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  1. 49ers cut ILB Philip WheelerRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KNBR-AM San Francisco

    Philip Wheeler, injured for the majority of the preseason, had a strong game Thursday night in the 49ers' preseason finale, registering a sack against the Chargers. Wheeler registered 45 tackles last season for the Dolphins, a disappointing campaign after back-to-back Pro Bowl caliber seasons.

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  2. Dolphins have tough decisions to make at linebackerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | ESPN

    Two former starters -- Dannell Ellerbe and Philip Wheeler -- were traded and released, respectively. Koa Misi also didn't know if he was playing middle linebacker or outside linebacker this season.

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  3. Miami Dolphins: What We've Learned Through Week 2 of PreseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | BleacherReport

    ... time. The Dolphins gutted the top of their depth chart at linebacker by getting rid of both Ellerbe and Philip Wheeler this offseason. At least they haven't left themselves without any choices of how to deploy their linebackers, but they don't have ...

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  4. Suh a big-time boost to Dolphins chancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Sportsnet.ca

    ... special teams. He enters camp as a favourite to start after the club got rid of veterans Dannell Ellerbe and Philip Wheeler. Why this team? Upgrades on the defensive line and at the skill positions make Miami's roster far more competitive on paper. ...

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  5. Linebacker shortage slows down 49ers' practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | SFGate

    ... in his first padded practice since he had a severe knee injury in January 2014. Inside linebackers Philip Wheeler (muscle strain) and Nick Bellore (illness) were not available. Head coach Jim Tomsula has taken pains to guard against injuries and ...

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  6. 2015 Training Camp Preview: LinebackersRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | Miami Dolphins

    ... as rookie free agents at that position. Gone from last year's group are former starters Dannell Ellerbe and Philip Wheeler, who were traded to New Orleans and released, respectively. The focus of training camp at linebacker will be on determining ...

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  7. Dolphins never contacted Andre Johnson during free agencyRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2015 | The Phinsider

    ... to remember here, Miami has picked up salary cap space since the Suh signing with the release of players like Philip Wheeler , who was a post-June 1 designated cut, so Miami was tight against the cap for a little while.) Finally, when Johnson was ...

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  8. 5 Questions Miami Dolphins Must Answer In Training Camp In 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Rant Sports

    ... Mike Gillislee and rookie Jay Ajayi will get plenty of looks. After the failure of free-agent signings Philip Wheeler and Dannell Ellerbe, the Dolphins turned to Koa Misi during the final 11 games of 2014. Misi performed admirably, posting 66 ...

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  9. Predicting the Last 5 In, Last 5 out for Miami Dolphins' Final 53-Man RosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | BleacherReport

    ... battles will take place at linebacker, where the top of the depth chart was gutted by the departures of and Philip Wheeler. That means that last year's backups have an opportunity to step into starting roles and other backups can compete for the ...

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  10. Miami Dolphins: Full Position Breakdown and Depth-Chart Analysis at LinebackerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | BleacherReport

    ... depth chart at linebacker no matter how you break them down. With the departures of Dannell Ellerbe and Philip Wheeler comes an opportunity for former backups to step up into their old roles. As a result, the players who comprised the depth of the ...

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  11. Dolphins' Chris McCain making a sizable jump in Year 2Read the original story

    Jun 20, 2015 | ESPN

    ... tackler, return as starters. But the Dolphins traded Dannell Ellerbe to the New Orleans Saints and cut Philip Wheeler this offseason, which left a hole at outside linebacker. McCain brings athleticism and pass-rush ability to the group. He also ...

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  12. Hyde: An assessment of the Dolphins' offseason, from this GMRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    ... dumping veteran price tags Dannell Ellerbe, Brian Hartline, Brandon Gibson, Corland Finnegan, Randy Starks, Philip Wheeler and Shelley Smith. Result: Check. Oh, the slings and arrows this caused from my media breathren. "Quit dreaming." ... "The ...

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  13. Do Dolphins have a better overall roster in 2015?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    ... than last year, because Chris McCain, whom everyone knows I'm a huge fan of, is likely a huge upgrade over Philip Wheeler. Jelani Jenkins might be better in his second season as a starter, and Kelvin Sheppard, who has 32 NFL starts in four years, ...

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  14. Joe Philbin excited about Chris McCain's upside at linebackerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    Dolphins coach Joe Philbin is excited about Chris McCain's upside at linebacker, where he might be called on to replace Philip Wheeler at strongside linebacker. Dolphins coach Joe Philbin is excited about Chris McCain's upside at linebacker, where he might be called on to replace Philip Wheeler at strongside linebacker.

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  15. Dolphins undecided on versatile Dion Jordan's best positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    The Miami Dolphins have discussed moving Dion Jordan to linebacker full-time, making him Philip Wheeler's replacement as the team's starting strong side linebacker, but no decision has been made yet. "That's one [decision] we're going to keep talking through," Dolphins vice president Mike Tannenbaum said at the NFL's Owner's Meetings when discussing Jordan, the team's 2013 first-round pick.

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  16. 49ers roster, 90-in-90 breakdowns: Philip WheelerRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | Niners Nation

    Breaking down the 90 players on the 49ers offseason roster in 90 posts . Today we focus on inside linebacker Philip Wheeler.

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  17. The 5 Biggest Issues Facing Miami Dolphins with OTAs WrappedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | BleacherReport

    ... the top of their depth chart at linebacker this offseason by parting ways with both Dannell Ellerbe and Philip Wheeler. The Dolphins thrust second-year linebacker Jelani Jenkins into a starting role when Ellerbe suffered a season-ending injury, and ...

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  18. Jenkins Looks To Build Off Strong Sophomore SeasonRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2015 | Miami Dolphins

    ... And always just moving forward." Jenkins got his shot last season because starting outside linebackers Philip Wheeler and Dannell Ellerbe both were out of the lineup before the end of the first quarter of the season opener against the New England ...

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  19. Miami Dolphins Preview: Koa MisiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2015 | Phin Phanatic

    ... to prove to them that they made the right choice, as they clearly did not with guys like Dannell Ellerbe and Philip Wheeler a few seasons ago. All the Dolphins need from Misi this year is for him to stay healthy, be a solid contributor, particularly ...

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  20. Niners Believe Veteran Wheeler Can Help at Inside LinebackerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2015 | NBC Bay Area

    Linebacker Philip Wheeler was released by the Dolphins in March and signed with the 49ers in April. With the loss of Chris Borland and Patrick Willis to retirement, the 49ers went into the recent NFL Draft in need of inside linebacker depth.

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