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Redskins | Release two

Tue, 01 Oct 2013 09:26:04 -0700

The Washington Redskins released DE Phillip Merling and PK John Potter Tuesday, Oct. 1.

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Redskins | Week 4 Inactives

Sun, 29 Sep 2013 12:08:30 -0700

The Washington Redskins have declared DL Jarvis Jenkins, TE Jordan Reed, SS Jose Gumbs, OG Josh LeRibeus, PK Kai Forbath, DL Phillip Merling, QB Rex Grossman inactive for Week 4.

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Redskins | Six signed to futures contracts

Tue, 08 Jan 2013 21:05:11 -0800

The Washington Redskins signed NT Chigbo Anunoby, DL Dominique Hamilton, FB Eric Kettani, CB Korey Lindsey, DE Phillip Merling and TE DeAngelo Peterson to futures contracts Tuesday, Jan. 8.

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Titans | Two linemen worked out

Wed, 31 Oct 2012 10:37:56 -0700

The Tennessee Titans worked out free-agent DL Jonathan Fanene (Patriots) and DE Phillip Merling (Packers) this week.

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Packers | Phillip Merling cut loose

Sat, 06 Oct 2012 17:57:01 -0700

The Green Bay Packers released DE Phillip Merling Saturday, Oct. 6.

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Packers | Week 4 Inactives

Sun, 30 Sep 2012 12:06:43 -0700

The Green Bay Packers have declared CB Davon House, TE DJ Williams, RB James Starks, WR Jarrett Boykin, DL Phillip Merling, SS Sean Richardson, LB Terrell Manning inactive for Week 4.

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Packers | Phillip Merling just edged out Daniel Muir

Sun, 02 Sep 2012 19:48:03 -0700

Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson said Sunday, Sept. 2, that it was a tough call between DLs Phillip Merling and Daniel Muir, but ultimately Merling's size and power outranked Muir's quickness and energy.

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Packers | Three DEs may be fight for one spot

Sun, 17 Jun 2012 14:21:08 -0700

Green Bay Packers DEs Anthony Hargrove, Phillip Merling and Daniel Muir may compete for one roster spot during training camp. There is also a chance that all three will not make the final roster.

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Packers | Roster moves

Wed, 23 May 2012 09:19:07 -0700

The Green Bay Packers signed free-agent DL Phillip Merling (Dolphins) to an undisclosed deal Wednesday, May 23, and released TE Cameron Ford and QB Nick Hill.

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Dolphins | Philip Merling waived

Mon, 23 Apr 2012 10:29:02 -0700

The Miami Dolphins waived DL Phillip Merling Monday, April 23.

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Dolphins | Phillip Merling to be released

Mon, 23 Apr 2012 08:11:20 -0700

The Miami Dolphins are expected to release DL Phillip Merling Monday, April 23, according to sources.

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Dolphins | Phillip Merling signs RFA tender

Tue, 10 Apr 2012 23:02:54 -0700

The Miami Dolphins signed DL Phillip Merling to his restricted free agent tender Tuesday, April 10.

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Dolphins | Phillip Merling re-signed

Tue, 13 Mar 2012 12:33:48 -0700

The Miami Dolphins placed the original-round tender on restricted free-agent DE Phillip Merling and he has signed the offer. He will receive a one-year deal worth $1.26 million.

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Dolphins | Phillip Merling may hit open market

Tue, 13 Mar 2012 11:30:35 -0700

The Miami Dolphins may allow DE Phillip Merling to become an unrestricted free agent to preserve some of their $15 million salary-cap space. The team could place a second-round tender on him, but he has fallen short of the team's expectations.

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Dolphins | Week 10 Inactives

Sun, 13 Nov 2011 08:48:19 -0800

The Miami Dolphins have declared DL Ikaika Alama-Francis, OG John Jerry, CB Nolan Carroll, DL Phillip Merling, RB Steve Slaton, OT Will Barker, TE Will Yeatman inactive for Week 10.

