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Analyzing the Miami Dolphins Roster: Running backs

Moving on from the quarterback position, we now focus on the position that has slowly become unimportant in the eyes of organizations, the running back position. Sometimes it's hard to wrap our heads around this, considering that the Dolphins ranked 12th in the NFL in rushing yards per game and total yards rushing for the season; the Dolphins only ran the ball 40.14% of the time...
Via PhinManiacs
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins Promote RB LaMichael James To Active Roster

The Miami Dolphins are promoting RB LaMichael James to their active roster on Monday, according to his agent Jeff Sperbeck. The @MiamiDolphins are elevating @LaMichaelJames to the active roster. — Jeff Sperbeck (@jeffsperbeck) November 10, 2014 Dolphins HC Joe Philbin announced Monday that they are placing starting LT Branden Albert on season-ending injured reserve, so James...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

What can LaMichael James do for the Miami Dolphins?

It wasn’t too long ago that LaMichael James was the most productive college running back in the country, and had earned himself a seat in New York for the Heisman presentation. James, might have fallen, but his career should be on an uptake now that he has went South with his speed and hardhat. James has been in no way a “bust” despite what some other beat writers might say...
Via cover32 - Dolphins
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Philbin gauging what LaMichael James has to offer

BY NICK ST. DENISMiami Dolphins running back Knowshon Moreno will reportedly miss at least another month to an elbow injury, so the team is continuing to explore its options at the position. Two weeks after re-signing former Dolphins draftee Daniel Thomas, Miami has brought in former second round pick of the San Francisco 49ers LaMichael James to get some work in on the practice...
Via AFC East Daily
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

LaMichael James took proactive approach to land with Dolphins

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- LaMichael James took the proactive approach with the Dolphins in order to get a chance at a fresh start in the NFL. The former San Francisco 49ers running back called Miami this week looking for an opportunity -- and it worked. James practiced with his new team for the first time Wednesday after being signed to the practice squad and is focusing on learning a...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

LaMichael James took proactive approach to land with Dolphins

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- LaMichael James took the proactive approach with the Dolphins in order to get a chance at a fresh start in the NFL. The former San Francisco 49ers running back called Miami this week looking for an opportunity -- and it worked. James practiced with his new team for the first time Wednesday after being signed to the practice squad and is focusing on learning a...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Dolphins, Jaguars, Jets, Lions, & Panthers

  Dolphins Dolphins signed RB LaMichael James and DE Emmanuel Dieke to their practice squad. (Chris Perkins) Dolphins released DE Gerald Rivers from their practice squad. (Chris Perkins) Jaguars WR Cecil Shorts (hamstring) referred to his status as week-to-week. (Ryan O’Halloran) Rookie WR Marqise Lee (hamstring) has been ruled out for Week 5’s against the Steelers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

LaMichael James agrees to terms with Dolphins

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Running back and kick returner LaMichael James agreed to terms with the Miami Dolphins to join their practice squad. The deal Tuesday came after James was released Sept. 8 by the San Francisco 49ers, who took him in the second round of the 2012 draft. The Dolphins have five other running backs under contract, including Knowshon Moreno, who has missed the past...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

RB LaMichael James agrees to terms with Dolphins, joins practice squad

  Running back and kick returner LaMichael James agreed to terms with the Miami Dolphins to join their practice squad. The deal Tuesday came after James was released Sept. 8 by the San Francisco 49ers, who took him in the second round of the 2012 draft. The Dolphins have five other running backs under contract, including Knowshon Moreno, who has missed the past two games because...
Via AP on Fox
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

LaMichael James agrees to terms with Dolphins

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) Running back and kick returner LaMichael James agreed to terms with the Miami Dolphins to join their practice squad. The deal Tuesday came after James was released Sept. 8 by the San Francisco 49ers, who took him in the second round of the 2012 draft. The Dolphins have five other running backs under contract, including Knowshon Moreno, who has missed the past two...
Via AP on Fox
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

LaMichael James Joins Dolphins. Does This Help Your Team?

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Via Football Nation
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins Sign RB LaMichael James

The Miami Dolphins have signed former 49ers RB LaMichael James to a contract, according to his agent Jeff Sperbeck. Congrats to @LaMichaelJames for joining the @MiamiDolphins He knows the offense well. Great fit. — Jeff Sperbeck (@jeffsperbeck) September 30, 2014 The Dolphins worked out former James a few weeks ago, so he was clearly on their radar. James, 24, was taken in...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Dolphins Work Out Former 49ers RB LaMichael James

Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Dolphins worked out former 49ers RB LaMichael James on Tuesday. This is the first reported interest in James since San Francisco placed him on waivers last week. He wound up going unclaimed and is now able to sign with a team of his choosing. James, 24, was taken in the second-round of the 2012 draft, but was unable to carve out a role with...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

The NFL’s wacky Week 2 (including the San Francisco 49ers) featured amazing tweets

If you thought the first Sunday of the NFL season was crazy, yesterday managed to be even wackier. The Bills are alone atop the AFC East, the Saints are 0-2 after losing to the Browns and the defending champs were smacked in the mouth by the Chargers. To finish the day off the Bears stunned the 49ers with an epic comeback on Sunday Night Football. Did you miss any of it? No worries...
Via cover32 - 49ers
September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: 49ers defeat Cowboys, team suspends broadcaster, LaMichael James released, did ESPN jinx 49ers?

