Dolphins Rumors & News

  • Dolphins have a chance to land Ndamukong Suh

    Palm Beach Post "Could the Dolphins actually land the biggest free agent of them all? Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh could be heading to free agency after Detroit declined to give him the franchise tag. The Lions could still sign him to a long-term deal before free agency begins next Tuesday. If not, he hits..." March 03

  • Dolphins release Nate Garner

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins were busy on Monday, using the transition tag on tight end Charles Clay and releasing a pair of veteran players. As previously reported, cornerback Cortland Finnegan is out in Miami. On Monday afternoon, the team announced offensive lineman Nate Garner is out as well." March 02

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    Adam Beasley @AdamHBeasley

    Dominik just called Suh a "generational free agent." Compared him to Reggie White. Said the Dolphins 1 of 3 teams with a real shot. Uh oh.

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    Adam Beasley @AdamHBeasley

    Cortland Finnegan -- gone. Nate Garner -- gone. The purge continues.

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Dolphins announced they released CB Cortland Finnegan.

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    A transition tag sighting! Dolphins placed transition tag on TE Charles Clay, per a league source. TE transition tag is $7.071 million.

  • Dolphins cut Cortland Finnegan "The Miami Dolphins have released veteran cornerback Cortland Finnegan, it was announced Monday. Finnegan started 12 games for Miami last season and recorded 44 tackles with zero interceptions. He signed a two-year, $11 million contract with Miami last year, but he finished only one season of..." March 02

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    Cecil Lammey @CecilLammey

    the #Bills and #Broncos could be most interested teams in #Dolphins TE Charles Clay when free agency begins

  • Dolphins make additions to sports science operation

    Miami Herald "The Dolphins announced that they have added some considerable heft to their growing sports science operation. The team hired Wayne Diesel away from the English Premier League to serve as sports performance director. The Dolphins have also promoted Dennis Lock, a PhD candidate in statistics at Iowa..." March 01

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    Armando Salguero @ArmandoSalguero

    Brandon Gibson has been released by the Dolphins.

  • Dolphins cut wide receiver Brian Hartline "The free agent pool continues to fill up with veterans prior to the market opening on March 10. The Miami Dolphins released wide receiver Brian Hartline on Friday morning. Hartline was a logical cut candidate as the Dolphins seek to dive deeper under the salary cap prior to the start of..." February 27

  • Mike Wallace not willing to restructure his contract with Dolphins

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Miami Dolphins are facing a touch decision regarding Mike Wallace future with the team, but one of the possible options to address his large salary presently doesn't feature re-structuring his existing deal. Sources tell the Sun-Sentinel Wallace has told the Dolphins he will not restructure..." February 26

  • Mike Wallace being shopped by Miami Dolphins "The Miami Dolphins are not prepared to cut disgruntled wide receiver Mike Wallace just yet. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported on NFL Total Access on Wednesday that the Dolphins are exploring the trade route based not just on Wallace's play, but also his fit in the locker room. Wallace..." February 26

  • Ravens owner cites Mike Wallace as cautionary tale for Torrey Smith contract "Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti and general manager Ozzie Newsome each spoke briefly on Tuesday about the team's free agency situation. One topic in particular that they waded into was the free agency of wide receiver Torrey Smith. Newsome said, "We have a history of retaining our..." February 24

  • Report: Dolphins want to re-sign Jared Odrick

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins are hoping to re-sign one of the better defensive linemen potentially available in free agency. According to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, the Dolphins would like to bring back defensive tackle Jared Odrick, who ranks 31st among PFT’s top 100 prospective free agents." February 23

  • Charles Clay expected to re-sign with Dolphins, despite Bills interest

    Palm Beach Post "Tight end Charles Clay remains in the Dolphins’ plans, despite apparent interest from Buffalo. Vic Carucci of the Buffalo News reported Sunday that the Bills are “taking a hard look” at Clay. But a source with knowledge of the situation told the Palm Beach Post that it would be very..." February 23

  • Report: NFL salary cap expected between $140-143M "The NFL expects this year's salary cap to be between $140 million and $143 million, at least $1.5 million higher than projected, ESPN reported Wednesday. League sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter that the NFL notified teams Wednesday. The league had informed team executives at the owners..." February 19

  • NFL reportedly unlikely to expand playoffs in 2015

    SB Nation "Last offseason, it appeared the NFL and commissioner Roger Goodell were intent on reaching an agreement to expand the playoff field from 12 to 14 teams. However, a report in the Washington Post suggests a potential change is now unlikely to arrive in time for the 2015 season. "I think it's..." February 19

  • Rex Ryan says Richie Incognito is “on a very short leash”

