Dolphins Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Tunsil pleased to be back at natural position, feels great responsibility

    Miami Herald "When Laremy Tunsil heard in February that the Dolphins were about to part ways with left tackle Branden Albert, he didn’t need to wait long for clarity. Offensive line coach Chris Foerster sent him a simple text: Foerster informed him: “I’m the new left tackle.” Tunsil’s reaction? “That’s..." May 26

  • Dolphins may cut Leonte Carroo a year after trading up for him

    Pro Football Talk "Last year, the Dolphins traded a third-round pick, a fourth-round pick and a sixth-round pick to the Vikings to acquire Minnesota’s third-round draft pick, which Miami used on receiver Leonte Carroo. Obviously, the Dolphins thought highly of Carroo’s talents to make a trade like that. A year..." May 26

  • Leonte Carroo Not A Lock To Make Dolphins

    Pro Football Rumors "Wide receiver Leonte Carroo was a relatively high draft pick a year ago, going in the third round (86th overall) to the Dolphins. Now, after a quiet rookie season, Carroo isn’t certain to make the Dolphins’ roster this year, according to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald. Miami moved up in a..." May 26

  • NFL continues to punish top assistant coaches

    ALL 22 "There are probably a lot of disappointed assistant coaches around the NFL this week. At the beginning of the week, there was a sense of joy and triumph amongst them. However, that elation and satisfaction has been tabled. On Tuesday, when the NFL owners met in Chicago for their annual May..." May 26

  • Ryan Tannehill says ACL is fully healed and “totally normal”

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill chose to not have surgery on his partially torn ACL, and said that the ligament is healed thanks to stem cell treatments. “Yeah, it’s really strong and ready to go,” Tannehill said, via Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald. “I feel good. I’m feeling back to..." May 26

  • Dolphins cornerback Byron Maxwell doesn't mind mentoring his competition

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Byron Maxwell isn’t naive about the business practices of NFL teams. That process led to him leaving Seattle, the team he won a Super Bowl with to sign a lucrative deal with Philadelphia. It motivated the Eagles to trade Maxwell and his six-year, $63 million deal on the Miami Dolphins a year..." May 25

  • Julius Thomas says he’s a ‘better person’ after down years in Jacksonville

    The Sports Daily "In terms of character, it’s a safe bet there have been worse people playing in the NFL than Julius Thomas. But the new Dolphins tight end said that while his statistics regressed during his two years in Jacksonville, his personality improved. “I became a much, much better person in the last..." May 25

  • Dolphins sign 1st-round pick Charles Harris

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Miami Dolphins signed first-round pick Charles Harris to a four-year deal, which features a fifth-year team option, on Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the former Missouri standout was slotted to get a four-year contract worth $10.8 million, and most of it should be..." May 25

  • Ndamukong Suh opens up about his early playoff exits

    Miami Herald "The biggest bit of news to emerge from the Dolphins’ first practice of year? Ndamukong Suh actually has a sense of humor. Suh turned 30 two days before Miami’s playoff loss to the Steelers. He was in no mood to reflect on the milestone then, let alone joke about it. But Tuesday, when he..." May 24

  • ‘Sick and tired’ of early playoff exits, Suh shoulders ‘a lot’ of blame for defensive struggles

    Miami Herald "LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST REDDIT PRINT ORDER REPRINT OF THIS STORY The biggest bit of news to emerge from the Dolphins’ first practice of year? Ndamukong Suh actually has a sense of humor. Suh turned 30 two days before Miami’s playoff loss to the Steelers. He was in no mood to..." May 24

  • The most improved Miami Dolphins player this offseason is ....

    Miami Herald "In the Spring of 2011, Miami Dolphins coaches were impressed by one player they saw take a significant jump from what they saw the previous season to what they were seeing only months later in the the offseason workout program. Safety Reshad Jones was the talk of the coaching staff. The team..." May 23

  • Branden Albert Looking For Similar Deal To Russell Okung Or Andrew Whitworth

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport reports that Jaguars OT Branden Albert isn’t expected to be on the field today for the start of OTAs, as he’s still looking for an improved contract. Jason Cole of B/R reports that Jaguars LT Branden Albert is looking for a similar contract to the ones signed by Russell Okung and..." May 23