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the San Francisco 49ers this week. San Francisco 49ers - Recap of the 49ers victory over the Cowboys (READ) - Tweet of the game (READ) - Watch Bethea hit Dez Bryant and look at social media explode (READ) - 49ers release LaMichael James (READ) - 49ers suspend radio broadcaster Ted...
Via cover32 - 49ers
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

LaMichael James Goes Unclaimed, Now A Free Agent

  Former 49ers RB LaMichael James passed through waivers unclaimed on Tuesday and is now able to sign with a team of his choosing. San Francisco granted James his release on Monday and it appeared as though someone would have placed a waiver claim. James, 24, was taken in the second-round of the 2012 draft, but was unable to carve out a role with the 49ers. Previous reports mentioned...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Release LaMichael James

The San Francisco 49ers have released disgruntled running back LaMichael James per his request according to his agent Jeff Sperbeck. @LaMichaelJames appreciates the @49ers for granting him his release request & allowing him to pursue his career elsewhere. — Jeff Sperbeck (@jeffsperbeck) September 8, 2014 @LaMichaelJames appreciates the @49ers for granting him his release request...
Via Thacover2
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers release LaMichael James

The San Francisco 49ers have released running back LaMichael James. James requested his release this morning after he saw limited carries in the 49ers blowout win against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. He was listed as the third running back on the depth chart heading in to Sunday’s game but the 49ers usually give all of their backs at least 5-10 carries per game. Rookie Carlos...
Via Total Sports Live
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers release RB LaMichael James

The San Francisco 49ers have released running back LaMichael James as announced by James’ agent Jeff Sperbeck. @LaMichaelJames appreciates the @49ers for granting him his release request & allowing him to pursue his career elsewhere. — Jeff Sperbeck (@jeffsperbeck) September 8, 2014 LaMichael James' agent said there had been talks with #49ers about a release for the "last...
Via cover32 - 49ers
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers Release LaMichael James

The San Francisco 49ers have released former second-round pick LaMichael James in a somewhat surprising move following their Week 1 win against the Dallas Cowboys.  According to James’ agent, the seldom-used running back asked for (and was granted) his release. @LaMichaelJames appreciates the @49ers for granting him his release request & allowing him to pursue his career elsewhere...
Via Sportsnaut
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Grant RB LaMichael James His Release

  Jeff Sperbeck, the agent for RB LaMichael James, announced via his Twitter account that his client has been granted his release from the San Francisco 49ers. @LaMichaelJames appreciates the @49ers for granting him his release request & allowing him to pursue his career elsewhere. — Jeff Sperbeck (@jeffsperbeck) September 8, 2014 James, 24, was taken in the second-round...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

LaMichael James: ‘I’m Much Improved’ As A Pass Blocker

The box score didn’t look great for LaMichael James on Sunday. In his first game back since sustaining a dislocated elbow, the San Francisco 49ers running back rushed for just nine yards on seven carries. While the numbers were lacking, there was another aspect of his game that James was working on. As the 24-year-old explained, he was looking to prove a point to everyone who has...
Via BaySportsNet
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Bills, Eagles, Jets, & Redskins

  49ers RB LaMichael James was able to participate in Friday’s practice without a brace on his dislocated elbow. (Matt Maiocco) Bills LT Cordy Glenn was able to take part in the Bills one-on-one drills during this week, but remains on the non-football illness list. (Mike Rodak) Eagles DE Vinny Curry got some work with the first-team defense during Friday’s preseason...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Training Camp, James goes down, Linebackers are best in game

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the San Francisco 49ers this week. San Francisco 49ers - LaMichael James goes down with an elbow injury (READ) - Veterans shining at camp (READ)  - Captain Torpedo and Hyde’s importance (READ) - Camp Observations (READ) - Summary of training camp (READ) - 49ers have the best linebackers...
Via cover32 - 49ers
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Injury Update: LaMichael James suffers dislocated elbow

San Francisco 49ers running back LaMichael James was taken off the practice field on Sunday due to a dislocated elbow.The injury occurred while engaging linebacker Michael Wilhoite during a blitz pickup drill. The time frame on how long James might be sidelined could be around a month, reports NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport.Carol M. HighsmithA month will more than likely mean missing...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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