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Dolphins | Week 9 Inactives

Sun, 06 Nov 2011 08:35:12 -0800

The Miami Dolphins have declared DL Ikaika Alama-Francis, OG John Jerry, DL Phillip Merling, RB Steve Slaton, CB Vontae Davis, OT Will Barker, TE Will Yeatman inactive for Week 9.

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Dolphins | Two ruled out for Week 9

Sat, 05 Nov 2011 19:08:26 -0700

The Miami Dolphins have ruled out CB Vontae Davis (hamstring) and DL Phillip Merling (non-injury related) for the Week 9 game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

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Dolphins | Week 8 Inactives

Sun, 30 Oct 2011 08:51:13 -0700

The Miami Dolphins have declared WR Clyde Gates, RB Daniel Thomas, DL Phillip Merling, OG Richie Incognito, CB Vontae Davis, TE Will Yeatman, OT Will Barker inactive for Week 8.

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Dolphins | Week 7 Inactives

Sun, 23 Oct 2011 08:56:08 -0700

The Miami Dolphins have declared DL Ikaika Alama-Francis, DL Phillip Merling, SS Reshad Jones, OG Ryan Cook, RB Steve Slaton, TE Will Yeatman, OT Will Barker inactive for Week 7.

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Dolphins | Week 6 Inactives

Mon, 17 Oct 2011 16:45:28 -0700

The Miami Dolphins have declared SS Chris X. Clemons, DL Ikaika Alama-Francis, DL Phillip Merling, OG Ryan Cook, RB Steve Slaton, OT Will Barker, TE Will Yeatman inactive for Week 6.

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Dolphins | Three players ruled out for Week 6

Sun, 16 Oct 2011 15:53:11 -0700

Miami Dolphins TE Will Yeatman (shoulder), DE Phillip Merling (undisclosed) and SS Chris X. Clemons (hamstring) have been ruled out for Week 6.

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Dolphins | Tony McDaniel or Phillip Merling might sit in Week 6

Sat, 15 Oct 2011 20:01:44 -0700

Everyone along the Miami Dolphins defensive line is healthy, so that means either DLs Tony McDaniel (hand) or Phillip Merling will likely be a healthy scratch.

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Dolphins | Week 3 Inactives

Sun, 25 Sep 2011 08:43:25 -0700

The Miami Dolphins have declared DL Ikaika Alama-Francis, DL Phillip Merling, WR Roberto Wallace, OG Ryan Cook, DL Tony McDaniel, CB Vontae Davis, TE Will Yeatman inactive for Week 3.

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Dolphins | May consider trading Phillip Merling

Thu, 01 Sep 2011 12:39:41 -0700

The Miami Dolphins may look to trade DE Phillip Merling before they decide on their final 53-man roster. He has a chance to make the roster if the team is not able to trade him.

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Dolphins | Six players probable for Week 13

Fri, 03 Dec 2010 15:48:40 -0800

Miami Dolphins C Joe Berger (knee), OTs Vernon Carey (knee) and Jake Long (knee), DE Phillip Merling (Achilles'), LB Karlos Dansby (toe) and SS Reshad Jones (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 3, according to Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. They are listed as probable for Week 13 and are expected to play.

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Dolphins | Looking for Phillip Merling to lose some weight

Fri, 03 Dec 2010 09:46:03 -0800

Miami Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano said DE Phillip Merling has to lose some of the weight he gained while he was out with his Achilles' injury before using him in a game, reports Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Sparano said Merling will have to work on his technique before playing.

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Dolphins | Five practice Thursday

Thu, 02 Dec 2010 13:35:58 -0800

Miami Dolphins C Joe Berger (knee), OT Vernon Carey (knee), S Reshad Jones (ankle), OT Jake Long (knee) and DL Phillip Merling (Achilles') practiced in full Thursday, Dec. 2.

