Dolphins Rumors & News

  • Former Dolphins coach Don Shula hospitalized with breathing issues

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Legendary Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula has been hospitalized because of breathing issues. Shula, the Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee who owns the NFL's all-time wins record, was rushed to Aventura Hospital & Medical Center on Monday evening. According to his wife, Mary Anne Shula, the..." May 03

  • NFLPA warns players against meat that could trigger positive PED test

    Fox Sports "Almost every athlete who tests positive for a banned PED says he must have ingested something unknowingly, and now there’s evidence that can actually happen – if you eat a lot of meat in China or Mexico. The NFL Players Association sent a letter to its members this week warning them that eating..." May 03

  • Laremy Tunsil to be evaluated before ruling on drug program

    USA Today "Miami Dolphins rookie Laremy Tunsil must be evaluated by clinical professionals before any determination is made on his status in the NFL’s drug program, a league spokesman said Tuesday. ESPN, citing a source, reported Monday that Tunsil – shown smoking a substance from a gas-mask bong in a..." May 03

  • Dolphins reportedly believe they've identified Laremy Tunsil's hacker

    CBS Sports "The Miami Dolphins believe they might've finally cracked the mystery of who was behind the draft night hacking of Laremy Tunsil's social media accounts. According to the Palm Beach Post, the team thinks that a former financial advisor, who worked for Tunsil, was the one who leaked the bong..." May 03

  • Laremy Tunsil won't start career in substance-abuse program

    ESPN "Miami Dolphins rookie Laremy Tunsil is expected to get a clean slate from the NFL and will not begin his pro career under Stage 1 of the league's substance-abuse program, a source told ESPN. The source added, however, that the league will closely monitor and support Tunsil in the event..." May 02

  • NFL Media Circus: Behind the scenes of NFL draft television coverage

    SI "Inside ESPN’s NFL draft production truck in Chicago’s Grant Park on Thursday night, sitting about 10 feet from Seth Markman, the executive in charge of ESPN’s draft coverage, and Greg Jewell, who produces Adam Schefter and Suzy Kolber during the draft, ESPN NFL news editor Jim Carr came across..." May 02

  • Dolphins trade back into 3rd round, select WR Leonte Carroo

    The Score "The Miami Dolphins traded back into the third round of the 2016 NFL Draft, acquiring the 86th overall pick from the Minnesota Vikings to select Rutgers receiver Leonte Carroo. In landing the day-two selection, Miami surrendered a sixth-round pick in this year's draft as well as third- and..." April 30

  • The Dolphins traded for their own pick, and it’ll make your head hurt

    SB Nation "Here's what happened: Late Friday night, the Dolphins made a deal with the Vikings to move up to No. 86 overall and select wide receiver Leonte Carroo, giving the Vikings their No. 186 overall pick and two 2017 mid-round picks in exchange. When the 186th pick approached, however, the Vikings..." April 30

  • Dolphins trade Jamar Taylor to Browns

    The Phinsider "The Miami Dolphins have made another trade, and this time it involved a player. The team has sent cornerback Jamar Taylor to the Cleveland Browns, along with a swap of seventh round picks, according to Ian Rapoport. The trade should feature Miami moving up to pick 223 overall, while the Browns..." April 30

  • Video kept Ravens from drafting Laremy Tunsil with No. 6 overall pick

    ESPN "The Baltimore Ravens would've taken Ole Miss offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil with the No. 6 overall pick were it not for the gas mask video that surfaced on social media right before the draft, league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Saturday. Tunsil fell to No. 13 to the Miami..." April 30

  • Dolphins source: Dion Jordan can come back

    Miami Herald "The Miami Dolphins are open to having former first round pick Dion Jordan rejoining the team after his NFL mandated suspension ends, according to a highly placed team source. "If he wants to play and shows us he loves football, why not?" the source said moments ago in the lobby of the team..." April 30

  • Laremy Tunsil: 'Here to talk about the Miami Dolphins'

    Yahoo! Sports "While the rest of the NFL world was still in shock over Laremy Tunsil's draft-day drama, the Miami Dolphins were smiling at their good fortune. If there was any concern over Tunsil's bong video or the Instagram hack that led to the release of text messages that appear to show Tunsil asking an..." April 29

