Dolphins Rumors & News

  • Miami Dolphins intend to keep core offensive playmakers together through 2020 season

    Miami Herald "New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft fired an eye-popping opening volley at the NFL’s annual meetings when he said his 39-year-old quarterback, Tom Brady, is willing to play “six or seven more years and at the level he’s performed.” That has to be a bone-chilling possibility for the rest of the..." March 30

  • Adam Gase wants a more aggressive Ryan Tannehill in 2017

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins coach Adam Gase doesn’t want quarterback Ryan Tannehill worrying about making mistakes. Gase said on PFT Live that his No. 1 priority for Tannehill in 2017 is to be willing to take chances, both with his arm and with his legs, if that’s what he has to do to make plays. “Just be more..." March 29

  • NFL concussion settlement takes nasty turn

    ESPN "The $1 billion NFL concussion settlement -- nearly six years in the making yet still to deliver a penny to former players and their families for brain injuries stemming from football -- is revealing the underbelly of the legal system to former players and their families. As they finally close..." March 29

  • NFL: Concussions dropped by around 10 percent

    Fanrag Sports "According to the NFL, concussions dropped in 2016, falling by around 10 percent. That would make it appear that the strict concussion protocol has been working. Since the lawsuit, the NFL has been working to cut back on concussions. They originally rose with the new protocol, but the NFL..." March 28

  • 2017 NFL schedule: League reportedly hoping to unveil full schedule in late April

    CBS Sports "The release of the NFL schedule has become much more than an announcement with a long list of football games to be played in the future. It’s become a full-blown spectacle, with a three- or four-hour television program planned around it on multiple networks. This despite everyone already knowing..." March 28

  • Leaping block attempts on field goals, extra points expected to be banned

    ESPN "NFL owners are expected to pass a rule on Tuesday that will prohibit players from leaping over linemen to try to block field goal and extra-point attempts, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Sources said the league feels the play is too dangerous and a player could get flipped over and..." March 28

  • Fake NFL player catfished women with ghastly con

    New York Post "The catfisher wasn’t a Dolphin. “Maserati Rick,” who used his alleged NFL-player status to lure women into his life, a prolonged con that managed to dupe a car dealership, too, is better known as Ricardo Agnant. If you haven’t heard of him, that’s the point. In a Black Sports Online..." March 28

  • NFL Owners Approve Raiders' Relocation Proposal

    NBC New York "NFL owners have given the Oakland Raiders the green light to continue with their current home in the East Bay in favor of Las Vegas. Stay tuned for updates. Monday could be the day many fans of the "Silver and Black" have feared for years. NFL owners stationed in Phoenix could vote as..." March 28

  • Dolphins owner explains why he voted against Raiders' move to Las Vegas

    Sporting News "The Oakland Raiders will now become the Las Vegas Raiders after 31 NFL owners voted in favor of allowing the move. The one owner who opposed it? That would be the Miami Dolphins' Stephen Ross. You might be wondering why Ross voted against, as were many others, so he offered up a brief..." March 27

  • The NFL has an odd rule about refs visiting Las Vegas during the regular season

    CBS Sports "If the Raiders want to have an officiating crew at the first game they play in Las Vegas, then the NFL is going to have change one of its weirdest rules, which you probably didn’t even know about: NFL refs aren’t allowed to visit Sin City during the season. Under current league policy, every..." March 27

  • NFL owners to rake in absurd money in Rams, Chargers and Raiders relocation fees

    Sportsnaut "NFL owners are in Phoenix, Arizona for the Annual League Meeting, and they’re expected to approve a proposal that would send the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas. Now we have at least one idea about why there is so much overwhelming support for the proposed move, as it means more money in the..." March 27

  • Miami Dolphins will not be drafting Joe Mixon

    Miami Herald "Oklahoma Running back Joe Mixon is a fine athlete with tons of potential but he also has a major problem in that he struck a woman during an altercation in 2014 and a tape of the incident was released last December. Now that he has declared for the NFL draft, professional teams will soon have to..." March 27

  • Dolphins owner helping to prepare his players for life after football

    Sportsnaut "It’s a story all too often told in the NFL world. A player earns millions, then blows through it only to become bankrupt after football. This is a story Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross hopes he can help his players avoid. Ross took 16 Dolphins players with him to New York this weekend for a..." March 26

