Dolphins Rumors & News

  • Former Dolphins step up to replace Jim Kiick’s lost Super Bowl ring

    Pro Football Talk "Former Miami Dolphins running back Jim Kiick has been without his championship ring from Super Bowl VIII for a long time. According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, the Dolphins and some of his former teammates stepped up in an attempt to rectify the issue. The Dolphins presented Kiick..." June 27

  • Taco Charlton’s first endorsement deal not with a taco chain

    Pro Football Talk "Taco Charlton seemed like a perfect fit with the Cowboys, what with a name like taco in a Tex-Mex crazy area. So who would have guessed the defensive end’s first endorsement deal would come from a soda company? Big Red announced in a press release Monday that it had signed Charlton. “I love..." June 26

  • Miami Dolphins’ Jay Ajayi knows how to keep his feet

    Palm Beach Post "Jay Ajayi was a tough man to bring down for opposing defenses in 2016. According to Pro Football Focus, 70.7 percent of Ajayi’s rushing yards came after contact. That means nearly 900 of his totaled 1,272 rushing yards last season came after a defender had put a hand on the Dolphins’ running..." June 25

  • Dolphins LB Koa Misi Still Not Cleared

    Pro Football Rumors "Dolphins linebacker Koa Misi is still recovering from spinal fusion surgery and has yet to be medically cleared, according to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald. Misi recently with a doctor and will do so again in July, but it’s unclear whether he’ll be allowed to participate in training camp, per..." June 25

  • Miami Dolphins’ Andrew Franks goes long, answers questions about that leg

    Palm Beach Post "K Andrew Franks Height, weight: 6-1, 202 College: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Age: 24 Experience: Entering third season, all with Dolphins Acquired: Signed as undrafted free agent Contract: Made $525,000 in 2016; due $615,000 in 2017 in final year of contract In..." June 24

  • Archie Manning says Gase contacted Peyton after Tannehill injury

    Miami Herald "Dolphins coach Adam Gase reached out to retired quarterback Peyton Manning in the immediate aftermath of Ryan Tannehill’s knee injury last December. That’s according to Peyton’s father, Archie, who revealed that nugget in an interview with The New Orleans Times Picayune on Friday. Archie..." June 24

  • Dolphins’ training camp report dates are set — and the rookies are getting an early start

    Miami Herald "Time to get excited, Dolphins fans. Training camp is less than a month away. And the Dolphins’ rookies will get a head start on the veterans. Adam Gase is summonsing Miami’s 21 rookies to the team’s Baptist Health Training Facility on July 20, taking advantage of a league rule that allows..." June 23

  • ‘Focus,’ shmocus? Miami Dolphins believe G Jermon Bushrod gets unfair rap

    Palm Beach Post "G Jermon Bushrod Height, weight: 6-5, 320 College: Towson Age: 32 Experience: Entering 11th NFL season, second with Dolphins Acquired: Signed as free agent in March 2016 Contract: Has a one-year, $3 million deal Pro Football Focus rank: 69th of 72 In 2016 Stats: Started..." June 22

  • Agent: Jarvis Landy has yet to receive offer from Dolphins

    ESPN "The Miami Dolphins have yet to make a formal contract offer to Pro Bowl receiver Jarvis Landry, according to his agent. Damarius Bilbo told the Miami Herald on Tuesday that Landry hasn't received an extension offer and that the receiver will close negotiations once the regular season begins...." June 21

  • Dolphins’ Landry makes decisions regarding contract talks

    Miami Herald "The Dolphins surprisingly haven’t yet made an offer to receiver Jarvis Landry on a contract extension, but he will not hold out of training camp or hold out during the regular season if a deal isn’t struck before then, his agent Damarius Bilbo told me this week. Bilbo also revealed that he and..." June 20

  • WR Drew Morgan hoping to be next long shot to make Dolphins' roster

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Almost every year the Miami Dolphins seem to have a fascinating, underdog player who manages to turn heads for one reason or another. In recent years it’s been wide receivers such as Jakeem Grant, Legedu Naanee and Chris Hogan. This year’s version is a slot receiver and punt returner nicknamed..." June 19

  • WR Drew Morgan hoping to be next long shot to make Dolphins' roster

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Almost every year the Miami Dolphins seem to have a fascinating, underdog player who manages to turn heads for one reason or another. In recent years it’s been wide receivers such as Jakeem Grant, Legedu Naanee and Chris Hogan. This year’s version is a slot receiver and punt returner nicknamed..." June 19