    Pro Football Talk "The Bills gave Richie Incognito another chance after it looked like the Dolphins bullying scandal might have ended his career. But they don’t plan to give Incognito many additional chances. Bills coach Rex Ryan said on PFT Live that the Bills have clear expectations for Incognito and they won’t..." February 19

  • Which NFL Teams Have The Hardest And Easiest 2015 Schedules? "Even before the release of next season's schedule (which should happen in April, about a week before the draft) we already know who everyone will be playing in 2015. That means it's possible to calculate who'll have the toughest row to hoe, and who gets a break. The Falcons will face the..." February 12

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    Alex Marvez @alexmarvez

    .@MiamiDolphins are signing veteran TE Ryan Taylor. Real good special teams player with legit chance of making 53-man roster @NFLonFOX

  • No Tannehill talks, yet

    Pro Football Talk "Every member of the quarterback class of 2012 has become eligible to do a second contract. With much of the speculation centering on Russell Wilson and Andrew Luck, David Hyde of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel has thrown another name into the mix: Ryan Tannehill. Hyde reports, citing an unnamed..." February 10

  • Dolphins Discussing Massive Long-Term Deal with Ryan Tannehill

    Sportsnaut "Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill is one of the brightest young players at his position in the NFL. The former first-round pick is coming off a 2014 campaign that saw him put up over 4,000 yards with 27 touchdowns compared to 12 interceptions—by far the best season of his three-year..." February 09

  • Drew Rosenhaus: Dolphins should bring back Mike Wallace

    Palm Beach Post "Dolphins receiver Mike Wallace — who is on the hot seat in Miami and may not be back in 2015 — met for dinner recently with Dolphins general manager Dennis Hickey. But mega-agent Drew Rosenhaus — who does not represent Wallace but has a weekly TV spot on WSVN-7 — said tonight that Wallace needs..." February 09

  • Branden Albert: “I just don’t know” if I’ll be ready Week One

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins left tackle Branden Albert is taking a cautious approach to his recovery from the torn ACL and MCL he suffered in November. Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports that Albert was limping, but walking without assistance at a team charity event on Friday night and that doctors are..." February 08

  • Mike Wallace recently met with Dennis Hickey

    Pro Football Talk "One of the things the Dolphins have to do this offseason is figure out whether they want to hold onto wide receiver Mike Wallace after a 2014 season that saw continued misconnections with quarterback Ryan Tannehill and ended with him on the bench following a blowup with coaches in the regular..." February 08

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    Armando Salguero @ArmandoSalguero

    Talked with Mike Tannenbaum today. My takeaway: Mike Pouncey extension will get done this offseason. Ryan Tannehill deal will be worked on.

  • Junior Seau leads a strong eight-man class into the Hall of Fame

    Pro Football Talk "The Pro Football Hall of Fame cleared the decks of a number of finalists who had been debated for years, as they ushered in an eight-man class to Canton Saturday night. First-year eligible linebacker Junior Seau was elected to the Hall of Fame, along with running back Jerome Bettis, defensive..." February 01

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    Armando Salguero @ArmandoSalguero

    Talked with Mike Tannenbaum today. My takeaway: Mike Pouncey extension will get done this offseason. Ryan Tannehill deal will be worked on.

  • Russell Wilson would have been a Dolphin if they hired Bret Bielema in 2012

    Sporting News "Russell Wilson and Bret Bielema went 11-3 during their one season together at Wisconsin in 2011. Wilson had the highest quarterback rating in the nation that year and was third in completion percentage as the Badgers reached the Rose Bowl. So it's not surprising that when Bielema was..." January 31

  • NFL will review Calvin Johnson rule, narrow goal posts

    SB Nation "The league is still considering reducing the width of the goal post and will review the "Calvin Johnson Rule" this offseason. The NFL competition committee will examine reducing the width of the goal post uprights this offseason, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. Each year the..." January 30

  • NFLPA to give own salary-cap projection for 2015

    USA Today "For the first time, the NFL Players Association plans to issue its own projections for the 2015 salary cap to counter what it perceives as deflated league projections that can impact teams' budgeting and, in turn, hold down spending. NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith made the..." January 30

  • Adrian Peterson Trade or Release To Cowboys, Raiders, Patriots, Dolphins?