  • Dolphins cancel Laremy Tunsil’s media appearance, citing allergic reaction

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil was the story of the first round of the NFL draft, as he dropped to the 13th overall pick while someone hacked his social media accounts and posted embarrassing videos and text messages. Tunsil then raised more eyebrows when speaking to the media after he..." April 29

  • Report: Tunsil won't face NFL discipline, could be placed in substance abuse program

    The Score "Laremy Tunsil's case is arguably one of the most unique in NFL draft history, with a draft day fall caused by a leaked video of him appearing to smoke marijuana from a bong while wearing a gas mask. One of the question's raised by Tunsil's situation was whether he'd face discipline from the NFL..." April 29

  • Report: Team thinks fired financial adviser behind Tunsil leaks

    Larry Brown Sports "Who was behind the horrific leaks that blindsided Laremy Tunsil on draft night and played a major role in torpedoing his draft stock? That’s a question his team was probably wondering all night. Right as the draft was beginning, Tunsil, who was expected to be a top-five pick and the first..." April 29

  • Roger Goodell unaware of Tunsil situation during NFL Draft

    The Comeback "The first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday night was dominated by Laremy Tunsil’s fall, precipitated by a video of him wearing a gas mask and taking a bong hit and ending with him admitting he took cash from Ole Miss coaches during his time with the program. The situation was Tunsil was..." April 29

  • Someone's Been Trying To Sell That Laremy Tunsil Gas Mask Smoking Video For Weeks

    Deadspin "Laremy Tunsil’s draft-day drop—thanks to a bizarre series of events, including his Twitter account being hacked and posting video of him smoking weed out of a gas-mask bong—cost him millions in salary. About $7 million, if you assume Tunsil would have gone to the Ravens at No. 6, where the first..." April 29

  • Laremy Tunsil's smoke video on Twitter cost him more than $8 million

    CBS Sports "The person who hacked Laremy Tunsil's Twitter account during the first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday cost the Ole Miss offensive lineman some serious money. In what will probably go down as the most bizarre incident in recent draft history, Tunsil's Twitter was hacked just minutes before..." April 29

  • Tunsil’s stepfather denies leaking bong-and-gas-mask video

    Pro Football Talk "The strangest story of the night undoubtedly has come from Mississippi tackle Laremy Tunsil, whose Twitter account was hacked with video of a guy who appears to be Tunsil smoking a bong through a gas mask. The initial suspect was his stepfather, who sued Tunsil for assault on..." April 29

  • Robert Nkemdiche 'Laremy Tunsil's Hacker is Evil'

    TMZ "The person who hacked Laremy Tunsil right before the NFL Draft -- and posted video of the football player hitting a gas mask bong -- is pure evil ... so says Laremy's ex-teammate Robert Nkemdiche. Nkemdiche -- the 29th pick in the NFL Draft -- played with Tunsil at Ole Miss ... and was IN THE..." April 29

  • Jets wanted to trade up for Laremy Tunsil, asking price too high

    SI "The New York Jets tried to trade up from the No. 20 pick to draft Ole Miss tackle Laremy Tunsil, but the asking price of teams in the position to select him was too high, reports Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News. Despite being projected to be drafted as high as No. 3, Tunsil slid to the..." April 29

  • Laremy Tunsil: The inside story of Dolphins pick

    Miami Herald "The Miami Dolphins were sitting in their so-called war room late Thursday evening, watching the NFL draft on television, when Mississippi offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil began to slide. He was out of the Top 3. And then he was out of the top 5. And when he got passed over at No. 6 by the..." April 29

  • Laremy Tunsil admits taking money from Ole Miss staffers

    College Spun "The first round of the 2016 NFL Draft did not go very well for Ole Miss. Former OT Laremy Tunsil was taken 13th overall after his draft stock fell due to a controversial Twitter video. Oh, and now Tunsil has admitted that there was money exchanged between himself and the Ole Miss coaching..." April 29

  • Bong video surfaces on Laremy Tunsil's Twitter minutes before NFL Draft

    Fox Sports "Top NFL Draft prospect Laremy Tunsil became the story of the night Thursday when a video was posted to his Twitter account, appearing to show the former Ole Miss offensive tackle using a gas mask bong. The video and tweet, which was deleted soon after, was sent just moments before the start of..." April 28

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    If there was anyone in a mock draft anywhere in the world who had Tunsil to Miami at 13, raise your gas mask

