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Dolphins 2014 free agent tracker

The rumours and speculation during the legal tampering period will soon come to an end as the 2014 NFL free agency period officially begins Tuesday at 4 p.m. ET. With $35.1 million in cap space, the Miami Dolphins are expected to be one of the busiest teams in the league. In addition to tracking the Dolphins signings, we'll also provide updates on the status of where the...
Via Phins Phocus
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

The guy the Eagles wasted a draft pick on

Mention the name Danny Watkins, and Eagles fans will cringe. Now, lets be honest — playing offensive guard is pretty much a pass/fail kind of deal. You’re either serviceable or you’re not, and Watkins happened to be the latter. Drafted with the No. 23 pick in the 2011 NFL draft, the Watkins selection came as a shock to a lot of people. How much of a shock? For starters, I...
Via cover32 - Eagles
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Breakdown Of The 2011 Draft Class With Regards To Fifth-Year Options & Extensions

Albert Breer of NFL.com offers some specifics regarding fifth-year options for the 2011 draft class. This will be the first draft class impacted by the new rules that come from the most recent CBA agreement. Teams can exercise options for first-round picks on the first day of the 2014 NFL season and will have until May 3 to do so. Options for players taken in the top 10 will...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Inactives: Week 9

Thursday Game: Bengals LB Rey Maualuga, RB Rex Burkhead, CB Lewis Harris, LB Michael Boley, OL Trevor Robinson, DT Devon Still, and LT Andrew Whitworth. Dolphins QB Pat Devlin, RB Michael Gillislee, CB Will Davis, G Danny Watkins, G Dallas Thomas, OT Jonathan Martin, TE Dion Sims The post NFL Inactives: Week 9 appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Gillislee among inactives for Dolphins season opener

CLEVELAND The Miami Dolphins have announced that seven players are inactive for Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns. Running back Mike Gillislee, cornerbacks Jamar Taylor and Will Davis, linebacker Josh Kaddu, guards Danny Watkins and Dallas Thomas and quarterback Pat Devlin are inactive. Miami's only lineup change is Jared Odrick starting at defensive tackle over...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Wednesday Morning Quick Hits

The purpose behind Quick Hits is to catch you up on the most important news, notes, and links that you may have missed from the day prior. Without further ado, here are Wednesday’s quick hits: 1. Howie Roseman: “I was wrong” in regards to selecting Danny Watkins in the first round of the 2011 Draft.  2. Despite his agent’s denial, Danny Watkins signed with the Miami Dolphins...
Via Eagles Faithful
September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins hook Danny Watkins and cut the line with Josh Samuda

The Miami Dolphins have signed offensive guard, Danny Watkins, to a one-year contract, reports Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald. Watkins, who was selected 23rd overall by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 2011 NFL draft, did not see eye-to-eye with new Boo-Bird’s head coach, Chip Kelly.  There have been rumors that Watkins has lost the desire to play football. Though Watkins...
Via NFL Injury Report
September 04, 2013  |  Discuss

G Watkins signs with Dolphins

Former first-round draft pick Danny Watkins says he's grateful for a fresh start with the Miami Dolphins after being cut by the Philadelphia Eagles. Watkins signed a $555,000, one-year contract with Miami and joined the team Tuesday. ''It's the most exciting time in my life again,'' he said after practice. ''I've had a grin on my face since this...
Via Fox Sports
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-Eagle Watkins signs with Dolphins

Former first-round draft pick Danny Watkins has signed a $555,000, one-year contract with the Miami Dolphins after being cut by the Philadelphia Eagles. Watkins, a guard, spent two seasons with the Eagles and started 18 games before losing his job early last year. He was a surprise choice with the 23rd overall selection at age 26 when the Eagles made him the oldest first-round pick...
Via Fox Sports
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Former 1st-round pick Watkins signs with Dolphins

Former first-round draft pick Danny Watkins has signed a $555,000, one-year contract with the Miami Dolphins after being cut by the Philadelphia Eagles. Watkins, a guard, spent two seasons with the Eagles and started 18 games before losing his job early last year. He was a surprise choice with the 23rd overall selection at age 26 when the Eagles made him the oldest first-round pick...
Via Fox Sports
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Former 1st-round pick Danny Watkins signs with Dolphins

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Former first-round draft pick Danny Watkins has signed a 555,000, one-year contract with the Miami Dolphins after being cut by the Philadelphia Eagles. Watkins, a guard, spent two seasons with the Eagles and started 18 games before losing his job early last year. He was a surprise choice with the 23rd overall selection at age 26 when the Eagles made him the oldest...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins add former first-round guard Watkins

BY SEAN DONOVANThe Miami Dolphins swapped out offensive linemen on Tuesday, cutting one that earned his spot on the team last year in favor of one who squandered his with the team that drafted him.Second-year offensive lineman Josh Samuda, who was high on dedication but a little short on natural ability, was released to make room for Danny Watkins, who represents the other side of...
Via AFC East Daily
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Around the NFL September 3 2013: Final cuts are made, Eagles VS. Redskins in six days

