Dolphins Rumors & News

  • Report: Goodell earned $32M in 2015

    The Score "The NFL paid commissioner Roger Goodell $32 million for 2015, according to a tax filing obtained by Daniel Kaplan of Sports Business Journal. Since the NFL changed its status from a non-profit to a profitable venture, this is the last year Goodell's salary will be on public record. " June 30

  • Miko Grimes claims husband's release from Dolphins 'had nothing to do with me' "Fun stuff from NFL superwife Miko Grimes on ESPN Radio yesterday. Joe’s got the audio and the highlights of Miko diving deep on many topics, including her husband Brent Grimes’ contract negotiations. Co-hosts Sarah Spain, Jane McManus and Kate Fagan had an entertaining and tension-heavy..." June 28

  • NFL offseason arrests less frequent than years past

    Sportsnaut "Negative press dominates headlines, but the NFL is seeing a positive development when it comes to players getting arrested in the offseason. As detailed by Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, only nine NFL players have been arrested this year since January 1, which is down from 13 last year, 21..." June 27

  • NFL owners haul in $222.6 million each for 2015 shared revenue

    Sportsnaut "The NFL, and its owners, just keep getting richer. In a report by Eben Novy-Williams of Bloomberg, the league divided up $7.1 billion in revenue, which is an increase of six percent from the previous year. ESPN’s Darren Rovell has done the math, and as we can see each NFL team owner received a..." June 27

  • Peyton Manning says he will be rooting for six teams in 2016

    College Spun "Peyton Manning’s retirement from the NFL has apparently increased his fandom of the league. The former Denver Broncos and Indianapolis Colts’ quarterback revealed earlier this week that he’ll be rooting for six different teams this fall. Those teams: Broncos, Colts, Giants, Texans,..." June 26

  • Laremy Tunsil not guaranteed starting spot on Dolphins’ offensive line

    Palm Beach Post "Dolphins rookie Laremy Tunsil might have been the top offensive line prospect in the NFL draft, but he’s still working to earn respect from the team’s veterans. Tunsil spent most of last week’s Dolphins minicamp working as the second-team left guard behind Miami’s oft-struggling lineman Dallas..." June 23

  • Former NFL Player Davone Bess Arrested by SWAT Team After Barricading Himself Inside Arizona Home

    Complex "Back in early 2014, former NFL player Davone Bess—who played for the Dolphins and Browns between 2008 and 2013—made a couple of really questionable decisions that ultimately played a role in his pro football career coming to an abrupt end. He inexplicably posted a photo of weed on social media in..." June 21

  • NFL takes unusual step of involving position coaches in looking at more kickoff rule changes

    USA Today "The NFL is assessing the viability of further rules changes on kickoffs with unprecedented input from the league’s special teams coordinators, who want to save the exciting play from extinction. Dean Blandino, the NFL’s vice president of officiating, recently held a conference call with special..." June 21

  • Byron Maxwell declares Dolphins a ‘defensive team’

    Larry Brown Sports "Byron Maxwell is one of the newer members of the Miami Dolphins, but he already has a strong opinion about the team. The defensive back has declared the Dolphins a “defensive team.” “It’s going to win every camp,” Maxwell said of the defense via the Palm Beach Post. “We’re a defensive team...." June 19

  • Jay Ajayi needs to work on his receiving skills

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins coach Adam Gase has made it clear that he envisions starting and finishing drives with the same running back on the field for every snap. This will require whoever the running back is to do everything running backs do, including catching passes. That could be bad news for presumed..." June 18

  • Former No. 1 overall pick Jake Long: 'I'm finally healthy'

    ESPN "Jake Long hasn't been this healthy in years. And now, the No. 1 overall pick of the 2008 draft is ready to play and find a new team. "I'm finally healthy," Long told ESPN on Saturday before coaching at the University of Michigan Big Man camp. "This is the healthiest and best I've felt in..." June 18

  • Signs of progress, but accuracy still a work in progress for Tannehill

    Miami Herald "You watch Ryan Tannehill make the handful of impressive, thread-the-needle throws that he delivered this week --- a dart to DeVante Parker, a missile to Jarvis Landry, a perfect spiral to Kenny Stills --- and it’s easy to envision him moving into the NFL’s top half of quarterbacks. You can talk..." June 18

