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  • Buster Skrine fined $10,026 for facemask

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins receiver Jakeem Grant accused Jets cornerback Buster Skrine of a “dirty hit.” The NFL called it unnecessary roughness and fined Skrine $10,026. Officials flagged Skrine for a facemask penalty in last week’s game. It appeared to be closer to a..." September 22

  • Gore passed Martin, but Hall of Fame can wait. ‘I’m trying to compete with these young guys’

    Miami Herald "Frank Gore’s jersey is in the Hall of Fame. So when will the man who wore that aqua and orange No. 21 as he rewrote the record books Sunday gets a bust there too? It depends entirely on how much longer Gore wants to play. And based on his comments Thursday..." September 22

  • Dolphins star safety Reshad Jones returns to practice

    The Phinsider "According to Antwan Staley of the USA Today, Miami Dolphins Pro Bowl safety Reshad Jones is indeed fine after returning to practice on Thursday. Jones was held out of Wednesday’s practice this week due to a right shoulder injury. The injury..." September 21

  • Here’s what Albert Wilson does better, statistically, than any receiver in the league

    Miami Herald "When Dolphins receiver Albert Wilson caught a short pass on a third-and-6 late in the first quarter of Miami’s opener, Tennessee linebacker Kamalei Correa was positioned to stop the play short of first down. When Wilson caught a short pass against the Jets last Sunday, Jets..." September 21

  • Here’s what the Dolphins plan to do with DeVante Parker this week

    Miami Herald "Barring a health setback, the Dolphins intend to have receiver DeVante Parker active for the first time this season on Sunday, according to a source. Parker has been sidelined with a broken right middle finger, an injury sustained in an Aug. 12 practice, and said he wasn’t told..." September 21

  • Nick O’Leary of Palm Beach and Dwyer joins Miami Dolphins

    Palm Beach Post "Tight end Nick O’Leary of Palm Beach and Dwyer High School in Palm Beach Gardens is joining the Miami Dolphins practice squad, according to a league source. O’Leary, who is the grandson of legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus and was a standout at Florida State, last played for..." September 20

  • When players went on strike for better benefits, Eric Dickerson undermined them

    Pro Football Talk "Eric Dickerson is now speaking out for the idea that Hall of Fame players should be paid $300,000 a year in retirement. But when Dickerson was an active player, supporting the retired players was not his concern. In 1987, the NFL players went on strike, and among the key pieces of..." September 20

  • Ryan Tannehill appears on injury report

    Pro Football Talk "All has gone well for the 2-0 Dolphins in 2018, but there’s one small caveat as Week Three approaches. Quarterback Ryan Tannehill has landed on the injury report, with knee/ankle injuries. The good news is that he fully participated in practice, notwithstanding the..." September 19

  • Minkah Fitzpatrick: If Bucs QB wants FitzMagic moniker, he can take it

    Miami Herald "“FitzMagic” should only be used for good, not evil. So when the dark forces of the internet came for his mom Tuesday, Minkah Fitzpatrick did not take it lightly. News that Fitzpatrick had trademarked the “FitzMagic” nickname irked Buccaneers fans..." September 19

  • Eric Dickerson: NFL should pay each Hall of Famer $300,000 a year

    Pro Football Talk "When Eric Dickerson released a statement calling for an annual salary for Hall of Famers, he didn’t say what that salary should be. But now he has given a dollar amount of $300,000 annually. “If it was up to me, I think every Hall of Famer would get about..." September 19

  • Dolphins' Minkah Fitzpatrick trying to trademark 'FitzMagic'

    The Score "Ryan Fitzpatrick's strong start to the season has many referring to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback as "FitzMagic," but there's another NFL player hoping to trademark the nickname. Miami Dolphins rookie safety Minkah Fitzpatrick filed a..." September 18

  • Group of NFL Hall of Famers demands an annual salary and health benefits

    Pro Football Talk "A group of Pro Football Hall of Famers are arguing that every member of the Hall of Fame should be paid an annual salary and given health insurance. In a letter sent to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith, and Pro..." September 18

