Xavien Howard RUMORS & NEWS

  • Dolphins, Xavien Howard Restructure Deal

    Sportsnaut "The Miami Dolphins have restructured cornerback Xavien Howard’s contract to free up $3.77 million in cap space, NFL Network reported Thursday. The move comes three months after the team restructured Howard’s contract in response to Howard requesting a trade. Miami fully..." November 25

  • Ravens, Dolphins Discussed Xavien Howard Trade

    Pro Football Rumors "Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard‘s dissatisfaction with his contract led to his requesting a trade this summer, and although player and team were able to work out a revised pact to keep Howard placated, Miami’s 1-7 record in 2021 made him an obvious trade..." November 07

  • Buccaneers Labeled a Possible Trade Destination for Xavien Howard

    Heavy "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will likely attempt to be buyers as the NFL trade deadline approaches but the question is whether the team will be able to make one more big move before November 2. Bleacher Report’s Kristopher Knox sees the Buccaneers as a potential landing spot for..." October 31

  • Xavien Howard has unique response to latest trade rumors

    Larry Brown Sports "Miami Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard has been mentioned as a potential trade candidate heading into next week’s deadline, and it’s fair to wonder if the Pro Bowler would welcome a change of scenery. If so, he is not going to admit. Howard was asked on Thursday about his..." October 28

  • Packers Urged to Trade for Xavien Howard Before NFL Deadline

    Heavy "The Green Bay Packers are currently on a five-game winning streak and poised to make a run at the playoffs for a third consecutive season, but injuries to notable defensive starters have some wondering whether they will be buyers at this year’s NFL trade deadline —..." October 19

  • Tom Brady, Antonio Brown burn Xavien Howard for 62-yard touchdown

    Sportsnaut "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are taking on the Miami Dolphins today at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa and the Tom Brady-Antonio Brown combination is already clicking. In a 10-10 game in the second quarter, the Buccaneers were facing a 3rd-and-2 from their own 38 yard-line..." October 10

  • Dolphins star Xavien Howard reacts to restructured contract after trade request

    Clutch Points "Miami Dolphins star cornerback Xavien Howard recently requested a trade because he felt disrespected by his contract situation given his All-Pro performance. Howard and the Dolphins finally worked things out, agreeing to a restructured deal on Sunday. Howard..." August 08

  • Dolphins, Xavien Howard agree on restructured contract

    The Score "Xavien Howard is staying in Miami.  The cornerback and the Miami Dolphins agreed on a restructured contract, head coach Brian Flores announced Sunday. .psd-readMoreComponent{padding-top:15px;padding-bottom:15px;border-top:1px solid..." August 08

  • Dolphins’ Xavien Howard Returns To Practice

    Pro Football Rumors "Things seem to be moving in the right direction for the Dolphins and Xavien Howard. The star cornerback returned to the practice field on Saturday (Twitter link via NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport), which likely means he’s reached a compromise with the team on his..." August 07

  • Dolphins HC: We Don’t Want To Trade Xavien Howard

    Pro Football Rumors "Xavien Howard wants out. However, Dolphins head coach Brian Flores says that his star cornerback is staying put.  “We don’t want to trade X. Write that down. He’s a very good player. He’s a big part of the team. We don’t want to trade..." August 06

  • Dolphins' Xavien Howard at practice, hopes for contract resolution

    NFL.com "In the midst of a busy Back Together Saturday, Xavien Howard faced questions about his interest in moving on from Miami. Speaking to the media for the first time since requesting a trade earlier this week, the Dolphins All-Pro cornerback offered replies that..." August 01

  • Buyer Beware on Dolphins All-Pro CB Xavien Howard

    Bleacher Report "All-Pro Miami Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard isn't beating around the bush. He doesn't feel he's being compensated fairly, doesn't think the team has dealt with those feelings in good faith and wants to be traded.  Meanwhile, NFL..." July 30

  • 3 reasons why Miami Dolphins shouldn’t cave on huge Xavien Howard contract demands

    Sportsnaut "The Miami Dolphins and cornerback Xavien Howard are at an impasse, with the All-Pro defender requesting either a pay increase or to be traded from the team.  At first glance, Howard has good reasons to feel undervalued. He was the first defensive back to log..." July 29

  • Xavien Howard trade fits: Five potential teams, what Dolphins could get in return and NFL execs weigh in

    ESPN "For at least the fourth time this year, the best player on an NFL team is unhappy and either wants out or wants drastic change. The first three were elite quarterbacks -- Aaron Rodgers, Deshaun Watson and Russell Wilson -- all making 30-plus million dollars..." July 29

  • 2 playoff teams among trade suitors for Dolphins’ Xavien Howard

    NFL.com "It didn't take long for the Xavien Howard trade saga to gain a little steam. A day after the veteran cornerback formally requested a trade, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that two playoff teams are among the clubs that have already made..." July 29

  • 5 ideal Xavien Howard trade scenarios from the Miami Dolphins

    Sportsnaut "As the contract standoff between the Miami Dolphins and star cornerback Xavien Howard continues, his name will continue to persist in NFL trade rumors. That was magnified once Miami reported to camp. While Howard was with the rest of his teammates, the All-Pro cover guy officially..." July 28

