Dolphins Rumors & News

  • An Overwhelming Number Of People Don’t Think Kids Should Play Tackle Football

    Uproxx "The true toll that playing football takes on the brain has come into focus over the last several years. We’ve reached a point where even the NFL is saying that playing can cause irreparable brain damage (Tell the truth! Tell the truth!), so it’s clear that America will need to reckon with the..." July 20

  • Do Dolphins have an Every Down Back on Their Roster

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Miami Dolphins have a four-time Pro Bowler fighting against age and injury, a former college standout whose bone-on-bone knees tarnished his draft stock and might cut his playing career short, a talented athlete who hadn't been used as a featured weapon since high school, and a veteran whose..." July 20

  • Dolphins still don’t know Dion Jordan’s status

    Pro Football Talk "A month ago, the agent for suspended Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan said he’d be reinstated by the start of training camp. But with camp starting in 10 days, the Dolphins still don’t know if that’s the case. Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald reports that the Dolphins still haven’t heard..." July 19

  • Despite Rooney Rule, minority NFL coaches still aren't hired often enough

    Sporting News "The number of minority coaches and assistants in the NFL has flatlined to an incredibly low number, reports. In the past five years, 22 new coaches have been hired, with Todd Bowles being the only minority coach hired despite the parameters set by the Rooney Rule in 2003. Former NFL..." July 19

  • NFL reportedly won't keep track of PSI numbers with microchips in footballs

    CBS Sports "Even after two years of tedious debate over whether or not Tom Brady and the Patriots could have masterminded a plot to mildly deflate some footballs, the NFL does not plan to use microchips installed in footballs to track PSI numbers. The NFL is putting microchips in footballs, though. The..." July 19

  • How Arian Foster fits in the Dolphins backfield

    Palm Beach Post "Arian Foster is heading to the Dolphins and it’s a move months in the making. The Dolphins never expected to enter the season with only second-year back Jay Ajayi and rookie Kenyan Drake as the lead backs. A veteran was always part of the plan but they struck out in attempts to sign C.J...." July 19

  • Arian Foster signing with Miami Dolphins "The Miami Dolphins weren't kidding about their interest in Arian Foster. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports that the club on Monday will sign the former Texans star running back to a one-year deal, per a source. Foster worked out for the 'Fins on Monday. The 29-year-old runner had a..." July 18

  • NFL teaches officials to rule all 'bang-bang' passes incomplete 'when in doubt'

    CBS Sports "Some good news in regards to the constantly confusing catch-rule emerged Monday: NFL officials finally received a simpler way to rule on passes that result in unclear outcomes. Some bad news, however, also surfaced: More incomplete passes might be coming this season. As ESPN's Kevin Seifert..." July 18

  • Roger Goodell never called Mark Wahlberg to complain about 'Ballers', NFL spokesperson says

    USA Today "In an appearance on Mike & Mike last week, Mark Wahlberg claimed that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell took time out of fighting with Tom Brady in court and the other things he does as the NFL Commissioner to call and complain about HBO’s Ballers, which uses a number of storylines from the league..." July 18

  • Arian Foster to work out for Dolphins, Lions "There are only two top-30 free agents remaining in Around The NFL's top-99 free agents list. One of them is Ryan Fitzpatrick, whose stalemate with the Jets has seemingly lasted as long as Deflategate (ok, maybe it hasn't been that dragged out). The other player? Former Texans running back Arian..." July 18

  • Former NFL players suing Riddell need to understand their own guilt, too

    Sporting News "The customer is not always right, as those who work or have worked in the service industry know. Riddell Inc., America's largest football helmet distributor and official provider for the NFL from 1989-2014, is dealing with some unhappy customers who are both right and wrong. Former Pro Bowl..." July 15

  • Polian: Next NFL CBA will focus on commissioner power

    Sportsnaut "Roger Goodell has irked the NFLPA with his actions during this current term for the Collective Bargaining Agreement. While the agreement runs through 2021, issues are already popping up as hot topics for the upcoming NFL CBA, set to be negotiated in five years. Bill Polian suggests that the..." July 14

  • John Clayton’s 3-year predictions: Miami will make playoffs under Gase and Harbaugh will be coach

    The Phinsider "In the “What?!?” file comes a post from ESPN’s John Clayton. Clayton posted an article on Tuesday entitled “30 NFL projections for the next three years.” It is simply the view of the league from Clayton’s eyes, and what might happen between now and the start of the 2019 season. It includes things..." July 12