  • Dolphins’ DeVante Parker not sure why he didn’t play

    Palm Beach Post "As DeVante Parker was getting ready to leave the Dolphins’ locker room at MetLife Stadium on Sunday, he was asked if he could have played. “Yes,” Parker said. Parker was then asked if he had been told why he was not active for Miami’s 20-12 defeat of..." September 17

  • Dolphins promote Maurice Smith

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins are promoting safety Maurice Smith from the practice squad, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports. Smith, 23, signed with the Dolphins as an undrafted free agent out of Georgia in 2017. He made the Dolphins’ 53-player roster and played six games last..." September 17

  • DeVante Parker inactive again for Dolphins

    Pro Football Talk "Getty Images Wide receiver DeVante Parker was inactive for the Dolphins in Week One after being listed as doubtful due to the broken finger he suffered this summer, but things appeared to be trending toward a return to the lineup this Sunday against the..." September 16

  • DeVante Parker on not playing: Of course I’m not OK with it

    Miami Herald "As reporters huddled around Albert Wilson in a joyous Dolphins locker room Sunday, DeVante Parker quietly dressed in the next locker over, his happiness somewhat tempered. Wilson was one of Miami’s heroes in the 20-12 victory over the Jets. Parker was inactive for the..." September 16

  • Frank Gore moves into fourth on all-time rushing list "The ageless wonder has reached another milestone. With his five-yard rush in the third quarter of Week 2's contest against the New York Jets, Frank Gore passed Curtis Martin for fourth most rushing yards all time with 14,103. Gore now sits behind Emmitt Smith (18,355), the late..." September 16

  • Adam Gase makes change: Dolphins coach appointing captains now (no more player elections)

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Adam Gase wasn’t leaving anything to chance this year. The Miami Dolphins’ coach took issue with the culture inside his locker room during last year’s 6-10 season, when he saw the team struggling to handle adversity. That led to a half-dozen changes to the..." September 16

  • William Hayes not fined for hit on Marcus Mariota

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL reportedly told Titans coach Mike Vrabel that officials should have penalized Dolphins defensive lineman William Hayes for his hit on Marcus Mariota. But the league did not fine Hayes for the hit, Paul Kuharsky of reports. Mariota lost feeling in his throwing..." September 15

  • If Dolphins use rotation for backup QB, Brock Osweiler will be prepared

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "If the Dolphins’ backup quarterback job is going to be a weekly decision for coach Adam Gase, Brock Osweiler will be prepared to play regardless of the outcome. Osweiler, who got the nod over David Fales as Ryan Tannehill’s backup in the season opener, knows he and Fales..." September 15

  • Dolphins' Andre Branch fined by NFL for taunting after hit to Titans' Taylor Lewan

    Tennessean "Dolphins defensive end Andre Branch, who laid a crushing block on Taylor Lewan on Sunday and then doubled down by taunting, has been fined by the NFL. The league fined Branch $10,026 for unsportsmanlike conduct-taunting, the NFL Network reported Friday. Branch's crack-back..." September 14

  • Report: Josh Sitton to miss remainder of season

    Miami Herald "Miami Dolphins starting left guard Josh Sitton is out for the remainder of the season. Sitton tore a rotator cuff in the second half of Sunday’s 27-20 victory over the Tennessee Titans and will require surgery to fix the tear, according to a league source. The Dolphins..." September 14

  • Alabama had an NFL-high 44 players on Week One rosters

    Pro Football Talk "Alabama has been the top program in college football in recent years, so it’s unsurprising that the Crimson Tide have put more players into the NFL than any other college team. Alabama had 44 players on Week One rosters, the most of any college. After Alabama were a..." September 13

  • Dolphins have ‘a lot of trust’ in WR Kenny Stills

    Clutch Points "  When Jarvis Landry left the Miami Dolphins this offseason to join the Cleveland Browns, there were some questions about the team’s wide receivers, but the team has put their trust in Kenny Stills, and in the first game he looked like a number one..." September 12

