Dolphins Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Green unstoppable as Bengals shred Dolphins

    The Sports Xchange "CINCINNATI -- A.J. Green took Sunday's loss to Denver to heart. It was his key drop on third down that stalled a second-half drive. "I didn't show up," he said afterward. On Thursday night, Green not only showed up, he put on a show. Green had 10 catches for 173 yards and a..." September 30

  • Ryan Tannehill on Dolphins offense: “One of the worst performances I’ve seen.”

    Pro Football Talk "The Miami Dolphins gained 81 yards and scored a touchdown on their first two offensive plays of the night against the Cincinnati Bengals. Their offense then went into hibernation the remainder of the night. They gained just 141 yards the rest of the night, averaging just 3.4 yards per play on..." September 30

  • Bills claim WR Justin Hunter off waivers after placing Sammy Watkins on IR

    WGR 550 Sports Radio "The Buffalo Bills were dealt a huge blow on the offensive side of the ball on Friday afternoon with the announcement of wide receiver Sammy Watkins being placed on the reserved/injured list. Watkins had surgery before training camp to repair a broken bone in his foot, and re-aggravated the..." September 30

  • Is Dolphins’ Maxwell angry about his benching? ‘It really don’t matter’

    Miami Herald "Byron Maxwell wasn’t surprised that he didn’t start at corner Thursday night. The coaches told him earlier in the week that he’d be on the bench, and Tony Lippett would be on the field, against the Bengals. Did he think it was deserved? “It doesn’t matter.” Was he angry over the..." September 30

  • Dolphins demote Byron Maxwell; Tony Lippett starts against Bengals

    Miami Herald "Adam Gase does not make idle threats. Three days after promising lineup changes if he didn’t see real change, Gase delivered. He benched cornerback Byron Maxwell for Thursday night’s game against the Bengals, starting converted wide receiver Tony Lippett in his place. Maxwell might have..." September 29

  • Senator introduces anti-online gambling bill to Congress

    Sportsnaut "Judicial and political systems at the state level continue to take up online gambling and daily fantasy sports. We’ve seen multiple instances in the past where online gaming itself has been banned at the state level. The most recent examples of this include daily fantasy sports in New York,..." September 29

  • Gase’s warning to players: Shape up, or you’re the next one I’ll bench

    Miami Herald "Adam Gase doesn’t tweet. But if he did, Gase would have sent his his players this message Monday in all caps with an angry emoji at the end: If you don’t perform, I’ll play someone who will. “I’m over discussing any of this stuff with players,” Gase said. “We’re either going to start..." September 28

  • Foster, Cameron, Pouncey, Misi out for Miami

    Pro Football Talk "When the Dolphins face the Bengals in Cincinnati on Thursday night, four players will definitely not be playing. Running back Arian Foster (hamstring), tight end Jordan Cameron (concussion), linebacker Koa Misi (neck), and center Mike Pouncey (hip) officially are out for the first game of Week..." September 28

  • Dolphins cut Justin Hunte

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins released wide receiver Justin Hunter on Wednesday. The Dolphins play in Cincinnati Thursday night. The timing of Hunter’s release indicates the Dolphins need a roster spot due to injury or other circumstances and could promote someone from their practice squad." September 28

  • Adam Gase’s warning to players: Shape up, or you’re the next one I’ll bench

    Miami Herald "Adam Gase doesn’t tweet. But if he did, Gase would have sent his his players this message Monday in all caps with an angry emoji at the end: If you don’t perform, I’ll play someone who will. “I’m over discussing any of this stuff with players,” Gase said. “We’re either going to start..." September 27

  • Adam Gase not sure Mike Pouncey can return during a short week

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins have a quick turnaround from Sunday’s win over the Browns to Thursday’s game in Cincinnati and that may force them to use Kraig Urbik as their starting center against the Bengals. Anthony Steen started the first three games of the year, but suffered a high ankle sprain against the..." September 26

