Dolphins Rumors & News

  • There Are No Elite Teams in 2016

    The Ringer "For the first time in weeks, the NFL was the only show in town on Sunday night. With the World Series matchup set and the three presidential debates mercifully a thing of the past, Sunday Night Football took center stage as the weekend wound to a close. What followed was a game that will likely be..." October 25

  • Dolphins' Arian Foster on retirement: 'I am walking away in peace'

    ESPN "Miami Dolphins running back Arian Foster is calling it quits. Foster, 30, released a letter on his decision to retire via Uninterrupted on Monday. "There comes a time in every athlete's career when their ambition and their body are no longer on the same page. I've reached that point," Foster..." October 25

  • After consecutive 200-yard games by Ajayi, Dolphins’ mantra is ‘In Jay We Trust’

    Miami Herald "Jay Ajayi was holding court with 20 or so members of the local media Monday when Laremy Tunsil ambled by. “In Jay we trust,” the rookie guard said twice. My, how things can change in eight days. Ajayi went from a complete unknown to a SportsCenter regular after back-to-back 200-yard..." October 25

  • Adam Gase credits Jay Ajayi’s comeback from “10 bad days”

    Pro Football Talk "At the start of the season, Dolphins coach Adam Gase was so down on running back Jay Ajayi that Gase left Ajayi home for the team’s Week One trip to Seattle. A whole lot has changed since then. On Sunday, Ajayi became just the fourth player in NFL history to rush for more than 200 yards in..." October 24

  • Jarvis Landry apologizes for block that injured Bills' Aaron Williams

    ESPN "Jarvis Landry apologized for his block that injured Aaron Williams on Sunday. Landry said he wished he could take it back and offered little defense when asked if the hit was dirty. "Call it what you want," Landry said. "It's football." The NFL is certain to look at the play closely...." October 24

  • Ajayi's epic performance pushes Dolphins past Bills

    The Sports Xchange "MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey said he can't stop smiling when anyone mentions Jay Ajayi. "For him to be demoted, to being a backup and now being one of the stars of our team," Pouncey said of the Dolphins second-year running back, "I'm so proud of him...." October 23

  • Ajayi becomes 4th player with consecutive 200-yard rushing games

    CBS Sports "Heading into last week's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi had 304 career rushing yards. With back-to-back monster games, he has added quite a few yards to that total. Ajayi surpassed 200 rushing yards Sunday against the Buffalo Bills, making him the fourth..." October 23

  • Dion Jordan still hoping to make impact for Dolphins this season

    ESPN "There was early optimism that Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan could be a factor for the team after his return from a year-long NFL suspension. However, health issues dampened those hopes and slowed Jordan’s progress. According to Jordan, summer knee surgery and another setback to his..." October 22

  • Goodell blames fans for not understanding NFL’s domestic violence policy

    The Comeback "Roger Goodell gave an interview to BBC Sports, in which he essentially says the league’s handling of domestic violence suspensions is fine. He blames fan ignorance or narrow-mindedness for the perception that he’s not going far enough. Roger Goodell is essentially the man behind the curtain,..." October 22

  • Introduces “Roster Options,” Which Is Basically a Way to Profit Off People Cheating at Fantasy Football

    Total Pro Sports "One of the key components of fantasy football is agonizing over your weekly roster, trying to decide which players are due for a big game and which should remain on the bench. It’s what makes fantasy football gratifying. If we didn’t have to use knowledge and instinct to make tough choices, we..." October 22

  • Suh not fined for alleged kick on Roethlisberger

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was not fined for what the Steelers felt was a kick on quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in last week’s game, PFT has confirmed. Suh was rushing Roethlisberger in the fourth quarter, and the Steelers reportedly filed a formal complaint with the NFL because..." October 21

  • Jarvis Landry after Beckham's kicking net proposal: 'I'm the best man'

    ESPN "New York Giants Pro Bowl receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has an ongoing celebration that's captured the attention of a national audience. After recent touchdowns, Beckham has celebrated on the sideline with the kicking net. Most recently, Beckham jokingly proposed and said he's taking their..." October 21

  • Agent's Take: Here's 11 QBs who could be starting elsewhere in 2017, like Tony Romo

