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Dolphins | Thursday practice report

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:11:49 -0700

Miami Dolphins LB Koa Misi (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 23. CBs Cortland Finnegan (neck), Brent Grimes (groin), TE Dion Sims (neck) and S Jimmy Wilson (hamstring) were limited. OT Branden Albert (elbow), LS John Denney (knee), WR Brandon Gibson (knee), S Reshad Jones (tooth), DT Jared Odrick (neck), C Samson Satele (hamstring) and LB Philip Wheeler (shoulder, thumb) participated fully.

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Dolphins | Friday injury report

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:12:17 -0700

Miami Dolphins S Jimmy Wilson (hamstring) is doubtful for Week 7 against the Chicago Bears. C Samson Satele (hamstring) is questionable, while OT Branden Albert (elbow), LS John Denney (knee), CB Cortland Finnegan (neck), WR Brandon Gibson (hamstring), LB Koa Misi (ankle), OG Shelley Smith (knee), OG Dallas Thomas (shoulder) and LB Philip Wheeler (shoulder, thumb) are probable. Wilson didn't practice Friday, Oct. 17. Albert, Denney, Finnegan and Satele were limited, while the others were full participants.

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Dolphins | Thursday practice report

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:29:06 -0700

Miami Dolphins S Jimmy Wilson (hamstring) didn't practice Thursday, Oct. 16. OT Branden Albert (elbow), CB Cortland Finnegan (neck), WR Brandon Gibson (hamstring), LB Koa Misi (ankle) and C Samson Satele (hamstring) were limited, while S Louis Delmas (elbow), LS John Denney (knee), OG Shelley Smith (knee), OG Dallas Thomas (shoulder), LB Philip Wheeler (shoulder, thumb), WR Damian Williams (hamstring) and RB Damien Williams (hamstring) practiced in full.

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Dolphins | Wednesday's practice report

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:35:34 -0700

Miami Dolphins OT Branden Albert (elbow), TE Charles Clay (knee), LS John Denney (knee), CB Cortland Finnegan (neck), WR Brandon Gibson (hamstring), LB Koa Misi (ankle), C Samson Satele (hamstring), OG Shelley Smith (knee) and LB Philip Wheeler (shoulder, thumb) were listed as limited participants in practice Wednesday, Oct. 15. FS Louis Delmas (elbow) and OG Dallas Thomas (shoulder) were full participants, while FS Jimmy Wilson (undisclosed) was unable to practice.

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Dolphins | Wednesday practice report for Week 7

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:58:36 -0700

Miami Dolphins SS Jimmy Wilson (hip) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 15. T Branden Albert (elbow), LS John Denney (knee), CB Cortland Finnegan (neck), WR Brandon Gibson (hamstring), LB Koa Misi (ankle), C Samson Satele (hamstring), G Shelley Smith (knee), LB Philip Wheeler (shoulder, thumb) all were limited in practice. S Louis Delmas (elbow) and OG Dallas Thomas (shoulder) both fully practiced.

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Dolphins | Friday injury report for Week 6

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:43:01 -0700

Miami Dolphins OT Branden Albert (shoulder), LB Koa Misi (ankle), C Samson Satele (fibula), DT Randy Starks (back) and LB Philip Wheeler (shoulder) all were limited in practice Friday, Oct. 10, and are probable for the team's Week 6 game. OG Dallas Thomas (shoulder) fully practiced and is probable. CB Cortland Finnegan (neck) and OG Shelley Smith (knee) were both limited in practice and are questionable. WR Brandon Gibson (hamstring) was limited in practice and is questionable.

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Dolphins | Thursday practice report

Thu, 09 Oct 2014 13:54:19 -0700

Miami Dolphins CB Cortland Finnegan (neck), WR Brandon Gibson (hamstring), LB Koa Misi (ankle), C Samson Satele (fibula), OG Shelley Smith (knee), DT Randy Starks (back) and LB Philip Wheeler (shoulder) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 9. OT Branden Albert (shoulder), LB Jelani Jenkins (abdomen) and OG Dallas Thomas (shoulder) practiced fully.

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Dolphins | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 13:52:16 -0700

Miami Dolphins CB Cortland Finnegan (neck) and WR Brandon Gibson (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 8. LB Jelani Jenkins (abdomen), LB Koa Misi (ankle), C Samson Satele (leg), OG Shelley Smith (knee), DT Randy Starks (back) and LB Philip Wheeler (shoulder) were limited, while OT Branden Albert (shoulder), DT Anthony Johnson (shoulder) and OG Dallas Thomas (shoulder) practiced in full.

