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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:28:55 -0700
The Miami Dolphins plan to move LB Koa Misi to middle linebacker this upcoming season. LB Dannell Ellerbe would be moved to weakside linebacker with LB Philip Wheeler playing strongside linebacker.
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 09:34:17 -0700
The Miami Dolphins could consider selecting a linebacker in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, which likely would push LB Philip Wheeler to a backup role.
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 10:24:04 -0800
Miami Dolphins LBs Philip Wheeler and Koa Misi could compete for the starting strongside linebacker next season if the team signs free-agent LB D'Qwell Jackson (Browns).
Mon, 03 Mar 2014 12:12:50 -0800
Miami Dolphins LB Philip Wheeler's status with the team could be in jeopardy if the team is interested in signing free-agent LB D'Qwell Jackson (Browns).
Sun, 02 Mar 2014 17:45:57 -0800
The Miami Dolphins may have talked to LB Philip Wheeler this offseason about the possibility of taking a pay cut. He is scheduled to count $6.4 million against the salary cap in 2014 whether he is on the team or not. One team source said Wheeler seemed to get complacent after he received his big contract last offseason.
Tue, 04 Feb 2014 01:09:15 -0800
ESPN.com reporter James Walker speculates potential salary-cap casualties for the Miami Dolphins may include RT Jonathan Martin, CB Dimitri Patterson, LB Koa Misi, RB Daniel Thomas and LB Philip Wheeler.
Mon, 03 Feb 2014 13:00:59 -0800
The Miami Dolphins may ask LB Philip Wheeler to take a pay cut this offseason, because he is scheduled to count $6.4 million against the salary cap next season. The team may also consider releasing Wheeler this offseason.
Mon, 16 Dec 2013 19:30:08 -0800
Miami Dolphins LB Jelani Jenkins played 27 defensive snaps in the Week 15 game against the New England Patriots, eating into the playing time of LB Philip Wheeler, who saw 53 snaps.
Fri, 15 Nov 2013 16:25:00 -0800
Miami Dolphins LB Philip Wheeler has been fined $21,000 for a roughing the passer penalty he received Week 10. Wheeler hit Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Mike Glennon in the head and neck area.
Sat, 05 Oct 2013 08:23:34 -0700
Opposing offenses have completed 73 of their 87 passes in Miami Dolphins LB Philip Wheeler's coverage area over the last 20 games.
Sat, 28 Sep 2013 16:14:01 -0700
Miami Dolphins C Mike Pouncey (ankle), LB Dannell Ellerbe (ribs), LB Philip Wheeler (thumb), SS Chris D. Clemons (hamstring, quadriceps) and S Jimmy Wilson (groin) fully participated in practice Saturday, Sept. 28, and are listed as probable for Week 4.
Fri, 27 Sep 2013 15:33:35 -0700
Miami Dolphins C Mike Pouncey (ankle), LB Philip Wheeler (thumb) and S Jimmy Wilson (groin) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 27.
Thu, 26 Sep 2013 17:33:09 -0700
Miami Dolphins C Mike Pouncey (ankle), LB Philip Wheeler (thumb) and S Jimmy Wilson (groin) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 24.
Mon, 16 Sep 2013 17:19:14 -0700
The Miami Dolphins added big-ticket free-agents LBs Dannell Ellerbe and Philip Wheeler during the offseason, and they really made their presences felt in the Week 2 win against the Indianapolis Colts. Ellerbe posted 14 tackles in the game, while Wheeler had 1, including a sack to end the final drive for Indianapolis. "Their play speed has been good, blitzing has been good," head coach Joe Philbin said Monday, Sept. 16. "They're aggressive. They're off to good starts."
Sun, 02 Jun 2013 19:17:34 -0700
Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland explained Sunday, June 2, why the team replaced LBs Karlos Dansby (Cardinals) and Kevin Burnett (Raiders) with LBs Dannell Ellerbe and Philip Wheeler. "Really fell in love with the two players we got. Nothing against Karlos and Kevin. They're very good players," Ireland said. "(But) I felt like this gives us a chance to get a little bit faster, a little bit more physical at the point of attack. Like their style of play."
