Found November 19, 2011 on The Daily Dolphin:
Dolphins coach Tony Sparano tried to downplay kicker Dan Carpenter’s groin injury on Friday, saying there’s “no five-alarm fire yet.” But the injury, suffered Thursday in practice, is bad enough that Carpenter has been ruled out for Sunday’s game vs. Buffalo, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. To replace Carpenter Sunday, the Dolphins reportedly signed 12-year [...]

Dolphins K Carpenter downgraded to out

A groin injury will keep kicker Dan Carpenter out of the Miami Dolphins' game against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.Carpenter tried to work through the injury in practice but was officially downgraded to out Saturday morning. The Dolphins wasted no time finding a replacement, signing veteran kicker Shayne Graham to take his place Sunday.Carpenter, 25, has hit on 18 of 22 field...

Miami Dolphins: Fasano active; Carpenter out

MIAMI GARDENS — Tight end Anthony Fasano is listed as active for today’s game against the Buffalo Bills. Fasano practiced in a limited role this week because of a sprained right ankle. As expected, kicker Dan Carpenter (groin) is on the inactive list. Shayne Graham, who was signed Saturday, will replace Carpenter. On the defensive line, Phillip Merling was active instead...

Miami Dolphins work out kickers

Dolphins coach Tony Sparano said that kicker Dan Carpenter “experienced soreness” in his groin muscle Thursday evening, prompting the team to workout possible replacements Friday.

Miami Dolphins auditioning kickers

There’s only two reasons the Miami Dolphins parade in players for workouts at the end of the week. It either has to do with a player suffering a last minute injury, or a player falling short of the team’s expectations. That’s why its a bit surprising to learn that the Dolphins began auditioning kicker on Thursday. Dan Carpenter, the team’s kicker the past four seasons, hasn’t...

Dolphins hold kicker workouts Friday; Carpenter injured?

The Miami Dolphins are working out several kickers Friday including Rhys Lloyd, Jeff Reed and Shayne Graham. What does this mean for Dan Carpenter's status against the Bills this weekend?

Pregame Observations: Buffalo Edition

For the first time since the 2007 regular season finale, the Dolphins will have someone other than Dan Carpenter handling the placekicking chores when they play host to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. But the game probably won't come down to his replacement, Shayne Graham, if the Dolphins continue to do what they did the last two weeks.

Dolphins ink kicker Graham to replace injured Carpenter

The Miami Dolphins signed veteran kicker Shayne Graham to take Dan Carpenter's spot in the lineup Sunday against the Buffalo Bills, the team announced Saturday.

Miami signs kicker

After Miami’s starting kicker Dan Carpenter suffered a groin injury late Thursday, the Dolphins took action signing a veteran kicker to handle field goals Sunday against the Bills. Miami signed 11-year veteran kicker Shayne Graham and released defensive back Jonathan Wade today (Saturday).  Graham began his career with the Bills in 2001. He is a career 86% field goal kicker.

With Carpenter out, Dolphins ink Graham to kick

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Veteran kicker Shayne Graham has signed with the Miami Dolphins, and he'll be active Sunday against Buffalo if ailing kicker Dan Carpenter is unavailable.

Miami kicker injured

The Dolphins injury list is a short one, but one key addition was made on Friday. Miami added K Dan Carpenter to the injury report Friday with a right groin injury. He’s listed as questionable. TE Anthony Fasano is also questionable for Sunday’s game and has been a clutch performer in Miami’s passing game. It remains to be seen if the Dolphins sign another kicker before...

The Dolphins might need a new kicker

There are two reasons why a team suddenly brings in a slew of kickers for tryouts a few days before a game. The first is dissatisfaction with their current kicker and the second is an injury that jeopardizes his ability to play in said game. Since Dolphins kicker Dan Carpenter has done a very good…

Dolphins sign Graham to kick against Bills

A strained groin will prevent Dan Carpenter from kicking Sunday for the Miami Dolphins against the Buffalo Bills. As a result, Miami signed veteran kicker Shayne Graham on Saturday to kick in the game.

Source: Graham to kick for Dolphins vs. Bills

A strained groin will prevent Dan Carpenter from kicking Sunday for the Miami Dolphins against the Buffalo Bills. As a result, Miami will sign veteran kicker Shayne Graham on Saturday to kick in the game, a team source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

Graham to kick for Fish

The Dolphins will turn to Shayne Graham to kick for them today as Dan Carpenter’s groin injury has landed him on the inactive list. Here are the other inactives for Miami. K Dan Carpenter RB Steve Slaton LB Ikaika Alama-Francis OT Will Barker OL Ryan Cook DT Tony McDaniel TE Will Yeatman
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