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PHILIP WHEELER RUMORS

Dolphins LB Philip Wheeler On The Chopping Block? – Raiders Could Have Interest

Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle mentions that he has heard a few times now that Dolphins LB Philip Wheeler could be on the chopping block this offseason. Tafur adds that if the Dolphins were to part ways with Wheeler, the Raiders would be “very interested” in bringing him back. Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald mentioned a few weeks ago that Wheeler could be on...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Who was the Dolphins biggest disappointment in 2013?

Who was the biggest disappointment in 2013? There are a couple of names that come to mind but one sticks out…..Philip Wheeler. In 2013, Jeff Ireland tried to revamp his linebacker core by replacing Kevin Burnett and Karlos Dansby with Wheeler and Ellerbe. The move came at an expense but both on the field and off the field. Ireland dished out 13 million dollars guaranteed of his...
Via cover32 - Dolphins
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

15 Most Important Dolphins for 2013: #11 Philip Wheeler

The first free agent acquisition to make the list, Philip Wheeler, joins the Miami Dolphins after four years in Indianapolis and one in Oakland. Wheeler will team up with Koa Misi and Dannell Ellerbee, another offseason acquisition, to form the linebacking corps in Miami's 4-3 defense in 2013. Philip Wheeler joins Miami after recording 108 tackles last season. (Photo:...
Via Dolphin Shout
July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Wheeler adapting to new environment one more time

BY NICK ST. DENISThis time last year, linebacker Philip Wheeler was adjusting to a brand new environment, not unlike any other free agent in transition.This week, Wheeler's back to square one. (photo: Jeffrey Beall)The veteran defender, who spent last season with the Oakland Raiders following a four-year stint with the Indianapolis Colts, is beginning his efforts to etch a role...
Via AFC East Daily
April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins sign ex-Raiders LB Wheeler

Linebacker Philip Wheeler has signed a $26 million, five-year contract with the Miami Dolphins. The deal includes a $7 million signing bonus and $13 million guaranteed. Wheeler spent his first four NFL seasons with the Indianapolis Colts and played last year for the Oakland Raiders, where he had career highs of 109 tackles and three sacks. Wheeler and Dannell Ellerbe will give...
Via AP on Fox
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Wheeler likes Raiders' defense

When he hit the free agent market in the offseason, Philip Wheeler didn't garner anywhere near the attention that his former quarterback with the Indianapolis Colts did. While the pursuit of Peyton Manning turned into a national soap opera, Wheeler flew under the radar and quietly signed with Oakland. So far it's been one of the best moves made by first-year general manager...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Preseason Profile: Philip Wheeler, LB

Philip Wheeler #52 College: Georgia Tech Height: 6’1⅞” Weight: 248 lbs Arm Length: N/A” Hand Size: N/A”   40 Yard Dash: 4.76 3 Cone Drill: 7.11 20 Yard Shuttle: 4.29 Bench Press: 24 reps Vertical Jump: 31″ Broad Jump: 118″   “A tenacious, strong and remarkably athletic inside linebacker… considered by many as one of the nation’s best-blitzing linebackers”...
Via Raiders Blog
July 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Tale of the Tape: Philip Wheeler

The Raiders signed former Colts LB Philip Wheeler during free agency to a one year contract.  As a new addition to the Raiders squad, I watched game tape of two games to get an idea of his strengths and weaknesses as a player.Linebackers are harder to evaluate than many positions because they work as a unit more than most other positions.  The scheme also plays heavily into where...
Via Thoughts from the Dark Side
April 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Wheeler's first interview, Jones cut.

Here are some quick hits about the first team organized activity, yesterday.  The team met at their headquarters, playbooks were distributed and the players met each other. Wheeler talks about being recruited Also, Philip Wheeler spoke on a media conference call and said that he partially chose Oakland due to the coaching staff and schemes and partially due to the fans. TFDS...
Via Thoughts from the Dark Side
April 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders to Host Colt Free Agent Wheeler

The Oakland Raiders will be hosting Philip Wheeler on Thursday at the team facility in Alameda.  The news on Wheeler’s visit was first reported by Jason La Canfora via Twitter.  Wheeler also visited Miami on Saturday. Philip Wheeler was a third round draft choice of the Indianapolis Colts back in 2008.  In his 4 years [...]
Via Silver and Black Daily
March 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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