  • Jimmy Johnson picked to introduce Jason Taylor at Hall of Fame induction

    Miami Herald "Jason Taylor has tapped Jimmy Johnson as his opening act at August’s Hall of Fame enshrinement, paying the ultimate compliment to the coach who gave Taylor his big break back in 1997. “He took a chance on an undersized defensive end and never looked back,” Taylor said in a video explaining why..." June 19

  • Ndamukong Suh says Dolphins 'never will be' scared of the New England Patriots

    CBS Sports "For roughly the 10th time in the last 10 years, the New England Patriots enter the season as the prohibitive favorites in the AFC East. New England was a surprising value last year and even then they were -275 to win the division; they cruised to 14 victories and the title even with Tom Brady..." June 19

  • Ryan Tannehill explains taking more risks, testing windows

    Palm Beach Post "When Ryan Tannehill recently said that Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase has encouraged him to “let it rip and make it happen” it made me wonder how, exactly, a quarterback who has been brain-washed to protect the football at all costs for pretty much his entire life, was going to manipulate his own..." June 18

  • Ndamukong Suh has high praise for Charles Harris

    Pro Football Talk "Of the various rookies who have a chance to win defensive rookie of the year honors, few have a better shot than Miami Dolphins first-round pass rusher Charles Harris. And one of the teammates whose presence will go a long way toward creating favorable matchups for Harris likes what he has seen..." June 18

  • Dolphins' Kiko Alonso makes boxing promoter debut Saturday in Miami

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The pain endured from sustaining a broken thumb last season had subsided when Miami Dolphins linebacker Kiko Alonso developed a budding friendship during rehab. A chance encounter just may have steered Alonso toward a potential post-football career. He is one of the promoters for Saturday’s..." June 17

  • Miami Dolphins RB Damien Williams on Bill Belichick: ‘He’s a cool dude’

    Miami Herald "Adam Gase appreciates Damien Williams and it’s fair to say the backup running back is one of his “guys.” Gase likes the energy Williams brings to the running back room, likes the way he finds a way to make plays, likes the way he works. He also gets more annoyed at Williams than most players if..." June 16

  • Dolphins team up with Martin Luther King III to have entire roster registered to vote

    Sporting News "The Dolphins are trying to do something no NFL team has ever before done. Miami is teaming up with Martin Luther King III in an attempt to register their entire team to vote by September. King and Bill Wachtel of the Drum Major Institute have teamed up with the RISE Organization to register the..." June 16

  • Dolphins' Suh: 'We've never been scared of the New England Patriots' "The New England Patriots have held the rest of the AFC East under their boot for more than a decade, winning all but one division title since 2003. It would be easy to understand how the yearly torment could lead to emotionally battered players willing to concede the crown to Tom Brady and Bill..." June 15

  • Dolphins say Mike Pouncey is improving after hip procedure

    Miami Herald "Dolphins center Mike Pouncey, who missed all of spring practice with a major hip injury, is “really improving” and “on a really, really good track right now,” Adam Gase said after the last minicamp practice of 2017 Thursday. But will he be ready for the start of training camp? That remains..." June 15

  • Jay Ajayi is ‘completely for’ getting a ton of carries in 2017

    Miami Herald "Jay Ajayi doesn’t mind thinking of himself as more of a workhorse than a thoroughbred. The Miami Dolphins 229 pound running back was the NFL’s fourth-leading rusher in 2016 but his 17.3 carries-per-game average with only 11th most leaguewide. So if 260 carries was good, Ajayi thinks more than..." June 14

  • Dolphins will continue looking for roster versatility during minicamp

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jakeem Grant, used almost exclusively as a slot/inside receiver last year, played on the inside and the outside during the recently-concluded organized team activities. Safety Michael Thomas was used at nickel/slot defensive back, and Kraig Urbik played center and..." June 12

  • Dolphins will continue looking for roster versatility during minicamp

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jakeem Grant, used almost exclusively as a slot/inside receiver last year, played on the inside and the outside during the recently-concluded organized team activities. Safety Michael Thomas was used at nickel/slot defensive back, and Kraig Urbik played center and..." June 12

  • Lawrence Okoye bypassing Oxford Law School for chance with Dolphins

    ESPN "Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Lawrence Okoye had an interesting and very tough choice to make this summer. Option No. 1 was to accept his invitation to study at the prestigious Oxford Law School in his native England. Option No. 2 was to continue pursuing his NFL dream with the Miami..." June 12

  • After a decade of plodding, does the Dolphins offense finally have swagger?