  • Time for Miami Dolphins’ Jordan Phillips to show us something new

    Palm Beach Post "Andre Branch, speaking on Orlando Alzugaray’s show on WQAM-560AM on Thursday, reported that something’s cooking in Oregon these days that could have a major impact on the Dolphins’ defense in 2016. Branch said fellow defensive lineman Jordan Phillips has been working out in Portland with..." March 24

  • Dolphins restructure Julius Thomas' deal to cut $12.6M

    CBS Sports "Thomas restructured his contract to eliminate $12.6 million, essentially turning it into a two-year, $12.2 million deal with $7.5 million guaranteed, The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports. Thomas wouldn't have been traded if he wasn't willing to restructure the five-year, $46 million contract..." March 24

  • Koa Misi expected to be cleared in May following neck surgery, pay cut

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins linebacker Koa Misi has taken the pay cut which will allow him to stay on the team next year. Now he just needs the medical clearance. According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, Misi’s agent said his recovery from neck surgery has been good, and that he expects to be ready for..." March 23

  • Dolphins add tackle Avery Young

    Pro Football Talk "The Miami Dolphins signed tackle Avery Young and waived cornerback Daniel Davie on Thursday with a non-football injury designation. Young himself spent all of the 2016 season on the non-football injury list with the New Orleans Saints with an undisclosed issue after signing with the team as an..." March 23

  • ESPN formally announces Suzy Kolber, Samantha Ponder, Trey Wingo to head NFL studio shows

    Awful Announcing "Three weeks ago, Jim Miller reported that ESPN would replace Chris Berman with a trio of studio hosts: Trey Wingo, Suzy Kolber and Samantha Ponder. On Thursday, ESPN finally confirmed the news, announcing that Kolber will host Monday Night Countdown, Ponder will lead Sunday NFL Countdown and Wingo..." March 23

  • Landry contract up next with Dolphins determined to ‘take the next step’ with 2016 core

    Miami Herald "Sometime soon — perhaps before the draft, perhaps after it — the Dolphins will turn their attention to Jarvis Landry. He is, in Adam Gase’s words from November, the Dolphins’ “best player on offense.” Landry will soon want to be paid like it. He’s been the good soldier during his career’s..." March 23

  • Dolphins linebacker Koa Misi restructures deal

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins have been deliberate in upgrading their linebackers, but the future apparently will continue to include an expensive veteran, now that he’s not as expensive. According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, Dolphins linebacker Koa Misi has restructured his deal to stay with the..." March 22

  • Dolphins’ big bet: That Mike Pouncey puts together his first healthy season since 2012

    Miami Herald "How the Dolphins’ offensive line functions in 2017 will likely hinge on Mike Pouncey’s hips. If Pouncey — bedeviled by a series of hip injuries in recent years — is indeed fully healthy and ready to play a full season, then the line could be excellent. But if he has yet another setback, then..." March 21

  • Dolphins Signing LB Kiko Alonso To Three-year, $29M Extension

    NFL Trade Rumors "Joe Schad is reporting that the Dolphins have reached an agreement with restricted free agent LB Kiko Alonso on a three-year, $29 million extension that includes $18.5 million guaranteed. The two sides were reportedly interested in getting a long-term extension in place before the start of..." March 21

  • Dolphins young receivers on spot

    Miami Herald "With the Dolphins’ top three receivers back, it’s difficult to see much changing for Leonte Carroo (103 offensive snaps last season) and Jakeem Grant (19 offensive snaps) barring injuries. Adam Gase advocated Grant’s selection in the sixth round last year and the Dolphins expect more after a..." March 20

  • Dolphins to host Zach Brown on free-agent visit

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Miami Dolphins apparently aren’t done addressing their most troublesome unit from last season. Despite already signing veteran inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons to a two-year, $12 million deal and giving Kiko Alonso a first-round tender worth $3.8 million, the Dolphins have expressed..." March 20

  • Does Patriots' offseason put Dolphins' ceiling at 2nd place in AFC East?

