Dolphins Rumors & News

  • Dolphins worked out Kelvin Sheppard Wednesday

    Pro Football Talk "Rey Maualuga had some company as the Dolphins kicked the tires on veteran linebackers in the wake of Raekwon McMillan‘s season-ending knee injury. Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports that the team also worked out Kelvin Sheppard on Wednesday. Sheppard spent last season with the Giants,..." August 17

  • Miami Dolphins sign Trey Griffey, son of Baseball Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr.

    CBS Sports "Normally we don't cover Miami Dolphins transactions in this space, but in this instance we'll make an exception. Trey Griffey is of course the son of Baseball Hall of Famer Ken Griffey Jr., who tallied 630 home runs across parts of the 22 big-league seasons, most of which came with the Mariners." August 16

  • Dolphins Work Out Rey Maualuga

    Pro Football Rumors "The Dolphins are taking a look at linebacker Rey Maualuga, according to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald. He’ll be one of a handful of linebacker auditioning for Miami on Wednesday. Maualuga, 30, spent eight seasons with the Bengals before being released in March as a cap casualty. He was a..." August 15

  • Jay Cutler to make debut for Dolphins Thursday against Ravens

    ESPN "New Miami Dolphins quarterback Jay Cutler will make his debut with the team on Thursday in the second preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens, head coach Adam Gase said. Cutler missed last week's preseason opener after signing a one-year, $10 million contract just a few days prior. Cutler..." August 15

  • Dolphins lose starting cornerback Tony Lippett for season

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins are down a starting cornerback. Tony Lippett has a torn Achilles tendon and will miss the entire season. Lippett, who started 13 games last season, was a 2015 fifth-round draft pick of the Dolphins. He suffered the injury during Monday’s practice. The injury is a significant..." August 15

  • Kenyan Drake leaves Dolphins practice with possible head injury

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins running back Kenyan Drake has seen more work of late with Jay Ajayi in the concussion protocol, but a hit at Monday’s practice may have Drake joining Ajayi on the sideline. Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald reports that Drake was “on the receiving end of a flush, helmet-to-helmet hit”..." August 14

  • Mike Pouncey expected to play in preseason

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins center Mike Pouncey‘s absence from team drills at practice came to an end over the weekend and Monday saw him take more snaps while banging heads with members of the starting defense. Pouncey said one collision with defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh left him with “a stinger on my left..." August 14

  • Adam Gase: Jay Cutler could debut in next Dolphins preseason game

    Larry Brown Sports "Quarterback Jay Cutler is up to speed enough that he could make his Miami Dolphins debut this week, according to coach Adam Gase. Gase said the veteran quarterback is “trending” toward playing in Miami’s preseason game against the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday. Cutler played under Gase, then..." August 14

  • Adam Gase: We’re working to get Jay Cutler caught up as fast as possible

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins coach Adam Gase says new quarterback Jay Cutler can catch up with the offense quickly. Gase said on PFT Live that Cutler, whom he previously coached for a season in Chicago, is quickly getting accustomed to running the first-string offense in practice. “Jay’s working with the first..." August 14

  • Kenny Stills will stand for national anthem this year

    Pro Football Talk "We moved closer to a new season over the last few days as the first set of preseason games were contested around the league, but one of the storylines from last season remained part of the discussion. Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch and Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett both chose not..." August 14

  • Kenny Stills is winning fans for Dolphins one interaction at a time

    Palm Beach Post "Kenny Stills is done with another grueling practice, including his usual extra work on the JUGS machine, and he’s even done some autographs already. Once he finally gets in the shade, about 40 high school kids swarm him with Sharpies. He’s going to sign for every one of them, no doubt, and then..." August 13

  • Jay Ajayi is cleared to practice, but still in the concussion protocol

    Pro Football Talk "Some confusion has emerged regarding the precise status of Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi, who suffered a concussion nearly two weeks ago. Ajayi has been cleared to return to practice. However, because he has not yet been cleared by an independent neurologist to play in games, Ajayi remains in..." August 13

  • Jay Cutler: Interest from Dolphins was ‘unique situation’

    Larry Brown Sports "It sounds like Jay Cutler would have considered coming out of retirement for one team and only one team. The Miami Dolphins quarterback said Saturday that coach Adam Gase’s presence was vital to his decision to play for the team, and that he would not have been interested in learning a brand..." August 13

