Dolphins Rumors & News

  • Mike Pouncey day-to-day with minor foot injury

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins center Mike Pouncey got some good news with today’s medical checkup. Pouncey, who was carted off the field on Sunday with what looked like it could be a serious injury, actually isn’t hurt badly at all. Dolphins head coach Dan Campbell said today that Pounce had suffered only a minor..." November 30

  • Ndamukong Suh calls out Ian Rapoport for negative report

    Larry Brown Sports "If you’re going to report negative information about people, you better be prepared to be on the receiving end of some vitriol. Hopefully that was the case with NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. Rapoport reported on NFL Network Sunday morning that Ndamukong Suh gave a fiery speech to his teammates to..." November 30

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    Thayer Evans @ThayerEvansSI

    Miami Dolphins OC Bill Lazor has been fired per source.

  • Dolphins Keep Firing Coaches, But They're Stuck with Ryan Tannehill

    The Big Lead "After the Dolphins were embarrassed (again) by the Jets, Miami made another coaching move: Offensive coordinator Bill Lazor was fired. Earlier this season, when Miami was pounded by the Jets in London, the Dolphins fired head coach Joe Philbin. Miami can replace coaches, and they can try and..." November 30

  • Dolphins acting OC Zac Taylor: We’re going to simplify the offense

    Palm Beach Post "Zac Taylor never expected to wake up on Monday and find out that he’s the acting offensive coordinator for the Dolphins. But that’s the reality for the 32-year-old quarterbacks coach of the Dolphins who will call the plays for the rest of the season following Bill Lazor’s dismissal. Taylor..." November 30

  • Dolphins fire offensive coordinator Bill Lazor

    Pro Football Talk "After the Dolphins’ first ugly loss to the Jets this season, they fired head coach Joe Philbin. After the Dolphins’ second ugly loss to the Jets on Sunday, they’ve fired offensive coordinator Bill Lazor. Lazor was let go this morning, Thayer Evans of Sports Illustrated reports. Quarterbacks..." November 30

  • Ndamukong Suh calls out Ian Rapoport for negative report

    Larry Brown Sports "If you’re going to report negative information about people, you better be prepared to be on the receiving end of some vitriol. Hopefully that was the case with NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. Rapoport reported on NFL Network Sunday morning that Ndamukong Suh gave a fiery speech to his teammates to..." November 30

  • Miami Dolphins' Ryan Tannehill calls Jets' Calvin Pryor 'classless' for celebration

    Newark Star-Ledger "On the Dolphins' third play from scrimmage Sunday, Jets safety Calvin Pryor delivered a crushing blow to wideout Rishard Matthews, knocking Matthews from the game with injuries to his chest and ribs. A flag was thrown, but not on Pryor: His hit was clean. After the hit, Pryor immediately..." November 30

  • Jets abuse awful Dolphins to emerge as wild-card threat

    New York Post "The NFL schedule-makers gave the Jets an early Christmas gift on Sunday — a patsy at just the right time. The Dolphins were so poor across the board, so anemic on offense, so porous on defense, they made the Jets look like the Patriots by comparison. ADVERTISING Fighting to stay in the AFC..." November 29

  • Jarvis Landry, Rishard Matthews expected to play

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins added Rishard Matthews to their injury report on Saturday with an illness, which meant that both of their leading pass catchers were now questionable to face the Jets on Sunday afternoon. Jarvis Landry was already on the list because of a knee injury that kept him from practicing..." November 29

  • Ndamukong Suh to Miami Dolphins: 'I run this defense' "Ndamukong Suh addressed his Miami Dolphins defensive teammates on Monday. It was -- ummmmm -- interesting. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport passed along the fiery address from the defensive tackle Sunday on NFL Network's GameDay Morning. "I'm told he told them: 'I run this defense, I'm..." November 29

  • Dolphins’ coaches, front office seem to have different views on Ryan Tannehill

    Miami Herald "There are two messages coming from the same football team about quarterback Ryan Tannehill. On one hand, one message echoing within the coaching staff is that Ryan Tannehill cannot carry this team and must be managed so that he can manage the offense and ultimately the game. That message..." November 29

  • Ex-NFL player Derek Hagan: My Wife Sucks

    TMZ "Ex-NFL wide receiver Derek Hagan is at war with his estranged wife -- claiming she's still spending money and BALLIN' at nightclubs like an "NFL wife" ... even though he's out of the league. Hagan -- who played 8 seasons in the NFL for the Dolphins, Giants, Raiders & Titans -- says he and..." November 28

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    Andrew Abramson @AbramsonPBP

    Final injury report of the week. A lot of questionable for #Dolphins including Jarvis Landry

  • Would Dolphins be interested in Sean Payton?