  • Study finds Patriots have the best fans, Jaguars the worst

    The Score "New England Patriots fans have something else to brag about. A study conducted by Emory University professor Michael Lewis has Patriots fans ranked as the best in the NFL, followed by the Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, San Francisco 49ers, and Philadelphia Eagles. The results of the study..." July 12

  • Ricky Williams Is in a Cult

    Complex "Ricky Williams is under the control of a cult. Such was the rumor when the former Heisman Trophy winner and NFL league-leading rusher accepted a $50,000 donation in 2012 for his Ricky Williams Foundation from Gary Douglas, creator and leader of a mysterious spiritual group called Access..." July 12

  • Miko Grimes defends anti-Semitic rip of Mike Tannenbaum

    Newark Star-Ledger "On Monday, Miko Grimes, the wife of Tampa Bay cornerback Brent Grimes, blasted ex-Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum on Twitter. Miko Grimes' tweet, which also criticized Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, included some offensive/anti-Semitic language, along with a knock on Tannenbaum for the..." July 12

  • Are the Dolphins built for success within three years?

    ESPN "The Miami Dolphins have one of the youngest rosters in the NFL. Adam Gase, who is in his first season, also is the youngest head coach in the NFL. As a result, Miami has a lot of new ideas and new energy. But, coming off a 6-10 season, the team has a long way to go to become a playoff..." July 12

  • Jay Glazer Rips Brent Grimes’ Wife Miko for “Jew Buddies” Rant

    Black Sports Online "It’s very rare that we see a sports analyst take suck a strong stance against the wife or relative of an athlete but in the case Jay Glazer spoke the truth. Miko needs to learn when enough is enough. Flip The Page to See Miko’s Rant…" July 11

  • Ricky Williams says he took at least 500 drug tests in his career

    SI "Former NFL running back Ricky Williams thinks he was drug tested more than 500 times during his NFL career. In the new SI Films documentary Ricky Williams Takes The High Road, which premieres Wednesday on, Williams speaks about his experiences with drug testing as an NFL player. Williams..." July 11

  • Miko Grimes Blasts Ryan Tannehill Again, Says Mike Tannenbaum Is Stephen Ross' "Jew Buddy"

    The Big Lead "Miko Grimes started an impromptu conversation on Twitter on Sunday about LeBron and Shaq being better than Kobe. Her mentions must have flooded with dissenters – Kobe fans can be quite ardent! – and it turned into a discussion about her husband Brent (now a defensive back with the Bucs)’s former..." July 11

  • Fantasy: 10 breakout candidates to target in your draft

    The Score "Every fantasy owner wants to discover the star player no one saw coming. It gives you bragging rights over the competition and puts you in position to make a run at the title. With only a few weeks left until players report to training camp, let’s take a look at this year’s breakout..." July 11

  • The NFL's Catch Rule Got A Little More Complicated

    Deadspin "The NFL published its updated 2016 rulebook this week, and here’s a list of some of the bigger changes. But c’mon, we all want to see what the ever-evolving, always-baffling catch rule looks like now, so we can pretend we have any idea what we’re talking about when there’s a catch..." July 07

  • New Miami Stadium might not be ready for Dolphins, Hurricanes to open season

    Sportsnaut "There is a growing concern that New Miami Stadium, home of the Miami Dolphins and Miami Hurricanes, might not be ready in time for the regular season openers. In the midst of stadium renovations, the timeline may be getting pushed back, which would greatly affect the Dolphins and Hurricanes...." July 07

  • Judge grants extension in lawsuit vs. Laremy Tunsil

    The Clarion-Ledger "Judge John Kelly Luther granted Lindsey Miller a 120-day extension to serve former Ole Miss offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil with a lawsuit filed against Tunsil in April, according to an order filed with the Lafayette County Circuit Court. Miller originally had until Aug. 24 to serve process but..." July 06

  • Tunsil’s growing pains could keep him out of a starting job

    Pro Football Talk "Thrilled to have tackle Laremy Tunsil side to No. 13 in the draft but equipped with a pair of starting tackles in Branden Albert and Ja’Wuan James, the Dolphins decided to slide Tunsil inside, where he’d easily win the starting job at left guard over subpar incumbent Dallas Thomas. It may not..." July 04