  • Mike Hull is the Mike in Miami, for now

    Pro Football Talk "With rookie Raekwon McMillan lost for the year with a torn ACL, the Dolphins need a new starting middle linebacker. Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald explains what the team will do next. For now, Mike Hull becomes the guy, and the team has no plan to move Kiko Alonso or Lawrence Timmons..." August 12

  • Jay Ajayi still not practicing two weeks after suffering concussion

    Sportsnaut "Miami Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi suffered a concussion two weeks ago, and he’s still in the NFL’s concussion protocol, unable to practice, per Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald. This isn’t panic-worthy news, but it’s still very concerning, both for Ajayi on a personal level and for the..." August 12

  • Adam Gase: Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill will “absolutely” be ready for 2018

    Palm Beach Post "Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill will undergo season-ending knee surgery during the coming week, and that would give him a chance to be ready for the start of next year’s training camp. Miami coach Adam Gase doesn’t need to wait for the surgery to declare that Tannehill will be ready to go..." August 12

  • Ryan Tannehill to have surgery, headed to injured reserve

    Miami Herald "The Miami Dolphins and Ryan Tannehill have come to the agreement that the best course for repairing a torn ACL in hi left knee is to opt for reconstructive surgery and so the quarterback will have that surgery and be placed on the injured reserve list. That means Tannehill, 29, will miss all..." August 12

  • Dolphins rookie LB Raekwon McMillan leaves game with knee injury

    Yardbarker "The preseason is a time for youngsters to prove themselves. It’s a time when rookies can take to the field and earn their keep as professional football players. Potentially set to start at linebacker for the Miami Dolphins, rookie second-round pick Raekwon McMillan was looking to prove himself in..." August 11

  • Dolphins rookie LB Raekwon McMillan suffers torn ACL

    ESPN "Miami Dolphins rookie linebacker Raekwon McMillan will miss the 2017 season after sustaining a torn ACL in the team's preseason opener against the Atlanta Falcons, according to multiple reports Friday. McMillan, who was drafted in the second round out of Ohio State, sustained the injury to his..." August 11

  • Is the future now for the Dolphins’ defense? We might find out in preseason opener

    Miami Herald "Matt Burke, flanked by a very special guest, called rookie linebacker Raekwon McMillan over for a quick chat after practice Tuesday. “Did you learn anything today?” Burke asked McMillan. Sure did, the Dolphins’ second-round pick replied. Burke would expect nothing less. McMillan has been..." August 10

  • Roger Goodell in favor of shortening preseason to 3 games

    WEEI Boston "Every football fan would agree, the NFL preseason is very boring, and it appears NFL commissioner Roger Goodell would agree. “When I go around to fans, that’s maybe the No. 1 thing I hear,” Goodell said, via Bob Glauber of Newsday. “The NFL should do things to the highest possible standards...." August 10

  • NFL To Hire Full Time Officials For First Time In League History

    Real GM Football "For the first time in NFL history, the league will have 21 to 24 full-time officials. Under the plan, each of the seven field officiating positions will be represented, with no more than five coming from one position. The full-time officials will come from the current roster of 124 game..." August 09

  • New Dolphins QB Jay Cutler bought jersey number from third stringer

    Sportsnaut "New Miami Dolphins quarterback Jay Cutler has worn the No. 6 jersey number dating back to his rookie season with the Denver Broncos back in 2006. Cutler, who inked a one-year deal with Miami earlier in the week, was not about to give up his number. Instead, he decided to purchase the No. 6 from..." August 09

  • Jay Cutler is very excited that Ndamukong Suh will not be chasing him anymore

    CBS Sports "It is fairly tough to imagine something more terrifying than Ndamukong Suh bearing down on you, with the intention of driving your body into the turf for sport. It is a feeling Jay Cutler, who played for the Bears against Suh's Lions for years, knows all too well. And Cutler is now glad he will..." August 08

  • Jarvis Landry says allegations of battery against girlfriend not true

    ESPN "Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jarvis Landry said Tuesday that allegations of battery against his girlfriend are not true. "I've been upfront with the team and the law enforcement," Landry said. "Hopefully, this gets resolved in a timely fashion." Landry is under police investigation for..." August 08

  • Adam Gase: Jay Cutler 'good' during first Dolphins practice

    ESPN "Quarterback Jay Cutler looked the "same" during his first day of practice with the Miami Dolphins, coach Adam Gase said Tuesday. Cutler, who ended last season with the Chicago Bears on injured reserve and had labrum surgery in December, was a full participant during Tuesday's practice but took..." August 08