Welcome to Around the NFL: NFC East edition. We take a look at the Philadelphia Eagles and all around the Nation Football League. I hope everyone had a great Labor Day Weekend and now, its time for some football! Final roster set Until someone gets cut: [Phillymag.com] [Philly.com-Jimmy Kempski] Oh Danny boy… Danny Watkins is a Dolphin.Thanks Andy. [ProFootballTalk.com] Not a surprise...
Via Eagles Faithful
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins close to signing former 1st round pick Danny Watkins

The Dolphins might have a deal in place to sign recently cut Eagles Guard Danny Watkins. Watkins is a former 1st round pick who will provide the Dolphins with some depth on their o-line and some insurance for guard John Jerry. Jason La Canfora tweeted the former 1st round pick will sign with the Dolphins however Dolphins beat writer Adam Beasley tweeted per Joe Panos, Watkins...
Via Phins Phocus
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins Close To Signing G Danny Watkins?

Jason La Canfora reports that the Miami Dolphins will sign former Eagles first-round pick G Danny Watkins. However, Watkins’ agent, Joe Panos, has refuted the report by saying; ”Not true. I’m his agent. I think I would know,” per Adam Beasley. Watkins did work out for the Dolphins earlier on Monday and there’s still a chance that a deal could be reached at some point...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Final Offseason Report

It's here.Ater eight months, the 2013 regular season is within arms-reach. There may have not been a regular-season game played yet, but that doesn't mean we aren't getting a good look as to how the Eagles team and depth chart will look come opening day (well, the next night to be exact).So what did we see from Chip Kelly and the Eagles during the last week of the preseason...
Via Football Nation
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Sunday Morning Quick Hits

The purpose behind Quick Hits is to catch you up on the most important news, notes, and links that you may have missed from the day prior. Without further ado, here are Sunday’s quick hits: 1. Eagles made their final roster cuts on Saturday leaving them with their 53 man roster. 2. In the midst of roster cuts, one name that particularly stood out was Danny Watkins. Watkins is now...
Via Eagles Faithful
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles Roster Cuts: What do they mean?

Ever since the Eagles hired Chip Kelly back in January, there has been monumental change in the Eagles organization. Everything from the coaching staff, personnel staff, and training procedures have been turned upside down. This is Chip Kelly’s first year in the NFL, and it will be a learning process for him and the fans along the way. With a limited amount of people bing able...
Via Eagles Addict
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles cut former first rounder Danny Watkins

The Philadelphia Eagles are releasing offensive lineman Danny Watkins. Source: #Eagles OL Danny Watkins, former 1st round pick, is being released. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 31, 2013 The Eagles took Watkins with the 23rd overall pick back in 2011.  He never seemed to get on the same page with new head coach Chip Kelly.     Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Fire Is Out; Watkins Released

The Philadelphia Eagles has parted ways with 2011 first round draft pick Danny Watkins. Watkins will go down as one of the biggest busts of the Andy Reid era, with his inability to stay healthy and learn the complexity of Howard Mudd’s system. The release of Watkins did not come as a surprise, as the 28-year old Watkins will look to find new life in the NFL. Besides releasing...
Via Eagles Faithful
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Saturday Morning Quick Hits

The purpose behind Quick Hits is to catch you up on the most important news, notes, and links that you may have missed from the day prior. Without further ado, here are Saturday’s quick hits: 1. The Eagles made 12 cuts on Friday afternoon trimming their roster to 62. The team needs to make 9 more cuts by 6 p.m. this afternoon. 2. As some roster cuts are still in the works, one...
Via Eagles Faithful
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles must cut down to 75 guys by Monday, August 26...

This is the toughest part of the season for personnel evaluators--- the cuts are looming. I need to keep this blurger short due to ongoing investigations by Livefyre of a foreign terrorist in our midst. Okay, that's over the top---a little--- but I am personally bummed out that I have to police our own fan correspondents for antisocial behavior bordering on the ridiculous...
Via Eagles Eye
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

The difference between blitzing and stunts...and why the Eagles may throw in a Joker...

As our well-educated GK Brizer has already pointed out, we're not going to see teams unveil their blitzing or stunt defenses too much in the preseason games. That is something you want to save for the regular season---and definitely keep off tape prior to the games that count. What we do have is a great opportunity to review the basic mechanics of a blitz and a stunt---and...
Via Eagles Eye
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Riley Cooper drops the ‘n’ word at Kenny Chesney concert

Riley Cooper got himself into a little bit of a fight in the parking lot outside of a Kenny Chesney concert about a month ago, but nothing much was made of it. That’s because we didn’t see what happened INSIDE the concert. Crossing Broad, who originally reported the first issue, has obtained video of Riley near the stage at the concert with teammates Danny Watkins and Jason Kelce...
Via The Victory Formation
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles’ Evan Mathis to miss OTAs after ankle surgery

Yesterday it appeared that the Philadelphia Eagles would potentially be parting ways with former first-overall pick Danny Watkins. Now, it appears Watkins may have a new opportunity following injury news on another Eagles lineman. Eagles guard Evan Mathis will miss the team’s upcoming OTAs and possibly all of the summer minicamps after undergoing a minor surgical procedure on...
Via NFL Injury Report
May 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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