Dolphins Rumors & News

  • Dolphins send former LSU teammates to recruit La’el Collins

    Pro Football Talk "Three players on the Dolphins were teammates of La’El Collins at LSU, and they’re being pressed into service to try to recruit him to come to Miami. Collins, a first-round talent who went undrafted after police said they wanted to question him in connection with the death of his ex-girlfriend,..." May 05

  • Dolphin lobbies for Fins to sign Collins

    Miami Herald "The Dolphins are expected to pursue LSU offensive guard/tackle La'l Collins if he's cleared of involvement in a murder of an ex-girlfriend. And Dolphins linebacker Kelvin Sheppard, who played at LSU, is publicly lobbying the Dolphins to sign Collins, a second-team All-American in 2014 who is..." May 04

  • Dolphins address needs, add versatile depth throughout draft

    Fox Sports Florida "The Miami Dolphins checked off several roster needs in a busy three days during the 2015 draft and picked up seven quality players tasked with helping this team improve on its 8-8 record last season. Of course, the most impactful newcomer will likely be receiver DeVante Parker, who was taken in..." May 03

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    Ajayi, who did not have a pre-draft visit with #Dolphins, has no short-term concerns with knee. 4-5 years down the line? We'll see.

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    Barry Jackson @flasportsbuzz

    Dolphins say they see Lippett as CB because of size, length, toughness.

  • DeVante Parkers Mom: 'We didn't want him going to Cleveland' "The mother of receiver DeVante Parker is thrilled her son is in Miami. And perhaps just as thrilled he's not with the Cleveland Browns. "We didn't want him going to Cleveland," Raneca Parker told the Miami Herald on Friday. "They don't have a team, really, or a quarterback. I knew I didn't..." May 02

  • Miami Dolphins select Louisville WR DeVante Parker with 14th pick of NFL draft

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Sometimes patience pays off. The Miami Dolphins executives and scouts have been checking out DeVante Parker since the beginning of the NFL draft evaluation process, and although there was plenty of speculation that the Louisville receiver wouldn’t be there when Miami made the pick at No. 14,..." May 01

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    Matt Maiocco @MaioccoCSN

    WR DeVante Parker goes to the Dolphins, and the 49ers trade back with the Chargers. SF now has 17th pick.

  • Dolphins Looking To Move Up

    Pro Football Rumors "Dolphins are laying the groundwork for a trade that would vault them up the draft board in round one, according to Ian Rapoport of (on Twitter). Years ago, Mike Tannenbaum authored a trade to move up and select cornerback Darrelle Revis when he was the GM of the Jets. Now the head decision..." April 30

  • Suspended Dolphins DE Dion Jordan going back to school

    Sporting News "Dion Jordan will be seeing a lot more of the classroom than the football field next season. The Dolphins defensive end says he’s going back to college now that he has been suspended for a year for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy. “I will use the time away from playing to finish my..." April 30

    2015 NFL Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff NFL Draft day is finally here. Teams begin re-loading tonight and the new NFL season will be here before we know it. I'm going to post rumors in this live blog all day. Pick rumors, trade rumors, etc. April 30

  • Report: Dolphins Pick up Ryan Tannehill’s 2016 Option

    Sportsnaut "This isn’t terribly surprising news. Coming off a stellar 2014 campaign that saw him put up over 4,000 passing yards with 27 touchdowns, it appears that Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill is in the team’s long-term plans. According to Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio, Miami is prepared to..." April 30

  • Suspended Dion Jordan: 'I apologize'

    Miami Herald "Dion Jordan broke his silence this afternoon to speak about his year-long suspension from the NFL and Miami Dolphins following his violation of the league's substance abuse policy: "I'm very disappointed that I will not be playing in the NFL in the 2015 season," Jordan said in a statement..." April 29

  • 2015 NFL mock draft: Saints, Dolphins, Eagles, Jaguars making trades "It's finally time to bite the bullet. It's time to mock it up. Hopefully, I can do better than last year, where I hit for a pretty strong average – 26 of the 32 players I put in my mock ended up going in the first round – but didn't land nearly enough homers (getting the right player and team..." April 29

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    #Eagles trade for Dion Jordan would have sent a conditional late round pick to the Dolphins, per a league source. Evan Mathis was discussed.

  • Eagles and Dolphins were nearing a trade before Miami linebacker's suspension

    Bleeding Green Nation "According to a report from ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Philaelphia Eagles and Miami Dolphins recently almost completed a trade for Dion Jordan. As it turns out, however, the former first round pick has been suspended for the entire 2015 season due to yet another substance abuse policy violation...." April 28

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Dion Jordan, 3rd pick in 2013, is being suspended for 2015 season for another substance abuse policy violation, league sources told ESPN.