    Sports World Report "The Minnesota Vikings and Adrian Peterson could be headed for a split at some point in the future once Peterson returns from suspension, as he is getting paid a high salary and despite Mike Zimmer wanting him to return, the team looks at his trade or release, the Dallas Cowboys, Oakland Raiders,..." January 28

  • Miami Dolphins can easily clear $40 million in cap space this offseason

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Initially thought the Miami Dolphins were in salary cap hell this offseason. That's what the books showed. Courtesy of Dawn Aponte's buy now, pay later contracts of 2013 the credit card bill was due this year. The Dolphins presently have $145 million tied up on the team's top 51 players..." January 27

  • Brent Grimes’s wife goes off on the NFL

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins cornerback Brent Grimes played well in the Pro Bowl on Sunday, but he was not named the game’s Most Valuable Player. That has Grimes’s wife very unhappy. As a result, Miko Grimes went off on an epic Twitter rant against the NFL on Monday afternoon, starting off with complaints about..." January 26

  • NFL moves all three London games to 9:30 a.m. Eastern

    Pro Football Talk "Early morning football from London is here to stay. The NFL announced today that all three London games in 2015 will kick off at 9:30 a.m. Eastern. The three early games are Jets-Dolphins on October 4, Bills-Jaguars on October 25 and Lions-Chiefs on November 1." January 22

  • Dolphins left tackle Branden Albert recovering quickly from major knee surgery

    Miami Herald "The Dolphins and their doctors are beyond encouraged, and pleasantly surprised, by how quickly left tackle Branden Albert has progressed from reconstructive knee surgery, a source has told the Miami Herald. That’s great news for Albert, the organization and quarterback Ryan Tannehill, who was..." January 22

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    Andrew Abramson @AbramsonPBP

    Hickey won't say whether Mike Wallace will be back or if end of season drama will play into decision. He says everything is being evaluated.

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    It's not just Dennis Allen joining Saints. Former Dolphins GM Jeff Ireland is being hired to do college scouting for Saints, per source.

  • Dolphins owner unsure if Wallace will be back with team

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Dolphins owner Stephen Ross was the latest person to weigh in on the Mike Wallace situation Friday, according to The Miami Herald. When asked if Wallace will be back with the team next season, Ross said: "I don't think anyone really knows." Wallace's status with the team has been in question..." January 17

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    Barry Jackson @flasportsbuzz

    Steve ross declines to say if Mike Wallace will remain on team. Says I don't think anyone really knows."

  • Dolphins' Kacy Rodgers considered front-runner to become Jets defensive coordinator

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Todd Bowles' recent hiring as the New York Jets' head coach could mean the Dolphins will lose one of the team's top assistants. According to a league source, Dolphins defensive line coach Kacy Rodgers is viewed as a front runner to become Bowles' defensive coordinator, running the New York Jets..." January 15

  • Dolphins want back in Super Bowl mix for 2019 or 2020

    Pro Football Talk "South Florida wants back in the Super Bowl mix, and they’re hoping a refurbished Sun Life Stadium can get the big game back in 2019 or 2020. According to Craig Davis of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, local leaders are making a concerted effort to land one of the next two Super Bowls to be..." January 14

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Could end up replacing Joe Philbin next month, regardless of what the Dolphins are saying. Jets had that concern, at least to some degree

  • Swimming legend Diana Nyad: Rob Konrad had to be ‘tough as nails’

    Miami Herald "Rob Konrad spent six seasons battering linebackers as the lead blocker for the Miami Dolphins. But Konrad survived 16 hellish hours in the Atlantic Ocean last week because his will was somehow even more powerful than his body. That’s the belief of Diana Nyad, the famed long-distance swimmer..." January 13

  • Mike Wallace isn't open to taking a pay cut from the Dolphin

    Miami Herald "The Miami Dolphins wide receiver corps will be an interesting place for offseason decisions soon. The team could keep or cut Brian Hartline, Mike Wallace or Brandon Gibson. Jarvis Landry and Rishard Matthews are youngsters who are still on their rookie contracts so there's no financial decision..." January 11

  • Mike Tannenbaum praises Joe Philbin, uncertain about Mike Wallace's future

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Mike Tannenbaum compared his new role as the Miami Dolphins' executive vice president of football operations to being a point guard on a basketball team. He was hired by owner Steve Ross as his point man, where his role is to set everyone on the team up to be successful. Tannenbaum said his..." January 10

  • Ex-Dolphins player falls in ocean, survives by swimming 9 miles to land "Former Miami Dolphins fullback Rob Konrad might be the closest thing to an actual Dolphin that the team has ever employed. According to the U.S. Coast Guard, Konrad fell into the ocean on Wednesday and only survived because he was able to swim nine miles to shore. The Coast Guard told WPTV in..." January 09

  • Joe Philbin to get contract extension

    Miami Herald "Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin's status for the 2015 season was not in doubt once team owner Stephen Ross publicly endorsed him before the season ended. But that endorsement raised the question whether the Dolphins would commit to Philbin financially beyond that '15 season, which was scheduled..." January 07

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    Sources tell @alexmarvez and me Dolphins are expected to hand over football operations to Mike Tannenbaum in the near future. Story coming.

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