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Mike Pouncey said after Sunday’s loss the rest of the season would be, in part, motivated by trying to keep Dan Campbell as coach. That’s a nice sentiment, especially for a pro player. But ultimately the decision on Campbell will be more than just his body of work. It will also be on who’s out..." November 27

  • Dolphins claim ex-Jets LB Quinton Coples off waivers "Quinton Coples is staying in the AFC East. The former first-round pick, released by the Jets on Monday, was claimed by the Dolphins on Tuesday. The 6-foot-6, 290-pound Coples joins a Miami team that's been looking for answers along its defensive line since star pass rusher Cameron Wake was lost..." November 25

  • Semifinalists for Pro Football Hall of Fame's 2016 class "The Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2016 was trimmed down to 25 on Tuesday during NFL Network's Gold Jacket Semifinalists special. The original field of 108 nominees and these selections will be cut to 15 in early January. The group of semifinalists includes 22 players and three coaches,..." November 25

  • What are the worst calls by referees this season? Here are our top five

    Yahoo! Sports "Super Bowl 50, billed as a celebration of a half-century of what has become the pinnacle sporting event in the Western Hemisphere, was marred — before the game ever started — on an obscure automatic coin toss loss by the Carolina Panthers for sending too many captains (teams are allowed six) out..." November 25

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Dolphins claimed pass-rusher Quinton Coples, filling a need on the edge.

  • NFL Targets Massive Payday in Thursday Night TV Deal

    The Hollywood Reporter "One of the last big sports rights opportunities for several years is about to become available to TV networks. The NFL's Thursday Night Football — which for the past two seasons has aired on CBS via one-year deals — is generating intense interest as the league is likely to extend the length of the..." November 23

  • Tony Romo stars; Greg Hardy, Tyron Smith disappointing in Cowboys' win over Dolphins

    Dallas Morning News "Bob Sturm analyzes the Dallas Cowboys' win over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. What did you think of Tony Romo's return? About as much as everyone expected. He's so much more than a guy who throws passes. He is an offensive coordinator on the field. He ensures that they get in the right play...." November 22

  • Ryan Tannehill barely runs anymore — and Dolphins want that to change

    Miami Herald "So here’s the list of quarterbacks you’d expect to have more rushing yards than Ryan Tannehill this year: Cam Newton. Russell Wilson. Tyrod Taylor. And Colin Kaepernick. Now here’s a list of quarterbacks you wouldn’t: Jay Cutler. Andy Dalton. Matt Cassel. And most amazingly, Eli..." November 20

  • Miami Dolphins linebackers Jelani Jenkins, Koa Misi miss practice with injuries

    Miami Herald "The Dolphins have a problem at linebacker. How big of a problem it might be come Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys remains to be seen. Koa Misi (abdomen) and Jelani Jenkins (ankle) missed practice Wednesday, and Dolphins interim coach Dan Campbell said each is “day-to-day.” Jenkins was seen..." November 19

  • Report: 2016 NFL Draft to allow trades for compensatory picks

    Sportsnaut "The NFL is reportedly considering an exciting new twist to the 2016 NFL Draft. Prior to the upcoming draft in Chicago, compensatory draft picks were off the table for any potential trades. However, the league is expected to allow them to be part of the trade equation this spring, which ESPN’s..." November 19

  • Dolphins' DeVante Parker watching college film to remind himself he's still good

    Sporting News "DeVante Parker went 14th overall in this year's draft, but his rookie season is not going very well. He's been active for eight games and has only played 18.4 percent of his team's offensive snaps. He has four receptions for 49 yards, with most of those stats (3-46) coming in garbage time..." November 18

