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Dolphins players fighting for jobs in final weeks of season

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Tony Lippett is excited about Sunday's game between the Miami Dolphins and San Diego Chargers, and he might be the only one.Both teams are in last place and eliminated from the playoff race, but the stakes are sizeable for Lippett, who might get his first NFL start. The Dolphins' rookie cornerback and fifth-round draft pick is especially raw because he played...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins' earliest elimination from playoff race since 2011

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) Tony Lippett is excited about Sunday's game between the Miami Dolphins and San Diego Chargers, and he might be the only one. Both teams are in last place and eliminated from the playoff race, but the stakes are sizeable for Lippett, who might get his first NFL start. The Dolphins' rookie cornerback and fifth-round draft pick is especially raw because he played...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Marshall: Damontre Moore threw a ‘cheap shot’

Brandon Marshall is not surprised that the New York Giants released Damontre Moore following an incident with a teammate. According to Marshall, Moore threw a “cheap shot” at him in a game earlier this season. In an interview with WFAN on Tuesday, Marshall claimed he is still in pain from a Moore late hit during the Jets’ Week 13 overtime win over the Giants. “Man, that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Safety Brandon Meriweather inactive for NY against Dolphins

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) Safety Brandon Meriweather is inactive for the New York Giants because of a knee injury. Meriweather had been limited in practice last week and listed as questionable for Monday night's game at Miami. Craig Dahl was to start for Meriweather. Giants defensive end Robert Ayers was active after sitting out practice last week with a neck injury. Defensive...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins claim former Giants DE Damontre Moore off waivers

The Miami Dolphins added to their pass rush on Monday, claiming former New York Giants defensive end Damontre Moore off waivers, according to FOX Sports' Mike Garafolo. The move won't be official until Tuesday because the claim occurred on a game day.Moore, a third-round pick in 2013, was released by the Giants on Friday in what was somewhat of a surprising move. He was reportedly...
Via Fox Sports
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins Claim DE Damontre Moore Off Waivers From Giants

Jordan Raanan of NJ.com reports that the Miami Dolphins claimed DE Damontre Moore off of waivers from the Giants on Monday. The Dolphins needed some pass-rushing help, so it will be interesting to see what Moore can do for them down the stretch. New York elected to cut Moore after numerous issues, the most recent of which was a fight with DL Cullen Jenkins over head phones. Moore...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: New York Giants

Sources: Damontre Moore recently fought with teammates EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Giants on Friday waived defensive end Damontre Moore, a young and promising former third-round draft pick ... Odell Beckham Jr. on 2014 wide receiver class: 'It's history' Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is the most-talked about and biggest star ... Odell Beckham Jr dances as the New...
Via 60 Max Power O
December 13, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Damontre Moore, Dolphins, Jaguars, & Jets

Damontre Moore Former Giants DE Damontre Moore admitted that he could have handled the recent situation that ultimately led to him being waived on Friday better. “I definitely could have handled it better by just obviously walking away,” Moore said an interview with ESPN Radio New York, via James Kratch of NJ.com. Moore got in a fight with DL Cullen Jenkins after Jenkins apparently...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants sign Maponga from Falcons

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants have signed defensive end Stansly Maponga off the Atlanta Falcons' practice squad. The 6-foot-2, 265-pound Maponga, who was signed Saturday, was a fifth-round draft pick (153rd overall) out of TCU by Atlanta in 2013. Maponga played in 24 games with the Falcons - 12 each in 2013 and 2014 - before being waived by the Falcons before...
Via AP on Fox
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants Sign DE Stansly Maponga Off Falcons’ Practice Squad

The New York Giants announced Saturday that they’ve signed DE Stansly Maponga off of the Falcons practice squad. This moves comes just a day after the Giants surprisingly waived DE Damontre Moore on Friday. Maponga, 24, is a former fifth-round pick of the Falcons back in 2013. He spent the first two years on the Falcons’ 53-man roster, but was unfortunately among their roster...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants Release Defensive End After Altercation Involving Free Headphones

New York Giants receiver star Odell Beckham Jr. was in a giving mood recently when he gifted his teammates Beats headphones. Each teammate was supposed to get one headphone, but defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins took two to give to his daughters. This didn’t sit well with defensive end Damontre Moore. #Giants DE Damontre Moore got into a fight with Cullen Jenkins, sources say...
Via Gamedayr
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants cut DE Damontre Moore after he got into a fight over Beats by Dre headphones

The New York Giants waived defensive end Damontre Moore on Friday, after Moore got into a fight before practice with teammate Cullen Jenkins… over Beats by Dre headphones. Apparently other Giants players got free headphones, and Moore was angry enough about not getting a free pair that he got into a fight. This is a thing that actually happened, according to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport...
Via The Comeback
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Giants cut Damontre Moore