    Miami Herald "The highlight of Dolphins OTAs came during the final voluntary practice of 2017. During an 11-on-11 drill Thursday, DeVante Parker shook free of tight coverage by Byron Maxwell and reeled in a diving, one-handed touchdown pass from Ryan Tannehill. And then Parker, maybe the quietest player..." June 11

  • Dolphins, apparently, are cool again; plus six-pack of Dolphins notes

    Miami Herald "The Dolphins, apparently, are cool again. According to Dick’s Sporting Goods, the Dolphins have risen dramatically in jersey sales this year, from 22nd at the end of last season to 11th so far this year in the wake of their first playoff appearance since 2008. Jarvis Landry, who had the..." June 10

  • On his sixth NFL team, Lawrence Okoye just wants to play in a game

    Pro Football Talk "Lawrence Okoye may be the only person who has ever been on six different NFL teams without ever having played in a competitive football game: Not at the professional level, not in college, not in high school, nowhere. Okoye, a British discus thrower who is trying to turn into an NFL defensive..." June 10

  • Miami Dolphins’ Andrew Franks hopes to kick into his 40s (but has backup plans)

    Palm Beach Post "Hardly much time goes by without someone reminding Andrew Franks of his 55-yard field goal in the waning seconds in Buffalo, a kick vital to the Dolphins’ playoff berth last season. It was such a clutch kick that the Dolphins didn’t bother bringing in competition for Franks this offseason. It’s..." June 09

  • Dolphins to wear color rush uniforms vs. Baltimore, wear 1966 throwbacks twice in 2017

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "CEO Tom Garfinkel said Wednesday that the Miami Dolphins will wear their all-white color rush uniforms for the Oct. 26 game at Baltimore, and will wear their 1966 throwback uniforms twice this season. Garfinkel also gave a brief update on the Hard Rock Stadium renovations saying the major work..." June 08

  • Eagles, Dolphins to practice together this summer

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles and Dolphins will face each other in a preseason game in Philadelphia on August 24 and the Dolphins’ trip to the City of Brotherly Love will be extended for a couple of days of joint practices. The Eagles announced their training camp schedule on Thursday and it includes a couple of..." June 08

  • Eight NFL players that deserve huge raises

    Sportsnaut "Equal pay for equal play is not exactly how things roll in the NFL. This is especially true for many players drafted in the latter rounds. Those that excel end up vastly outplaying their contracts a couple of years into their careers. We are not suggesting that these particular players are..." June 08

  • Players' union believes language in many rookie deals violates CBA

    ESPN "The NFL Players Association has identified language in about 160 of this year's rookie contracts that it believes violates the collective bargaining agreement and is considering filing grievances to have the deals voided. "The union has undergone a comprehensive review of rookie contracts and..." June 07

  • Miami Dolphins are trying to upgrade at nickel cornerback spot and whether that involves Darrelle Revis

    Miami Herald "About three weeks ago Darrelle Revis’s name was making the rounds on the Miami Dolphins grapevine because someone started a rumor the former New England Patriots, New York Jets and Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback was on the Dolphins radar. Obviously, nothing came of that rumor and Revis isn’t..." June 05

  • Can Dolphins WR DeVante Parker meet his high expectations?

    Fanrag Sports "It’s not a matter of talent. Miami Dolphins wide receiver DeVante Parker has always had plenty of that. It’s not the quarterback either. Ryan Tannehill has never been exceptional, but for the last two years he has been steady. The same cannot be said of Parker. It has been two full seasons now..." June 04

  • Miami Dolphins’ big surprise of OTAs? DT Lawrence Okoye

    Palm Beach Post "He’s got a long way to go when it comes to securing a spot on the roster, but former discus thrower and rugby player Lawrence Okoye has gotten the Dolphins’ attention during Organized Team Activities. “I think the first couple of practices, guys didn’t really know what they were going up..." June 03

  • Is The NFLPA Still Preparing For A Lockout?