  • Ndamukong Suh stepping up

    Palm Beach Post "Ndamukong Suh is finally looking like the player the Dolphins envisioned when they signed him this offseason mega deal. And that’s bad news for Miami’s upcoming opponents. Suh was dominant in Miami’s 20-19 win on Sunday with seven tackles (three for a loss), three quarterback hits and a..." November 16

  • NFL likely to charge $500M-$600M relocation fee for move to LA

    CBS Sports "It's not going to be cheap to move to Los Angeles. If the Rams, Raiders or Chargers make the move to Los Angeles in 2016, it's going to cost them some serious money. According to the Sports Business Journal, the NFL is going to charge a relocation fee of at least $500 million to any team that's..." November 16

  • Dolphins rally past Eagles to end two-game losing streak

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Dolphins, playing without Pro Bowl cornerback Brent Grimes and linebacker Jelani Jenkins, got a hard-fought <> road victory at Philadelphia on Sunday. Strong safety Reshad Jones had an interception in the end zone with 4:32 left to help preserve the win. The Dolphins stopped Philadelphia..." November 15

  • Dolphins' Brent Grimes surprise inactive vs. Eagles

    The Score "Miami Dolphins cornerback Brent Grimes will not play on Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles, after being ruled a surprise inactive. " November 15

  • Jay Ajayi will play more against Eagles after strong Dolphins debut

    Miami Herald "Celebrating positive developments from the Dolphins’ crushing loss at Buffalo isn’t very comforting, sort of like complimenting the entertainment on the Titanic. But if there was an encouraging sign, rookie running back Jay Ajayi provided it, with five carries for 41 yards. His reward, interim..." November 14

  • Dolphins add Jonas Gray to practice squad

    Pro Football Talk "Jonas Gray is back in Miami. Gray, who was released by the Dolphins yesterday, will return to the team as part of the Dolphins’ practice squad, his agent told Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports. There was some talk that the Patriots might claim Gray on waivers. Gray played for the Patriots last..." November 12

  • Don Shula: I'd love to see the Panthers go 19-0 "The 1972 Miami Dolphins famously celebrate each season when the final NFL unbeaten falls. With a record three 8-0 teams in 2015, that champagne might be on ice longer this year. Don Shula, the '72 Dolphins' head coach, actually went so far as to say he's rooting for his son Mike's Carolina..." November 12

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    Andrew Abramson @AbramsonPBP

    Campbell says Jay Ajayi earned more carries after his performance against Bills

  • Don Shula would 'love' for Panthers to match '72 Dolphins' perfect record

    CBS Sports "No word on how former Dolphins running back Mercury Morris feels about all this, but Hall of Fame coach Don Shula made it quite clear that he would be happy for the 2015 Panthers to match the 1972 Dolphins' perfect season. As it stands, the Panthers are 8-0, with impressive wins over the..." November 11

  • Dolphins release RB Jonas Gray after Jay Ajayi’s strong debut

    Palm Beach Post "The Dolphins saw what they have in Jay Ajayi and they’re satisfied. Miami on Tuesday released running back Jonas Gray and re-signed center Sam Brenner. Gray was expendable after Ajayi’s strong debut in Sunday’s 33-17 loss to Buffalo. Ajayi, who appeared in his first NFL regular-season..." November 10

  • NFL officials in Mexico City, seeing if it’s ready for 2016 game

    Pro Football Talk "As the NFL continues to expand its inventory in England, they’re also looking at games outside our borders but on our continent. According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, a group of league officials will be in Mexico City through Wednesday, trying to determine if Azteca Stadium is prepared..." November 10

  • Rex Ryan uses ex-Dolphins as captains against Miami

    Larry Brown Sports "Rex Ryan had some fun with the rivalry between the Dolphins and Bills on Sunday. For the second time this season, the Bills coach selected three former Miami players as his captains. Ryan, perhaps for motivation and perhaps for a few laughs, tapped three former Dolphins in his ranks – Richie..." November 09

  • Ndamukong Suh Threatens to "Slam the F**k" Out of Tyrod Taylor After Refs' Terrible Call