  • NFL tells Titans hit on Marcus Mariota was illegal "Last year the Titas failed to win the AFC South because of a failure in Miami, which was largely determined by an incomplete pass by Matt Cassel being ruled a fumble and getting returned for a touchdown. We're a long way off from knowing the fate of the 2018 Titans, but it's..." September 12

  • Dolphins' DeVante Parker shows improvement, while Danny Amendola absent from practice

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Miami Dolphins receiver DeVante Parker took an encouraging step in his recovery from a broken finger by working in position drills during Wednesday’s practice for the first time since suffering the injury. Parker caught passes from quarterbacks in his second..." September 12

  • Coach Adam Gase mum on Dolphins' backup QB situation moving forward

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Brock Osweiler may have been in line to be Ryan Tannehill’s backup in the season opener. But the second-team quarterback job could be a fluid roster move every week for Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase moving forward. “That’s..." September 11

  • Titans’ Mike Vrabel believes Andre Branch targeted Tennessee’s star offensive tackle

    Miami Herald "Titans coach Mike Vrabel believes Dolphins defensive end Andre Branch intentionally targeted Tennessee left tackle Taylor Lewan during an interception return Sunday, but stopped short of calling Branch’s blind-side hit dirty. The collision, which happened right in front of the..." September 11

  • Dolphins bring back center Travis Swanson

    Pro Football Talk "Travis Swanson is making another lap through the Dolphins’ revolving door of their 53rd roster spot. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Dolphins have brought back the veteran center. They signed him last Monday, but cut him the..." September 10

  • One helmet rule penalty was called through 14 games "The offseason angst over the revised helmet-to-helmet hitting policy slowed to a sputter as real games began. Through 14 regular season games -- with two Monday night tilts to be played -- referees penalized one player for a use of helmet foul, per league..." September 10

  • Colin Kaepernick tweets support to Dolphins players, only ones in NFL to kneel in protest during anthem on Sunday

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Three Miami Dolphins players knelt or raised their fist during the playing of the national anthem before Sunday’s season opener against the Tennessee Titans, which made Miami the only team in the league to continue the on-field protest led by former NFL quarterback..." September 10

  • Titans-Dolphins sets NFL record for longest game after 4 hours of delays

    The Score "The Tennessee Titans and Miami Dolphinsresumed action at 6:55 p.m. ET following a pair of weather delays totaling approximately four hours. There was 6:47 remaining in the third quarter when the referee called a break due to lightning. The game was delayed..." September 09

  • Titans-Dolphins suspended in second quarter due to lightning

    Tennessean "With the Titans driving late in the second quarter of their season opener against the Miami Dolphins, play was suspended due to a lightning near Hard Rock Stadium. The Titans, trailing 7-3, were facing a third-and-1 from their own 24 when referees stopped play. Players headed into the..." September 09

  • Ryan Tannehill's return adds to excitement for Dolphins' season opener

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Adam Gase may be facing a make-or-break season in his third year as the Miami Dolphins head coach. But at least for the start of the 2018 season, Gase and the Dolphins feel a bit more comfortable unlike years past. The Dolphins won’t be starting their season on the road like..." September 09

  • Cris Carter, preparing to call Dolphins game, offers his assessment of Parker, Tannehill

    Miami Herald "Hall of Fame receiver Cris Carter has forged a successful post-playing career as a studio presence, initially on ESPN and now on Fox Sports 1’s First Things First morning show. But Carter for the first time on Sunday gets a chance to be a game analyst, paired with..." September 08

  • Dolphins Waive WR Rashawn Scott From IR With Settlement

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Miami Dolphins officially waived WR Rashawn Scott from injured reserve with a settlement on Thursday. Scott, 26, wound up signing a three-year, $1.62 million contract with the Dolphins as an undrafted free agent out of Miami back in 2016. He has been on and off of the..." September 07

  • DeVante Parker participates in first Dolphins practice in nearly a month

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Miami Dolphins receiver DeVante Parker is getting closer to making his return, but it appears the broken finger on his right hand still hasn’t healed enough for him to catch a pass. Parker, who has missed the past four weeks of practice because of the injury he..." September 07