  • Giants claim QB Logan Thomas off waviers

    Today's Pigskin "One day after being placed on waivers by the Miami Dolphins, Logan Thomas has been claimed by the New York Giants. A former fourth-round pick by the Arizona Cardinals out of Virginia Tech, he was never able to show an ability to adapt to the quick pace of the NFL and has only appeared in one..." June 17

  • Don Shula receiving constant nursing care at his home

    Larry Brown Sports "Legendary Miami Dolphins head coach Don Shula is apparently not in the best of health. A little over a month ago, Shula was admitted to a Florida hospital to be treated for fluid retention and sleep apnea. His wife Mary Anne later said Don was released after an overnight stay and the family is..." June 15

  • Should Dolphins balk at paying Dion Jordan's $1.7 million bonus?

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Miami Dolphins have gone out of their way to let the NFL world -- and the team's fan base -- know they aren't counting on Dion Jordan. While the team would welcome the suspended hybrid linebacker back to the team, Dolphins executives and coaches have made it clear they have no plans for..." June 15

  • Dion Jordan’s agent expects him to open training camp with Dolphins

    Pro Football Talk "Dion Jordan said in late May that he was about to apply for reinstatement from the suspension that kept him off the field for the entire 2015 season and Jordan’s agent believes that a ruling on that bid will be coming soon. Doug Hendrickson told Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald that he’s..." June 15

  • Reshad Jones will report to Dolphins’ minicamp today

    Pro Football Talk "After skipping the first day of mandatory minicamp, Reshad Jones apparently has decided he made his point. Jones, the Dolphins safety who hasn’t participated in any offseason work this year, will show up today, Albert Breer of reports. It will be his first time attending anything at..." June 15

  • Adam Gase: “Zero concern” about Reshad Jones missing offseason

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins opened up their mandatory minicamp on Tuesday and, as expected, safety Reshad Jones was not among the players taking part in the practice session. Jones has stayed away from the Dolphins for the entire offseason because of dissatisfaction with his contract and is reportedly mulling..." June 14

  • DeVante Parker cleared for minicamp work, sits out Tuesday

    The Phinsider "Miami Dolphins wide receiver DeVante Parker sat out Tuesday’s first day of minicamp, continuing to be sidelined by an unknown issue. Parker, however, was technically cleared to practice and had been expected to take part in individual drills during the day. Head coach Adam Gase, however, erred on..." June 14

  • Dolphins’ Koa Misi on nightclub incident: I should’ve walked away

    Palm Beach Post "Dolphins linebacker Koa Misi, who allegedly struck a nightclub goer in the head last month and was tackled by a police officer, said Tuesday that he hasn’t been disciplined by the team. Misi was not charged with a crime — the victim refused to press chargers. But Misi, speaking to reporters..." June 14

  • Reshad Jones expected to extend holdout into Dolphins minicamp

    The Score "Miami Dolphins safety Reshad Jones, who has skipped all of the team's OTAs this offseason in hopes of earning a new contract, is expected to continue his holdout through this week's mandatory three-day minicamp, reports Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. If Jones stays away for all of minicamp, he'll..." June 13

  • Former Bear Bryan Robinson found dead in Milwaukee motel room

    Chicago Tribune "Former Bears defensive lineman Bryan Robinson, a 14-year NFL veteran, has died. Robinson was discovered late Saturday in a Milwaukee motel room. He was 41." June 13

  • Wes Welker joined Ravens, Dolphins as guest coach "The window on Wes Welker's playing career is all but closed, but his foray into coaching is just beginning. The former Patriots, Broncos and Dolphins receiver spent two days this week serving as a guest coach for the Baltimore Ravens. Welker was on hand for organized team activities on Tuesday..." June 11

  • Mike Pouncey praises Ryan Tannehill for pushing Dolphins

    Miami Herald "Dolphins center Mike Pouncey has noticed a change in quarterback Ryan Tannehill: “He’s always been a leader on this team, but this year I feel like he’s bringing more to the table, more than he ever has before as far as pushing guys and getting guys ready to go,” Pouncey said Wednesday. “I’m..." June 09

  • A month into NFL career, Dolphins’ Tunsil has been ‘very, very impressive’

    Miami Herald "Words you like hearing from a coach about your team’s rookie first-rounder: “He’s been very, very, very impressive. He’s every bit what we thought he was, which has a chance to be exceptional.” That was Clyde Christensen, the Dolphins’ offensive coordinator, talking about Laremy Tunsil, the..." June 08