  • Dolphins coach Adam Gase cautious to avoid OTA injuries

    Palm Beach Post "There’s been some bad news around the NFL lately with offseason injuries. Bills rookie Zay Jones sprained his knee this week, and Cleveland’s Howard Wilson fractured a kneecap. The Dolphins are strategizing with their players to make sure nothing like that happens when they hit the field..." May 22

  • Former Dolphins G.M. lands with the Bills

    Pro Football Talk "Bills G.M. Brandon Beane has lined up a growing list of scouts and executives who are either on pace for big jobs or who have previously held them. The latest additions to a front office being largely rebuilt from scratch include former Dolphins G.M. Dennis Hickey, via the Buffalo News. Hickey..." May 20

  • Miami Dolphins cruising through Hard Rock Stadium renovations

    Palm Beach Post "The Dolphins are still doing substantial work on Hard Rock Stadium, but freshening up a few areas is nothing like the construction they undertook while building a roof over much of the seating area last year. “The stadium’s coming along fine,” team president Tom Garfinkel said at a Fins Weekend..." May 20

  • Miami Dolphins plan to give suspended safety T.J. McDonald full reps

    Palm Beach Post "New Dolphins safety T.J. McDonald presents an interesting challenge for the coaching staff, which was thrilled to land someone of his talent in free agency but knows he’ll miss the first half of the season due to suspension. McDonald was one of the top safeties available this offseason and..." May 20

  • Kenny Stills expresses support Colin Kaepernick

    Miami Herald "Colin Kaerpernick blazed the trail, and Kenny Stills walked it all season. But their paths have diverged ever since. While Stills’ decision to kneel during the playing of the national anthem to protest police brutality didn’t hurt his bottom line, the same doesn’t appear to be true for..." May 20

  • The Miami Dolphins’ plan for backing up Mike Pouncey and what that means for Nick Mangold

    Miami Herald "I’ve explained to people within the Miami Dolphins organization the fundamental difference between them and me when it comes to thinking about talent acquisition. (Yeah, jokers … I know. They’re smart and I’m dumb. Very funny.) The difference is that with practically no exceptions I’ve..." May 19

  • DeVante Parker shares Dolphins’ expectations for a big 2017 season

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins offensive coordinator Clyde Christensen said earlier this month that the team is “seeing what we wanted to see out of” wide receiver DeVante Parker and that they are expecting a “gigantic year” out of the wideout in 2017. Parker said Friday that he shares those expectations. He said he..." May 19

  • Jaguars & LT Branden Albert Communicated This Week For First Time Since March

    Jacksonville Times-Union "The relationship between the Jaguars and left tackle Branden Albert is beginning to thaw. A source told the Times-Union on Thursday that team and player had been in communication this week for the first time since at least mid-March. Albert has been a no-show for the first two phases of the..." May 18

  • NFL owners expected to approve proposal reducing overtime to 10 minutes

    Sportsnaut "The NFL’s overtime rules are expected to receive a major change in the form of how long the overtime period will last. NFL owners are expected to pass a proposal that would reduce the overtime period from 15 minutes to 10 during regular season games, per Judy Battista of NFL Media. This was a..." May 17

  • Dolphins have just a 17 percent chance to win their division, oddsmakers say

    Miami Herald "If Adam Gase needs more fuel for the Dolphins’ fire in 2017, he doesn’t have to look far. Few in the betting community believe they’re a playoff team this year. We told you last week how the over/under on wins for the Dolphins at Bovada is 7 1/2. Well, it’s a new week, and a new set of..." May 16

  • Jaguars haven’t heard a word from Branden Albert

    Jacksonville Times-Union "The silence between Jaguars coach Doug Marrone and formerly-presumed starting left tackle Branden Albert has carried into May. Albert remains a no-show during the team’s voluntary off-season program and Marrone has yet to speak to him. “No. Still. None,” Marrone said Saturday during rookie..." May 14

  • Miami Dolphins to you: Stop worrying about the guards

    Miami Herald "You? Of course you’re worried. You’re thinking Ryan Tannehill, who partially tore an ACL last year and didn’t freakin’ have surgery, is a target this coming NFL season. So the apparent lack of attention the Miami Dolphins paid to the Tannehill-protecting guard position this offseason is..." May 12

