OLIVIER VERNON RUMORS

Should the Miami Dolphins draft Michael Sam?

  By Cyrus (@Cyruslassus on Twitter) My first thought is that the Miami Dolphins have way too many holes to fill on the roster to take a defensive end in the 2014 draft, but what Missouri Tiger Michael Sam has done since August of 2013 has changed my mind. He came out of the closet to his teammates, had a stellar season with 10 1/2 sacks and 18 tackles for loss, claimed Co-Defensive...
Via Phin Nation
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Vernon going about business while Dolphins admire

BY SEAN DONOVANMiami Dolphins defensive end Olivier Vernon's big game on Sunday got a little bit bigger on Wednesday, after the league adjusted a split sack and awarded it to Vernon.That gave him a grand total of three quarterback takedowns during the team's 23-3 blasting of the rival New York Jets, which along with a team-leading 10 tackles was good enough to earn him AFC...
Via AFC East Daily
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Emergence of Vernon makes Miami's defense stronger

Olivier Vernon isn't on the Pro Bowl ballot, doesn't do a sack dance and expressed surprise Wednesday to be chosen the AFC defensive player of the week. ''I'm not a big accolades guy,'' Vernon said. Even so, the Miami Dolphins' second-year defensive end is winning acclaim for making their strength even stronger. The front four is the Dolphins'...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Joe Philbin pleased with Olivier Vernon's progression

The transition from Year 1 to Year 2 is arguably the most important step in a player's development in the NFL. With the grace period over, sophomore players are looked at with harsher criticism than they were as rookies and are expected to handle a more complex schematic and, hopefully, a heavier workload.Miami Dolphins defensive end Olivier Vernon is feeling that pressure now...
Via AFC East Daily
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Olivier Vernon plans on 'bugging' fellow Dolphins DE Cameron Wake all offseason

Miami Dolphins defensive end Olivier Vernon's 2012 campaign paralleled his team's -- he trended up through the first half of the season and down after the midway point.But like his team, he was never really out of it until the end. The third-round rookie gained steam through the first five games of his rookie season and had his best showing Week 6 against the St. Louis Rams...
Via AFC East Daily
February 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Sack-tastic! Dolphins take dances seriously

DAVIE, Fla. It might be a bye week for the Miami Dolphins. But Olivier Vernon has some work to do. Im going to go in the lab and come up with a sack dance, said the rookie defensive end from the University of Miami. Yes, this is important stuff in the NFL. If youre a guy who gets to the quarterback with any degree of regularity, you better have a dance to go with it. Vernon entered...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Dolphins defense showcases their sack dance

DAVIE, Fla. It might be a bye week for the Miami Dolphins. But Olivier Vernon has some work to do. Im going to go in the lab and come up with a sack dance, said the rookie defensive end from the University of Miami. Yes, this is important stuff in the NFL. If youre a guy who gets to the quarterback with any degree of regularity, you better have a dance to go with it. Vernon entered...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Vernon in the Fold

Two days before the start of training camp, the Dolphins reduced their number of unsigned draft picks to two when they agreed to terms with third-round selection Olivier Vernon.
Via mia.scout.com
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Dolphins sign 3rd round pick Olivier Vernon

The Miami Dolphins can cross one unsigned rookie off of their checklist.  Moments ago, Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports tweeted that the Miami Dolphins have signed 3rd round defensive end Olivier Vernon to a contract.  As we mentioned earlier today, Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald said that the Vernon deal was ‘close’….well, now it’s [...]
Via Phin Nation
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Draft Pick Q&A: DE Olivier Vernon

Each of the Dolphins' nine selections in the 2012 NFL draft spoke to the media via conference call after being picked. Here's what third-round pick Olivier Vernon, a defensive end from the University of Miami, had to say.
Via mia.scout.com
May 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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