    CBS Sports "Everything starts with the quarterback in today's NFL. Sustained NFL success is difficult without good quarterback play, although the Broncos won Super Bowl 50 because of a suffocating defense. The search for the ever-elusive franchise quarterback drives some of the NFL's most important..." October 21

  • Report: Steelers claim Dolphins' Ndamukong Suh kicked Ben Roethlisberger

    USA Today "The Pittsburgh Steelers have filed a complaint with the NFL seeking review of a play in which Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh appeared to kick quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the leg, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The play occurred in the fourth quarter of the..." October 20

  • The NFL is cracking down hard on illegal celebrations. Players and fans ask, why?

    Washington Post "Twerking? Don’t do it, Antonio Brown. Shooting a fake bow and arrow? No way, Josh Norman and Brandin Cooks. Taking off your helmet? Nope, Odell Beckham Jr. Shooting a jump shot over the crossbar? Forget about it, Vernon Davis. NFL officials are throwing penalty flags for illegal..." October 20

  • Dolphins’ Ajayi keeps the right perspective amid a huge success

    Miami Herald "Entitled Jay Ajayi might still be basking in the glow of his 204-yard rushing performance against Pittsburgh because the NFL named him the AFC Offensive Player of the Week on Wednesday, and the Dolphins celebrated his achievement, giving their running back a nice acknowledgment of the feat during..." October 20

  • Dolphins claim Nick Williams off waivers

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins confirmed Wednesday that safety Reshad Jones will miss the rest of the season with a torn rotator cuff and made it official with a roster move. Jones has been placed on injured reserve as a result of the shoulder injury and the team filled his roster spot by claiming defensive..." October 19

  • Dolphins safety Reshad Jones to miss the rest of the season

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins worst fears for Reshad Jones have been realized. According to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, the Dolphins safety will miss the rest of the season after last week’s shoulder injury. There were concerns after the game that Jones had torn his rotator cuff, and he was sent..." October 19

  • Sagging NFL TV ratings leave owners scrambling for answers

    USA Today "It’s an election year, silly. That wasn’t the entire company line, but the impact of the dramatic presidential election cycle was certainly a prevailing sentiment as NFL owners gathered Tuesday for their quarterly meeting and assessed the league's unusual and precipitous dip in TV..." October 19

  • Sean McDonough rips NFL officiating, blames it for ratings decline

    Larry Brown Sports "The Arizona Cardinals and New York Jets did not exactly put on a great show Monday night, and the officiating didn’t help. Head official Jerome Boger and his crew threw a whopping 19 penalty flags, making the game — which was never close — extremely hard to watch. Ratings have been down across..." October 18

  • Dolphins fear Pro Bowl safety Jones tore rotator cuff "The Dolphins are bracing for the loss of one of their premier defensive standouts. The fear in Miami is that Pro Bowl safety Reshad Jones tore his rotator cuff in Sunday's victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, via a source informed of the injury. If..." October 17

  • Report: Arian Foster, Reshad Jones to play on Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "There was concern this week that the Dolphins might have to face the Steelers without starting safety Reshad Jones because of a groin injury that kept him from practicing at all on Wednesday and Thursday. Jones returned for a limited session on Friday and that seems to have pointed him in the..." October 16

  • Laremy Tunsil heads to locker room

    Pro Football Talk "At least he didn’t slip in the shower this week. Dolphins rookie guard Laremy Tunsil, who missed last Sunday’s game after a hygiene-related mishap, has gone to the locker room during Sunday’s game against the Steelers." October 16

  • Ajayi, Dolphins upset Steelers

    The Sports Xchange "MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase said Jay Ajayi "had a bad five days" earlier this season. On Sunday afternoon, Ajayi had a strong 60 minutes, rushing for a career-high 204 yards as Miami upset the Pittsburgh Steelers 30-15 at Hard Rock Stadium. Ajayi, who scored..." October 16

  • Mario Williams: ‘Put up or shut up’ time for Dolphins

    Sportsnaut "The Miami Dolphins defense has been pretty bad this season. Despite ranking 18th in points allowed and 16th in passing yards allowed every game, the Dolphins have been allowing an NFL-worst 150.8 rushing yards per game this season. That’s unacceptable. And it’s not like they are allowing it..." October 14