Sun, 05 May 2013 08:43:55 -0700
Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin said the team was looking to add faster linebackers to their defense, which is why they released LBs Karlos Dansby and Kevin Burnett and added Dannell Ellerbe, Philip Wheeler and Jelani Jenkins. Philbin said the team wanted linebackers that could cover pass catchers man-to-man and blitz effectively because the NFL is becoming a passing league.
Sat, 16 Mar 2013 17:26:55 -0700
Miami Dolphins QB Matt Moore, WR Mike Wallace, WR Brian Hartline, DE Cameron Wake, LB Dannell Ellerbe and LB Philip Wheeler will count $50.07 million against the salary cap in 2014.
Tue, 12 Mar 2013 18:00:29 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Miami Dolphins signed LB Philip Wheeler (Raiders) to a five-year contract worth $26 million, with $13 million fully guaranteed.
Tue, 12 Mar 2013 17:17:25 -0700
The Miami Dolphins signed free-agent LB Philip Wheeler (Raiders) to an undisclosed deal.
Tue, 12 Mar 2013 16:53:47 -0700
The Miami Dolphins are scheduled to meet with unrestricted free-agent LB Philip Wheeler (Raiders) Wednesday, March 13.
Sun, 10 Mar 2013 11:14:24 -0700
The St. Louis Rams have shown at least some interest in free-agent LB Dannell Ellerbe (Ravens) and LB Philip Wheeler (Raiders).
Wed, 06 Mar 2013 12:00:40 -0800
Oakland Raiders impending free-agent LB Philip Wheeler said his agent is talking with the team about a new contract but is not sure how the negotiations are going.
Mon, 04 Feb 2013 12:37:53 -0800
The Oakland Raiders are not expected to use their franchise tag on any of their free agents this offseason. Impending free-agent TE Brandon Myers and LB Philip Wheeler could be options if the team decides to use the tag.
Thu, 03 Jan 2013 11:11:37 -0800
The Oakland Raiders would like to re-sign impending free-agent DE Andre Carter and LB Philip Wheeler this offseason.
Sat, 20 Oct 2012 08:43:09 -0700
Oakland Raiders LB Philip Wheeler has emerged into the leader of the team's defense. Wheeler is responsible for relaying instructions from the coaching staff to the defense. Wheeler is the team's second-leading tackler with 58 this season. He also has two passes defensed, two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery.
Tue, 16 Oct 2012 20:09:35 -0700
Oakland Raiders LB Rolando McClain saw less of the field in Week 6 against the Atlanta falcons, with the team using LBs Miles Burris and Philip Wheeler in their nickel package. McClain's snaps dropped from 73 in the previous game to just 17 in Week 6. Burris increased from 27 of 77 snaps two games ago to all 55 defensive snaps against the Falcons.
Mon, 24 Sep 2012 06:56:27 -0700
Oakland Raiders LB Philip Wheeler led the team with 11 tackles in Week 3 and also forced two fumbles.
Wed, 04 Jul 2012 06:10:19 -0700
Oakland Raiders LB Philip Wheeler is expected to serve as the team's nickel pass rusher, replacing LB Kamerion Wimbley.
Sat, 31 Mar 2012 07:41:50 -0700
Oakland Raiders LB Philip Wheeler is expected to start at strongside linebacker for the team in 2012.
Fri, 30 Mar 2012 21:54:19 -0700
The Oakland Raiders agreed to terms with free-agent LB Philip Wheeler (Colts) on a one-year contract Friday, March 30.
Thu, 29 Mar 2012 10:07:41 -0700
Free-agent LB Philip Wheeler (Colts) is scheduled to visit the Oakland Raiders.
Fri, 23 Mar 2012 16:56:50 -0700
Free-agent LB Philip Wheeler (Colts) is scheduled to visit Saturday, March 24.
Fri, 30 Dec 2011 12:49:39 -0800
The Indianapolis Colts have placed LB Philip Wheeler (foot) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2011 season.
Thu, 29 Dec 2011 15:57:47 -0800
Indianapolis Colts LB A.J. Edds (ankle), DL Robert Mathis (rest), OG Joe Reitz (ankle) and LB Philip Wheeler (foot) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 29.
