Dolphins Rumors & News

  • Tannehill leads Dolphins over Falcons

    The Sports Xchange "Quarterback Ryan Tannehill engineered a first-half touchdown drive to help the Miami Dolphins beat the Atlanta Falcons 17-6 in a preseason game Thursday night at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla. Tannehill guided the Dolphins to the end zone early in the second quarter, completing..." August 26

  • Dolphins' Isaiah Pead: Leaves game with minor hamstring injury

    CBS Sports "Pead suffered a hamstring injury Thursday but it is believed to be minor, Jason Lieser of the Palm Beach Post reports. According to Lieser, Pead could have to returned to action Thursday if it were a regular season game. " August 26

  • Jordan Cameron says he’s not concerned about drops

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins tight end Jordan Cameron didn’t have a great first season with the Dolphins in 2015, leading to a pay cut to remain with the team for this season. Things haven’t gotten off to a great start in Year Two. Cameron dropped a pass in the end zone against the Cowboys last week and had two..." August 26

  • Possible tropical wave, Zika on Dolphins’ radar as stadium opening nears

    Miami Herald "Hard Rock Stadium opens in a week, and the field is ready for use. Inspectors are touring the facility this week to ensure everything is in order for next Thursday’s Dolphins-Titans preseason finale. The team expects no issues; in fact, had the NFL not moved Thursday night’s Dolphins game..." August 26

  • Jarvis Landry says Miami's high-octane offense made Cowboys players puke

    Fox Sports "The Miami Dolphins were trounced by the Dallas Cowboys in Week 2 of the preseason on Friday, losing 41-14 at the hands of another stellar Dak Prescott performance. The Dolphins’ first-team offense looked solid, but it wasn’t overwhelmingly explosive. Miami scored 14 points in the first half to..." August 24

  • Miami Dolphins hope to get ‘a long look’ at Arian Foster vs. Falcons

    Miami Herald "Arian Foster’s got jokes. Here’s one from the Dolphins locker room Monday. Asked how much work he needs during the preseason to be ready for Week 1in Seattle, Foster sarcastically (we believe) responded: “Thirty-seven reps.” How did you come about that number? “It's an..." August 23

  • Issues threatening Miami Dolphins' process of being good

    Miami Herald "The Miami Dolphins keep telling me this team-building they are doing now is a process and it will come together and it will lead to a good team. They tell me the offense will be good. They tell me the defense will tackle. So now you know what I keep hearing from the team. But, as I write in..." August 22

  • Dolphins’ Pead was supposed to be a camp body; he didn’t get the memo

    Miami Herald "Yes, it’s the preseason. And, yes, it’s a small sample size. But midway through the exhibition season, the Dolphins’ best running back has two regular-season carries in the past three years and is on his third NFL roster in 11 months. His name is Isaiah Pead, and he’s doing whatever he..." August 21

  • NFL drops “probable” from injury report, redefines “questionable” and “doubtful”

    Pro Football Talk "It’s definite that “probable” no longer will be part of the NFL injury lexicon. As first noted (as best we can tell) by Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald and as the league office confirms, the widely-misconstrued P-word has been dumped from the injury reporting procedures. “The ‘Probable’..." August 21

  • Dolphins preparing to play season opener without Mike Pouncey

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Miami Dolphins have apparently lost Pro Bowl center Mike Pouncey for a couple of weeks because of a new hip injury he suffered in last Friday's 41-14 preseason loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Pouncey, a Dolphins' starter since 2011, has a long history of hip issues. He missed the first four..." August 21

  • Prescott leads Cowboys over Dolphins

    The Sports Xchange "Dallas rookie quarterback Dak Prescott accounted for four touchdowns, continuing his impressive preseason and leading the Cowboys to a 41-14 victory over the visiting Miami Dolphins on Friday. Prescott threw touchdown passes to Dez Bryant and Brice Butler and scored on runs of 20 and 1-yard...." August 20

  • Dolphins shuffle starting offensive line, find better results

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins coach Adam Gase said that the Dolphins were being more patient with their offense than those who wanted them to “bench everybody” after a pair of three-and-outs in the preseason opener, but he did bench a couple of starters from that game. First-round pick Laremy Tunsil replaced Dallas..." August 20

  • Snoop Dogg Rips NFL for Allowing Players to Own Guns But Preventing Them From Smoking Weed

