Phillip Wheeler is underrated

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  1. PrOpAiN

    PrOpAiN It is what it is... Finheaven VIP

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    I know I'm gonna get killed for this, but I really believe Phillip Wheeler is underrated and a lot of fans take him for granted.


    Bends at hips and has good hip fluidity

    Underrated instincts

    Great work ethic

    Tight space burst

    Has potential to make big plays with very good speed

    Plays faster than given credit for

    good at rushing the QB, but wasn't utilized correctly

    Tackling is not as bad as some make out, he just has some technique issues which are teachable

    Good in pass coverage


    Now these are all my opinions, but I know other people out there share the same feelings and are afraid of the backlash.

    Have at it, but if you agree add some more traits you feel Phillip Wheeler has that makes him underrated.
     
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    agree 100% pro bowler this year.........
     
  3. NBP81

    NBP81 Yippi ka yay mother******! Donator

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    I think he s slightly overpayed but if used correctly, I think he has potential to net a pretty good season... But Coyle has to use his strengths, he s just wasting him right now...
     
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    From what I've seen his instincts are terrible and he misses making way too many plays that he should make. Jmo.
     
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    Last year was his first year in a new system, he will be much improved this year with another off season of chemistry.
     
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    I think he sucks every bit as much as advertised, frankly. He definitely has athletic gifts but he doesn't appear to have a clue how to utilize them. I don't see how his instincts can be underrated when they seem to be just about non-existent. He is constantly out of place or late getting to the ball. Phillip "Day Late and Dollar Short" Wheeler, imo. I wish Zach Thomas had been blessed with Wheeler's physical gifts.
     
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    I had to give you a thumbs up because you have some balls sir

    PS - Wheeler blows
     
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    Wheeler is awful
     
  9. NBP81

    NBP81 Yippi ka yay mother******! Donator

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    well all our LBs suck, at some point how much does the coaching staff shares responsibility?
     
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    fify
     
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    Comical. Wheeler had a free run on the QB last week and jumped at a pump fake. He stinks even when he has nobody blocking him
     
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    Seeing is believing. He's not playing on his 3rd team for no reason.
     
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    I stopped reading at underrated instincts.
     
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    He puts himself in position he just needs to execute better, a little work on technique and discipline and he blows things up!
     
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    He cant tackle worth **** and takes horrible angles, 2 very important traits to being an NFL LB. Other than that, ya hes ok. SMH
     
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    NBP81 Yippi ka yay mother******! Donator

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    Yeah but something s got to give, if the QB makes the throw, it s a pick 6...
     
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    Like I said little work on technique and discipline Rome wasn't built in a day

    ---------- Post added at 03:19 PM ---------- Previous post was at 03:18 PM ----------

    Plenty of players use demotion as motivation
     
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    NBP81 Yippi ka yay mother******! Donator

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    Wheeler reminds me of Wallace a bit, he has huge upside but you have to use them scheme wise, which I think Coyle is doing a poor job of... Just my 2 cents...
     
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    I did not know you were the official linebacker evaluator that I had to listen to.
     
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    He sets the edge and turns the rb inside he gets no help
     
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    a vip troll thread i see
     
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    NBP81 Yippi ka yay mother******! Donator

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    Lets not forget Misi is in a new position at MLB, so they sort of have to cover for him while he learns the ins and outs of the position...
     
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    Oh I get it because we see positives we are trolls? Not our fault his excellence missed one here!
     
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    This is a good point, along with your other one. At what point do we look at coaching and scheme. if all our lb supposedly suck is it coincidence? Has to be more to the story.
     
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    Can't believe anybody is trying to pass Wheeler as a good player. He cant tackle, is easily blocked, can't cover, and has no instincts. NONE. Hes one of those guys you have to tell exactly what to do. Any plays he has made have been assignment based. If he has to actually think it is a diaster
     
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    At some point you have to point he finger at Coyle!
     
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    The pretend personell guy doesn't like someone's opinion so he calls them a troll. Real classy Hoops.
     
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    A proper troll thread should not have me feeling sorry for the OP
     
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    Fine...you believe that. In any case, I have seen more out of McCain and Tripp in a couple of preseason games than I see in Wheeler...so, he can have all the skills in the world, but if they are less than others on the team...BENCH HIS ***.

    PS. Wheeler sucks...really...he does...
     
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    You will see come week one when he dumps Brady on his head!
     
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    He sucks.
     
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    Everyone looks good against Bucs that won't be on a roster next Tuesday
     
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    Says the guy with 26 posts... care to elaborate...?
     
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    How can we take anyone serious who named himself after our QBs scrotum?
     
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    nick1 I am Groot Moderator Finheaven VIP

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    Not sure why your dumping on hoops he is a great contributor to this website. Half of why I come here is for his evals.
     
  36. flynryan15

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    Because like CK when he misses on something he attacks those who find the acorn.
     
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    If he does that, his status will RISE to legendary around here.

    ---------- Post added at 04:43 PM ---------- Previous post was at 04:41 PM ----------

    Did Wheeler look good?
     
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    Give me a break, he has been in the league for 5yrs. How he lasted this long, I have not got a clue.
     
  39. hoops

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    only half??? wtf
     
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    It smells like troll in here
     
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    ck liked the signing...i have always been smarter than that...

    just clarifying
     
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    Divaaaaa
     
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    Wheeler's stupidity alone prevents him from being underrated. The guy makes that critical 15 yard penalty that keeps drives alive, in an insanely stupid way.
     
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    So he is over aggressive! Would you rather him be John Martin?
     
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    he is the film study for how NOT to tackle
     
  46. flynryan15

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    I agree hoops is a diva gets so nasty when wrong!
     
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    i don't know what those last 2 words mean
     
  48. flynryan15

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    You of all people? I am ashamed! You give every Dolphin a chance. This is a minor tweak to his technique nothing more.
     
  49. Phinatic8u

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    I don't think you guys understand how good Wheeler is.

    He had a better year than Willis. Set the tone for the defense.
     
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    Sure you don't you are wrong so frequent we are thinking of calling you junior for ck!
     

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