  • Cameron Wake not thinking about a possible trade

    Miami Herald "Cameron Wake has followed Jason Taylor his entire career. Taylor was an all-time great when Wake signed with the Dolphins in 2009. Seven years later, some wonder if Wake will ultimately follow his former mentor again, and push to join a winner late in his career. Wake has 71 career sacks..." October 14

  • Dolphins DC calls out Williams: He's got to play better, harder, faster

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Defensive coordinator Vance Joseph spoke critically about defensive end Mario Williams and defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh on Thursday, saying Williams needs to “play better” and “play harder” and that no one, including Suh, has consistently defended the run well. Joseph’s words about Williams..." October 14

  • Donald Trump makes fun of NFL concussion protocol

    247 Sports "Donald Trump is apparently not a fan of the NFL's concussion protocol. The Republican nominee for president made fun of the amount of time players miss now due to head injuries. The NFL has made significant changes in its concussion protocol over the past few years. While players often miss a..." October 13

  • Jordan Cameron mulling NFL future after fourth concussion

    Larry Brown Sports "Concussion concerns may force another NFL player into an early retirement. According to a report by Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald on Wednesday, Miami Dolphins tight end Jordan Cameron is mulling his NFL future after suffering his fourth concussion in as many years. The 28-year-old..." October 12

  • Dolphins To Cut RB Isaiah Pead

    Pro Football Rumors "They’re cleaning house in Miami today. The Dolphins are releasing running back Isaiah Pead, according to Alex Marvez of the Sporting News (on Twitter). Pead reportedly missed a meeting in advance of Miami’s Week 2 matchup against New England, which led him and fellow meeting-skipper Damien..." October 11

  • Cameron Wake: This should not be happening

    Palm Beach Post "Cameron Wake was not yet dressed as he slouched back, deep inside his locker at Hard Rock Stadium. Wake put his right hand on his head and he shook it. Wake sighed. There were cameramen and reporters scrambling to the offensive side of the Dolphins locker room, but Wake always takes the..." October 10

  • Dolphins place Koa Misi on injured reserve

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins confirmed the arrival of a new defensive player on Monday when they formally announced that they’d claimed former Panthers cornerback Bene Benwikere off of waivers. They also announced the corresponding roster move, which will likely end the season of one of their opening day..." October 10

  • Dolphins awarded former Panthers CB Benwikere off waivers "The spiraling Miami Dolphins need all sorts of help on defense, and they've found some in the form of Bene' Benwikere. The team was awarded the cornerback off waivers on Monday after Benwikere was released by the Panthers last week in the wake of Atlanta's Julio Jones torching Carolina for 300..." October 10

  • Laremy Tunsil slipped while getting out of the shower

    ESPN "Miami Dolphins rookie offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil was inactive Sunday due to an ankle injury that occurred when Tunsil slipped while getting out of the shower, sources confirmed to ESPN. Tunsil's ankle swelled up badly enough to hold the rookie out of the team's 30-17 loss to the Tennessee..." October 10

  • Gase adamant Tannehill to start all season: 'You can ask me 100 times'

    Miami Herald "It was a day hundreds if not thousands of fans at Hard Rock Stadium chanted, "We want Moore, we want Moore," signaling to anyone with ears they want Matt Moore as the Dolphins quarterback. It was kind of understandable. Tannehill, the Miami Dolphins starter since 2012, is not having a good..." October 10

  • Dolphins LG Laremy Tunsil (ankle) a surprise among inactives vs. Tennessee

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Dolphins guard Laremy Tunsil, the first-round pick who wasn’t on the injury report, is inactive for today’s game against Tennessee. Tunsil sustained an ankle injury during pregame warmups, according to the team. All seven of the Dolphins inactive players for today’s game against Tennessee..." October 09

  • Tunsil out after suffering injury in pregame warmups

    Pro Football Talk "Not long after announcing rookie offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil among the team’s inactives for Sunday’s game vs. the Titans, the Dolphins announced that Tunsil suffered an injury while warming up Sunday morning. Tunsil had not been listed on the injury report in the days leading up to the game." October 09