According to multiple reports, the New York Giants cut defensive end Damontre Moore as the defensive end got into a fight with teammate Cullen Jenkins.  What did the two men fight about?  It appears that they got into a scuffle over headphones.  Wide receiver Odell Beckham was apparently giving out free headphones and Moore took issue with the fact that Jenkins took several, leaving...
Via EndZoneScore
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants Cut Moore

The Damontre Moore chapter ended yesterday in a shambles. There are no winners. The writing was on the wall earlier this season when Moore went two consecutive games with utterly huge late hits on the QB. Call them selfish. Undisciplined. Immature. I’m no psychologist but it’s a tremendous waste of talent. The Eagles game was an absolute killer. The Giants come out like a house...
Via Ultimate NYG
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Fight over free headphones was last straw for Damontre Moore

The New York Giants decided enough was enough with defensive lineman Damontre Moore after he got into a fight with defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins over free headphones. Turns out WR Odell Beckham Jr. brought in a bunch of Beats headphones as holiday gifts for his teammates. The ruckus started when Jenkins didn’t grab one, but several headphones on his way out, per the New York...
Via Low Brow Sports
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Damontre Moore cut by Giants after locker room fight over free Beats By Dre headphones

Defensive end Damontre Moore is out of a job with the New York Giants after losing his cool when he didn't get a pair of free Beats by Dre headphones and got into a fight with a teammate over the handout. The disappointing Moore, who had yet to live up to the promise of becoming the Giants’ next great pass rusher, was released by the team on Friday for “discipline-related...
Via The Other Paper
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Damontre Moore released after incident involving Beats By Dre headphones

Damontre Moore was drafted in the third round of the NFL Draft by the Giants in 2013. His time with the team has now come to an end after an incident involving a teammate and headphones. On Friday, the Giants released Moore after a reported incident with veteran defensive linemen Cullen Jenkins. Odell Beckham Jr. brought Beats By Dre headphones for members of the team and, apparently...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants Waive Talented But Frustrating Moore

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The New York Giants have given up on talented but frustrating defensive end Damontre Moore.General manager Jerry Reese announced late Friday afternoon that the Giants had waived the 23-year-old former third-round draft pick."We made the move today in the interest of both...
Via Hartford Courant - UConn
December 11, 2015

NFL Notes: Damontre Moore, Chargers, Patriots, & Seahawks

Damontre Moore Ian Rapoport reports that former Giants DE Damontre Moore was waived after he got into a fight with fellow DL Cullen Jenkins over a pair of headphones. Odell Beckham apparently gave everyone on the Giants’ roster a pair of Beats By Dre headphones this week. However, Jenkins took two pairs for himself, which triggered the fight with Moore. Dan Graziano reports...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants cut DE Moore after reported fight over headphones

The Giants released defensive end Damontre Moore on Friday after a pre-practice fight with teammate Cullen Jenkins that, according to NFL.com, was related to headphones.NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reported, citing a source, that Moore was upset that he didn't receive free "Beats by Dre" headphones like some players on the team.The Giants did not provide details, but general manager Jerry...
Via Fox Sports
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Damontre Moore got into fight with Giants teammate over Beats by Dre headphones

One of the more talented young pass-rushers in the league was released by the New York Giants Friday. Damontre Moore, who never realized his potential with the G-men, had a track record of behavioral issues, leading to the move to cut him from the team. And now we might know have intel on the final straw that broke the camel’s back. Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reported the pass...
Via Sportsnaut
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants unexpectedly waive defensive end Damontre Moore

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants have given up on talented but frustrating defensive end Damontre Moore. General manager Jerry Reese announced late Friday afternoon that the Giants had waived the 23-year-old former third-round draft pick. ''We made the move today in the interest of both parties,'' Reese said just three days before the first-place Giants (5-7) face...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Transactions: Friday 12/11

Chargers Chargers signed DB Adrian Phillips to their practice squad. Chargers released WR Shane Wynn from their practice squad. Falcons Falcons placed K Matt Bryant on season-ending injured reserve. (NFLTR) Falcons promoted NT Joey Mbu to their active roster. (NFLTR) Giants Giants waived DE Damontre Moore. (NFLTR) Rams Rams placed S T.J. McDonald on season-ending...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants give up, waive defensive end Damontre Moore

The New York Giants have waived talented but frustrating defensive end Damontre Moore.General manager Jerry Reese announced the move Friday, saying it was in the best interest of both parties.A source told FS1 NFL Insider Mike Garafolo that Moore was released for multiple violations of team rules -- including an altercation on the practice field.Moore was in his third season with...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants waive unexpectedly defensive end Damontre Moore

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants have waived talented but frustrating defensive end Damontre Moore. General manager Jerry Reese announced the move Friday, saying it was in the best interest of both parties. Moore was in his third season with the team and had played in 11 of the Giants' 12 games. He was inactive against Dallas on Oct. 25 after coach Tom Coughlin...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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