Dolphins Rumors & News

  • Don Shula named in painkiller lawsuit from former NFL players

    Larry Brown Sports "Hundreds of former NFL players have filed another lawsuit alleging that doctors, trainers and medical staffs from all 32 NFL teams pumped players full of painkillers to keep them on the field without taking their long-term health into consideration. A similar lawsuit that was filed last year..." May 22

  • Dolphins optimistic Branden Albert's ready for Week 1

    NFL.com "The Miami Dolphins were forced to navigate the second half of last season without left tackle Branden Albert. The team remains hopeful they'll have Albert back for the start of a new campaign. Dolphins general manager Dennis Hickey said on SiriusXM NFL Radio this week there is a "reasonable..." May 22

  • US appeals court upholds $50M settlement for retired NFL players

    CBSSports.com "The 8th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld a $50 million lawsuit settlement regarding publicity rights for retired NFL players, according to the Associated Press. The appeals court rejected arguments by several retirees -- including Jim Marshall, Joe Senser and Dan Pastorini -- that..." May 21

  • The South will host 2019, 2020 Super Bowls

    SB Nation "The NFL narrowed the potential host cities of the 2019 and 2020 Super Bowls at the owners meetings on Tuesday, naming Atlanta, New Orleans, Tampa Bay and Miami as the four that will bid for the games. Each of the four cities has experience hosting the NFL's biggest event, including 10 Super..." May 20

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    Dean Blandino @DeanBlandino

    The extra point rule for 2015 just changed. Snap for kick from the 15-yard line, 2-pt try stays at 2-yard line and defense can return.

  • Extra point tries moved to the 15-yard line

    Pro Football Talk "One of the NFL’s staid elements is getting a shake up. Extra points will be attempted from the 15-yard-line beginning in 2015, the NFL announced Tuesday. Owners approved the rules change, which makes the extra point a 32- or 33-yard attempt, at the league’s spring meeting in San..." May 19

  • Seahawks GM thanks Tannehill's agent for costing Seahawks money

    CBSSports.com "In the NFL, contracts and the dollar amounts that come attached to them are all interconnected. When a player of a particular position group gets inked to a new deal, teams and players across the league are able to use those numbers as a starting point in their own negotiations. Seahawks..." May 19

  • What Tannehill deal might mean for Panthers' Cam Newton

    ESPN.com "What does the six-year extension Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill signed Monday mean for Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton? Not a lot other than the parameters for the new quarterback market became a little clearer. Tannehill's deal reportedly is for $96 million with $45..." May 19

  • Dolphins, Ryan Tannehill Agree To Extension

    Pro Football Rumors "The Dolphins and quarterback Ryan Tannehill have reached agreement on a contract extension, according to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald (on Twitter). The deal will take Tannehill through the 2020 season (link). The Dolphins have confirmed the news via Twitter. The new pact will cover the..." May 19

  • Dolphins Super Bowl kicker Garo Yepremian passes away at 70

    CBSSports.com "Dolphins Super Bowl kicker Garo Yepremian passed away Friday at the age of 70, reports the Associated Press. Yepremian was a part of both of the Dolphins' back-to-back Super Bowl winning teams in the early '70's, including the squad that produced the NFL's only perfect season (1973)." May 17

  • Dolphins OK with Suh skipping offseason work

    Pro Football Talk "Ndamukong Suh showed up for the start of the Dolphins’ offseason program, but that was just a gesture to say hello to his new teammates in Miami. Since then Suh has done what he did in Detroit: Stayed away from voluntary workouts. But while some might say the highest-paid defensive player in..." May 16

  • Ex-Dolphins coach bashes Ted Wells, says Jonathan Martin was suicidal

    CBSSports.com "When the NFL hired independent investigator Ted Wells to look into Deflategate, it wasn't the first time the league hired Wells to run an investigation. The first time came in November 2013 when Wells was hired by the league to look into the bullying allegations made by former Miami Dolphins..." May 14

  • PAT change coming? NFL owners to consider 3 proposals at May meetings

    CBSSports.com "The extra point as we know it could be coming to an end. When the NFL Spring Meeting kicks off in San Francisco next week (May 18-20), the league's 32 owners will be presented with three proposals on how to make the extra point better. If 24 out of the NFL's 32 owners vote to pass any of the..." May 13

  • Dolphins claim former Cowboys offensive tackle Donald Hawkins off waivers

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Dolphins claimed offensive tackle Donald Hawkins off waivers from the Dallas Cowboys on Monday, adding the from University of Texas starter to the team’s stable of offensive linemen invited to training camp. The Dolphins will be Hawkins’ fourth team since he signed with the Philadelphia..." May 12

  • NFL determines the Dolphins did not violate tampering rules in Ndamukong Suh pursuit

    Miami Herald "With the sports world -- and beyond -- consumed by the still-unfolding Patriots’ ball deflation saga, the NFL quietly resolved a lesser, unrelated issue forgotten to most outside of Dolphins headquarters. The league has determined the Dolphins did not violate its tampering rules in their..." May 12