  • Dolphins HC Brian Flores: There's a way to work things out with Xavien Howard

    Miami Herald "The Dolphins have privately told Howard that they do not intend to trade him, and coach Brian Flores told WQAM’s Joe Rose that he hopes to work out differences with Howard stemming from his unhappiness about his contract, which prompted him to ask for a trade on Tuesday..." July 28

  • Dolphins CB Xavien Howard Requests Trade

    Pro Football Rumors "Xavien Howard is pushing for his way out of Miami. The All-Pro cornerback revealed on Instagram this evening that he’s requested a trade from the Dolphins (via ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Twitter). " July 27

  • Xavien Howard reports to Dolphins camp without adjusted contract

    NFL.com "Xavien Howard?'s holdout is over. The cornerback reported to Dolphins training camp on time Tuesday in an arrival the club's social team was happy to publish via Twitter. .psd-readMoreComponent{padding-top:15px;padding-bottom:15px;border-top:1px..." July 27

  • Dolphins Fuel Xavien Howard Rumors, Steal Eagles' Cre'von LeBlanc

    Heavy "The writing has been on the wall for Cre’Von LeBlanc dating back to last year’s training camp. The Philadelphia Eagles cut the talented nickel cornerback, then re-signed him once he cleared waivers. Now LeBlanc is gone for good after agreeing to a one-year..." July 24

  • Saints To Pursue Xavien Howard If Dolphins Make Him Available For Trade

    Pro Football Rumors "The Saints have been linked to free agent cornerback Richard Sherman throughout this offseason, but Sherman’s recent legal troubles have probably severed that link, at least for the time being. Still, New Orleans would probably like another quality corner to line up..." July 18

  • Top Potential NFL Trade Packages, Landing Spots for Dolphins CB Xavien Howard

    Bleacher Report "The standoff between All-Pro cornerback Xavien Howard and the Miami Dolphins is close to a breaking point.  NFL Network's Michael Silver reported "a lot of trade chatter" surrounds the 28-year-old defensive back. The Dolphins prefer a first-round pick in..." July 16

  • Several win-now teams mulling trade for Dolphins' Xavien Howard

    The Score "Several teams "in win-now mode" are considering making a move for Miami Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard, who is unhappy with his contract, reports NFL Network's Mike Silver. The 2020 All-Pro signed a five-year, $75.25-million deal in 2019. But then..." July 14

  • Dolphins reportedly hesitant on new Xavien Howard deal

    Pro Football Rumors "Brian Flores described Xavien Howard‘s minicamp holdout as a unique situation, and the veteran cornerback is believed to be entrenched in his pursuit of a new contract. The Dolphins do not appear eager to meet his demand. Howard’s camp approached the..." June 28

  • Xavien Howard “Dug In” On Contract Issue

    Pro Football Rumors "Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard held out of minicamp and appears prepared to stay away from the club until he lands a new contract. As Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald writes, Howard is “dug in” on the issue, and if he does not get what he wants, the..." June 23

  • 4 best trade destinations for Xavien Howard

    Clutch Points "Just one year removed from a Pro Bowl-caliber season in which he posted 10 interceptions, 51 tackles, and two forced fumbles, Xavien Howard now finds himself on the trade block after failing to agree to terms with the Miami Dolphins on a contract..." June 22

  • Dolphins' Byron Jones: Xavien Howard’s holdout ‘none of my business’

    NFL.com "Xavien Howard officially skipped the Miami Dolphins' entire three-day minicamp, holding out over contract demands. Having signed a five-year, $75.25 million extension in 2019 that ties him to Miami through the 2024 season, Howard wants a reworked contract just two years..." June 17

  • Xavien Howard holdout likely to end with trade from Dolphins?

    Larry Brown Sports "Miami Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard is one of several players to hold out from mandatory minicamp around the NFL. Howard’s situation, however, sounds like it could escalate much more quickly than most. Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald believes Howard’s standoff..." June 16

  • Best ways for Miami Dolphins to handle Xavien Howard’s holdout

    Sportsnaut "The Miami Dolphins signed cornerback Xavien Howard to an extension in May 2019, but after recording 10 interceptions in 2020, the 27-year-old is already asking for a raise. An extensive report by the Miami Herald from Tuesday confirmed that Howard is holding out of..." June 15

  • Dolphins All-Pro cornerback Xavien Howard holding out for new contract, could request a trade

    CBS Sports "Stephon Gilmore isn't the only big-name cornerback holding out of minicamp this week. Elsewhere in the AFC East, the Dolphins' Xavien Howard is not expected to report to Miami's mandatory three-day program, as the Miami Herald reported Tuesday...." June 15

  • Brian Flores “not sure” Xavien Howard will be at minicamp

    USA Today "On the first day of Dolphins mandatory minicamp, it's more clear than ever that the club has an Xavien Howard problem. Miami coach Brian Flores said Tuesday morning that he has not seen Howard. June 15

  • Cowboys Linked to All-Pro Corner Xavien Howard

    Heavy "The Dallas Cowboys have focused almost exclusively on improving their defense this offseason, but it remains to be seen if the team could make another big move before the season kicks off. ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler reported the Cowboys have been widely linked to making a..." June 12