Wed, 28 Dec 2011 14:41:45 -0800
Indianapolis Colts LB A.J. Edds (ankle), DL Dwight Freeney (rest), WR Anthony Gonzalez (illness), QB Dan Orlovsky (personal), OG Joe Reitz (ankle) and LB Philip Wheeler (foot) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 28.
Mon, 26 Dec 2011 10:20:23 -0800
Indianapolis Colts head coach Jim Caldwell said he is not sure if LB Philip Wheeler (foot) will be available to play in Week 17.
Thu, 22 Dec 2011 16:16:00 -0800
The Indianapolis Colts have declared TE Dallas Clark, DL Mario Addison, CB Mike Holmes, QB Peyton Manning, LB Philip Wheeler, OT Quinn Ojinnaka, LB Scott Lutrus inactive for Week 16.
Wed, 21 Dec 2011 12:41:09 -0800
Indianapolis Colts DE Robert Mathis (knee) and LB Philip Wheeler (foot) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 21, and are listed as questionable for Week 16.
Tue, 20 Dec 2011 14:46:03 -0800
Indianapolis Colts TE Dallas Clark (neck), DL Dwight Freeney (rest), DL Fili Moala (personal) and LB Philip Wheeler (foot) did not practice Tuesday, Dec. 20.
Mon, 19 Dec 2011 15:33:37 -0800
Indianapolis Colts QB Peyton Manning (neck), RB Delone Carter (forearm), C Jeff Saturday (undisclosed), DEs Jamaal Anderson (groin), Dwight Freeney (undisclosed) and Robert Mathis (knee), LB A.J. Edds (ankle) and Philip Wheeler (foot) and SS Antoine Bethea (knee) did not participate in practice Monday, Dec. 19.
Sun, 18 Dec 2011 08:50:40 -0800
The Indianapolis Colts have declared LB A.J. Edds, TE Dallas Clark, DL Jamaal Anderson, CB Mike Holmes, QB Peyton Manning, LB Philip Wheeler, OT Quinn Ojinnaka inactive for Week 15.
Fri, 16 Dec 2011 16:51:34 -0800
Indianapolis Colts LB A.J. Edds (ankle) and LB Philip Wheeler (foot) were each unable to practice all week and have been ruled out for the Week 15 game against the Tennessee Titans.
Thu, 15 Dec 2011 14:43:59 -0800
Indianapolis Colts DL Jamaal Anderson (groin), LB A.J. Edds (ankle), DL Robert Mathis (knee), C Jeff Saturday (rest) and LB Philip Wheeler (foot) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 15.
Wed, 14 Dec 2011 14:12:37 -0800
Indianapolis Colts QB Peyton Manning (neck), DEs Jamaal Anderson (groin), Dwight Freeney (undisclosed) and Robert Mathis (knee) and LBs A.J. Edds (ankle) and Philip Wheeler (foot) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 14.
Sun, 03 Apr 2011 22:41:39 -0700
Indianapolis Colts LBs Pat Angerer and Philip Wheeler are expected to compete for the starting "Sam" linebacker position next season, reports ProFootballWeekly.com.
Wed, 04 Nov 2009 11:03:41 -0800
The Associated Press reports Indianapolis Colts LB Tyjuan Hagler (biceps) will miss the rest of the season with a ruptured biceps. The team has placed him on the Injured Reserve List, according to head coach Jim Caldwell. LBs Philip Wheeler and Ramon Humber are expected to replace Hagler.
Tue, 30 Jun 2009 12:29:29 -0700
Paul Kuharsky, of ESPN.com, reports Indianapolis Colts LB Philip Wheeler worked with the first-team defense at strongside linebacker at times during offseason workouts. He is currently favored to hold off LB Freddie Keiaho for the starting strongside linebacker job during training camp.
Mon, 29 Dec 2008 12:26:46 -0800
Mike Chappell, of the Indianapolis Star, reports Indianapolis Colts LB Philip Wheeler (thigh) suffered a thigh injury during the team's Week 17 game.
Wed, 27 Aug 2008 15:19:57 -0700
John Oehser, of Colts.com, reports Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy said LB Philip Wheeler (knee) is expected to play in the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 28.
Fri, 15 Aug 2008 08:45:54 -0700
Paul Kuharsky, of ESPN.com, reports Indianapolis Colts LB Philip Wheeler (knee) will not play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 16.