  • For Bills, Dolphins and Jets, opportunity knocks after Brady suspension

    Pro Football Talk "No excuses. And be ready when the gates open. That is all that can be said to the Dolphins, Bills and Jets with the news Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has been suspended for the first four games of 2015 due to the NFL’s depiction of his role in #DeflateGate, as well as the league’s..." May 11

  • Dion Jordan’s future with Dolphins in doubt after latest suspension

    Miami Herald "When the league suspended Dion Jordan for six games last fall, Joe Philbin talked publicly about keeping tabs on his troubled defensive end and welcoming him back once Jordan’s time had been served. “While we were disappointed to learn of this result, we support Dion for proactively taking..." May 11

  • Don Shula takes shot at Patriots: 'We didn't deflate any balls'

    ESPN.com "Hall of Famer Don Shula, the winningest head coach in NFL history, took a not-so-subtle shot at the New England Patriots and their latest "Deflategate" controversy on Saturday. Serving as a guest of honor at the Miami Dolphins' 50th season celebration, Shula praised how the organization..." May 10

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    Barry Jackson @flasportsbuzz

    Philbin said Koa Misi remains at MLB at this point.

  • Former receiver Tony Lippett expects smooth adjustment at cornerback with Dolphins

    Miami Herald "Tony Lippett, primarily a receiver at Michigan State, began his transition to NFL cornerback with an interception at Friday’s rookie minicamp, though he was also beaten on some completions. One of the Dolphins’ four fifth-round draft picks, Lippett already has a head start on his switch to..." May 09

  • Dolphins reach contract agreements with entire 2015 draft class

    ESPN.com "The Miami Dolphins have agreed to contracts on their entire rookie class, the team announced Thursday evening. That includes a pair of four-year contracts with first-round pick DeVante Parker and second-round pick Jordan Phillips. Parker is expected to compete with veteran receiver Greg..." May 07

  • Miami Dolphins WR Rishard Matthews wants to be traded or released

    Miami Herald "Rishard Matthews wants out of Miami. Matthews, unhappy with the prospect of another year buried on the Dolphins’ depth chart, is boycotting the team's voluntary workouts in hopes to force a trade or his release, the Miami Herald has learned. Matthews’ agent Steve Caric, who has disputed..." May 07

  • Former NFL LB Scott Fujita: 30 to 50 percent of players smoke pot

    CBSSports.com "We live in a society where marijuana is becoming increasingly destigmatized. It has been completely legalized for recreational used in four states, decriminalized in 17 states and the District of Columbia, and allowed for medicinal purposes in 23 states. Even the Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence..." May 07

  • Dolphins send former LSU teammates to recruit La’el Collins

    Pro Football Talk "Three players on the Dolphins were teammates of La’El Collins at LSU, and they’re being pressed into service to try to recruit him to come to Miami. Collins, a first-round talent who went undrafted after police said they wanted to question him in connection with the death of his ex-girlfriend,..." May 05

  • Dolphin lobbies for Fins to sign Collins

    Miami Herald "The Dolphins are expected to pursue LSU offensive guard/tackle La'l Collins if he's cleared of involvement in a murder of an ex-girlfriend. And Dolphins linebacker Kelvin Sheppard, who played at LSU, is publicly lobbying the Dolphins to sign Collins, a second-team All-American in 2014 who is..." May 04

  • Dolphins address needs, add versatile depth throughout draft

    Fox Sports Florida "The Miami Dolphins checked off several roster needs in a busy three days during the 2015 draft and picked up seven quality players tasked with helping this team improve on its 8-8 record last season. Of course, the most impactful newcomer will likely be receiver DeVante Parker, who was taken in..." May 03

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    Ajayi, who did not have a pre-draft visit with #Dolphins, has no short-term concerns with knee. 4-5 years down the line? We'll see.

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    Barry Jackson @flasportsbuzz

    Dolphins say they see Lippett as CB because of size, length, toughness.

  • DeVante Parkers Mom: 'We didn't want him going to Cleveland'

    ESPN.com "The mother of receiver DeVante Parker is thrilled her son is in Miami. And perhaps just as thrilled he's not with the Cleveland Browns. "We didn't want him going to Cleveland," Raneca Parker told the Miami Herald on Friday. "They don't have a team, really, or a quarterback. I knew I didn't..." May 02

  • Miami Dolphins select Louisville WR DeVante Parker with 14th pick of NFL draft

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Sometimes patience pays off. The Miami Dolphins executives and scouts have been checking out DeVante Parker since the beginning of the NFL draft evaluation process, and although there was plenty of speculation that the Louisville receiver wouldn’t be there when Miami made the pick at No. 14,..." May 01

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    Matt Maiocco @MaioccoCSN

    WR DeVante Parker goes to the Dolphins, and the 49ers trade back with the Chargers. SF now has 17th pick.