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Enough. Uncle. Basta. It’s not enough that New England won another Super Bowl title in February. Now it’s already won the offseason title in March, too. It’s not enough for Bill Belichick to be crowned the greatest NFL coach of all time. Now he’s proving why he’s the greatest general..." March 19

  • Miami Dolphins Front Office is Regaining Trust

    Fox Sports "For years the Miami Dolphins front office has drawn the ire and mistrust of fans. This year’s free agency moves are gaining back that trust. A decade or more of futility is a lot for any fanbase to handle. It’s even more difficult to handle when you’re a fan of what has historically been one of..." March 18

  • Slim pickings remain in free agency

    Pro Football Talk "There aren’t many big moves left to make in free agency. Sure, there’s still the question of whether our No. 1 free agent, Le’Veon Bell, will sign a long-term deal in Pittsburgh or play this season on the franchise tag. And there are big names out there like Adrian Peterson, Jamaal Charles and..." March 18

  • Dolphins re-sign Jermon Bushrod

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins are bringing veteran Jermon Bushrod back for another season on their offensive line. Bushrod became an unrestricted free agent last week and had time to shop for other offers, but they either didn’t materialize or weren’t to his liking because the Dolphins announced that Bushrod..." March 16

  • Poe leaves Falcons without a contract, to see Dolphins

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Falcons had cleared some salary-cap space, presumably to get in better position to sign free-agent defensive tackle Dontari Poe. But it apparently wasn’t enough to help land Poe, arguably the best defensive tackle left in free agency. Poe left Atlanta on Tuesday without a deal after..." March 16

  • Kenny Stills: I think the Dolphins are going to do something special

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills quickly signed a four-year, $32 million contract to stay in Miami when free agency started, showing that he’s committed to the franchise that traded for him two years ago. Stills said this morning on PFT Live that he feels at home with the Dolphins and knew that..." March 15

  • Poe to visit Dolphins for next stop on free-agency tour

    Miami Herald "Dontari Poe will come to the Miami Dolphins training facility Wednesday and the team will do everything it can to convince the free agent defensive tackle that South Florida is the right place and the Dolphins are the best team for him. It is going to be a warm and inviting visit. It is going to..." March 15

  • Now healthy, Julius Thomas expects to play at his ‘highest level’

    Miami Herald "Julius Thomas’ back? It’s fine. So’s his ankle. And his finger, too. In fact, the oft-injured tight end, who officially joined the Dolphins via trade last week, says he’s rarely felt better. “I don't really have any handicaps, anything that will hold me back,” Thomas said. “... I feel..." March 14

  • Chiefs to sign Bennie Logan to one-year deal

    Fanrag Sports "According to multiple reports from Jason Ashworth and Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Kansas City Chiefs have signed veteran defensive tackle Bennie Logan to a one-year deal for the upcoming 2017-2018 season. The two sides secured a visit on Monday afternoon while it appears that Logan will be coming..." March 13

  • Dolphins Make Bizarre Changes to Newly-Acquired DE's Contract

    12 Up "After arriving in Miami just a few days ago, William Hayes will not be with the Dolphins for the long-term, it would seem. The defensive end, who was acquired from the Los Angeles Rams just last week, restructured his contract with the team in a rather interesting and unusual way. See ya,..." March 13

  • Jordan Cameron: A lot of us in the NFL don’t love football

    ESPN "The scouting season for free agency and the draft is a time when players are asked a common question: Do you love football? Former Cleveland Browns and Miami Dolphins tight end Jordan Cameron, who recently announced that he will retire after he incurred four concussions in six seasons, called..." March 13

  • Andre Branch actually gets $24 million over three, plus incentives

    Pro Football Talk "The first clear case of an overstated 2017 contract came from the initial reports regarding the contract signed by receiver Alshon Jeffery in Philadelphia. Dubbed out of the gates a one-year, $14 million deal, Jeffery actually will hit that number via a $4.5-million incentive package that..." March 11

  • New Miami Dolphins Defensive End Believes the Moon Landing and Dinosaurs Are Fake

    Complex "Anti-science claims have never been more popular. The first half of NBA All-Star Weekend was dominated by flat-earth conspiracy talk from Kyrie Irving, and it appears one NFL free agent has a few kooky theories of his own. The Miami Dolphins acquired William Hayes from the L.A. Rams this week..." March 11

  • Nate Allen slated for visit with Dolphins

    Pro Football Talk "Thursday was a mixed bag on the safety front for the Dolphins. On the positive end, they signed Reshad Jones to an extension that will keep him under team control through the 2021 season while paying him at the top end of the scale at the position. On the negative end was the news that they..." March 10

