Miami Dolphins player A.J. Francis tweets the NFL about being penalized for dunking the ball over the goalpost

5TH QUARTER MAG 5TH QUARTER MAG - Exclusive sports rumors and gossip A.J. Francis, defensive tackle for the Miami Dolphins, had some questions regarding the NFL penalizing post-touchdown dunks over the goalpost... Miami Dolphins player A.J. Francis tweets the NFL about being penalized for dunking the ball over the goalpost
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Roster flurry: Dolphins steal back a player, Titans sign Leon Washington and more

There was quite a bit of movement on the Patriots roster today. We'll run down all the action.Yes, on a Tuesday, roster moves count as action.1. The Dolphins stole back A.J. Francis- Earlier this year, the Dolphins waived defensive lineman A.J. Francis, and he wound up getting picked up by the Patriots. Francis was apparently walking into a team meeting when he got the news he...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: New England Patriots add depth at defensive tackle

  Well, that was quick. After being cut on Saturday, rookie defensive tackle A.J. Francis is back with the Patriots, according to a NESN.com report. Francis was on the active roster last week before being cut on Saturday. This time, the former Maryland Terrapin has reportedly been signed to practice squad. To make room for Francis, NESN also reports that the Pats have released wide...
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September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots scoop up some of Dolphins' scraps

BY SEAN DONOVANTwo of the players the Miami Dolphins cut on Saturday are staying in the AFC East.According to ESPN reports, the New England Patriots claimed defensive tackle A.J. Francis and offensive lineman Chris Barker off waivers, giving both a spot on the team's 53-man roster.Francis was among the most notable of the Dolphins' cuts after having a productive preseason...
Via AFC East Daily
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins 300-Pound Rookie Tweets ESPN to Include ‘Fat Guys’ in Magazine’s Body Issue

Fat guys need love, too. The ESPN The Magazine Body Issue draws tons of attention every years as the greatest athletes from all sorts of sports bare it all for the camera. But apparently the popular newsstand item is excluding one core group of athletes: the fat guys. Miami Dolphins rookie A.J. Francis took to Twitter in opposition of the oversized injustice, urging ESPN to make...
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July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins rookie, ‘fat guy’ AJ Francis wants to be in ESPN’s next Body Issue

Former Maryland star AJ Francis is now with the Miami Dolphins. As a pro athlete, the 300-plus pounder wants to know why he wasn't included in ESPN's Body Issue.
Via Gamedayr
July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins' rookie asks ESPN: Where are the fat people in 'The Body Issue?'

One NFL rookie wants to "super-size" ESPN The Magazine's ‘Body Issue’ which hit the stands this week. Miami Dolphins' heavyweight A.J. Francis took one look at the perfectly sculpted bodies in the annual issue and wondered, "where are all the fat people?" via his Twitter account. Francis stands 6 foot, 5 inches tall and weighs 309 pounds. ...
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July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

300 lb. NFL rookie wants in on next Body Issue

Miami Dolphins rookie defensive tackle A. J. Francis is a very big and a very funny guy. The former Maryland Terrapin wants to appear nude in ESPN the Magazine’s The Body Issue. The trouble is Francis is 6’5” and weighs 309 lbs. Check out his hilarious tweet:
July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins rookie DT A.J. Francis sits down with NFL Draft Zone

A.J. Francis is probably one of the most athletic big men in the 2013 NFL Draft, and now he is a Miami Dolphin. This 6’5, 305 interior defensive lineman is a force to be reckon with. He gets a very good push every snap and has very good inside moves.  He is not just a powerhouse on the field, he is an All Academic award recipient as well.  He was the ACC Freshman of the year...
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June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

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