Arizona Cardinals re-sign veteran LB Philip Wheeler

By The Sports Xchange  |  Sept. 20, 2017 at 1:51 PM
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The Arizona Cardinals re-signed linebacker Philip Wheeler on Wednesday after he was released again Friday.

The 6-foot-2, 245-pound Wheeler spent the preseason with the Cardinals before being released on Sept. 8 and then re-signed on Sept. 11. The Cardinals originally signed Wheeler to a one-year contract on July 27.

Wheeler, 32, is a nine-year NFL veteran who played in 133 games (66 starts) with the Indianapolis Colts (2008-11), Oakland Raiders (2012), Miami Dolphins (2013-14) and Atlanta Falcons (2015-16) with 513 tackles, 6.5 sacks, 25 tackles for loss, five forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and 15 passes defensed.

Wheeler was a third-round pick of the Colts in 2008.

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