  • Dolphins Looking To Move Up

    Pro Football Rumors "Dolphins are laying the groundwork for a trade that would vault them up the draft board in round one, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (on Twitter). Years ago, Mike Tannenbaum authored a trade to move up and select cornerback Darrelle Revis when he was the GM of the Jets. Now the head decision..." April 30

  • Suspended Dolphins DE Dion Jordan going back to school

    Sporting News "Dion Jordan will be seeing a lot more of the classroom than the football field next season. The Dolphins defensive end says he’s going back to college now that he has been suspended for a year for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy. “I will use the time away from playing to finish my..." April 30

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    2015 NFL Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff NFL Draft day is finally here. Teams begin re-loading tonight and the new NFL season will be here before we know it. I'm going to post rumors in this live blog all day. Pick rumors, trade rumors, etc. April 30

  • Report: Dolphins Pick up Ryan Tannehill’s 2016 Option

    Sportsnaut "This isn’t terribly surprising news. Coming off a stellar 2014 campaign that saw him put up over 4,000 passing yards with 27 touchdowns, it appears that Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill is in the team’s long-term plans. According to Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio, Miami is prepared to..." April 30

  • Suspended Dion Jordan: 'I apologize'

    Miami Herald "Dion Jordan broke his silence this afternoon to speak about his year-long suspension from the NFL and Miami Dolphins following his violation of the league's substance abuse policy: "I'm very disappointed that I will not be playing in the NFL in the 2015 season," Jordan said in a statement..." April 29

  • 2015 NFL mock draft: Saints, Dolphins, Eagles, Jaguars making trades

    CBSSports.com "It's finally time to bite the bullet. It's time to mock it up. Hopefully, I can do better than last year, where I hit for a pretty strong average – 26 of the 32 players I put in my mock ended up going in the first round – but didn't land nearly enough homers (getting the right player and team..." April 29

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    Jeff McLane @Jeff_McLane

    #Eagles trade for Dion Jordan would have sent a conditional late round pick to the Dolphins, per a league source. Evan Mathis was discussed.

  • Eagles and Dolphins were nearing a trade before Miami linebacker's suspension

    Bleeding Green Nation "According to a report from ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Philaelphia Eagles and Miami Dolphins recently almost completed a trade for Dion Jordan. As it turns out, however, the former first round pick has been suspended for the entire 2015 season due to yet another substance abuse policy violation...." April 28

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Dion Jordan, 3rd pick in 2013, is being suspended for 2015 season for another substance abuse policy violation, league sources told ESPN.

  • NFL to end tax-exempt status

    The Score "The NFL will relinquish its tax-exempt status, commissioner Roger Goodell announced in a memo to owners Tuesday. Goodell said the move was made to "eliminate (a) distraction." The memo states the move will not have a significant impact on the operation of the league: Every dollar of..." April 28

  • Report: Dion Jordan to be suspended for the 2015 season

    Pro Football Talk "One of the top picks in the 2013 NFL Draft will miss the entire upcoming season. Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan, the No. 3 overall selection two years ago, will be suspended for the 2015 regular season after a positive substance-abuse test, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported..." April 28

  • NFL Commissioner Goodell: "We didn't get it right"

    CBS News "The NFL draft begins Thursday in Chicago. It's a change of venue for a league re-defining itself both on and off the field. The NFL will follow a new personal conduct policy, and two new employees will help investigate player misconduct. In an interview with "CBS This Morning" co-host Charlie..." April 28

  • Running back Todd Gurley: Damaged goods or just plain good?

    Miami Herald "The Dolphins have not used a first-round pick on a running back in a decade. Who can blame them? They might be shell-shocked from a long history of awful luck. Seven times in 49 years, the Dolphins have taken a running back in the first round. Only two — Hall of Famer Larry Csonka and..." April 27

  • If Chip Kelly likes Dion Jordan, now is the time to get him

    Pro Football Talk "In the 2013 NFL draft, the Dolphins loved Dion Jordan, and thought the Eagles loved him, too. Now the Dolphins would love to get rid of Jordan, and would love to have the Eagles be the ones to take him off their hands. Jordan played for Eagles coach Chip Kelly at Oregon, so the Dolphins thought..." April 26

  • Miami Dolphins offer no vote of confidence for absent Dion Jordan

    Palm Beach Post "The Miami Dolphins held a news conference Friday afternoon to talk about the draft, but when it was over, the focus was on anything but. Asked several questions about defensive end Dion Jordan, who skipped voluntary workouts earlier this week, club officials repeatedly declined to offer a vote..." April 26

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    Former #Falcons G Mike Johnson worked out for the #Dolphins.

  • Dan Marino wouldn’t trade the Hall of Fame for a Super Bowl ring

    Pro Football Talk "Dan Marino is on the short list of the greatest players never to win a championship, and he’s just fine with that. Appearing at a Pro Football Hall of Fame function on Friday, Marino was asked whether he would trade the gold jacket that comes with Hall of Fame induction for a Super Bowl ring...." April 25

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    Armando Salguero @ArmandoSalguero

    Mike Tannenbaum asked about Dion Jordan: "If someone choses not to be here, that's their decision."

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    Alex Marvez @alexmarvez

    Just got details on @GregJennings 2-year, $8 million @MiamiDolphins deal: $3M SB, $900k '15 base; $3.9M' 16 base; $100k workout bonuses

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