  • Laremy Tunsil slides to Dolphins at No. 13 after gas mask tweet

    ESPN "A video posted to NFL prospect Laremy Tunsil's verified Twitter account Thursday night showed a man wearing a gas mask and smoking a substance through a plastic tube. The tweet was deleted minutes after posting. Tunsil is one of the highest-rated prospects in the draft and at one point was..." April 28

  • Cris Collinsworth to call Thursday Night Football with Mike Tirico

    Awful Announcing "It’s been widely reported that Mike Tirico will be joining NBC and calling Thursday Night Football this season. According to the Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson, his partner will be Sunday Night Football analyst Cris Collinsworth: At the NFL owners meetings in Boca Raton last month, NBC Sports..." April 28

  • Adam Gase: “Very impressive” to see Jay Ajayi in person

    Pro Football Talk "After Lamar Miller made a quick jump to the Texans in free agency, the Dolphins pursued a variety of veteran running backs but haven’t added any of them to their roster. There have also been reports of interest in Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott in the first round of the draft, although..." April 27

  • Dolphins players steamed that Ndamukong Suh's a no-show

    Miami Herald "Adam Gase was going to deal with controversy and adversity at some point in his first season. Might as well come during his first practice. The Gase Era in Miami began in earnest Tuesday, with the start of voluntary veterans minicamp. Reshad Jones, Ndamukong Suh, Mario Williams and Koa..." April 27

  • From DeflateGate to tampering, how 4 teams forfeited picks in the 2016 NFL Draft

    SB Nation "Forfeited draft picks are a rare occurrence in the NFL, but they do happen -- just not as frequently as they did this year. In fact, the 2016 NFL Draft will have four teams forced to give up a pick due to various infractions. This is the biggest amount of lost picks since 2012, when the New..." April 26

  • Report: Teammates ‘steamed’ over Ndamukong Suh missing workouts

    Sportsnaut "When you are the highest-paid player on your team, the expectation is that you are going to work harder than everyone else. After all, that’s likely one of the reasons you put yourself in position to be the highest paid. Unfortunately for the Miami Dolphins, this hasn’t necessarily been the..." April 26

  • Dolphins' Byron Maxwell: 'I'm definitely a No. 1 cornerback'

    The Score "After receivers like Julio Jones and Brandon Marshall torched Byron Maxwell in his first year removed from the Seattle Seahawks' "Legion of Boom," the Miami Dolphins cornerback believes he's ready for another shot. Maxwell was traded from Philadelphia to Miami after a disappointing season as..." April 26

  • Dolphins S Reshad Jones Holding Out For New Contract

    NFL Trade Rumors "Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports that Dolphins S Reshad Jones isn’t happy with his current contract and plans to hold out of offseason activities unless an extension is agreed to. Without Jones in camp, the Dolphins are left with Shamiel Gary, Isa Abdul-Quddus, Walt Aikens, and..." April 26

  • Report: Mike Tirico is leaving ESPN for NBC

    Sports Business Daily "Mike Tirico, one of ESPN’s best known on-air voices, is leaving the network for NBC, according to several sources. Tirico has been a mainstay with ESPN since '91, and given his many roles at ESPN, he will be an incredibly difficult talent to replace. Tirico has been ESPN's on-air face of the NFL,..." April 25

  • Dolphins could trade up for Ezekiel Elliott, Myles Jack

    Miami Herald "There are at least two players the Miami Dolphins will consider trading up for in the NFL draft later this week, per multiple sources -- Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott and UCLA linebacker Myles Jack. The Dolphins would love if either or both Myles and/or Elliott are available when they..." April 25

  • NFL players investing in cannabis pain-management

    Denver Post "The former Broncos’ quarterback and other retired and active NFL players believe Cannabidiol, or CBD, a nonpsychoactive compound in cannabis, could be an alternative to potent painkillers used by players in the league. Nestled at the base of the Flatirons and tucked behind a dog park is Jake..." April 23

  • Dolphins say they’re comfortable with running backs on roster

    Pro Football Talk "Lamar Miller jumped from the Dolphins to the Texans as a free agent this offseason and Miami’s pursuit of C.J. Anderson and Chris Johnson ended when those players returned to their teams. That leaves Miami with a depth chart that features Jay Ajayi, Damien Williams, Daniel Thomas and Isaiah..." April 22