  • How 8 ‘ifs’ play out will tell who’s right in wide dichotomy of opinion on Miami Dolphins

    Miami Herald "There is a huge disconnect going on with the Miami Dolphins. Only one side can be right. Can the other side be that wrong? The Dolphins are acting like what you'd expect of a 10-win playoff team that thinks it got better. There is palpable confidence, a collective strut. With free agency and..." May 11

  • Dolphins RB Damien Williams Signs Tender

    Pro Football Rumors "Damien Williams has signed his RFA tender, according to a league source who spoke with Adam Beasley of The Miami Herald (on Twitter). Williams was reportedly reluctant to sign on the dotted line over a desire for more money, but he has decided to move forward and play on the one-year, $1.8MM deal...." May 11

  • Will Dolphins' rebuilt offensive line be able to perform at last year’s level?

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Last year, the Miami Dolphins offensive line was called the catalyst for Miami’s turnaround from a 1-4 start to a playoff-bound team by coaches and players. The run game became fairly consistent, and the pass protection improved, giving Miami’s quarterbacks time to work. And Miami made those..." May 10

  • Alberto Riveron named NFL senior VP of officiating

    NFL.com "The NFL has a new team atop their officiating department. According to a release sent out by the league Wednesday, Alberto Riveron was named the senior vice president of officiating, filling the role vacated by former officiating head Dean Blandino. Russell Yurk, an NFL replay veteran of..." May 10

  • Lions' Ziggy Ansah: I'll ask Ndamukong Suh for contract advice

    Detroit Free Press "Pro Bowl defensive end Ziggy Ansah said he'll seek advice from one of his best friends, Ndamukong Suh, before deciding between signing a long-term contract extension with the Detroit Lions this summer or waiting to see what's available in free agency next year. "I haven’t talked to him about it..." May 10

  • Suh’s welcome message to rookie Godchaux was precisely what you would imagine

    Miami Herald "Ndamukong Suh has heard Adam Gase’s call to be more of a leader. But he’s still Ndamukong Suh. So what did the Dolphins’ mercurial defensive tackle say to new teammate Davon Godchaux during their first phone conversation last week? “Basically just be ready to come in, play, do your role..." May 09

  • Peyton Manning helped sell Miami Dolphins on Julius Thomas

    Palm Beach Post "When the Miami Dolphins were considering acquiring tight end Julius Thomas, offensive coordinator Clyde Christiansen reached out to a former pupil, retired quarterback Peyton Manning. Christensen was Manning’s offensive coordinator with the Indianapolis Colts in 2009 and 2010. And Thomas caught..." May 08

  • Dolphins OC: DeVante Parker will have 'gigantic year'

    NFL.com "Hopes are high in South Beach with the Miami Dolphins one offseason removed from their first postseason appearance in eight years. Count offensive coordinator Clyde Christensen as one Dolphin buying into the optimism. On Saturday, the coach predicted a huge 2017 for one of Miami's former..." May 07

  • Dolphins ink a total of five draft picks

    Pro Football Talk "Further proving that there’s no reason to delay the signing of draft picks, the Miami Dolphins announced that five of their 2017 rookie class has agreed to terms. Under contract are second-round linebacker Raekwon McMillan (pictured), third-round cornerback Cordrea Tankersley, fifth-round guard..." May 06

  • Dolphins sign 14 undrafted free agents

    Pro Football Talk "Wide receiver Damore’ea Stringfellow wasn’t invited to the NFL Scouting Combine as a result of a guilty plea on assault charges in 2014 and he went unpicked through all seven rounds of the draft. He’ll still have a chance to make it in the NFL, however. Stringfellow is one of the 14 undrafted..." May 06

  • Miami Dolphins rookie Isaac Asiata: Good person but a nasty (expletive)

    Palm Beach Post "The draft pick who might stand the best chance of seeing extended playing time for the Dolphins this season is a guy who plasters war paint on his face on game days, but also a sentimental guy who cried when he was selected, a guy who believes “intellectuality and brutality” are hallmarks of a..." May 06

  • Ryan Tannehill “looks normal” to Adam Gase

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill missed the final games of the 2016 season after taking a low hit from Calaias Campbell in a game against the Cardinals. Tannehill’s MCL injury has healed, but he still has a partial tear in his ACL. So how does he look so far in offseason workouts? “He..." May 06

