Found July 20, 2013 on AFC East Daily:
BY SEAN DONOVANThe Miami Dolphins had eight of their nine draft picks signed before training camp. The final one inked his contract on the day they were all scheduled to report.The team announced via Twitter that third overall pick Dion Jordan has signed his rookie deal, a four-year contract worth an estimated $20.5 million.The biggest point of emphasis during negotiations and the reason for the delay, according to multiple reports, was the team's insistence on including offset language in Jordan's deal, a battle the team ultimately won, according to Fox Sports' Mike Garafolo.Previously, no player drafted in the top 10 had accepted offset language in his contract with the exception of Dolphins 2012 first round pick Ryan Tannehill, whose contract negotiations extended into training camp last year. The clause voids any remaining guarantees owed by the draftee's team if that player is cut and signs a contract with another team.Miami was able to get Jordan to accept offs...

Dolphins reportedly place Dion Jordan on the active/non-football injury list

We mentioned last night that Dolphins rookie linebacker Dion Jordan is about 1-2 weeks away from contact. According to, the Dolphins have placed Jordan on the active/non-football injury list as he continues to recover from offseason shoulder surgery.  He can be activated from the list at any point during training camp. Per league source, Dolphins placed DE Dion...

Dion Jordan signs on the dotted line, but when will he play?

This afternoon, the Dolphins signed their number one pick in time for the opening of training camp.  At this time, Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio is reporting close to a 13.4 million dollar signing bonus, front loaded, with league minimum salaries each year.  In addition, certain incentives have been placed into the contract as workout bonuses and training camp bonuses.  The...

Dolphins' Dion Jordan at camp, sidelined with shoulder injury

DAVIE, Fla. -- The Miami Dolphins announced a crowd of 2,700 watched Sunday's first practice of training camp. Make that 2,701. Defensive end Dion Jordan, Miami's top draft choice, did nothing but watch. Jordan, taken with the third overall pick last April out of Oregon, was placed on the non-football injury (NFI) list because he still has not fully healed from right shoulder...

Dolphins put rookie Jordan on NFI list

Miami Dolphins top draft pick Dion Jordan is sitting out the start of training camp because his surgically repaired right shoulder has not fully healed, and he has been placed on the non-football injury list. The defensive end and linebacker from Oregon wore uniform No. 95 Sunday but watched the first practice from the sideline. He and coach Joe Philbin declined to say how long...

Dion Jordan reportedly 1-2 weeks away from contact

Photo from The Miami Dolphins were able to sign rookie Dion Jordan to a contract today, but he won’t be ready to go once training camp kicks off. According to Mike Florio of, Jordan is about one or two weeks away from contact drills. Per a league source, Jordan is still one or two weeks away from contact drills, following offseason...

Dolphins sign Dion Jordan

The Dolphins announced via Twitter that they have signed Dion Jordan. The Dolphins selected Jordan with their first round selection. The details of the contract have not been disclosed. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... The post Dolphins sign Dion Jordan appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Miami Dolphins rookie Dion Jordan starts training camp on injured list

Rookie defensive end Dion Jordan badly wanted to sign his contract before the start of Dolphins training camp so he wouldn’t fall behind his teammates. While he signed Saturday, he still was off the field at Sunday’s opening practice and it’s unclear when he’ll return. The Dolphins placed Jordan, the No. 3 overall pick, on the Non-Football Injury List. That list is for a...

Dolphins sign first-round pick Dion Jordan to a four-year contract

The Miami Dolphins announced Saturday they have signed first-round pick Dion Jordan as players report for the start of training camp. With the signing, the Dolphins now have every draft pick under contract. Jordan expected the deal would get done in time for the start of camp and it more or less did. The hold-up on the contract was the Dolphins attempt to get offset language put...

Dolphins Sign Jordan

The Dolphins will have all their draft picks on hand Sunday when they hold their first practice of training camp, ensuring that with the signing of first-round choice Dion Jordan on Saturday.

Dolphins sign first-rounder Jordan

First-round draft pick Dion Jordan has signed with the Miami Dolphins, who will have all nine draft choices under contract for the start of training camp workouts Sunday. Jordan, a defensive end and linebacker from Oregon, was the third player taken in the April draft after the Dolphins swung a trade with Oakland to move up nine spots. Jordan's deal includes offset language...

Tannehill: QB runs 'always a part of our offense'

BY NICK ST. DENISWhile Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill is a thrower first, the former college wide receiver still has a little runner in him, too.Tannehill took off on his feet 49 times for 211 yards and two touchdowns in his rookie season. We expect those numbers to increase in 2013.“It’ll always be a small part of our offense,” Tannehill said Wednesday in conference...

Expectations big for Ryan Tannehill (just not Marino big)

Whether Ryan Tannehill likes it or not, he'll always be compared to Dan Marino. That's life when it comes to being a Miami Dolphins quarterback. The good news for Tannehill is he at least was a bit Marino-like by taking command of the position last year as a rookie. Now, it will be seen if he can at least have a small amount of a Marino jump in his second year. There...

Recap of day 1 at Dolphins camp

Were back baby ! Your new look Miami Dolphins hit the field for the first time today in what should be an interesting and hopefully enjoyable 2013 NFL season. The Dolphins have many new faces headed into camp this year including very recently signed 3rd overall pick Dion Jordan. The many free agent additions Jeff Ireland made this offseason get a chance to take in the Florida...
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