  • Report: Goodell earned $32M in 2015

    The Score "The NFL paid commissioner Roger Goodell $32 million for 2015, according to a tax filing obtained by Daniel Kaplan of Sports Business Journal. Since the NFL changed its status from a non-profit to a profitable venture, this is the last year Goodell's salary will be on public record. " June 30

  • Miko Grimes claims husband's release from Dolphins 'had nothing to do with me' "Fun stuff from NFL superwife Miko Grimes on ESPN Radio yesterday. Joe’s got the audio and the highlights of Miko diving deep on many topics, including her husband Brent Grimes’ contract negotiations. Co-hosts Sarah Spain, Jane McManus and Kate Fagan had an entertaining and tension-heavy..." June 28

  • NFL offseason arrests less frequent than years past

    Sportsnaut "Negative press dominates headlines, but the NFL is seeing a positive development when it comes to players getting arrested in the offseason. As detailed by Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, only nine NFL players have been arrested this year since January 1, which is down from 13 last year, 21..." June 27

  • NFL owners haul in $222.6 million each for 2015 shared revenue

    Sportsnaut "The NFL, and its owners, just keep getting richer. In a report by Eben Novy-Williams of Bloomberg, the league divided up $7.1 billion in revenue, which is an increase of six percent from the previous year. ESPN’s Darren Rovell has done the math, and as we can see each NFL team owner received a..." June 27

  • Peyton Manning says he will be rooting for six teams in 2016

    College Spun "Peyton Manning’s retirement from the NFL has apparently increased his fandom of the league. The former Denver Broncos and Indianapolis Colts’ quarterback revealed earlier this week that he’ll be rooting for six different teams this fall. Those teams: Broncos, Colts, Giants, Texans,..." June 26

  • Laremy Tunsil not guaranteed starting spot on Dolphins’ offensive line

    Palm Beach Post "Dolphins rookie Laremy Tunsil might have been the top offensive line prospect in the NFL draft, but he’s still working to earn respect from the team’s veterans. Tunsil spent most of last week’s Dolphins minicamp working as the second-team left guard behind Miami’s oft-struggling lineman Dallas..." June 23

  • Former NFL Player Davone Bess Arrested by SWAT Team After Barricading Himself Inside Arizona Home

    Complex "Back in early 2014, former NFL player Davone Bess—who played for the Dolphins and Browns between 2008 and 2013—made a couple of really questionable decisions that ultimately played a role in his pro football career coming to an abrupt end. He inexplicably posted a photo of weed on social media in..." June 21

  • NFL takes unusual step of involving position coaches in looking at more kickoff rule changes

    USA Today "The NFL is assessing the viability of further rules changes on kickoffs with unprecedented input from the league’s special teams coordinators, who want to save the exciting play from extinction. Dean Blandino, the NFL’s vice president of officiating, recently held a conference call with special..." June 21

  • Byron Maxwell declares Dolphins a ‘defensive team’

    Larry Brown Sports "Byron Maxwell is one of the newer members of the Miami Dolphins, but he already has a strong opinion about the team. The defensive back has declared the Dolphins a “defensive team.” “It’s going to win every camp,” Maxwell said of the defense via the Palm Beach Post. “We’re a defensive team...." June 19

  • Jay Ajayi needs to work on his receiving skills

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins coach Adam Gase has made it clear that he envisions starting and finishing drives with the same running back on the field for every snap. This will require whoever the running back is to do everything running backs do, including catching passes. That could be bad news for presumed..." June 18

  • Former No. 1 overall pick Jake Long: 'I'm finally healthy'

    ESPN "Jake Long hasn't been this healthy in years. And now, the No. 1 overall pick of the 2008 draft is ready to play and find a new team. "I'm finally healthy," Long told ESPN on Saturday before coaching at the University of Michigan Big Man camp. "This is the healthiest and best I've felt in..." June 18

  • Signs of progress, but accuracy still a work in progress for Tannehill

    Miami Herald "You watch Ryan Tannehill make the handful of impressive, thread-the-needle throws that he delivered this week --- a dart to DeVante Parker, a missile to Jarvis Landry, a perfect spiral to Kenny Stills --- and it’s easy to envision him moving into the NFL’s top half of quarterbacks. You can talk..." June 18

  • Giants claim QB Logan Thomas off waviers

    Today's Pigskin "One day after being placed on waivers by the Miami Dolphins, Logan Thomas has been claimed by the New York Giants. A former fourth-round pick by the Arizona Cardinals out of Virginia Tech, he was never able to show an ability to adapt to the quick pace of the NFL and has only appeared in one..." June 17

  • Don Shula receiving constant nursing care at his home

    Larry Brown Sports "Legendary Miami Dolphins head coach Don Shula is apparently not in the best of health. A little over a month ago, Shula was admitted to a Florida hospital to be treated for fluid retention and sleep apnea. His wife Mary Anne later said Don was released after an overnight stay and the family is..." June 15

  • Should Dolphins balk at paying Dion Jordan's $1.7 million bonus?

