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Recruiting Radar: 2017 The Opening Miami regional recap

Some notes from the Miami Regional for Nike's The Opening. On Sunday, Nike's The Opening held their Miami Regional at the Miami Dolphins Training Facility in Davie, FL. There were 350-some of the best players from South Florida, with a couple others from further areas also in attendance. I was there to see the proceedings. Here are some of my notes: Wide Receiver is loaded in...
Via State of the U
1 hour ago

Miami Dolphins’ Bobby McCain must continue to grow into consistent, dependable CB

Cornerback Bobby McCain (28) and safety Michael Thomas celebrate a defensive stop on a fourth-and-1 against the Buffalo Bills. (Photo by Rich Barnes/Getty Images) (Note: This continues a series in Daily Dolphin spotlighting members of the team individually. In addition to reliving highlights and lowlights of the past season for each, we’ll provide analysis and criticism, plus...
Via The Daily Dolphin
2 hours ago

49ers announce deal with Earl Mitchell

Maybe the Dolphins could have traded Earl Mitchell, too. Miami stopped short of cutting tackle Branden Albert when it became clear that someone would trade for him. The 49ers, given the zeal with which they pursued Mitchell, possibly would have done the same. The 49ers have announced the acquisition of Mitchell on a four-year deal.…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Earl Mitchell signs with 49ers

The 49ers have signed defensive tackle Earl Mitchell to a four-year deal, NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo reported. Per the report, Mitchell will sign a contract worth $16 million over the four years and will get $5.5 million in 2017. Mitchell was released last week by the Dolphins, who cut him instead of paying him $4…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 days ago

Gamble pays off, Miami Dolphins awarded three compensatory picks in upcoming NFL draft

When the Miami Dolphins were seemingly free-wheeling away draft picks in last year’s NFL draft, some fans, this writer included, were more than a little upset to see the team trade away their third and fourth round draft picks in order to recoup a third round pick, previously traded away to move up four spots in the second round to draft cornerback Xavien Howard, and then use that...
Via PhinManiacs
2 days ago

Dolphins Receive Three Compensatory Draft Picks

The Sun Sentinel broke the news Friday afternoon that the Miami Dolphins will receive three compensatory picks for the upcoming 2017 NFL Draft. The Sun Sentinel‘s Omar Kelly reported on Friday that the Miami Dolphins will receive three compensatory picks in the 2017 NFL Draft. This is great news for Dolphins fans, as initially, Miami […] Dolphins Receive Three Compensatory Draft...
Via Phin Phanatic
2 days ago

2017 NFL Draft: Miami Dolphins awarded 3 compensatory picks

The Dolphins put a dent into this year’s draft class with past trades, but restocked today with the addition of three compensatory picks. On top of the picks they were already slotted for, the NFL gave them one in the third round and two in the fifth. That gives Miami eight total selections. The third-rounder is especially valuable because it was the first awarded. Miami gained...
Via The Daily Dolphin
2 days ago

Free Agent TE Targets for Miami Not Named Dion Sims

Earlier this week, Miami made a trade for TE Julius Thomas from Jacksonville in exchange for a seventh round draft pick. The Dolphins would still like to re-sign Dion Sims, but there are other options on the market if that does not pan out. The Miami Dolphins have some big needs on their roster following […] Free Agent TE Targets for Miami Not Named Dion Sims - Phin Phanatic -...
Via Phin Phanatic
2 days ago

Twitter Reaction: Dolphins trade for Thomas is a smash hit

Wheeling and dealing is probably what Dolphins Executive VP of Football Operations Mike Tannenbaum is best known for. In the past, he's facilitated trades that have both helped and hindered his team, and his most notable move with Miami was trading for cornerback Byron Maxwell and linebacker Kiko Alonso while simultaneously trading back in the draft.The move was initially met with...
Via PhinManiacs
2 days ago

Miami Dolphins must sort out whether they can count on WR DeVante Parker

Dolphins receiver DeVante Parker catches a 9-yard touchdown pass as Los Angeles Rams cornerback Trumaine Johnson looks on.. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images) (Note: This continues a series in Daily Dolphin spotlighting members of the team individually. In addition to reliving highlights and lowlights of the past season for each, we’ll provide analysis and criticism, plus...
Via The Daily Dolphin
3 days ago

Miami Dolphins 2017 NFL free agents: guards and defense

Two of he biggest needs for the Miami Dolphins are guards and defense entering into this free agency. Here is a look at how it could play out. This is the time of year everyone gets to play general manager and share views on how the Miami Dolphins could run things in order to fill […] Miami Dolphins 2017 NFL free agents: guards and defense - Phin Phanatic - Phin Phanatic - A Miami...
Via Phin Phanatic
3 days ago