  • Dolphins sign fifth-rounder Isaac Asiata

    Pro Football Talk "With drafted rookie contracts becoming increasingly boilerplate, the pace of signing them continues to speed up. According to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, Dolphins fifth-rounder Isaac Asiata signed his four-year deal Thursday night, making him the first of the team’s picks to sign...." May 05

  • Why mess with Sasquatch when you can party with him? Here’s how Dolphins’ Harris cashed in

    Miami Herald "Williams Hayes is pumped to be in South Florida for a number of reasons, but this is near the top of the list: It gives the Dolphins defensive end great access in his ever-elusive search for mermaids. So far, no luck. But if he hangs out long enough with new teammate Charles Harris — the..." May 05

  • Adam Gase sees a “little different swagger” in his players

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins made it to the playoffs in their first year under coach Adam Gase. As the second year approaches, Gase senses a change in his players. “There’s a little different swagger about what our guys have right now in a positive way,” Gase told reporters on Friday. “There’s no indecision as..." May 05

  • Miami Dolphins need more talent at two important offensive positions

    Miami Herald "The Miami Dolphins have 74 players on their roster and will soon announce the addition of 14 undrafted rookies. And calling upon my Miami-Dade County public school system math education, that tells me the team will have 88 roster spots filled by Friday afternoon when the rookie un-minicamp begins..." May 04

  • Damien Williams hasn’t signed RFA tender from Dolphins

    Pro Football Talk "Restricted free agents can no longer sign offer sheets with new teams, which is why most of them have signed their tender offers and returned to offseason programs around the league. Dolphins running back Damien Williams is an exception. Williams visited with the Patriots, but they opted to..." May 03

  • Draft provides further proof of Adam Gase’s confidence in his own coaching

    Palm Beach Post "Every time you turn around there’s another reason to feel good about Adam Gase as coach of the Miami Dolphins. Here’s the latest. The Dolphins’ offense is far from a finished product. Didn’t keep the Dolphins from making the playoffs, of course, which is a great thought to build on, but once..." May 02

  • Exploring the bell that didn’t ring: Why the Dolphins passed on safeties in the draft

    Miami Herald "Matt Burke is going to get every opportunity to succeed in his new job. Just check the Dolphins’ 2017 draft class. The linebackers coach-turned-defensive coordinator, who took over after Vance Joseph bolted to Denver, had a dream weekend. Five of Miami’s seven picks were on his side of..." May 01

  • Bettors quickly push Patriots' win total up to 11.5

    ESPN "A Las Vegas sportsbook on Sunday opened the New England Patriots' season win total at 11, the highest of any team. That number didn't last long. Shortly after posting the first NFL win totals in Las Vegas, the sportsbook at the South Point casino took multiple $1,000 bets on New England to..." May 01

  • Miami Dolphins to sign 14 undrafted free agents

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Miami Dolphins are rounding out their rookie class and filling their 90-player training camp roster by signing 14 undrafted players. The list of long shots is headlined by former Miami Hurricanes receiver Malcolm Lewis. Lewis, a former Miramar High standout, caught 62 passes for 650..." April 30

  • 10 best players still available in 2017 NFL Draft

    Larry Brown Sports "The first round of the 2017 NFL Draft has officially come to a close and 32 players now have a new home. But what about all the players who remain? What about those who unexpectedly fell? And just how far will those with question-mark players continue to fall? Each of those are legitimate..." April 28

  • Dolphins get their pass rusher, select Charles Harris with 22nd pick

    Miami Herald "The phone rang and rang. But Chris Grier didn’t want to answer it. The Dolphins general manager wasn’t going to trade out of the 22nd pick. Not with one of his top two targets still on the board. The Dolphins believe they have Cameron Wake’s heir. And his name is Charles Harris, the..." April 28

  • Trading back in first round is on the table for Dolphins, but is the reward worth the risk?

    Miami Herald "History might repeat itself, but usually not right away. The Dolphins could learn that the hard way Thursday night when they settle in for the franchise’s 52nd draft. Yes, the best-case scenario is for the Dolphins, picking 22nd and sometime in the 10 p.m. hour, to luck out for the second..." April 27

Dolphins Forum Top 5

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