  • Wes Welker shows up at Dolphins practice, but team won't sign him

    CBS Sports "Wes Welker was spotted at Dolphins' organized team activities on Monday but don't expect him to suit up for the team anytime soon. Welker knows first-year coach Adam Gase from their time together in Denver, and one of the best slot receivers in NFL history is serving in an advisory role with the..." June 07

  • NFL owners, coaches say a developmental league is needed and here's what's brewing

    CBS Sports "The limos were lined up bumper-to-bumper around the sprawling driveway and the private planes waited on tarmacs nearby as NFL owners scrambled to get back home after wrapping up another league meeting. In a nearby ballroom, commissioner Roger Goodell began addressing the media, his statements..." June 07

  • NFL Twitter Hacked, Announces Roger Goodell's Death

    Deadspin "Some gremlin got access to the NFL’s Twitter account today and announced the death of commissioner Roger Goodell. NFL PR flack Brian McCarthy quickly corrected the record: The other two tweets were also deleted. The NFL appears to have regained control of its account. The fake cause of..." June 07

  • 20 Different Players to Take Part in Celebrity Family Feud NFL Edition This Summer

    Total Pro Sports "If you enjoyed the Gronkowski Family‘s appearance on Celebrity Family Feud last summer, you’ll love what the NFL has in store for you this year. ABC is mixing up the format of Celebrity Family Feud for Season 2. While many of the episodes will feature celebrities and their actual families, a..." June 07

  • NFL curious about marijuana as potential medical alternative

    Sporting News "While it’s not saying so publicly, the NFL is exploring the viability of marijuana as a medical option for its players. In a profile on Ravens offensive tackle Eugene Monroe’s marijuana advocacy, the Washington Post reports NFL senior vice president for player health and safety Jeff Miller and..." June 07

  • Dolphins Work Out RB Boom Herron

    Pro Football Rumors "Running back Dan “Boom” Herron hasn’t seen much action in free agency since being non-tendered by the Colts in March earlier this year, but things might be picking up for the 27-year-old. According to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle (Twitter link), Herron worked out for the Dolphins..." June 06

  • Dolphins discussing moving preseason finale to FAU if necessary

    Palm Beach Post "Despite assurances that stadium renovations are on schedule, the Dolphins continue to eye FAU Stadium as a fall-back site for their Sept. 1 preseason finale against the Tennessee Titans, multiple sources told The Palm Beach Post on Friday. In that scenario, the Dolphins won’t settle into their..." June 05

  • 8 Teams That Could Sign Arian Foster

    Pro Football Rumors "The concern with Arian Foster has always been health. Foster, who will turn 30 in August, racked up 6,472 rushing yards during his seven years as a Texan, and earned three consecutive Pro Bowl nods from 2010 to 2012, averaging about 1,900 all purpose yards and 16 touchdowns in those seasons. But..." June 04

  • Reshad Jones is considering sitting out the season

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Safeties need to play off one another, and it usually takes time to develop that comfort between them. The Dolphins signed Isa Abdul-Quddus to a three-year, $12.75-million deal this offseason, feeling the five-year veteran's intellect, athleticism and coverage range could make him the perfect..." June 04

  • Dolphins TE Jordan Cameron on pay cut: I didn’t deserve more money

    Palm Beach Post "Tight end Jordan Cameron, who took a $1.5 million pay cut to stay with the Dolphins, wasn’t happy about his drop in salary. But he admitted on Thursday that he didn’t do enough last year to keep his pay. “It’s one of those things, it doesn’t feel good,” Cameron said. “I didn’t do much to..." June 02

  • Dolphins CB Byron Maxwell: 'I have something to prove'

    ESPN "Organized team activities are just beginning, and there is a surprise player receiving early raves from Miami Dolphins players and coaches. Veteran cornerback Byron Maxwell has been mentioned several times by those asked which player is impressing in practice. Maxwell also was arguably Miami's..." June 01

  • Dolphins' Albert unconcerned with job security despite Tunsil pick

    The Score "When a highly regarded prospect is taken high in the first round at your position, it's understandable for a veteran player to feel threatened. However, Miami Dolphins left tackle Branden Albert is unconcerned with his standing after his team took Laremy Tunsil - widely regarded as the top..." May 31

  • For DeVante Parker, 'sky is the limit' as he enters second season

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Dolphins wide receiver DeVante Parker was productive in his injury-shortened rookie season, finishing with 26 receptions for 494 yards and three touchdowns. But now, as Parker enters his second year, expectations are ramped up. Good might not be good enough in the new offense brought in by..." May 31