  • Jordan Cameron suffers fourth concussion in as many years

    Miami Herald "Jordan Cameron did indeed suffer a concussion in Sunday’s win over the Browns and will not play Thursday against Cincinnati, Dolphins coach Adam Gase announced Monday. That makes four concussions in as many years for Cameron -- a flashing red warning signal in the age of CTE. Cameron suffered..." September 26

  • Ajayi TD in OT helps Dolphins survive Browns scare

    The Sports Xchange "MIAMI -- Perhaps it wasn't quite total redemption. But Miami Dolphins running back Jay Ajayi will take whatever he can get these days. Just two weeks after not even making the trip to Seattle for Miami's season-opener against the Seahawks, Ajayi wound up scoring the game-winning touchdown..." September 25

  • Miami Dolphins will treat RB Kenyan Drake as starter Sunday

    NFL.com "The Dolphins plan to treat rookie running back Kenyan Drake as the starter this week, though they will mix in other runners against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, according to multiple sources. It's been a revolving door for Miami, whose starter Arian Foster is out this week with a groin..." September 25

  • Miami Dolphins not worried about lack of running game

    Miami Herald "Anyone can gather a collection of pertinent facts about the Miami Dolphins’ running game after two games that already suggest there are terrible days ahead for coach Adam Gase’s offense. The facts? The Dolphins are 27th in the NFL in rushing yards per game. They’re leading rusher is..." September 24

  • Dolphins' Foster won't play Sunday vs. Browns

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins running back Arian Foster won’t play Sunday against the Browns. Miami coach Adam Gase said today that Foster, who has been dealing with a groin injury, won’t be able to go this week." September 23

  • Gase: Tannehill’s not the problem; others aren’t pulling their weight

    Miami Herald "Blaming Ryan Tannehill is the default reaction for most fans (and quite a few members of the media). And Adam Gase is tired of it. He thinks that analysis is tired (and probably lazy). So when asked by Cleveland reporters Wednesday if Tannehill needs to step up his game for the Dolphins to..." September 22

  • Report: Arian Foster unlikely to play this week

    Sportsnaut "It did not take long for running back Arian Foster to sustain another injury that could linger beyond one week. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport is reporting that Foster is a “long shot” to suit up in Week 3 against the Cleveland Browns. Foster is reportedly dealing with another groin injury and not..." September 22

  • Dolphins safety Michael Thomas has received death threats

    Sportsnaut "The entire national anthem protest controversy around the NFL continues to take an ugly turn. On the heels of San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick indicating that he’s received death threats, comes this from Miami Dolphins safety Michael Thomas. Kaepernick and Thomas were..." September 21

  • Why are NFL ratings plummeting this season?

    Sportsnaut "The National Football League remains the single most watched entity in North American professional sports. It’s not necessarily close. Really, the other three major sports leagues are simply battling for second place. Take the 2015 calendar year as an example of this. According to Sports..." September 21

  • LeGarrette Blount Had Interest In Dolphins

    Pro Football Rumors "There were at least two instances in the past two years that running back LeGarrette Blount had interest in signing with the Dolphins, but they didn’t pursue him, an associate told Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald. Blount, the No. 1 back for the AFC East rival Patriots, rushed for 123 yards and a..." September 21

  • Coaches complained about lack of offensive holding calls in Week One

    Pro Football Talk "Most coaches complain when too many penalties are called. Following Week One of the 2016 regular season, many coaches complained about the absence of one specific type of penalty. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, complaints arose from the absence of holding calls. And for good..." September 21

  • Injured Arian Foster may miss 1-2 games

    247 Sports "Miami Dolphins running back Arian Foster could miss one or two games, according to Tom Pelissero of USA Today. The early indications surrounding Foster’s anticipated MRI examination seem to suggest that the veteran suffered a mild groin strain, an ailment that does not pose a major threat to..." September 20

  • Dolphins running game stumbling early in season

    Miami Herald "The Dolphins’ starting running back and overall running game are both ailing. And though rest figures to heal Arian Foster’s strained groin, there’s no clear-cut panacea for Miami’s inability to generate a consistent ground game. Foster’s groin strain puts his status in question for Sunday’s..." September 20