    Complex "Deep down, the NFL is probably not OK with its players owning guns. In the past, there have been quite a few players who have gotten themselves into trouble as a result of carrying guns, so if the league had its way, it would likely force all players to stop purchasing guns. They can’t legally..." August 18

  • NFLPA exec says NFL has 'zero credible evidence' for interview demands

    Sporting News "The NFL has threatened to suspend players mentioned in an Al Jazeera America report that alleges steroid use if they don't submit to an interview. The union isn't about to give in so easily. NFL Players' Association executive George Atallah told ESPN's "Outside the Lines" on Wednesday the..." August 18

  • Dolphins Have Veteran LB Stephen Tulloch On Their Radar

    NFL Trade Rumors "Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports that the Dolphins have free agent LB Stephen Tulloch on their radar as a potential option at linebacker. According to Jackson, the Dolphins actually wanted to bring Tulloch in for a workout recently, but Miami made clear they were looking to add a..." August 17

  • The Dolphins will play their games at Hard Rock Stadium

    Miami Herald "Welcome to The Rock! That little line from the movie The Rock now applies to the stadium the Dolphins have spent the past two offseasons renovating at a cost of approximately $500 million. Indeed, the reason the line will apply is because the Dolphins have locked in their naming rights for the..." August 16

  • Arian Foster expected to make Dolphins debut Friday at Dallas

    Palm Beach Post "The Dolphins are expecting to get their first look at two important skill players in a preseason game Friday at Dallas: RB Arian Foster and WR DeVante Parker. Foster signed a one-year deal a month ago and was on the physically unable to perform list the first two days of camp as a precaution as..." August 16

  • Dolphins sign defensive end Cedric Reed

    The Phinsider "The Miami Dolphins announced on Sunday the signing of free agent defensive end Cedric Reed. The Dolphins were under the 90-man roster limit after the release of offensive lineman Jacques McClendon and linebacker Danny Lansanah last week, so there was no coinciding release for the addition of..." August 15

  • NFL considers early week ’18 opener in China

    Sports Business Daily "The NFL could open the 2018 season on a Tuesday or Wednesday in China, with its traditional Thursday night season-opening game following later that same week, according to the league’s top international executive planning the proposed game. Intent on staging a game in China despit... " August 15

  • Dolphins rookie Tunsil has 'a lot to learn,' says Gase

    Palm Beach Post "Dolphins coach Adam Gase gave Laremy Tunsil mixed reviews for the rookie’s professional debut. Tunsil the Dolphins’ first round pick (13th overall), is learning to play guard after spending his career at Ole Miss at left tackle. He played with the second team during Miami’s 27-10 victory..." August 14

  • Dolphins capitalize on Giants' turnovers in 27-10 win

    The Sports Xchange "The Miami Dolphins scored 27 straight points, 24 of which came off turnovers, to top the New York Giants 27-10 on Friday night in a preseason game at MetLife Stadium. The Giants, who sat starting quarterback Eli Manning, gave fourth-year quarterback Ryan Nassib a chance to showcase his..." August 13

  • Dolphins’ tiny Jakeem Grant looks like he belongs

    Pro Football Talk "Jakeem Grant is the all-time leader in receiving yards at Texas Tech, an impressive feat at a school that has produced NFL receivers including Wes Welker and Michael Crabtree. But in this year’s NFL draft, Grant lasted until the sixth round. The reason for that is his size: Grant measured in at..." August 13

  • Ricky Williams, once 'smoked under the bus' by Willie Nelson, and his case for HOF

    CBS Sports "Because the legalization of marijuana remains a hot topic in NFL circles and there are few more prominent advocates for the usage of of it -- particularly for football players -- than former NFL running back Ricky Williams. Williams revealed recently he was drug tested more than 500 times in..." August 11

  • Dolphins coach Adam Gase calls the NFL a checkdown league

    Fox Sports "The NFL has primarily become a passing league over the past half-decade or so with teams angling towards airing out the football more often. Running backs are devalued and wide receivers are being paid like superstars, which isn’t a bad thing by any means. Rules have also been created to favor..." August 11