  • Dolphins’ Bushrod blames media for Cutler’s bad rap, says QB ‘wasn’t ready’ to retire

    Miami Herald "Guard Jermon Bushrod knows Jay Cutler better than you do. He also might know Jay Cutler better than any other person in the Dolphins organization. They played three seasons together in Chicago. They “were pretty close there,” Bushrod said Monday. Logic suggests that Bushrod’s thoughts on..." August 08

  • Jay Ajayi back in pads and helmet at Dolphins practice

    Pro Football Talk "Quarterback Jay Cutler is practicing with the Dolphins for the first time on Tuesday and the getting to know you session will include running back Jay Ajayi as well. According to multiple reports from Dolphins practice, Ajayi was on the field in both shoulder pads and helmet as the session got..." August 08

  • Bucs likely facing Jay Cutler in opener at Miami

    Tampa Bay Times "The Bucs have a potentially favorable wrinkle in their season opener at the Dolphins -- five weeks from today -- as Miami is signing former Bears quarterback Jay Cutler as a replacement for Ryan Tannehill, lost to a knee injury in practice this week. Tampa Bay knows Cutler well -- he came to..." August 07

  • Jay Cutler’s base salary is a bargain for Miami

    Pro Football Talk "New Dolphins quarterback Jay Cutler reportedly will have a $10 million base salary for 2017, plus incentives. Setting aside the incentives (the triggers and the amounts are currently unknown), the contract is a bargain for Miami. Twenty-two starters will make more than $10 million this year,..." August 07

  • How has Jay Cutler fared against the Patriots? Not too well

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins have set their sights on taking down the Patriots. Coach Adam Gase embraces the challenge, since it provides the ultimate measuring stick for any NFL team. Gase’s team’s new quarterback has faced that ultimate measuring stick three prior times. And the stick routinely has been..." August 07

  • Dolphins ‘giddy’ about landing Jay Cutler

    Sportsnaut "The Miami Dolphins are reportedly ecstatic about signing Jay Cutler out of retirement in the wake of the injury to Ryan Tannehill. Yes, you read that right. An NFL team is elated about landing Jay Cutler. According to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, the Dolphins are “giddy” about this..." August 07

  • Dolphins waive DE Arthur Miley

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins waived defensive end Arthur Miley to make room for Jay Cutler, the team announced Monday. Miley, 24, signed with the Dolphins on Jan. 10. The Southern University product originally joined the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Panthers in 2015. The Panthers placed him on..." August 07

  • Matt Moore intends to compete, regardless of whether competition is open

    Pro Football Talk "With the Dolphins not paying Jay Cutler $10 million to stand on the sidelines, that’s likely where Matt Moore will be. And he knows it. To his credit, Moore knows that his role will be: (1) to be ready to play; and (2) to help Cutler be ready to play. The best way to do both will be to treat..." August 07

  • Kenyan Drake taking advantage of more reps during Jay Ajayi’s absence

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins list running back Kenyan Drake third on the depth chart, but with Jay Ajayi in concussion protocol, Drake took some first-team reps Monday. Drake caught some passes out of the backfield. “Any chance I get to step out here and perform is an opportunity,” Drake said, via Ian Cohen of..." August 07

  • Cutler's physical with Dolphins showed no concerns

    Yardbarker "The shoulder injury that prematurely ended Jay Cutler’s 2016 season is of no concern to the Miami Dolphins. According to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network, Cutler’s Dolphins physical raised no concerns about his shoulder, with the quarterback himself saying he was cleared to play in March." August 07

  • Calvin Johnson at Dolphins camp, but he's still retired

    Sporting News "Calvin Johnson is staying retired. Though the former Lions receiver was at Dolphins camp Monday, he was simply assisting his friend. Johnson, who retired following the 2015 season, told NFL Network he was in Miami to help out former Lions teammate Shawn Jefferson, who is now the Dolphins'..." August 07

  • Jay Cutler: I’m a quarterback, I don’t have to be in great shape

    Pro Football Talk "Is new Dolphins quarterback Jay Cutler in good enough shape to play after spending the last few months in retirement? “The good thing is I play quarterback so I don’t have to be in that great cardiovascular shape,” Cutler said with a smile today. Cutler said Dolphins coach Adam Gase called..." August 07