  • Dolphins get another backup QB, hope it goes better than against Patriots

    Miami Herald "After allowing triple digit passer ratings to two backup quarterbacks on Sunday, the Dolphins reportedly will face another in their home opener this weekend. But Cleveland rookie third-string quarterback Cody Kessler, who’s expected to start for the Browns against the Dolphins at Hard Rock..." September 19

  • Dolphins' Foster day to day with groin injury

    Larry Brown Sports "Arian Foster is day-to-day with a groin injury, Miami Dolphins head coach Adam Gase said on Monday. Foster left the Dolphins’ loss to the Patriots in Week 2 early because of a groin injury. He only carried the ball three times for nine yards." September 19

  • Arian Foster questionable to return with groin injury

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins got themselves in an early hole, and things just keep getting worse. Not only are they already down 21-0 to the Patriots, but they just turned it over again and their starting running back may not be able to finish the game." September 18

  • Patriots 2-0, now down Garoppolo

    The Sports Xchange "FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Quarterbacks are changing again for the undefeated New England Patriots, but head coach Bill Belichick was not ready to disclose his game plan at the position Sunday night. "We'll just take it day by day," Belichick said after quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, Tom Brady's..." September 18

  • Miami Dolphins having headset issues in New England

    Total Pro Sports "Deja vu. Last year, the Pittsburgh Steelers had headset issues at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough while playing the New England Patriots and on Sunday, it seems it has happened again – this time, to the Miami Dolphins." September 18

  • DeVante Parker: I'm better than last year

    Miami Herald "I explain to you in my column in today's Miami Herald (the actual newspaper) how the Dolphins' grand plans for receiver DeVante Parker and running back Jay Ajayi got off track recently and the derailment is threatening to become a train wreck if things don't improve soon. But what the newspaper..." September 17

  • Dolphins DE Mario Williams practices, but not yet out of concussion protocol

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Dolphins defensive end Mario Williams, sidelined all week with a concussion sustained last week at Seattle, went through the full practice Friday, typically a light practice, and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game at New England. Williams went through individual drills Friday during..." September 17

  • Dolphins’ grand offseason plans for Parker, Ajayi collapsed

    Miami Herald "Eight months ago, wait, eight days ago, anyone studying the Miami Dolphins roster could plausibly believe this team had young up-and-coming playmakers at running back and wide receiver because Jay Ajayi and DeVante Parker are on the team. Parker, a first-round pick, seemed on the doorstep of a..." September 17

  • Local Sheriff's union wants law enforcement to suspend details protecting the Miami Dolphins

    Miami Herald "The Broward County Sheriff's Office Deputies Association, a union that represents local deputies in the county's largest law enforcement body, is calling for the suspension of details that escort and otherwise protect the Miami Dolphins as a response to four players kneeling during the national..." September 17

  • No Mario Williams won’t mean full-time Cameron Wake

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins defensive end Mario Williams still hasn’t been cleared after suffering a concussion on Sunday. If he can’t play, it doesn’t mean veteran Cameron Wake will slide into a full-time role. “It’s just going to have to be a group effort,” coach Adam Gase told reporters on Thursday regarding..." September 16

  • Dolphins linebacker says he is ready to stand for anthem again

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Dolphins linebacker Jelani Jenkins seemed to say he would stand for the national anthem this week at New England in a TIME magazine article he wrote. The opinion column, which appeared online Thursday, ended with this paragraph: "Now that the conversation has begun, on Sunday, Sept. 18 I..." September 16

  • Dolphins WR DeVante Parker held out vs. Seattle due to coaching decision

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Miami Dolphins wide receiver DeVante Parker, who has been battling hamstring injuries since training camp, said he wanted to play Sunday against Seattle but coach Adam Gase decided to make him inactive. Parker, who was termed a gametime decision, was running “gassers,” or a series of sprints,..." September 15

  • Arian Foster practices Thursday, Mario Williams still out

    Pro Football Talk "Running back Arian Foster was back on the field for the Dolphins Thursday after sitting out Wednesday’s practice. Foster was listed on the team’s practice report as being sidelined by a hamstring issue, although it sounds like injury prevention was the real reason why he sat out. Coach Adam..." September 15

