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Bowman signing adds intrigue to Dolphins secondary

With Cortland Finnegan a recent release and subsequent retiree from the Miami Dolphins, the thought going into the preseason was that youngsters Jamar Taylor and Will Davis would be battling for that... [Click headline for full story]
Via AFC East Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dolphins sign free-agent cornerback Zack Bowman

  Free-agent cornerback Zack Bowman has signed a contract with the Miami Dolphins, who are trying to fill the starting spot opposite Pro Bowl cornerback Brent Grimes. Bowman is a seven-year veteran who started seven games for the Bears in 2013 and five games for the Giants last year. A fifth-round pick by the Bears in 2008, he has 28 starts and 12 interceptions. The Dolphins need...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Free agent CB Zack Bowman visiting Dolphins

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Free agent cornerback Zack Bowman is visiting the Miami Dolphins, who have a starting spot open opposite Pro Bowl cornerback Brent Grimes. Bowman is a seven-year veteran who started seven games for the Bears in 2013 and five games for the Giants last year. A fifth-round pick by the Bears in 2008, he has 28 career starts and 12 interceptions. Many projections have...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Free agent cornerback Zack Bowman visiting Miami Dolphins

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) Free agent cornerback Zack Bowman is visiting the Miami Dolphins, who have a starting spot open opposite Pro Bowl cornerback Brent Grimes. Bowman is a seven-year veteran who started seven games for the Bears in 2013 and five games for the Giants last year. A fifth-round pick by the Bears in 2008, he has 28 career starts and 12 interceptions. Many projections have...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: 5 Best 7th-Round Picks of the Past Decade

In part one of a nine-part look at the best of each round of the NFL draft over the past decade, we’ll look at the five-best picks from the final round. These are the players no one thought had a chance to make a name for themselves but who defied the odds to become key players. Three of these players are under contract with teams for the 2015 season, and the quintuplet of players...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cortland Finnegan Goes Out Like a Chump Talking Trash About Andre Johnson

The last couple days have seena  flurry of activity in the NFL. We have seen lots of players moving on to new teams, more players getting cut and looking for new teams, and a number of retirements as well. Some retirements--like Cortland Finnegan's--were expected while some others--like Jake Locker's--not so much.Most players try to go out with as much class as possible if they...
Via FatManWriting
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Cortland Finnegan Retires From NFL, Takes Final Shot At Andre Johnson

Cortland Finnegan became the fourth big-name NFL player in two days to announce his retirement. But the outspoken cornerback didn’t exactly go quietly. Finnegan had a productive 9-year career but perhaps is best known for his 2010 on-field melee with then-Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson. So when the 31-year-old Finnegan took to Instagram to...
Via NESN.com
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

CB Finnegan retires; Dolphins sign McCain to fill spot

The Miami Dolphins' roster had a hole to fill following the release of veteran cornerback Cortland Finnegan last week. They did just that Wednesday, signing 28-year-old Brice McCain to a two-year... [Click headline for full story]
Via AFC East Daily
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Cortland Finnegan Uses Retirement Announcement To Throw Shade At Andre Johnson

For all the things that Cortland Finnegan accomplished on the football field, the cornerback was most well-known for his ability to get under the skin of opposing wide receivers. Finnegan made a career out of employing extra-curricular tactics to win a matchup against an opponent. In 2010, Finnegan was fined for throwing Giants’ wide receiver Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Cortland Finnegan announces retirement, mocks his rivals

Miami Dolphins’ cornerback Cortland Finnegan announced his retirement after eight seasons in the NFL. The announcement didn’t come without Finngegan taking a parting shot at former Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson. This likely stems from an incident between Johnson and Finnegan back in 2010. In his retirement statement, Finnegan claimed that Johnson “hits like...
Via Sportsnaut
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Cornerback Cortland Finnegan announces retirement

MIAMI (AP) Cornerback Cortland Finnegan has announced his retirement while taking a playful parting shot at rival receiver Andre Johnson. ''To say I have been blessed is an understatement,'' Finnegan wrote Wednesday on Instagram. ''I am forever thankful. I have made my share of mistakes and had moments of glory. I even got into a fight in an NFL game.'' Finnegan was referring to...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Cortland Finnegan retires from NFL, takes shot at Andre Johnson

Former Tennessee Titans and Miami Dolphins cornerback Cortland Finnegan announced his retirement from the NFL in a post on his Instagram. Finnegan also took a shot at veteran wide receiver Andre Johnson in the announcement. “Spent 9 years doing something I Loved and it has payed off in so many ways,” Finnegan wrote. “To say I have been blessed is an understatement I am...
Via Sports-Glory
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Cortland Finnegan Retiring From NFL

Veteran CB Cortland Finnegan announced his retirement via his Instagram account on Wednesday. “Spent 9 years doing something I Loved and it has payed off in so many ways,” Finnegan wrote. “To say I have been blessed is an understatement I am forever thankful.. I have made my share of mistakes and had moments of ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Cornerback Cortland Finnegan announces his retirement from the NFL