Report: Ryan Tannehill’s knee healed, ready for OTAs

Ryan Tannehill avoided surgery on his knee this winter. He’s now fully healthy and ready to participate fully in the offseason program of the Miami Dolphins. “Numerous sources with knowledge of Tannehill’s recovery from a partially torn ACL and grade 2 sprained MCL say the Miami Dolphins quarterback weeks ago passed a battery of tests that determine the stability and functionality...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

5 free agents the Miami Dolphins should target

Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

Hernandez's prison calls to Pouncey could come up in trial

Aaron Hernandez is awaiting trial for a double murder that took place outside a Boston nightclub in 2012, and prosecutors believe some phone calls Hernandez made to his friend Mike Pouncey could help convict the former New England Patriots tight end.Pouncey, a center for the Miami Dolphins, has been friends with Hernandez since the two played college ball together at Florida. According...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Tight end Julius Thomas passes physical with Miami Dolphins

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Tight end Julius Thomas has passed his physical with the Miami Dolphins in a precursor to a trade that will be completed next month, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Thomas took the physical as part of a two-day visit to the team's headquarters, said the person, who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Tight end Thomas passes physical with Dolphins

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) Tight end Julius Thomas has passed his physical with the Miami Dolphins in a precursor to a trade that will be completed next month, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Thomas took the physical as part of a two-day visit to the team's headquarters, said the person, who spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dolphins reportedly agree to acquire tight end Julius Thomas from Jaguars

The Miami Dolphins have agreed in principle to acquire tight end Julius Thomas from the Jacksonville Jaguars for a 2017 late-round draft pick, the Miami Herald reported Monday.The move, which cannot be completed until the start of the league's new year March 9, reunites Thomas with Dolphins head coach Adam Gase, who was the offensive coordinator with the Denver Broncos when Thomas...
Via FOX Sports
6 days ago

Dolphins sign sack master DE Cameron Wake to 2-year extension

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- The Miami Dolphins have signed defensive end Cameron Wake to a two-year contract extension. The 35-year-old Wake is coming off a Pro Bowl season, one year removed from an Achilles injury. He had 11.5 sacks, five forced fumbles and one interception this past season, helping the Dolphins reach the playoffs. The Dolphins were 9-2 after Wake was added to the starting...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dolphins reportedly sign Cameron Wake to extension through 2018

The Miami Dolphins liked what they saw from Cameron Wake last season, so much so that they rewarded him with a contract extension. Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Dolphins signed Wake to a two-year, $19 million extension that includes $11 million guaranteed. The 35-year-old defensive end was happy to come back for two more years and play for the only team he’s ever played for over...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dolphins sign Pro Bowler Cameron Wake to extension

The Miami Dolphins head into free agency coming off their first playoff appearance since the 2009 campaign. Things seem to be going extremely well for the once downtrodden franchise.Now, as they prepare to improve off last season’s surprising performance, the Dolphins have one less thing to worry about. The team announced on Saturday that it has signed defensive end Cameron Wake...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dolphins to release Pro Bowler Branden Albert

The free-agent market at left tackle continues to grow by the minute. One day after Ryan Clady and Kelvin Beachum saw their 2017 options declined, making them free agents, comes this interesting bit of information. Branden Albert signed a five-year, $47 million contract with the Miami Dolphins back in 2014. In his three seasons with the team, the former Kansas City Chiefs first-round...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

TGS Offseason Preview: Miami Dolphins

Between now and the start of the new league year in March, TGS is providing brief summaries looking ahead at the offseason from the perspective of each NFL team. In this edition, we look at the Miami Dolphins. 2016 record: 10-6 — 2nd place, AFC East What’s new? They’re actually coming off a successful season, and quarterback Ryan Tannehill is healthy. Projected salary cap...
Via This Given Sunday
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Box Score 1/31: LeBron is pure fire

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here. Happy birthday to Nolan Ryan, Brad Thompson, Vernon Davis, Mario Williams and Josh Johnson.  On this day on 2000 Ray Lewis and his friends were involved in a knife fight outside of a club during Super Bowl XXXIV weekend in Atlanta that left two people dead.Daily brain workoutName every...
Via Yardbarker
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ryan Tannehill unlikely to need ACL surgery

Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehil got some good news about his injured knee. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network, Tannehill’s ACL injury will likely not require reconstructive surgery this offseason. Tannehill actually tried to get back during the playoffs, but it simply wasn’t happening. The injury was characterized as a partial tear, and there was concern that surgery...
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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