  • Dion Jordan breaks silence, says he 'can't waste' chance when reinstated to NFL

    USA Today "Like everyone else who walks through the doors of this gym, Dion Jordan had to start by embracing the fear. Fear of letting himself down. Fear of letting his mother down. Fear of squandering his life, not to mention the talent that compelled the Miami Dolphins to take him third overall in the..." May 30

  • Dolphins LBs Jelani Jenkins, Kiko Alonso bond over 'Call of Duty'

    ESPN "New Miami Dolphins teammates Jelani Jenkins and Kiko Alonso have a lot in common. For starters, both are young linebackers with a lot to prove this season. Jenkins and Alonso also enter contract years and are coming off injury-plagued seasons in 2015. Jenkins missed three games in Miami with an..." May 30

  • Rex Ryan slams Mario Williams for being selfish

    Sportsnaut "Rex Ryan and Mario Williams apparently didn’t part on the greatest of terms when the defensive end was released by the Buffalo Bills this offseason. Williams complained about his role in Ryan’s defense often during the 2015 campaign — the worst statistical season since his rookie season. He..." May 29

  • Rex Ryan slams Mario Williams for being selfish

    Sportsnaut "Rex Ryan and Mario Williams apparently didn’t part on the greatest of terms when the defensive end was released by the Buffalo Bills this offseason. Williams complained about his role in Ryan’s defense often during the 2015 campaign — the worst statistical season since his rookie season. He..." May 27

  • Ricky Williams to Run Marijuana-Friendly Gym Power Plant Fitness in California

    Houston Chronicle "Ricky Williams and marijuana have been inextricably linked over the years, with the former Texas Longhorns great serving multiple suspensions for using it during his football career. Now, he's going to profit from it. Williams is a partner and spokesman for Power Plant Fitness, a pot..." May 27

  • Knowshon Moreno I Wanna Play for the Broncos Again ... I Feel Good, Healthy

    TMZ "Knowshon Moreno says he's laser-focused on an NFL comeback -- with the running back telling TMZ Sports he's healthy and ready to go ... and would love to return to his old team in Denver. " May 27

  • Dolphins' Misi involved in Fort Lauderdale nightclub brawl

    Miami Herald "Dolphins linebacker Koa Misi clocked a man in the head outside a Fort Lauderdale nightclub over the weekend, police say, but Misi was never arrested or charged because the alleged victim refused to press charges. Misi’s weapons, according to the Fort Lauderdale police incident report: hands,..." May 27

  • NFL's Koa Misi Allegedly Bashed Clubgoer In Head ... Cop Says

    TMZ "Miami Dolphins linebacker Koa Misi raised hell at a Florida nightclub -- knocking down a clubgoer with a massive strike to the head ... before trying to run from the scene, this according to the police report obtained by TMZ Sports. The report was filed by a Ft. Lauderdale police officer --..." May 26

  • Mario Williams upbeat about new role with Miami Dolphins

    Miami Herald "Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan says the Dolphins are giving Mario Williams “everything he wants” by allowing him to line up at defensive end in a 4-3 defense, as opposed to playing a lot of linebacker in the 3-4 utilized by Ryan last year. So it’s no surprise that Williams, coming off the most..." May 26

  • Roger Goodell on NFL’s concussion issue: ‘This is our No. 1 priority’

    Sportsnaut "Holding a press conference at this week’s NFL spring meetings, commissioner Roger Goodell had to answer questions involving an Outside the Lines report suggesting that the league attempted to influence a government study on concussions. Primarily focusing on what seems to be league-mandated PR..." May 25

  • Ndamukong Suh shows up for first week of Dolphins' OTA field work

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Ndamukong Suh has been adamant about training at the Nike facility in Oregon every offseason of his NFL career, but from time to time he does participate in his team's Organized Team Activities. This happens to be one of those times because the Miami Dolphins' Pro Bowl caliber defensive tackle..." May 25

  • Knowshon Moreno refutes report career is over

    Today's Pigskin "Spending 2015 out of football as his former franchise won the Super Bowl, Knowshon Moreno is not willing to conclude his career just yet. The former first-round pick tweeted on Tuesday that he plans on returning to the league in 2016. Mike Klis of 9News recently caught up with Moreno and..." May 25