  • Report: Ted Larsen expected to sign with Dolphins

    Pro Football Talk "With 2016 first round pick Laremy Tunsil set to move from guard to tackle following the trade of Branden Albert to Jacksonville, the Miami Dolphins were in need of some addition depth along the interior of their offensive line. According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, former Bears guard..." March 10

  • Dolphins sign Nate Allen

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins had a need at safety after waiving Isa Abdul-Quddus due to a neck injury that’s cast his playing future in doubt and they addressed it on Friday by signing Nate Allen. Allen was in Miami to visit with the team and the team announced on Friday afternoon that the two sides have..." March 10

  • Former Rams DE: ‘Got traded today for a stapler and a coffee machine’

    Sportsnaut "Veteran defensive end William Hayes was traded to the Miami Dolphins after playing with the Los Angeles Rams for five seasons. The trade consisted of bundling up Hayes and a seventh-round pick to the Dolphins in exchange for the Rams receiving a sixth-round pick in this year’s draft. It seemed..." March 10

  • Dolphins land Lawrence Timmons with two-year deal

    Pro Football Talk "Lawrence Timmons has a new home. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Steelers free agent has signed a two-year, $12 million contract, with $11 million guaranteed (which doesn’t leave much else). The 30-year-old Timmons provides an upgrade for the Dolphins, and also gives them some..." March 10

  • Former Dolphins and Browns TE Jordan Cameron retires at 28

    ALL 22 "Free agent tight end Jordan Cameron is only three seasons removed from playing in the Pro Bowl after an impressive 80-catch, 917-yard season in 2013 with the Cleveland Browns. Now, faced with the prospect of free agency heading into his sixth season in the NFL, he made the surprising decision to..." March 10

  • Rams deal William Hayes to Dolphins

    NFL.com "The Los Angeles Rams are sending defensive end William Hayes to the Miami Dolphins. In a trade announced late Thursday night, Los Angeles said the Dolphins have agreed to send their sixth-round pick (No. 206) in exchange for Hayes and the Rams' seventh-round pick (No. 223). "Will has been an..." March 10

  • Dolphins bring back Anthony Fasano to where he was at his best

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins just made running back Jay Ajayi a happier man. According to Jeff Darlington of ESPN, Anthony Fasano has agreed to a new contract to return to the Dolphins. The veteran tight end played there from 2008-2012, and even at 32, remains one of the top run-blockers in the game." March 09

  • Dolphins sign Reshad Jones to new 5-year, $60M contract

    247 Sports "The Miami Dolphins signed safety Reshad Jones to a five year contract extension worth $60 million in total on Thursday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Jones will go from getting $8 million per year to $12 million annually, and will receive a reported guarantee of $35 million. The Dolphins’..." March 09

  • Dolphins To Place First-Round Tender On Kiko Alonso

    Pro Football Rumors "The Dolphins are doing their best to ensure Kiko Alonso doesn’t bolt Miami as a restricted free agent, placing a first-round RFA tender on the linebacker, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald tweets. Miami’s brass hopes this agreement will merely serve as a placeholder, because the Dolphins are..." March 09

  • Why Jarvis Landry’s name is circulating in NFL trade circles

    Miami Herald "This is going to be quick: Jarvis Landry is not on the trade block. OK? Got that? So Jarvis fans can relax. He’s not going anywhere at this point. That also means folks frustrated by the Dolphins wide receiver’s antics -- unnecessary penalties and wrong routes and such -- also have to..." March 08

  • Dolphins got a call or two, but don’t plan to trade Jarvis Landry

    Miami Herald "This is going to be quick: Jarvis Landry is not on the trade block. OK? Got that? So Jarvis fans can relax. He’s not going anywhere at this point. That also means folks frustrated by the Dolphins wide receiver’s antics -- unnecessary penalties and wrong routes and such -- also have to..." March 08

  • Arian Foster believes he can defeat a wolf in the wild

    NFL.com "Over the weekend, while draft prospects in Indianapolis were being asked if they would rather be a dog or a cat, Arian Foster was pondering Man vs. Wolf. The recently retired All-Pro went on an hours-long Twitter rant on Sunday that began with an acknowledgement of his apprehension about the..." March 06

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