  • Titans dominate Dolphins behind Mariota's 4 TDs

    The Sports Xchange "MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- This was a battle of two of the five lowest-scoring teams in the NFL. The Tennessee Titans, though, were healthier than the Miami Dolphins, and that may have been the difference. The Dolphins were without seven injured starters, including left tackle Branden Albert and..." October 09

  • Miami Dolphins fans chant for Matt Moore

    Larry Brown Sports "Miami Dolphins fans are already starting to turn on Ryan Tannehill. Frustrated while watching the Dolphins lose at home to the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, some Fins fans were heard chanting for Matt Moore, who is the team’s backup QB" October 09

  • Arian Foster not playing versus Titans

    Miami Herald "This should come as no surprise but it is notable: Miami Dolphins running back Arian Foster, doubtful for Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans, is not playing. Foster will be inactive for the third consecutive week with a hamstring injury. He last played Sept. 18 at New England. Foster..." October 09

  • How can an NFL player go broke?

    Sporting News "How can an NFL player go broke? Originally answered on Sept. 7, 2016. This question originally appeared on Quora , the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. You can follow Quora on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+ . Any number of..." October 08

  • Report: NFL Threatens To Fine Teams If They Use Too Much Footage On Social Media

    Deadspin "Buried in Albert Breer’s column for MMQB this morning was a nugget suggesting just how seriously the NFL is taking their declining primetime TV audiences. Ratings in the 18-t0-49 demographic have fallen between 12 and 16 percent for Thursday, Sunday, and Monday night games, and the NFL,..." October 07

  • Ratings Fumble for NFL Surprises Networks, Advertisers

    Pro Football Talk "Fewer people have been watching the NFL on TV this year. The NFL previously had said nothing about it. Now, the NFL has. And it’s along the lines of, “All is well.” “We’re missing some stars out there,” NFL media chief Brian Rolapp said, via the Wall Street Journal. Indeed they are, in part..." October 07

  • Report: NFL setting up contingency plans due to Hurricane Matthew

    Sportsnaut "While it seems as though the NFL is still planning on playing Week 5 games in the Southeast, the threat of Hurricane Matthew is causing them to consider backup plans. “In lieu of Hurricane Matthew, Roger Goodell met this afternoon with league officials to conduct contingency planning for..." October 07

  • Still no decisions have been made about Titans-Dolphins game

    Pro Football Talk "A major hurricane is bearing down on South Florida, three days before the Titans and Dolphins are due to meet in Miami. For now, no decisions have been made about whether the game will proceed as scheduled. As the teams and the league officially monitor the storm closely, unofficially no..." October 06

  • Dolphins plan to change approach at running back

    Miami Herald "A six-pack of Dolphins notes on a Tuesday afternoon: • Dolphins coach Adam Gase continues to blame himself for a lot, saying Tuesday that using four running backs the past two weeks, in retrospect, “was some bad coaching by me. Going forward, hopefully we can target a couple of guys a game or..." October 05

  • Jordan Cameron went to see a concussion specialist

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins tight end Jordan Cameron remained out of practice on Tuesday as he deals with the concussion that kept him from playing against the Bengals last Thursday night. It’s the fourth time that Cameron has suffered a concussion in the last four years and Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen of..." October 04

  • Hurricane Matthew might force Dolphins to move home game

    The Comeback "Hurricane Matthew might hit Florida this week, which is certainly bad news on many levels. How that impacts the NFL schedule is certainly less important than the lives and safety of people. That’s obvious. But the Dolphins are reportedly preparing for the eventuality that the game might be..." October 04

  • Laremy Tunsil sees left tackle as easier than left guard

    Palm Beach Post "Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil said “it’s kind of easier” to play left tackle than left guard. Tunsil has done a nice job transitioning to left guard as a rookie, but felt very comfortable in his NFL debut at left tackle against the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday night. When..." October 02

  • Dolphins' Pouncey hints at return on Instagram

    Palm Beach Post "The Miami Dolphins expect center Mike Pouncey to return to practice next week, according to coach Adam Gase. Pouncey, a Pro Bowler, has missed the first four games of the season with a reported hip fracture. Gase has repeatedly said Pouncey has been pleading, begging, even threatening to get..." October 01