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Miami Dolphins have gone out of their way to let the NFL world -- and the team's fan base -- know they aren't counting on Dion Jordan. While the team would welcome the suspended hybrid linebacker back to the team, Dolphins executives and coaches have made it clear they have no plans for..." June 15

  • Dion Jordan’s agent expects him to open training camp with Dolphins

    Pro Football Talk "Dion Jordan said in late May that he was about to apply for reinstatement from the suspension that kept him off the field for the entire 2015 season and Jordan’s agent believes that a ruling on that bid will be coming soon. Doug Hendrickson told Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald that he’s..." June 15

  • Reshad Jones will report to Dolphins’ minicamp today

    Pro Football Talk "After skipping the first day of mandatory minicamp, Reshad Jones apparently has decided he made his point. Jones, the Dolphins safety who hasn’t participated in any offseason work this year, will show up today, Albert Breer of reports. It will be his first time attending anything at..." June 15

  • Adam Gase: “Zero concern” about Reshad Jones missing offseason

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins opened up their mandatory minicamp on Tuesday and, as expected, safety Reshad Jones was not among the players taking part in the practice session. Jones has stayed away from the Dolphins for the entire offseason because of dissatisfaction with his contract and is reportedly mulling..." June 14

  • DeVante Parker cleared for minicamp work, sits out Tuesday

    The Phinsider "Miami Dolphins wide receiver DeVante Parker sat out Tuesday’s first day of minicamp, continuing to be sidelined by an unknown issue. Parker, however, was technically cleared to practice and had been expected to take part in individual drills during the day. Head coach Adam Gase, however, erred on..." June 14

  • Dolphins’ Koa Misi on nightclub incident: I should’ve walked away

    Palm Beach Post "Dolphins linebacker Koa Misi, who allegedly struck a nightclub goer in the head last month and was tackled by a police officer, said Tuesday that he hasn’t been disciplined by the team. Misi was not charged with a crime — the victim refused to press chargers. But Misi, speaking to reporters..." June 14

  • Reshad Jones expected to extend holdout into Dolphins minicamp

    The Score "Miami Dolphins safety Reshad Jones, who has skipped all of the team's OTAs this offseason in hopes of earning a new contract, is expected to continue his holdout through this week's mandatory three-day minicamp, reports Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. If Jones stays away for all of minicamp, he'll..." June 13

  • Former Bear Bryan Robinson found dead in Milwaukee motel room

    Chicago Tribune "Former Bears defensive lineman Bryan Robinson, a 14-year NFL veteran, has died. Robinson was discovered late Saturday in a Milwaukee motel room. He was 41." June 13

  • Wes Welker joined Ravens, Dolphins as guest coach "The window on Wes Welker's playing career is all but closed, but his foray into coaching is just beginning. The former Patriots, Broncos and Dolphins receiver spent two days this week serving as a guest coach for the Baltimore Ravens. Welker was on hand for organized team activities on Tuesday..." June 11

  • Mike Pouncey praises Ryan Tannehill for pushing Dolphins

    Miami Herald "Dolphins center Mike Pouncey has noticed a change in quarterback Ryan Tannehill: “He’s always been a leader on this team, but this year I feel like he’s bringing more to the table, more than he ever has before as far as pushing guys and getting guys ready to go,” Pouncey said Wednesday. “I’m..." June 09

  • A month into NFL career, Dolphins’ Tunsil has been ‘very, very impressive’

    Miami Herald "Words you like hearing from a coach about your team’s rookie first-rounder: “He’s been very, very, very impressive. He’s every bit what we thought he was, which has a chance to be exceptional.” That was Clyde Christensen, the Dolphins’ offensive coordinator, talking about Laremy Tunsil, the..." June 08

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