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Dolphins | Friday injury report

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:19:04 -0700

Miami Dolphins RB Knowshon Moreno (elbow), DT Randy Starks (back) and LB Chris McCain (non-injury) have been ruled out for Week 4. C Mike Pouncey (hip), OG Shelley Smith (knee) and LB Koa Misi (ankle) are listed as doubtful, RB Damien Williams (ankle) and LB Jelani Jenkins (abdomen) are listed as questionable, while SS Walt Aikens (hand), OT Branden Albert (shoulder), DE Terrence Fede (knee), CB Cortland Finnegan (neck), LB Jonathan Freeny (ankle), WR Brandon Gibson (groin), DT Anthony Johnson (shoulder), OG Dallas Thomas (shoulder), LB Jordan Tripp (chest), OG Billy Turner (foot), LB Philip Wheeler (thumb) and SS Jimmy Wilson (tooth) are listed as probable. Moreno, Smith, Starks, Misi and McCain did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 26. Aikens, Albert, Fede, Freeny, Gibson, Tripp, Wheeler and Wilson fully participated in practice, while the other players were limited.

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Dolphins | Thursday practice report

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:18:29 -0700

Miami Dolphins CB Cortland Finnegan (neck), LB Koa Misi (ankle), OG Shelley Smith (knee) and DT Randy Starks (back) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 25. OGs Dallas Thomas (shoulder) and Billy Turner (foot), LBs Jonathan Freeny (ankle), Philip Wheeler (thumb) and Jelani Jenkins (abdomen), DE Terrence Fede (knee), WR Brandon Gibson (groin), DT Anthony Johnson (shoulder), C Mike Pouncey (hip), RB Damien Williams (ankle) and S Jimmy Wilson (tooth) were limited participants in practice. S Walt Aikens (hand), OT Branden Albert (shoulder) and LB Jordan Tripp (chest) were full participants in practice.

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Dolphins | Wednesday's practice report

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 18:34:00 -0700

Miami Dolphins DE Terrence Fede (knee), LB Jonathan Freeny (ankle), WR Brandon Gibson (groin), LB Jelani Jenkins (abdomen), DT Anthony Johnson (shoulder), LB Koa Misi (ankle), C Mike Pouncey (hip), OG Dallas Thomas (shoulder), LB Jordan Tripp (chest), OG Billy Turner (foot), LB Philip Wheeler (thumb), RB Damien Williams (ankle) and S Jimmy Wilson (tooth) were each listed as limited participants in practice Wednesday, Sept. 24. FS Walt Aikens (hand) and OT Branden Albert (shoulder) were each listed as full participants, while TE Charles Clay (knee), OG Shelley Smith (knee) and DT Randy Starks (back) did not participant.

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Dolphins | Friday's Week 3 Injury Report

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:32:02 -0700

Miami Dolphins LB Koa Misi (ankle) and OG Shelley Smith (knee) did not practice Friday, Sept. 19, and are listed as out for Week 3 against the Kansas City Chiefs. DE Terrence Fede (knee), C Mike Pouncey (hip) and LB Jordan Tripp (chest) were limited participants Friday and are listed as doubtful. OG Billy Turner (foot) was listed as a limited participant, and he is questionable for Week 3. FS Walt Aikens (hand), OT Branden Albert (shoulder), FS Louis Delmas (calf), LB Jonathan Freeny (calf), DT Bruce Gaston (knee), LB Jelani Jenkins (shoulder) and LB Philip Wheeler (thumb) are each listed as probable.

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Dolphins | Thursday practice report

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:27:30 -0700

Miami Dolphins LB Koa Misi (ankle) and OG Shelley Smith (knee) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 18. OT Branden Albert (shoulder), DE Terrence Fede (knee), LB Jonathan Freeny (calf,) LB Jelani Jenkins (shoulder), C Mike Pouncey (hip), LB Jordan Tripp (chest), OG Billy Turner (foot) and LB Philip Wheeler (thumb) were limited. FS Louis Delmas (calf) and S Walt Aikens (hand) fully participated.

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Dolphins | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:13:40 -0700

Miami Dolphins DE Terrence Fede (knee), LB Koa Misi (ankle) and OG Shelley Smith (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 17. OT Branden Albert (shoulder), S Louis Delmas (calf), LB Jelani Jenkins (shoulder), C Mike Pouncey (hip), LB Jordan Tripp (chest), OG Billy Turner (foot) and LB Philip Wheeler (thumb) were limited, while S Walt Aikens (hand) and DT Randy Starks (toe) practiced in full.

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Dolphins | Friday injury report

Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:39:18 -0700

Miami Dolphins C Mike Pouncey (hip), DE Terrence Fede (knee) and LB Jordan Tripp (chest) have been ruled out for Week 2. OG Billy Turner (foot) and LB Koa Misi (ankle) are listed as doubtful, while CB Walt Aikens (hand), LB Chris McCain (illness), DE Derrick Shelby (knee), TE Dion Sims (neck), DT Randy Starks (toe) and LB Philip Wheeler (thumb) are listed as probable. Misi, Turner, Fede, Pouncey and Tripp did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 12, while the other players were limited during practice.