    Complex "It doesn't matter what uniform he's wearing: Ndamukong Suh is gonna be Ndamukong Suh. We're referring to the no-chill, will-kick-your-helmet-off Ndamukong Suh. That's who showed up against the Bills. The latest unflattering Suh headline was caused by a bad call. Suh had Bills quarterback Tyrod..." November 09

  • Bills 33, Dolphins 17

    Buffalo News "So this is what a healthy Buffalo Bills offense looks like. With Tyrod Taylor, LeSean McCoy, Karlos Williams and Sammy Watkins together again, the Bills moved the ball at will on Miami's defense in a 33-17 win at Ralph Wilson Stadium. All four took turns throwing the haymakers and Buffalo..." November 08

  • Dolphins add Jay Ajayi to active roster

    Pro Football Talk "Running back Jay Ajayi was one of the more intriguing prospects in this year’s draft. He’ll now get a chance to prove why. The Dolphins have activated Ajayi from the injured reserve/designated for return list. A rib injury derailed his rookie season; lingering concerns about a knee problem..." November 07

  • Report: X-rays negative on DeVante Parker's foot; to resume practicing next week

    The Score "X-rays on Miami Dolphins wide receiver DeVante Parker's injured foot were negative and the rookie is expected to resume practicing next week, FOX Sports' Alex Marvez reports. Parker isn't expected to play this weekend against the Buffalo Bills, but has a good shot at returning to the field in..." November 06

  • Dolphins rookie Ajayi could boost run game

    Pro Football Talk "After cracking a rib in the preseason finale, Dolphins rookie running back Jay Ajayi was placed on injured reserve/designated for return. He could be activated in time for this weekend’s game, and Ajayi is hoping he gets a chance to make an impact. “I would probably say this has been the..." November 04

  • Smartphone Breathalyzer Company Ranks the Drunkest NFL Fanbases (Congrats, Buffalo!)

    Complex "Ever wonder which NFL fanbases get the drunkest while watching their respective teams play? Thanks to the folks at BacTRACK -- a company that sells smartphone breathalyzers -- we may have the answer. Using data collected by BacTRACK during the first seven Sundays of the NFL season, and dividing..." November 04

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    Armando Salguero @ArmandoSalguero

    RB Lamar Miller is also not practicing.

  • Charges against Dolphins player Brent Grimes' wife Miko reduced

    Sporting News "Prosecutors have decided to downgrade the charges against the wife of Dolphins cornerback Brent Grimes, the Associated Press reported. Miko Grimes will only be charged with resisting an officer without violence and disorderly conduct after prosecutors reviewed the evidence. She was..." November 01

  • Dolphins right tackle Ja’Wuan James to miss a month or more with toe

    Pro Football Talk "Yeah, the optimism created by interim coach Dan Campbell and his former two-game winning streak didn’t last long. In addition to the season-ending Achilles tear for defensive end Cameron Wake, the Dolphins suffered another significant line injury last night. According to Andrew Abramson of..." October 30

  • Surging Fish squished by Patriots

    Boston Herald "By halftime it was hard to tell which team had played volleyball with the Houston Texans four days ago and which had spent four quarters in a 60-minute cage match with the New York Jets on Sunday. As it turned out, it didn’t matter. That the Patriots were clearly not themselves was obvious by..." October 30

  • Cameron Wake suffers Achilles injury Thursday night "The Miami Dolphins played much better after firing Joe Philbin in large part because defensive end Cameron Wake was healthier. He was the most dominant defensive player in the league in Weeks 6-7 after not making any impact in September. Wake ran into injury troubles again during the Dolphins'..." October 30

  • Dolphins Cameron Wake has torn Achilles, out for season

    ESPN "Miami Dolphins Pro Bowl defensive end Cameron Wake has been diagnosed with a torn Achilles, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, and will miss the rest of the season. Wake was carted to the locker room after sustaining the injury in the third quarter of Thursday's 36-7 loss to the New..." October 30

  • Dolphins OT James has toe injury, gets ride to locker room

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins lost offensive tackle Ja’Wuan James on their first offensive series Thursday night vs. the Patriots. James got a golf cart ride to the locker room after talking with medical staff on the sideline. The team called it a toe injury and said James is questionable to return." October 29