Found November 05, 2011 on Pro Sports Daily:
The winless Miami Dolphins announced that cornerback Vontae Davis and defensive end Phillip Merling will not play in Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs due to "non-injury related" reasons. Davis has been nursing a chronic hamstring injury, but the Miami Herald reported that he has not been pleased with the team and its handling of his ailment. reported that Davis attempted to fight star wide receiver Brandon Marshall, who had been "talking (trash) and crossed the line." Merling will miss his third straight game.

Miami Dolphins Believe Vontae Davis Was Hungover At Practice

The Miami Dolphins believe that their Conerback Vontae Davis was HUNGOVER when he arrived to practice Saturday. According to the Miami Herald, that he was late arriving to practice, as some believe that the night before, Davis had gone and gotten himself DRUNK. Sources inside the Dolphins say that when he arrived to the practice facility, they could smell alcohol, and notice...

Dolphins DB Davis to play next week if healthy

Miami Dolphins defensive back Vontae Davis will play next week against the Washington Redskins if he has healed sufficiently from his injured hamstring.Dolphins coach Tony Sparano confirmed that Davis' suspension for violating team rules over the weekend wouldn't extend to the team's Week 10 matchup. Davis was kept out after showing up late for a practice, though it&...

Dophins Suspended Vontae Davis

The Miami Dolphins suspended cornerback Vontae Davis after arriving to practice hung over on Saturday.  He also ended up getting into a confrontation with receiver Brandon Marshallon the same day. Davis didn’t play at all during Sunday’s win over the Chiefs and right now we’re not sure if Davis will miss any additional games.  

Davis will play if healthy; Dolphins' Sparano sidesteps controversy

Dolphins coach Tony Sparano had an answer for cornerback Vontae Davis' status for this weekend's tilt vs. the Redskins, but he was less forthcoming when asked about the latest controversy to come out of Miami.

Dolphins rule out Davis, Merling for non-injury reasons

Vontae Davis‘ hamstring has been an issue for weeks and he was already expected to miss Sunday’s game against the Chiefs. He will miss the game, but the Dolphins officially said the reason was for “non-injury” reasons. Defensive end Philip Merling, who has made almost no impact this year, was also ruled out for non-injury…

Vontae Davis absent for Miami Dolphins’ first win of season

Vontae Davis was back home in South Florida when the Dolphins won their first game of the season, left there for what was termed a “non-injury” reason.

Dolphins CB Davis out again because of hamstring injury

Dolphins cornerback Vontae Davis will not play in Sunday's game in Kansas City, according to a source.

Vontae Davis absent for Miami Dolphins’ first win of season

Vontae Davis was back home in South Florida when the Dolphins won their first game of the season, left there for what was termed a “non-injury” reason.

Details Emerge About Marshall-Davis Spat

The Miami Dolphins managed to win their first game of the season on Sunday without the help of starting cornerback Vontae Davis. Davis did not make the trip to Kansas City this weekend after allegedly getting into an altercation with teammate Brandon Marshall last week. According to, the spat started when Davis and a few other Dolphins were out late the night before an...

Davis' tardiness the root of spat with Dolphins WR Marshall

A late night out with Dolphins teammates led Vontae Davis to report late to the next day's practice, team sources told Jeff Darlington. Davis' tardiness didn't sit well with Brandon Marshall, who confronted the cornerback.

Report: Vontae Davis wanted to rip Brandon Marshall’s head off

The Miami Dolphins haven’t been a particularly interesting team to watch this season, but it sounds like things are getting interesting behind the scenes. Jeff Darlington of reports that a confrontation between Dolphins cornerback Vontae Davis and Dolphins receiver Brandon Marshall resulted in Davis wanting to rip Marshall’s head off. According to the report,…

Miami Dolphins’ Tony Sparano on first win: ‘It’s pretty satisfying’

One day after the Dolphins finally ended their skid, an upbeat Tony Sparano addressed several issues, including Vontae Davis and the ascent of Reggie Bush.
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