Found May 31, 2013 on AFC East Daily:
In his four years with the Baltimore Ravens, Dannell Ellerbe had the luxury of learning the game from some of the league's most talented veteran linebackers.Now, he gets to the chance to pass that wisdom along. Ellerbe watched and waited in Baltimore behind Ray Lewis & Co. for three years before getting any extensive playing time, which came last season. He proved himself worthy, posting 92 total tackles, 4.5 sacks and a forced fumble.He brings that schooling to a Miami Dolphins defense in transition mode and a linebacking corps that could use a leader, particularly after losing one this offseason. As far as Ellerbe's concerned, he's up for the challenge."It's been a great situation for me just coming in here and showing what I can do, showing that I grasp a hold of this defense," he told Kevin Nogle of The Phinsider Tuesday. "It has a lot of key components to it that I'm fairly familiar with, so it shouldn't be hard. I feel like be trainin...

Possible delay looms with Dion Jordan's rookie contract

Last off season, the Miami Dolphins were a team searching for a quarterback to take them to the next level. With the eight pick of the draft, they took Ryan Tannehill. However, as evidenced by HBO's hard knocks that negotiation was not an easy one when Jeff Ireland was shown hanging up the phone with Dawn Aponte and muttering: we have to get him signed. Enter this year'...

Lamar Miller getting the bulk of the carries during OTA’s

According to the Miami Herald, even though Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin has indicated that the starting running back job is wide open, but second year back Lamar Miller has been getting the majority of the work. Technically, the competition to succeed Reggie Bush as the Dolphins’ featured back is “wide open,” as Dolphins coach Joe Philbin said Wednesday. Daniel Thomas, Mike...

Second Year Dolphins Taking on Bigger Roles in 2013

Lamar Miller will have to fill the shoes of last year's leading rusher, Reggie Bush. (Photo: The 2012 NFL Draft was a success for the Miami Dolphins as the 'Fins found two starters in the first two rounds, including what they hope to be a franchise quarterback in Ryan Tannehill. This offseason, the Dolphins made significant upgrades with the addition...

Lamar Miller is ready for the starting running back position, leads competition

Miami Dolphins second year running back Lamar Miller was drafted in the 4th round of the 2012 NFL Draft, 97th overall. Miller showed enough in his first year that the team declined to offer Reggie Bush a contract and practically handed Miller the starting position. Though there is a competition for the starter’s job, it’s highly unlikely that Daniel Thomas, his closest challenger...

Dolphins sign rookie 2nd round pick Jamar Taylor

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Dolphins sign second-round draft pick Taylor

The Dolphins have announced they've signed cornerback Jamar Taylor, their second-round draft pick. Terms of the deal were not released on Thursday. Taylor was the 54th player selected in this year's draft. He was a three-year starter for Boise State and started 35 games and appeared in 48. The cornerback registered 137 tackles along with 18 passes defensed and seven interceptions...

Chad Pennington a 'guest coach' at Dolphins' OTAs

The Miami Dolphins hope their young quarterback, Ryan Tannehill, can improve enough this season to lead them to the playoffs.To help with that, the team enlisted the help of the last quarterback to lead Miami to the playoffs in Chad Pennington. Pennington joined his former team as a "guest coach" for this week of organized team activities, according to the South Florida...

Dolphins sign 2nd-round pick CB Jamar Taylor

MIAMI (AP) -- The Dolphins have announced they've signed cornerback Jamar Taylor, their second-round draft pick. Terms of the deal were not released on Thursday. Taylor was the 54th player selected in this year's draft. He was a three-year starter for Boise State and started 35 games and appeared in 48. The cornerback registered 137 tackles along with 18 passes defensed...

The Dolphins could have signed the next Wes Welker in Jasper Collins

Getty Images When Wes Welker went undrafted and was signed by the San Diego Chargers as an undrafted free agent, not many people would have put money in the small slot receiver.  Well because of his electrifying catches and speedy routes, he has now opened the doors for other small wide outs.  The Dolphins went out this year and signed some amazing talent at wide receiver and they...

Miami Dolphins 2013: Who Will Pick Up Slack For Departed Reggie Bush?

Can addition by subtraction benefit the Miami Dolphins and their running attack?The team lost leading rusher Reggie Bush to free agency when he signed a contract with the Detroit Lions. Bush took 986 yards rushing and 35 receptions from last year’s offense to Michigan where he will be the featured back in the the Lions “pass first” game plan.What will the exit of an exciting...

Fins Weekend raises more than 700k for local charities

Celebrating its 17th year, the Miami Dolphins Foundation Fins Weekend Fishing Tournament took place on Saturday, May 18 off the Miami Beach Marina. This year, FOX Sports Florida was on hand to cover the fun day at sea, and the FOX Sports Florida Girls, Jordana and Annilie, joined Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey, guard John Jerry and linebacker Lee Robinson aboard The Qualifier...

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