Coming Up
  • Thu., Sep. 03, 2015 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. Seattle Seahawks The Oakland Raiders take on the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field.
  • Thu., Sep. 10, 2015 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM PDT 2015 NFL Season Kicks Off

    The NFL officially kicks off the 2015 regular season.

  • Sat., Sep. 12, 2015 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM PDT Raiders Back-toFootball 5K

    The 3rd Annual Raiders Back to Football 5k and Kids Run will take place on September 12, 2015, at 9 a.m. at O.co Coliseum.


    5k runners will receive:

        •    Ticket to a Raiders Home Game
        •    Shirt
        •    A commemorative finisher’s item

    Kids Fun Run participants will receive:

        •    Shirt courtesy of Raider Image
        •    A commemorative finisher’s item

    After the race, stick around and enjoy live music, food from some local food trucks, samples from vendors and a chance to take a picture with the Super Bowl Trophies.

    Click here to register!

  • Sun., Sep. 13, 2015 1:15 PM - 4:15 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. Cincinnati Bengals The Oakland Raiders take on the Cincinnati Bengals at O.co Coliseum.
  • Sun., Sep. 20, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. Baltimore Ravens The Oakland Raiders take on the Baltimore Ravens at O.co Coliseum.
  • Sun., Sep. 27, 2015 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. Cleveland Browns The Oakland Raiders take on the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium.
  • Sun., Oct. 04, 2015 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. Chicago Bears THe Oakland Raiders take on the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field.
  • Sun., Oct. 11, 2015 1:15 PM - 4:15 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos The Oakland Raiders take on the Denver Broncos at O.co Coliseum.
  • Sun., Oct. 25, 2015 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM PDT Oakland Raiders vs. San Diego Chargers The Oakland Raiders take on the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium.

Team

Philip Wheeler
OLB #52
Height:
6-2
Weight:
240
College:
Georgia Tech
Experience:
5
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 108 493 337 156 5.5 0 15 0 0 0 -- 0
2014 MIA 15 46 35 11 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2013 MIA 16 118 83 35 0.5 -- 7 -- -- -- -- --
2012 OAK 16 109 78 31 3 -- 6 -- -- -- -- --
2011 IND 13 84 47 37 1 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 IND 16 61 40 21 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2009 IND 16 61 42 19 1 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2008 IND 16 14 12 2 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
Kick Return
YearTeamGRetYdsAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 108 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 MIA 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 MIA 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 OAK 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 IND 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 IND 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 IND 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 IND 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Selected by Indianapolis Colts in third round (93rd overall) of 2008 NFL Draft, April 27, 2008…Signed first contract, July 24, 2008…Signed by Oakland Raiders as unrestricted free agent, April 2, 2012.

Selected by Indianapolis Colts in third round (93rd overall) of 2008 NFL Draft, April 27, 2008…Signed first contract, July 24, 2008…Signed by Oakland Raiders as unrestricted free agent, April 2, 2012.

CAREER: Experienced, veteran linebacker, has seen playing time in 61 games with 24 starts…Has recorded 220 career tackles (141 solo) with two sacks and two forced fumbles…Started at LB in Super Bowl XLIV as a member of the Indianapolis Colts.

2011: Played in 13 games with 11 starts in final season with the Colts…Established a career high with 84 tackles (47 solo)…Added one sack and one forced fumble…Did not play due to foot injury for final three games of season…(9/18) vs. CLE: Made first 2011 start and forced a second-quarter fumble recovered by Colts, setting up a field goal…(10/3) at TB: Racked up 10 tackles (six solo)…(10/23) at NO: Posted second double-digit tackle game of season, totaling 10 stops (six solo)…(11/6) vs. ATL: Set a career high with 12 tackles (seven solo)…Added a Matt Ryan sack to force a third-quarter punt.

2010: Played in 15 games with six starts…Recorded 61 tackles (40 solo) and one pass defensed…Posted 12 special-teams tackles…(11/28) vs. SD: Totaled a season-high 10 tackles (five solo)…(12/26) at OAK: Recorded a season-high three special-teams tackles…Postseason: (1/8/11) vs. NYJ: Recorded one special-teams tackle in AFC Wild Card game.

2009: Played in 16 games with seven starts, helping Colts to AFC championship…Totaled 61 tackles (42 solo), one sack, and one forced fumble…Also recorded 12 special-teams tackles…(11/1) vs. SF: Posted first career sack, dropping Alex Smith on final drive to preserve an 18-14 triumph…(11/15) vs. NE: Recorded seven tackles (three solo) and one forced fumble…(11/22) at BAL: Made first career start…(12/17) at JAC: Posted team-high 11 tackles (nine solo)…Postseason: (1/16/10) vs. BAL: Recorded one solo tackle in AFC Divisional game…(1/24/10) vs. NYJ: Posted five tackles (three solo) in AFC Championship…Super Bowl XLIV (2/7/10) vs. NO: Started at LB…Credited with one solo tackle.

2008: Played in all 16 games as a rookie…Totaled 14 tackles (12 solo) in reserve duty and on special teams…(9/7) vs. CHI: Made NFL debut…(11/9) at PIT: Recorded season-high three solo tackles on special teams…Postseason: (1/3/09) at SD: Notched a special-teams tackle in AFC Wild Card game.

COLLEGE: Played four years at Georgia Tech…Started 38 of 51 career games…Recorded 248 tackles (138 solo), 35 stops for loss, 19 sacks, 14 passes defensed, three forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries and four interceptions…Started 13 games at middle linebacker as a senior second-team All-ACC player, with 89 tackles (46 solo), six sacks, nine stops for losses, one forced fumble, two fumble recoveries and five passes defensed …Ranked second on team as a junior with 89 tackles (52 solo), along with nine sacks, 14½ stops for losses, one forced fumble, two fumble recoveries and five passes defensed…A second-team All-America selection by Rivals.com, and second-team all-conference (league coaches)…As a sophomore, recorded 64 stops (36 solo), 11½ tackles for loss, four sacks, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery, four passes defensed and four interceptions…Redshirted in 2004 after playing as a true freshman, when he saw time in 12 games and recorded six tackles (four solo)…Majored in management.

PERSONAL: Attended Shaw High School in Columbus, Ga. …Was a 4-A first-team all-state choice…As team captain, posted 106 tackles, 34 for loss, and five forced fumbles as a senior…Helped team to state title as a sophomore.

Recent Videos

  • Meet Philip Wheeler

    Posted Nov 8, 2012

    LB Philip Wheeler has come on strong for the Raiders since signing with the team as a free agent in the off-season. Learn more about the team's leading tackler.

  • Raiders Report Week 5

    Posted Oct 5, 2012

    JT the Brick gets you caught up on what's happening with the Silver and Black and Jeanette Thompson sits down with LB Philip Wheeler.

  • Behind the Shield with Philip Wheeler

    Posted Sep 23, 2012

    Jeanette Thompson spoke with LB Philip Wheeler after the Raiders 34-31 win over the Steelers in Oakland.

  • Raiders force fumble

    Posted Sep 23, 2012

    Oakland Raiders LB Phillip Wheeler recovers the football after Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown fumbles.

  • Behind the Shield with Philip Wheeler

    Posted Apr 2, 2012

    Jeanette Thompson sat down with new Raiders LB Philip Wheeler for an interview.