  • NFL to end tax-exempt status

    The Score "The NFL will relinquish its tax-exempt status, commissioner Roger Goodell announced in a memo to owners Tuesday. Goodell said the move was made to "eliminate (a) distraction." The memo states the move will not have a significant impact on the operation of the league: Every dollar of..." April 28

  • Report: Dion Jordan to be suspended for the 2015 season

    Pro Football Talk "One of the top picks in the 2013 NFL Draft will miss the entire upcoming season. Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan, the No. 3 overall selection two years ago, will be suspended for the 2015 regular season after a positive substance-abuse test, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported..." April 28

  • NFL Commissioner Goodell: "We didn't get it right"

    CBS News "The NFL draft begins Thursday in Chicago. It's a change of venue for a league re-defining itself both on and off the field. The NFL will follow a new personal conduct policy, and two new employees will help investigate player misconduct. In an interview with "CBS This Morning" co-host Charlie..." April 28

  • Running back Todd Gurley: Damaged goods or just plain good?

    Miami Herald "The Dolphins have not used a first-round pick on a running back in a decade. Who can blame them? They might be shell-shocked from a long history of awful luck. Seven times in 49 years, the Dolphins have taken a running back in the first round. Only two — Hall of Famer Larry Csonka and..." April 27

  • If Chip Kelly likes Dion Jordan, now is the time to get him

    Pro Football Talk "In the 2013 NFL draft, the Dolphins loved Dion Jordan, and thought the Eagles loved him, too. Now the Dolphins would love to get rid of Jordan, and would love to have the Eagles be the ones to take him off their hands. Jordan played for Eagles coach Chip Kelly at Oregon, so the Dolphins thought..." April 26

  • Miami Dolphins offer no vote of confidence for absent Dion Jordan

    Palm Beach Post "The Miami Dolphins held a news conference Friday afternoon to talk about the draft, but when it was over, the focus was on anything but. Asked several questions about defensive end Dion Jordan, who skipped voluntary workouts earlier this week, club officials repeatedly declined to offer a vote..." April 26

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    Former #Falcons G Mike Johnson worked out for the #Dolphins.

  • Dan Marino wouldn’t trade the Hall of Fame for a Super Bowl ring

    Pro Football Talk "Dan Marino is on the short list of the greatest players never to win a championship, and he’s just fine with that. Appearing at a Pro Football Hall of Fame function on Friday, Marino was asked whether he would trade the gold jacket that comes with Hall of Fame induction for a Super Bowl ring...." April 25

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    Armando Salguero @ArmandoSalguero

    Mike Tannenbaum asked about Dion Jordan: "If someone choses not to be here, that's their decision."

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    Alex Marvez @alexmarvez

    Just got details on @GregJennings 2-year, $8 million @MiamiDolphins deal: $3M SB, $900k '15 base; $3.9M' 16 base; $100k workout bonuses

  • Dolphins defensive tackle applies to become Uber driver

    New York Daily News "One NFL player's drive to the Super Bowl goes through Uber. Miami Dolphins defensive tackle A.J. Francis just bought a new car and now wants to put it to work shuttling passengers around South Florida. The 6-foot-5, 330-pound NFLer told the Daily News that after being a user and fan of the..." April 23

  • Miami Dolphins reach deal with veteran wide receiver Greg Jennings

    Miami Herald "Greg Jennings will sign with the Miami Dolphins, the Miami Herald has confirmed, seemingly erasing the team’s No. 1 need just a week shy of the draft. The deal, first reported by Fox Sports, is for two years and $8 million, according to ESPN. Jennings, who spent six seasons with Joe Philbin..." April 23

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    Rand Getlin @Rand_Getlin

    WR Greg Jennings will sign with the #Dolphins, a source said. Great fit. They needed a veteran receiver.

  • Judge approves concussion settlement, could cost NFL $1 billion "A federal judge has approved a plan that brings the NFL and more than 5,000 former players one step closer to a settlement in a concussion lawsuit that could end up costing the league more than $1 billion over 65 years. Senior U.S. District Judge Anita Brody had twice sent the deal back to..." April 22

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    Andrew Abramson @AbramsonPBP

    #Dolphins sign OL Jeff Linkenbach, per source

  • 2015 Sunday Night Football schedule

    SB Nation "The NFL has released the full schedule for the upcoming 2015 NFL season, which means we know the primetime matchups for Sunday Night Football. Typically some of the best matchups on the schedule (especially with flex scheduling), Sunday Night Football might not be as well-known a phrase as Monday..." April 22

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    Miami Dolphins @MiamiDolphins

    The team has waived guard Davonte Wallace.