  • Dolphins Say They're Open to Trading No. 13 Pick

    Bleacher Report "The Miami Dolphins have already traded their first-round pick in the 2016 NFL draft once, but they may not be done wheeling and dealing quite yet. According to's James Walker, Dolphins general manager Chris Grier said that "all options are on the table" with regard to potentially..." April 22

  • Miami Dolphins likely out of the running for cornerback Josh Norman

    Miami Herald "Josh Norman is going to get paid from someone. But it’s probably not going to be the Dolphins. The All-Pro corner will likely sign elsewhere, the Miami Herald has learned, despite the Dolphins’ interest in the former Carolina Panther. The Dolphins were one of at least 10 teams to reach..." April 22

  • Report: 49ers, Steelers, Dolphins among teams inquiring about Josh Norman

    Pro Football Talk "The de facto release of Josh Norman by the Carolina Panthers on Wednesday has dropped a top-tier free agent onto the market right before the NFL Draft. Norman became an unrestricted free agent when the Panthers removed the franchise tag on Wednesday afternoon. While there is less money and cap..." April 21

  • Panthers part ways with Josh Norman; Dolphins have need at corner

    Miami Herald "The Carolina Panthers on Wednesday abruptly rescinded the franchise tag they had placed on Josh Norman, making him a free agent -- and a likely target for the corner-needy Miami Dolphins. Norman is one of the best corners in the league -- if not the best altogether. He believed he was worth..." April 21

  • Kiper on Dolphins: Hargreaves probably only corner worth taking at 13

    Miami Herald "The Dolphins need a corner. And the Dolphins will take a corner, probably early, in next week’s draft. But ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper said their options could be limited to one player: Florida’s Vernon Hargreaves. While other top prospects, like Eli Apple of Ohio State and William Jackson..." April 20

  • Ryan Tannehill 'wouldn't be offended' if Miami Dolphins draft a QB

    Miami Herald "So here we are, just over a week away from the start of the April 28-30 NFL draft. And I remind you that about this time in 2014 is when former coach Joe Philbin dropped a bombshell on the personnel department in announcing he would like to draft quarterback Derek Carr. That didn't happen and..." April 20

  • Numbers show Miami Dolphins must draft a starting CB

    Miami Herald "On the final day of the 2015 season (sorry to remind you, but last season did indeed happen), the Miami Dolphins went to the finale with six cornerbacks on their roster. And no one batted an eyelash about that because in today's NFL, teams are defending in sub packages an average of 65 percent of..." April 19

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    Field Yates @FieldYates

    The Dolphins have claimed former Patriots DT Chris Jones off of waivers, per source.

  • NFL $765 Million Concussion Accord Upheld by Appeals Court

    Bloomberg "The National Football League’s $765 million concussion settlement was given the all-clear by a federal appeals court. The ruling sets in motion the resolution of thousands of lawsuits covering more than 20,000 retired players. About 1 percent of players opted out of the settlement, which is to..." April 18

  • Mario Williams promises “the best attitude” he’s ever had "Defensive end Mario Williams has brought pressure on the quarterback pretty much since the day he entered the NFL as the first overall pick in the 2006 draft. He’s looking to do the same thing this fall in his first season with the Dolphins. But Williams is looking to bring something..." April 17

  • DE Jason Jones visits Dolphins

    Today's Pigskin "According to reports, free agent defensive end Jason Jones visited the Miami Dolphins on Friday. This isn’t the talent’s first visit to the home of a NFL franchise, as he recently visited the Dallas Cowboys late in the month of March. An eight-year veteran, Jones is 29 years-old. He spent the..." April 16

  • Dolphins will host Ezekiel Elliott on 2-day visit

    The Score "The Miami Dolphins will host Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott for a visit on Monday and Tuesday, the prospect confirmed to ESPN's James Walker. Should Miami select Elliott - widely considered to be the draft's premier running back - he'd fill a vacancy created when Lamar Miller signed..." April 15

  • 9 franchise tag talks: 1 can alter NFL draft, 2 others could get ugly

    Yahoo! Sports "In an NFL draft class robust with defensive linemen, a player who has already proven to be among the NFL elite might be the name to watch on the opening night of the draft: the New York Jets' Muhammad Wilkerson. If Wilkerson, a defensive end, is traded, the Jets' asking price will be a first-round..." April 13