  • Newcomer Chris Culliver could be solution at cornerback for Miami Dolphins

    Miami Herald "No position has been more vexing or worrisome for the Dolphins in recent months than cornerback, with injuries and inexperience creating a level of uneasiness that sprung the front office into action this week. Miami’s latest potential solution, Chris Culliver, arrives after missing 28 games..." August 11

  • Dolphins offense comes to life with Parker’s return, Tannehill’s pep talk

    Miami Herald "Receiver DeVante Parker returned to practice Tuesday. The Dolphins offense finally worked on Tuesday. There might just be a correlation between the two. For the first time in days, Miami’s offense brought the fight to its defense, and Parker — healthy after a week lost to a hamstring injury..." August 10

  • Dion Jordan cleared to practice by NFL when medically able

    The Phinsider "Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan was conditionally reinstated by the NFL after a 15-month suspension as the team opened their 2016 training camp. A portion of Jordan’s “conditions” was that he was not allowed to practice or play in preseason games before resources in the Miami area were..." August 09

  • Is Ryan Tannehill allowed to 'demand excellence' from Dolphins teammates?

    Sporting News "Give Ryan Tannehill credit for acknowledging insufficient play and taking control like a franchise passer should. But the Dolphins quarterback had to know how some would react to his comments following Tuesday's practice. With new coach Adam Gase running the show, Tannehill, 28, has obtained..." August 09

  • Dolphins’ cornerback carousel continues with signing of Al Louis-Jean

    Miami Herald "The Miami Dolphins’ short-lived experiment with Ifo Ekpre-Olomu is over. The Dolphins waived the injured second-year cornerback early Monday and replaced him with third-year corner Al Louis-Jean. According to NFL Network, Ekpre-Olomu tore his ACL in practice when his cleat got stuck in the..." August 09

  • Dolphins Waive/Injured CB Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, Sign CB Al Louis-Jean

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Miami Dolphins announced the signing CB Al Louis-Jean and that they’ve placed CB Ifo Ekpre-Olomu on waivers with the injury designation. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Ekpre-Olomu unfortunately tore his other ACL in practice when his cleat got caught in the indoor turf. Should..." August 08

  • Jay Ajayi is the starting running back in Miami, for now

    Pro Football Talk "With the preseason approaching, the time has come for teams to issue initial depth charts — and then for coaches to downplay them as something the P.R. staff threw together in perfunctory fashion because the league requires a depth chart to be issued. In Miami, the first, non-binding depth..." August 08

  • Jordan Cameron eyes improvement during Dolphins training camp

    Miami Herald "Throughout OTAs and the early portion of training camp, Dolphins first-year coach Adam Gase has been challenging his players to improve their game. Play harder. Play faster. Play smarter. Tight end Jordan Cameron has taken the challenge to heart. Fresh off a lackluster debut season with..." August 08

  • Dolphins' Gase rips offense after lackluster practice

    The Score "Miami Dolphins head coach Adam Gase ripped into the team's offense after an underwhelming showing in Saturday's practice. Gase was hired in large part due to his offensive acumen, but grew uneasy after an anemic performance. "Offensively, there was just no juice whatsoever," Gase said via..." August 07

  • Arian Foster reportedly dominating other RBs at Dolphins camp

    Larry Brown Sports "Arian Foster is looking to prove that he can bounce back from a torn Achilles and have a productive season at age 30, and it sounds like he is off to a good start. According to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, Foster has already looked like by far the best running back at Miami Dolphins..." August 04

  • Dolphins workout LB Brandon Spikes, two others

    The Phinsider "The Miami Dolphins are looking to add depth to a thin linebackers group. The position was already a depth concern, but has really become a concern with Zach Vigil landing on the Physically Unable to Perform list to start training camp. According to reports, the Dolphins invited three players,..." August 03

  • Dolphins To Sign LB Danny Lansanah

    Pro Football Rumors "Linebacker Danny Lansanah is expected to sign with Dolphins today, pending a physical exam, according to Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times (on Twitter). Earlier today, the Dolphins auditioned a trio of linebackers, including Brandon Spikes and former Lions LB Jerry Franklin. Though it has yet..." August 03

  • Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi out of practice with knee issue

    Pro Football Talk "Arian Foster hasn’t been a Dolphin long, but he’s going to get plenty of work during camp. According to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi is being held out of practice today because of a knee injury. There’s no word yet on the severity of the problem, but..." August 01