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Dolphins | Five practice Wednesday

Wed, 01 Dec 2010 14:43:40 -0800

Miami Dolphins C Joe Berger (knee), OT Vernon Carey (knee), S Reshad Jones (ankle), OT Jake Long (knee) and DL Phillip Merling (Achilles') practiced in full Wednesday, Dec. 1.

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Dolphins | Phillip Merling does not appear ready to go

Wed, 01 Dec 2010 07:23:09 -0800

Miami Dolphins DE Phillip Merling (Achilles') is still limping around and appears a few weeks away from returning to playing in games, reports Mike Berardino. Merling has been targeting Week 14 for his return.

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Dolphins | Phillip Merling activated from NFI List

Tue, 30 Nov 2010 16:25:55 -0800

The Miami Dolphins activated DL Phillip Merling from the Reserve/Non-Football Injury List Tuesday, Nov. 30.

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Dolphins | Charges against Phillip Merling dropped

Wed, 17 Nov 2010 06:09:19 -0800

Prosecutors at the Broward State attorney's office have dropped felony aggravated battery charge against Miami Dolphins DE Phillip Merling, reports The Associated Press. Merling was charged for attacking his pregnant girlfriend, but prosecutors have not been able to able to get a hold of her to testify in the case.

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Dolphins | Phillip Merling to join roster soon?

Wed, 10 Nov 2010 08:15:43 -0800

Miami Dolphins DE Phillip Merling (Achilles') is telling friends he will be added to the active roster soon, a source told Mike Berardino, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Merling was placed on the Non-Football Injury list during training camp after injuring his Achilles' tendon. He has been out of a walking boot for several weeks and resumed light running about a month ago.

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Dolphins | Phillip Merling close to returning?

Tue, 09 Nov 2010 23:00:17 -0800

Miami Dolphins DE Phillip Merling (Achilles') has been walking without a protective boot for the last couple of weeks and has resumed light running, reports Mike Berardino, of The Sun-Sentinel. He is telling friends he is about to return to the team's active 53-man roster. Merling has to come off of the team's reserve/non-football injury list by Sunday, Nov. 14, in order to play this season. Having Merling return would help the team's defensive line, which has been hit with injury problems.

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Dolphins | Phillip Merling placed on reserve/NFI list

Tue, 31 Aug 2010 11:39:28 -0700

The Miami Dolphins have announced they have placed DE Phillip Merling (Achilles') on the reserve Non-Football Injury list.

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Dolphins | Phillip Merling placed on NFI list

Sun, 01 Aug 2010 14:54:19 -0700

The Miami Dolphins have placed DE Phillip Merling (Achilles') on the active/non-football injury list, reports Mike Berardino, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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Dolphins | Unsure what to do with Phillip Merling

Fri, 30 Jul 2010 08:21:53 -0700

The Miami Dolphins have not decided if they will place DE Phillip Merling (Achilles') on Injured Reserve or the Non-Football Injury list, reports Ben Volin, of the Palm Beach Post.

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Dolphins | Phillip Merling likely out for season

Thu, 22 Jul 2010 14:46:19 -0700

Miami Dolphins DE Phillip Merling (Achilles') suffered a serious Achilles' tendon injury this week, reports The Miami Herald's Barry Jackson, citing profootballtalk.com. A source close to Merling said he tore the Achilles' during a football workout and is expected to miss the season.

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Dolphins | Phillip Merling facing felony charges

Mon, 19 Jul 2010 08:26:14 -0700

Miami Dolphins DE Phillip Merling is facing felony aggravated assault charges after the state attorney's office in Broward County decided to file the charges upon the review of the evidence, reports Ben Volin, of the Palm Beach Post. Merling allegedly battered his pregnant girlfriend in May. Merling's attorney has already entered a not guilty plea and a jury trial as been requested.