  • Dolphins DT Suh joins offseason program "Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, who rarely participated in offseason workouts while with the Detroit Lions, was present Monday on the first day of the Miami Dolphins' offseason program. Suh signed a six-year $114 million contract -- $60 million guaranteed -- with the Dolphins last month, making..." April 20

  • Dion Jordan does not attend first day of Dolphins’ workouts

    Pro Football Talk "Dion Jordan wasn’t there when the Dolphins reported to offseason workouts today. Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald reports that Jordan wasn’t there, although it wasn’t immediately clear why. It could simply be that Jordan chose not to attend the voluntary workouts. That’s his right, although..." April 20

  • NFL schedule will be released on Tuesday

    Pro Football Talk "The wait to find out the 2015 schedule will end on Tuesday evening. The NFL has announced that the schedule will be unveiled during a three-hour show on NFL Network that gets underway at 8 p.m. ET. All 256 games will be revealed during the program, although not all games will remain in the same..." April 20

  • La’el Collins scheduled for visit with Dolphins

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins have visited with some of the top cornerback, running back and wide receiver prospects during the pre-draft process, but they haven’t been ignoring their need for offensive line help. Several of the top blockers in this year’s draft class have spent time with the Dolphins and..." April 19

  • DeVante Parker may only be a dream for Dolphins

    Miami Herald "Projections, rumors, speculation, smokescreens, and yes, lies. That's the NFL's draft season. And so take this for what you deem it worth (no jokes, funny boys): In talking to multiple NFL personnel department sources, the buttlescut I keep hearing is that Louisville wide receiver DeVante..." April 18

  • Dolphins guard Daryn Colledge retiring from football

    Sporting News "One of the key offensive linemen of the Packers’ most recent Super Bowl win is hanging up his cleats. Daryn Colledge, who played for the Dolphins in 2014, is retiring from the NFL, his agent announced Wednesday night." April 15

  • Report Suggests About 1 in 6 NFL Players Go Broke Within 12 Years of Retiring

    Complex "When the NFL comes back in 2015, and you gaze upon the first 11-on-11 play of the bloodsport's season, know that, statistically speaking, at least three players on that field will be bankrupt soon after they hang up their cleats. According to a new research paper by the National Bureau of Economic..." April 15

  • Dolphins want Ryan Tannehill deal done by Week 1 "The Miami Dolphins remain committed to getting a deal done with Ryan Tannehill before the start of a new season. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport said Monday on NFL Total Access that the Dolphins are turning their attention to Tannehill after signing center Mike Pouncey to a rich extension late..." April 14

  • Zack Bowman signs with Miami Dolphins

    Big Blue View "Former New York Giants cornerback Zack Bowman has signed a one-year free agent contract with the Miami Dolphins, per a variety of reports. Bowman spent last season with the Giants after spending the first six seasons of his career with the Chicago Bears. We was considered a depth signing who..." April 13

  • Emotional Mike Pouncey signs extension, thanks Dolphins for faith "Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey went through a range of emotions Monday after signing his five-year contract extension. It was a reflective day and an emotional day for the two-time Pro Bowler. Pouncey's eyes welled up as he stood at the podium and addressed the media. He knows his..." April 13

  • Three teams show most interest in Crabtree

    CSN Bay Area "Free agency enters its sixth week, and wide receiver Michael Crabtree remains as one of the most-notable unsigned players. Crabtree has taken visits to meet with coaches and officials of the Raiders and Miami Dolphins. Those two teams, along with the Baltimore Ravens, have shown the most..." April 13

  • Schedule release likely coming next week

    Pro Football Talk "With the draft only 17 days away and in light of the NFL’s habit of releasing the regular-season schedule before the draft, the window for releasing the 2015 regular-season schedule is getting fairly narrow. The current thinking, per a source with knowledge of the situation, is that the sheet..." April 13

  • Dolphins summon four high-end CBs to Davie; Assessing Fins' CB options

    Miami Herald "One of the biggest remaining mysteries of this Dolphins offseason is whether they can find a cornerback in the draft who’s better than Jamar Taylor (the current front-runner) or Will Davis for the starting job opposite Brent Grimes. But we can assure you they’re looking very closely at draft..." April 12

  • Miami Dolphins’ Branden Albert literally fights through the pain

    Miami Herald "Branden Albert collapsed onto the top rope after a three-minute jab session, and you could almost hear the turnbuckle cry “uncle.” Men Albert’s size — 6-5 and 310 pounds — aren’t meant for a boxing ring. And they certainly aren’t found there, skipping around and unleashing uppercuts, less..." April 12

  • Dolphins, Mike Pouncey agree to terms on contract extension

    Miami Herald "Mike Pouncey was never going anywhere because the Dolphins weren't letting a Pro Bowl player go. He's definitely not going anywhere now as the team and center Mike Pouncey just agreed to a multi-year deal that makes him the highest paid center in the NFL, per multiple sources. The numbers on..." April 11

  • Dolphins finalizing multi-year extension for center Mike Pouncey

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Miami Dolphins are in the process of finalizing a multi-year extension for center Mike Pouncey, according to multiple sources. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but it is believed to be in the neighborhood of the $40 million multi-year deal his twin brother Maurkice Pouncey got from the..." April 10