  • Dolphins' Tunsil scuffles with teammate at practice

    The Score "Laremy Tunsil is getting well acquainted with his new teammates. The Miami Dolphins' first-round draft pick got up close and personal with third-year defensive end Chris McCain during a Monday morning training camp practice drill that ended with the two having to be separated by teammates." August 01

  • Adam Gase: Arian Foster ‘annihilated’ conditioning test

    Yardbarker "Attempting to take the NFL by storm once again after an Achilles injury sidelined him last season, Arian Foster impressed Miami Dolphins head coach Adam Gase on Sunday by dominating his conditioning test. “Gase said Foster is ‘ready to go‘ after he ‘annihilated’ his conditioning test,”..." August 01

  • Dolphins activate Foster, place Jordan on NFI list

    The Score "Arian Foster appears set to hit the practice field with his new team. After a brief stint on the physically unable to perform list to start training camp, the Miami Dolphins announced Sunday that the veteran running back has been activated. Still working his way back from the Achilles tear..." July 31

  • Branden Albert wants to mentor Laremy Tunsil

    Pro Football Talk "The draft night release of a video showing Laremy Tunsil smoking pot while wearing a gas mask contributed to a fall from the top of the draft order to the Dolphins with the 13th pick, which put him in position to be the left tackle of the future in Miami. The left tackle of the present doesn’t..." July 31

  • Dion Jordan rejoins the Dolphins

    Pro Football Talk "On Friday, the NFL reinstated defensive end Dion Jordan. On Saturday, Jordan rejoined the Dolphins. “He is in the building,” coach Adam Gase said, via the team’s official website. “There’s a certain protocol that the league has put out as far as what we need to follow. We’re allowed to have..." July 30

  • Dolphins add a cornerback, drop Stoneburner

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins made a roster swap Saturday and also activated cornerback Bobby McCain from the active/physically unable to perform list. The team signed cornerback Rashaan Melvin, who’s had two prior stints with the Ravens and one with the Patriots and also previously spent some time on the..." July 30

  • Dolphins place Foster on PUP list to start camp

    The Score "The Miami Dolphins placed newly signed running back Arian Foster on the physically unable to perform list ahead of the team's first training camp practice Friday. Foster is still working his way back from the Achilles tear that ended his 2015 season. Though he'd evidently reached a level at..." July 29

  • Dolphins owner says stadium will be ready for preseason finale

    Pro Football Talk "While the Dolphins’ co-tenants in their refurbished stadium have made backup plans for September, the Dolphins are going to operate without a net. Owner Steve Ross met with reporters Friday morning, and said the $500 million renovation project may have been more extensive and complex than he..." July 29

  • NFL conditionally reinstates Dolphins' Dion Jordan

    NFL.com "It's hard for a former No. 3 overall pick to be a forgotten man, but that's what Dion Jordan has become in Miami. On Friday, he took a step back towards the field. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport first reported that Jordan will be conditionally reinstated by the NFL after being suspended for all..." July 29

  • Who reaches Super Bowl LI? 2016 NFL record projections for all 32 teams

    USA Today "Heading into training camps, all 32 NFL teams have essentially taken shape. So before injuries, benchings, firings, (more) suspensions and hot streaks start shaping the 2016 season, here's USA TODAY Sports' annual projection of how the season will unfold with record projections for each team based..." July 27

  • Ezekiel Elliott Accuser Takes Case to City Attorney ... Investigation Under Way

    TMZ "Ezekiel Elliott's not out of the woods yet ... because his accuser in the domestic violence case has gone to the city prosecutor -- which has launched a full investigation into her allegations. We broke the story ... Elliott's ex-girlfriend told police the Dallas Cowboys running back struck..." July 27

  • Dion Jordan reinstatement request lingers, curiously

    Pro Football Talk "Nearly 15 months ago, the NFL suspended Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan for at least a year. Nearly two months ago, he applied for reinstatement. With training camp looming, no action has been taken on his request. It’s a strange situation, mirroring the unexplained delay that clouded the..." July 26

  • Greg Jennings retires from NFL, says he's excited for future

    ESPN "Veteran wide receiver Greg Jennings on Monday announced his retirement from the NFL after 10 seasons. In a video posted on the FamiLeague channel on YouTube, Jennings said he was "done" with football and is "excited to be done." "The past 20 years of my life has been football but today that..." July 25