  • Jay Cutler arrives in South Florida for physical, won't play Thursday

    ESPN "Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase said new quarterback Jay Cutler will not play in Thursday's preseason opener against the Atlanta Falcons. Cutler arrived in South Florida on Monday morning to take a physical and sign a one-year, $10 million contract. He didn't practice as backup Matt Moore took..." August 07

  • Alleged victim signed affidavit absolving Jarvis Landry of physical violence

    Yardbarker "Miami Dolphins head coach Adam Gase confirmed on Monday that wide receiver Jarvis Landry is part of an ongoing assault investigation. Andy Slater of SlaterScoops.com reports that Landry is under investigation for battery after he was involved in an incident with his girlfriend at a Fort..." August 07

  • Jarvis Landry Investigated For Battery

    TMZ "Dolphins star WR Jarvis Landry is under investigation for battery ... Ft. Lauderdale police tell TMZ Sports. The alleged battery occurred on April 1, 2017. In the incident report, hands, fist, feet, teeth" are listed as weapons used in the alleged incident. Landry has not been arrested, or..." August 07

  • Adam Gase: Jay Cutler didn't come out of retirement to stand on the sideline

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Dolphins coach Adam Gase said he doesn’t expect newly acquired quarterback Jay Cutler to play in Thursday’s preseason opener against Atlanta at Hard Rock Stadium. But Gase basically confirmed that Cutler would eventually be the starting quarterback. “He didn’t come out of retirement to stand on..." August 07

  • Jay Cutler could stay with Dolphins for more than a year

    Larry Brown Sports "Jay Cutler is, for now, a one-year solution for the Miami Dolphins, but it’s reportedly not completely out of the realm of possibility that his stay ends up being longer than that. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported Sunday that, while right now there are no plans for Cutler to play for Miami..." August 07

  • Dolphins considered Tim Tebow, Kyle Orton as fill-in QBs

    247 Sports "The NFL clock almost struck Tebow Time again. After the Miami Dolphins signed quarterback Jay Cutler on Sunday to replace the injured Ryan Tannehill, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reported that three other names were floated out as potential substitutes: The most notable being former..." August 07

  • Gase: “Really high probability” Ted Larsen will play this year

    Pro Football Talk "Lost in the Ryan Tannehill injury and Jay Cutler flirtation in Miami is the fact that the Dolphins have lost another starting player on offense this week, when left guard Ted Larsen suffered a biceps injury. Many have assumed he’ll be out for the entire season. He may not be. “I think there’s a..." August 06

  • Dolphins’ Neville Hewitt said injury is not serious

    Palm Beach Post "Dolphins linebacker Neville Hewitt sat out Saturday’s scrimmage because of injury, but said afterward it’s nothing serious and he expects to return to practice sometime this coming week. Hewitt, one of several players to watch from the sideline in shorts, wouldn’t give specifics on his injury,..." August 06

  • Dolphins still prefer ‘reluctant’ Jay Cutler as top quarterback choice

    Larry Brown Sports "The Miami Dolphins remain focused on bringing in Jay Cutler in the increasingly likely event that quarterback Ryan Tannehill’s season is over. According to Jeff Dickerson of ESPN, Cutler remains the top choice to replace Tannehill, who likely needs surgery on his left knee that will keep him..." August 06

  • Jay Cutler, Adam Gase reunion could mean good things for Dolphins

    Pro Football Talk "From the moment Dolphins coach Adam Gase aggressively defended quarterback Jay Cutler in May, it was clear that Gase had emerged from his one year of coaching Cutler with a willingness to do it again. Now, Gase will. “I guess I know a different guy than what everybody else portrays,” Gase said..." August 06

  • Ryan Tannehill reportedly suffered new partial tear in ACL

    Larry Brown Sports "Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill reportedly suffered a new tear in his ACL when he went down with an injury in practice last week. While it was initially believed that Tannehill suffered no structural damage to his knee, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald is reporting that Tannehill..." August 06

  • Dolphins would have signed Ponder before Kaepernick?

    Yardbarker "If Jay Cutler had not agreed to sign a one-year deal with the Miami Dolphins, the franchise reportedly would not have turned to Colin Kaepernick. According to Craig Mish of SiriusXM Radio, Christian Ponder would have been the guy the Dolphins would have looked to instead. Furthermore, he..." August 06