be off the IDP radar these days, but retaining him bolsters the depth situation in Atlanta's linebacking corps.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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).
Five linebackers dot the injury report released by the Dolphins on Friday for their clash in London against the Raiders on Sunday. Koa Misi (ankle) is the lone player in the group that has been ruled out. Jonathan Freeny (calf), Jelani Jenkins (shoulder) and Philip Wheeler (thumb) are probable while Jordan Tripp (chest) is doubtful.
Also ruled out are running back Knowshon Moreno (elbow) and guard Shelley Smith (knee). Defensive end Terrence Fede (knee) and center Mike Pouncey (hip) are doubtful while tight end Charles Clay (knee) and guard Billy Turner (foot) are questionable. Cornerback Walt Aikens (hand) is probable.
The following players on the injury report were ruled active for the Dolphins in Week 3 against Kansas City: Walt Aikens (hand), Charles Clay (knee), Louis Delmas (calf), Jonathan Freeny (calf), Jelani Jenkins (shoulder) and Philip Wheeler (thumb).