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Dolphins | Phillip Merling remains a starter

Sat, 29 May 2010 04:26:55 -0700

Miami Dolphins DL Phillip Merling worked with the first-team defense at right defensive end during practice Friday, May 28, according to Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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Dolphins | Tony Sparano plans meeting with Phillip Merling

Sat, 29 May 2010 04:12:55 -0700

Miami Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano said he plans to have a face-to-face meeting with DL Phillip Merling after he was arrested for aggravated battery on his pregnant girlfriend, according to Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Sparano said the team is working closely with the league, which could suspend Merling for violating the NFL's personal-conduct policy. A league official said the matter is being reviewed, and that the NFL has no further comment. "We're going to let the process play itself out and see what the league decides down the road," Sparano said. "There's a lot of facts out there right now, a lot of information, and a lot of assumptions … I'm not a judge. I'm going to gather (information). I'm going to sit down, visit with (Merling) and talk to him about my end of this thing, which I've done already."

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Dolphins | Phillip Merling practices Friday

Fri, 28 May 2010 16:03:01 -0700

Miami Dolphins DE Phillip Merling took part in the team's practice Friday, May 28, reports The Associated Press. Merling was arrested Wednesday, May 26, following a charge of aggravated battery against a pregnant woman, who is his girlfriend. Merling was arrested from Broward County (Fla.) Jail on $15,000 bond and with orders that he stay away from the woman.

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Dolphins | Phillip Merling arrested

Thu, 27 May 2010 06:56:59 -0700

Miami Dolphins DE Phillip Merling was arrested Wednesday, May 26, and was charged with aggravated battery for allegedly striking a pregnant woman, report Rafael A. Olmeda and Mike Berardino, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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Dolphins | Jared Odrick will get shot at unseating Phillip Merling

Sun, 09 May 2010 07:27:52 -0700

Miami Dolphins DE Phillip Merling will enter training camp with the first shot at being the team's starting right defensive end, reports Omar Kelly, of the Sun-Sentinel.com. Rookie DE Jared Odrick, however, will be given every opportunity to beat him out.

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Dolphins | Several competing with RE job

Wed, 05 May 2010 09:11:10 -0700

Miami Dolphins DEs Jared Odrick, Phillip Merling, Tony McDaniel and Lionel Dotson will compete for the starting right defensive end during training camp, according to Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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Dolphins | Jared Odrick likely at defensive end

Thu, 22 Apr 2010 16:57:24 -0700

Miami Dolphins rookie DL Jared Odrick, who they selected in the first round, is expected to compete with DEs Phillip Merling and Kendall Langford for playing time, reports ESPN.com's Tim Graham. He is a strong run defender and be disruptive in the passing lanes.

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Dolphins | Sparano sees improvement in Langford, Merling

Sun, 10 Jan 2010 12:18:24 -0800

Barry Jackson, of the Miami Herald, reports Miami Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano said he saw improvement from DEs Kendall Langford and Phillip Merling during the season. "I see improvement. They provided hits on the quarterback. You don't see that in sacks, but you see the pressures," Sparano said.

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Dolphins | Merling not on injury report

Fri, 23 Oct 2009 14:43:46 -0700

Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DE Phillip Merling (ankle) participated in practice Friday, Oct. 23. He is not on the injury report for Week 7 and is expected to play.

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Dolphins | Merling practices Thursday

Thu, 22 Oct 2009 12:09:41 -0700

Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DE Phillip Merling (ankle) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 22. He is expected to play in Week 7.

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Dolphins | Ayodele, Merling probable for Week 5

Sat, 10 Oct 2009 11:10:48 -0700

Miami Dolphins LB Akin Ayodele (back) and DE Phillip Merling (ankle) fully participated in practice Saturday, Oct. 10. They are listed as probable for the team's Week 5 game.

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Dolphins | Merling practices Friday

Fri, 09 Oct 2009 15:39:41 -0700

Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DE Phillip Merling (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 9. He is considered questionable for Week 5.

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