Cortland Finnegan, who played for the Miami Dolphins in 2014, has announced his retirement from the NFL via a post on Instagram. Finnegan was selected in the seventh round in the 2006 NFL Draft by the Tennessee Titans. He spent the majority of his career there until he signed with St. Louis Rams in 2012. After he was released following the 2013 season, he signed with the Dolphins...
Via PhinManiacs
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins transition tag Charles Clay, release Cortland Finnegan

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports The Miami Dolphins placed the transition tag on veteran tight end Charles Clay, allowing the team to match any deal that Clay can find in the free agent market. Clay, 26, was the Dolphins sixth-round pick in 2011.   In 2014, Clay recorded 58 receptions for 605 yards and scored three touchdowns. The Dolphins also announced that they have released veteran...
Via Sports-Glory
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins Cut Defensive Back Cortland Finnegan

At one time defensive back Cortland Finnegan was pretty darn good. He was a tough competitor and a hard hitter, but his better days are long behind him which is probably why the Miami Dolphins let him go. That, plus doing so save the team just under $5.5 million against the salary cap.It would not be surprising if the next time we hear his name it is about him announcing his retirement...
Via FatManWriting
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking News: Miami Dolphins release cornerback Cortland Finnegan

Not even half an hour after the release of veteran offensive lineman Nate Garner, the Miami Dolphins have decided to part ways with veteran cornerback Cortland Finnegan after only one season with the team.Finnegan, a ten-year veteran, was a star cornerback for the Tennessee Titans and is infamous for instigating a fight between himself and veteran wide receiver Andre Johnson. Finnegan...
Via PhinManiacs
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins Release CB Cortland Finnegan, Free Up $5.475M In Cap Space

Andrew Abramson reports that the Miami Dolphins have released veteran CB Cortland Finnegan. There has been talk that Finnegan could end up being a cap casualty for Miami, and given the amount of cap space they’ll get from this move, it’s really not that surprising they ultimately decided to part ways. Finnegan, 31, still had one year ... The post Dolphins Release CB Cortland...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins' Cortland Finnegan says Tom Brady is 'asleep' about playing into 40s

Cortland Finnegan comes bearing coffee. Finnegan is aware that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady wants to play into his 40s. The Miami Dolphins cornerback just doesn't think such a scenario is plausible. "He's asleep," Finnegan recently told The Palm Beach Post. "Tell him to wake up from whatever dream he is in. "He can probably do it mentally, but physically, as the game...
Via Fox Sports
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins CB: Brady needs to 'wake up' about playing into 40s

          This embed is invalid   " /> Cortland Finnegan comes bearing coffee.   Finnegan is aware that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady wants to play into his 40s. The Miami Dolphins cornerback just doesn’t think such a scenario is plausible. “He’s asleep,” Finnegan recently told The Palm Beach Post. “Tell him to wake up from whatever...
Via NESN.com
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins Injury Report: Mike Wallace, Cortland Finnegan, Charles Clay

The Miami Dolphins get set to host the Baltimore Ravens in a game that could have crucial implications on the AFC Wild Card race. Both teams come into this game with identical 7-5 records. Miami currently has the inside track on the sixth and final playoff spot in the conference, but that could easily change by day's end.If the Dolphins are going to stop Joe Flacco and the Ravens...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins CB Cortland Finnegan doubtful vs. Ravens

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Miami Dolphins cornerback Cortland Finnegan is doubtful Sunday against Baltimore because of an ankle injury that has forced him to miss the past three games. Finnegan was limited in practice this week. Safety Jimmy Wilson was added to the injury list Friday as probable with a hamstring injury, which could further deplete an already thin secondary. Reserve offensive...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins CB Cortland Finnegan doubtful vs. Ravens

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Miami Dolphins cornerback Cortland Finnegan is doubtful Sunday against Baltimore because of an ankle injury that has forced him to miss the past three games. Finnegan was limited in practice this week. Safety Jimmy Wilson was added to the injury list Friday as probable with a hamstring injury, which could further deplete an already thin secondary. Reserve offensive...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins' Finnegan doubtful Sunday against Ravens

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) Miami Dolphins cornerback Cortland Finnegan is doubtful Sunday against Baltimore because of an ankle injury that has forced him to miss the past three games. Finnegan was limited in practice this week. Safety Jimmy Wilson was added to the injury list Friday as probable with a hamstring injury, which could further deplete an already thin secondary. Reserve offensive...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Jamar Taylor out for Dolphins-Jets game, Cortland Finnegan doubtful

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Cornerback Jamar Taylor has been ruled out of the Miami Dolphins' game Monday at the New York Jets, and cornerback Cortland Finnegan is doubtful, leaving the team thin in the secondary. Taylor separated his left shoulder last week, and Finnegan has been nursing a left ankle injury. If Finnegan can't play, he'll likely be replaced by Jimmy Wilson. Tight end Charles...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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