  • 'Harambe' back in business after temporary jersey ban

    ESPN "Fans who want to customize their favorite team's jersey with "Harambe" on the back can do so once again as of Thursday, after the word mistakenly appeared on a retailer's list of banned words. ESPN has learned that an official with a Major League Baseball team, concerned that fans were..." September 15

  • More changes coming for Dolphins’ defensive line

    Miami Herald "The Dolphins’ defensive line, considered one of the roster’s strengths, underwent more tumult and turnover this week, with one player arriving, another going on injured reserve and two sitting out Wednesday’s practice. Defensive tackle Chris Jones, cut by Miami on Sept. 3, was re-signed by the..." September 15

  • Harambe's legacy not respected by NFL Shop

    Sporting News "There are plenty of names you can't put on the back of jerseys at NFL Shop. BuzzFeed compiled a list of 50, and it includes names such as Ron Mexico (Michael Vick's alias), Carruth (as in Rae Carruth, the NFL player who conspired to murder his pregnant wife), He Hate Me (the popular XFL jersey)..." September 14

  • Roger Goodell says eliminating kickoffs remains possible if the NFL can’t make them safer

    Washington Post "The NFL has enacted rule changes to try to make the kickoff safer for players. That effort will continue with further safety-related tinkering with the play, according to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. But if such maneuvers fail, the elimination of the kickoff from the sport remains a future..." September 14

  • The NFL's Most Valuable Teams 2016

    Forbes.com "Relocation and new stadiums drove NFL team values 19% higher over the past year, to an average of $2.34 billion. The Rams doubled in value, to $2.9 billion, after moving from St. Louis to Los Angeles. The Rams are scheduled to play three seasons at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum before..." September 14

  • Dolphins' Kenny Stills says he'll continue to kneel during anthem

    CBS Sports "Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills was one of 11 players in Week 1 to join 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's protest against social inequality. He was joined by Dolphins teammates Arian Foster, Michael Thomas and Jelani Jenkins, who all took a knee during the national anthem prior to Sunday's..." September 14

  • NFL to launch new $100 million concussion initiatives to improve player safety

    Washington Post "The NFL is launching a new set of concussion-related initiatives under which the league will devote $60 million to technological development, aimed in part at improving helmets for players, and an additional $40 million toward funding medical research into the effects of head injuries,..." September 14

  • Dolphins’ Earl Mitchell headed to injured reserve, but could return

    Miami Herald "Defensive tackle Earl Mitchell is headed to injured reserve with the calf injury that's vexed him all summer. Whether his season is over remains to be seen. Mitchell missed almost all of training camp with the calf injury. He played just a handful of snaps in Sunday's opener before leaving..." September 14

  • Dolphins To Place DT Earl Mitchell On IR

    Pro Football Rumors "The Dolphins are putting starting defensive tackle Earl Mitchell on IR with a calf injury today, a source tells Mike Garafolo of NFL Network (on Twitter). The injury won’t necessarily rule Mitchell out for the year and he could be brought back later on this season. " Mitchell, 29 later this..." September 13

  • Lady Gaga Reportedly in Talks to Perform at Super Bowl 51 Halftime Show

    Complex "Lady Gaga is reportedly in talks to play the Super Bowl 51 halftime show in Houston in February 2017. According to Billboard, the singer could clinch the biggest stage of the year because the NFL was impressed by her performance of The Star-Spangled Banner at the 2016 Super Bowl. The last year..." September 13

  • NFL tabs Sam Rapoport to help open job 'pipeline' for women at team level

    ESPN "The NFL has created a position to address the lack of women in coaching and scouting roles at the team level and named former women's football pro tackle player Sam Rapoport as director of football development. Rapoport's role will be to identify women who are knowledgeable about the game and..." September 13

  • Dolphins plan to work out veteran LB A.J. Hawk

    Palm Beach Post "The Miami Dolphins will work out veteran linebacker A.J. Hawk this week according to an NFL source. Hawk has 945 career tackles. He was drafted by the Packers in 2006 and spent his entire career there before playing with the Bengals last season." September 13