    Pro Football Rumors "We learned back in May that the NFLPA’s board of representatives had approved a plan that would set aside millions of dollars into a “work-stoppage fund,” allowing the players to make some money if an NFL season is cancelled or delayed. Now, it sounds like the Players Association wants the..." June 03

  • The NFL will allow liquor ads during their games this year

    The Comeback "You’re about to start seeing liquor ads during NFL games this season. According to the Wall Street Journal, the NFL has relented on allowing liquor ads during games, though the total spots will be limited to just four per game and two during pre and postgame shows. The NFL said it will accept..." June 03

  • Dolphins’ eccentric Hayes says no NFL lineman can ‘knock [him] off the line of scrimmage’

    Miami Herald "William Hayes said a lot of funny things on Thursday, pontificating on UFOs (they’re real), dinosaurs (they’re not) and mermaids (more evidence needed). But he also said something serious, and that more than anything else should make Dolphins fans (not to mention Miami’s 2017 opponents) stand..." June 02

  • Adam Gase takes the entitlement mentality out of Miami

    Pro Football Talk "As the Dolphins try to build on their first playoff appearance since 2008, their relatively new boss is committed to laying the foundation for sustained success. Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald explains that second-year coach Adam Gase has achieved quick success by stripping away an..." June 02

  • This Dolphins DE doesn’t think we landed on the moon

    Sportsnaut "It might not be as insane as Flat Earth Kyrie, but the conspiracy theories apparently don’t take any time off around the sports world. The latest comes in the form of new Miami Dolphins defensive end Williams Hayes, who apparently doesn’t think we landed on the moon back in 1969. Really, he’s..." June 01

  • Dolphins’ Landry wants a new contract by start of the season, but won’t hold out. Here’s why.

    Miami Herald "Jarvis Landry has been a good soldier. But, at some point, he wants to be paid like a Joint Chief of Staff. Landry said what everyone knew to be true Wednesday: He wants a contract extension in place before the start of the regular season. “Wouldn’t you?” he asked. That giant payday..." June 01

  • Dolphins WR Jarvis Landry On Extension: “There’s Nothing Really Going On”

    NFL Trade Rumors "Dolphins WR Jarvis Landry said he has spoken with the team “back and forth” regarding a contract extension, but that there has not been much progress towards reaching an agreement. “I’m not really worried about any contract or anything like that,” Landry said, via James Walker of ESPN. “I’m..." June 01

  • John Clayton cracks joke after being laid off by ESPN

    Sportsnaut "With ESPN since 1995, long-time NFL reporter John Clayton received news that he was the latest victim of layoffs from the sports leader. It’s just the latest example of ESPN cutting its budget as a way to make up for sagging ratings and profits. In confirming the news on Wednesday, the..." May 31

  • T.J. Lang on Ndamukong Suh: 'I’ve never played against a more literal psychopath'

    CBS Sports "Ndamukong Suh has been described as many things throughout his career. An All-Pro. A Pro Bowler. A force. A dirty player. Detroit Lions offensive lineman T.J. Lang, who played against Suh twice a year when he was with the Packers and Suh with the Lions, has another descriptor:..." May 31

  • NFLPA wants players to start saving money in advance of next work stoppage

    Pro Football Talk "It’s already been six years since the last NFL work stoppage. Which means that it’s only four years until, possibly, the next one. The NFL Players Association wants its players to be ready for it then by saving money now. “We wound up in a situation where unfortunately [savings] didn’t..." May 31

  • 11 recent NFL Draft picks on the verge of becoming busts

    Fox Sports "Every year, a handful of players taken in the first round turn out to be busts. It’s a disappointing trend in the NFL, but it’s the harsh reality teams and players have to face. There are a number of guys taken in recent drafts who are on the verge of becoming draft busts. Whether it’s due to..." May 31

  • Dolphins Not Interested In Orlando Franklin

    Pro Football Rumors "Orlando Franklin is searching for a third team after the Chargers cut him earlier this month. Guard has been a position the Dolphins have struggled to fill over the past few seasons, and after they moved Laremy Tunsil to his natural left tackle spot, they seemingly could be interested in more..." May 30

  • Teasing or pleasing? Miami Dolphins’ Jakeem Grant can’t be all about speed

    Palm Beach Post "WR Jakeem Grant Height, weight: 5-7, 172 College: Texas Tech Age: 24 Experience: Entering second season, both with Dolphins Acquired: Sixth-round pick in 2016 Contract: Made $485,095 last season; due $575,095 in 2017 Pro Football Focus rank: Unranked In 2016 Stats: 16..." May 29

  • Dolphins' Lawrence Timmons confident he can play all three LB positions

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Linebacker Lawrence Timmons, the free agent signee from Pittsburgh, is aware the Miami Dolphins haven’t assigned positions for his unit yet. He’s not worried. Timmons, a 10-year veteran with five consecutive seasons of 100 or more tackles, said he’s comfortable anywhere among middle linebacker,..." May 28

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