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Dolphins | Thursday injury report for Week 2

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:44:23 -0700

Miami Dolphins DE Terrence Fede (knee), C Mike Pouncey (hip) and LB Jordan Tripp (chest) were held out of practice Thursday, Sept. 11. LB Koa Misi (ankle) and OG Billy Turner (foot) were limited. CB Walt Aikens (hand), LB Chris McCain (illness), DE Derrick Shelby (knee), TE Dion Sims (neck), DT Randy Starks (toe) and LB Philip Wheeler (thumb) were all limited.

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Dolphins | Philip Wheeler could play

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:22:30 -0700

Miami Dolphins LB Philip Wheeler (thumb) said he believes he has a chance to play Week 2. An earlier report stated that Wheeler has been ruled out for the game.

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Dolphins | Two out for Week 2

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 05:39:28 -0700

Miami Dolphins LB Koa Misi (ankle) and LB Philip Wheeler (thumb) are out for Week 2. LB Jason Trusnik is expected to play middle linebacker, and Jonathan Freeny will replace Wheeler.

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Dolphins | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:22:19 -0700

Miami Dolphins DE Terrence Fede (knee), C Mike Pouncey (hip) and LB Jordan Tripp (chest) have been ruled out for Week 2 against the Buffalo Bills. LB Chris McCain (illness), LB Koa Misi (ankle), DT Randy Starks (toe) and OG Billy Turner (foot) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 10. CB Walt Aikens (hand), DE Derrick Shelby (knee), TE Dion Sims (neck) and LB Philip Wheeler (thumb) were limited.

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Dolphins | Week 1 Inactives

Sun, 07 Sep 2014 08:40:01 -0700

The Miami Dolphins have declared OT Billy Turner, OT Jason Fox, LB Jordan Tripp, C Mike Pouncey, LB Philip Wheeler, DL Terrence Fede inactive for Week 1.

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Dolphins | Friday injury report for Week 1

Fri, 05 Sep 2014 13:52:58 -0700

Miami Dolphins DE Terrence Fede (knee), C Mike Pouncey (hip), LB Jordan Tripp (chest) and LB Philip Wheeler (thumb) all did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 5, and have been ruled out for Week 1. OG Billy Turner (foot) was limited in practice and is doubtful. DB Walt Aikens (hand), LB Chris McCain (hip), LB Koa Misi (shoulder) and CB Jamar Taylor (hip) all were limited in practice and are probable.

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Dolphins | Thursday practice report

Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:13:37 -0700

Miami Dolphins C Mike Pouncey (hip), DE Terrence Fede (knee) and LB Jordan Tripp (chest) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 4. LB Chris McCain (hip) S Walt Aikens (hand), LB Koa Misi (shoulder), PK Caleb Sturgis (groin), CB Jamar Taylor (hip), OG Billy Turner (foot) LB Philip Wheeler were limited and DE Derrick Shelby (illness) were limited.

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Dolphins | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 03 Sep 2014 15:24:54 -0700

Miami Dolphins DE Terrence Fede (knee), C Mike Pouncey (hip) and LB Jordan Tripp (chest) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 3. S Walt Aikens (hand), LB Koa Misi (shoulder), DE Derrick Shelby (illness), PK Caleb Sturgis (groin), CB Jamar Taylor (hip), G Billy Turner (foot) and LB Philip Wheeler (thumb) were limited.

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Dolphins | Could look to trade Philip Wheeler

Thu, 08 May 2014 16:36:18 -0700

The Miami Dolphins may consider trading LB Philip Wheeler if they select a linebacker in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft.

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Dolphins | Plan to move LBs around

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.

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Dolphins | LB could be first-round option

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.

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Dolphins | Philip Wheeler, Koa Misi could compete for job

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).

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Dolphins | Philip Wheeler could be in jeopardy

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).

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Dolphins | Philip Wheeler may have been asked to take pay cut

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.

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Dolphins | Potential salary casualties

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.

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Dolphins | Philip Wheeler may be asked to take pay cut

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.

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Dolphins | Jelani Jenkins making noise

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.

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Dolphins | Philip Wheeler fined $21,000

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.

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Dolphins | Philip Wheeler struggling in pass coverage

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.

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Dolphins | Five players listed as probable

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.

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Dolphins | Three take part in practice

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.

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Dolphins | Three take part in practice

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.

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Dolphins | Offseason additions paying dividends

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."

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Dolphins | GM feels replacement LBs are faster, stronger

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."

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Dolphins | Coach explains changes at LB

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.

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Dolphins | Six players to take up a lot of cap space in 2014

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.

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Dolphins | Philip Wheeler contract details

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.

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Dolphins | Philip Wheeler signs

Tue, 12 Mar 2013 17:17:25 -0700

The Miami Dolphins signed free-agent LB Philip Wheeler (Raiders) to an undisclosed deal.

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Dolphins | Philip Wheeler to visit

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.

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Rams | Have some interest in two LBs

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).

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Raiders | Talking with Philip Wheeler's agent

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.

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Raiders | Not expected to use franchise tag

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.

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Raiders | Would like to bring back two FAs

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.

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Raiders | Philip Wheeler has become a leader

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.

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Raiders | More on LB shuffle

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.

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