  • Trump continues crusade against Nike amid ‘Just Do It’ campaign

    New York Post "President Trump on Friday morning took a swipe at Nike, which aired its highly anticipated ad featuring Colin Kaepernick during the NFL season opener the night before. “What was Nike thinking?” the president wondered on Twitter shortly before 7..." September 07

  • Dolphins Re-Sign TE Gavin Escobar, Place TE MarQueis Gray On IR

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Miami Dolphins announced Thursday that they’ve re-signed TE Gavin Escobar and placed TE MarQueis Gray on injured reserve. According to Ian Rapoport, Gray suffered a torn Achilles during Wednesday’s practice. Escobar, 27, is a former..." September 06

  • Dolphins Release RB Jeremy Langford From PS, Sign S Maurice Smith

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Armando Salguero, the Dolphins have released RB Jeremy Langford from their practice squad on Wednesday and signed S Maurice Smith to the unit. The Dolphins’ practice squad now consists of: G Isaac..." September 05

  • NFL projected to make more than $2 billion a year from legalized gambling

    Larry Brown Sports "The NFL has long been resistant to the idea of legalized sports wagering — at least when making statements in public. But privately, team owners and league executives must be licking their chops. ESPN’s Darren Rovell on Wednesday shared some of the results of a poll..." September 05

  • Miami Dolphins will be without DeVante Parker against Tennessee Titans

    Miami Herald "DeVante Parker is not playing in the Miami Dolphins regular-season opener on Sunday, according to a league source. The starting wide receiver has been out since he suffered a broken finger during a practice Aug. 12. And although the team was hoping four weeks would be long enough to..." September 05

  • Dolphins add veteran NFL starter, offer insight on keeping four quarterbacks

    Miami Herald "The Dolphins added a veteran NFL starter on Monday, signing center Travis Swanson as interior line depth. The Dolphins also re-signed offensive tackle Sam Young and released safety Maurice Smith, who played well in..." September 04

  • Adam Gase still playing games with Dolphins’ depth chart

    Sportsnaut "Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase is at it again. With less than a week before the regular season opener, the Dolphins released a depth chart with a rather curious note. Miami has four receivers and four tight ends. But as unusual as that is, what really catches the eye is that the..." September 04

  • Dolphins signing Brandon Bolden

    Miami Herald "The Miami Dolphins have been shopping for special teams help since linebacker Mike Hull went down with a knee injury in the preseason and today they found that help by signing former New England Patriots running back Brandon Bolden. The move has not yet been announced by the Dolphins..." September 04

  • Dolphins re-sign Sam Young, waive Maurice Smith

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins announced they re-signed offensive tackle Sam Young. They waived safety Maurice Smith in a corresponding move. Young has played in 76 games, with 20 starts, since the Cowboys made him a sixth-round pick in 2010. He played in 18 games with seven starts for Miami the past..." September 03

  • Dolphins Sign Center Travis Swanson "The Miami Dolphins today announced they have signed center Travis Swanson. Swanson played four seasons with Detroit (2014-17), appearing in 53 games with 42 starts. He signed as an unrestricted free agent with the N.Y. Jets on April 4, 2018 before being released on Aug. 31, 2018. " September 03

  • Dolphins Cut Roster To 53

    Pro Football Rumors "The Miami Dolphins are the latest team to cut their roster all the way down to the required 53 players. Here are their latest moves: Waived: CB Johnathon Alston G Isaac Asiata CB Taveze Calhoun WR Leonte Carroo LB Cayson..." September 02

  • Adam Gase: Plan is to keep three QBs all year

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins kept both Brock Osweiler and David Fales as backup quarterbacks on their initial 53-man roster and coach Adam Gase said Sunday that he doesn’t anticipate dropping either one from the roster if the team moves to add players at other positions. Gase said that the plan..." September 02

  • Dolphins place Jake Brendel, Mike Hull on IR, release Sam Young

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins needed roster spots after claiming quarterback Luke Falk and receiver Tanner McEvoy off waivers. They announced their moves Sunday, placing center Jake Brendel and linebacker Mike Hull on injured reserve and releasing offensive tackle Sam Young. Brendel played all 16..." September 02