Dolphins place transition tag on TE Clay, cut CB Finnegan, OL Garner

MIAMI (AP) -- Tight end Charles Clay was given a transition tag Monday by the Miami Dolphins, ensuring he'll make at least $7 million in 2015. Miami also released starting cornerback Cortland Finnegan and reserve offensive lineman Nate Garner. Clay becomes an unrestricted free agent next week, and the tag allows the Dolphins to match any offer he receives. The move was unexpected...
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

The Dolphins continue to gut their roster

With the start of Free Agency about a week away, the Dolphins continue to make moves to open up some salary cap space. They have cut veterans Nate Garner and Cortland Finnegan. These cuts, along with Brian Hartline and Brandon Gibson have opened up about $12 million in cap space. These four players will count for about 6.3 against the cap this season (via These...
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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 Also Release OL Nate Garner, Free Up $1.65M In Cap Room

Drew Pittman, the agent for Dolphins OL Nate Garner, tells Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald that Miami is releasing his client. According to Jackson, Garner is still dealing with ongoing issues related to concussions. Garner was among the players on the Dolphins’ roster that was likely to be released so this isn’t a complete surprise. Garner, 30, still ... The post Dolphins...
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking News: Miami Dolphins release offensive lineman Nate Garner

Just a few days after the Miami Dolphins released veteran wide receivers Brian Hartline and Brandon Gibson, the team's roster purge in the name of cap savings continues with veteran offensive lineman Nate Garner. Garner, who has been with the team since 2008, suffered from severe migraines late into the season that kept him off of the field and forced the likes of Dallas Thomas...
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Analyzing the Miami Dolphins Roster: Offensive Tackles

Now that we've analyzed the surprisingly small tight end spot, we're going to do a complete turn-around and look at the biggest position on the roster, the offensive line. Oh the tales that can be told about this unit, and very few of them are actually good ones. The Miami Dolphins offensive line has been a struggling lot even before Ryan Tannehill came in and became the starting...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins offensive lineman Nate Garner may be forced into retirement

The Miami Dolphins may be without their top backup offensive lineman heading into the 2015 season. That's because Nate Garner, who can play every position on the line, has been dealing with a condition that the team describes as severe headaches. This piece of information comes courtesy of Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald.Garner was knocked out cold in Week 10 against the Detroit...
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February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Final injury report heading into the game against the Patriots

It's a must-win game for the Miami Dolphins and while they are expected to get several key players back in their secondary, their linebacker corps has taken a huge hit with Koa Misi and Jelani Jenkins not expected to play. Here's the rest of the injuries for both the Dolphins and the New England Patriots heading into kickoff today. Miami Dolphins Injury Report Out of the game...
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December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

En conteo regresivo.

En un par de horas los Dolphins de Miami enfrentarán a uno de sus rivales divisionales, los Jets de Nueva York. Una rivalidad sin precedentes dentro de la NFL. No es un juego cualquiera, ya que al hacer una retrospección de la pasada temporada recordaremos que los Dolphins solo necesitaban un solo juego para clasificar y los Jets se encargaron de ganar a domicilio, dejándolos...
Via Phins Phocus
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

At 6-4, the Dolphins control their own destiny

There you have it, the Miami Dolphins are now in the driver’s seat as far as improving their chances at making the playoffs.  At 6-4, the team rested this Sunday after playing three days ago on Thursday Night Football versus the rival Buffalo Bills.  Winning versus the Bills added another turn to this roller coaster type of season.  A season where since the Dolphins were overseas...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Lazor 'didn't blink' during in-game O-line shuffling

BY NICK ST. DENISThe Miami Dolphins spent much of the offseason shuffling their offensive line, so when they had three interior frontmen leave Sunday's game at different times, it was just more of the same. Dolphins offensive coordinator Bill Lazor said this week that he "didn't blink" during the changes during Miami's win over the Jacksonville Jaguars. Both starting guards...
Via AFC East Daily
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins battling the injury bug early in camp

BY SEAN DONOVANIf you ask, most teams will say the most important thing to take away from training camp is a healthy roster.In that regard, it's been a tough start to the week for the Miami Dolphins.Though they've luckily avoided major injuries thus far, many first and second team regulars have either missed practice time or left sessions early.Adding themselves to that list on Monday...
Via AFC East Daily
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins sign Samson Satele to quell issue at center

Well, there you go. The Miami Dolphins have signed center Samson Satele and since today is a day off, he’ll get brought up to speed on the Dolphins diverse and fast moving offense. The mere fact that Satele returns to Miami is a no-brainer in the sense that he was the only viable center on the market. However, Satele showed that his movement through three teams was not on accident...
Via Phins Phocus
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Plenty of room for improvement on the Dolphins O line

The offensive line is the central hub of safety and protection for the offensive unit.  It is known as the group that keeps to itself.  In order for it to be successful it is a necessity that it becomes one cohesive unit.  This is the unit that has troubled the Miami Dolphins for more than a decade   Last season it exploded both on and off the field.  First on the field, where...
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August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins issues at center must to be resolved right away!

Heading into camp, the Miami Dolphins greatest concerns were making sure all players stay healthy, finding the solution to protecting Ryan Tannehill, having a defense that stops the run, and creating a stronger running game. With the recent surgery and near admission by the Dolphins that Mike Pouncey could miss as many as 8 weeks, the Dolphins have a void at the position of center...
Via Phins Phocus
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

What will the Dolphins week one starting O line look like ?

The Dolphins are on pace to have five new starters on the offensive line, especially with Mike Pouncey missing the first eight weeks of the season or so recovering from surgery. Last year the Dolphins line was historically bad, 59 sacks was the 10th most of all time. Even with five new starters, the new line should easily be able to be at least a mediocre line. With Joe Philbin finally...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

The new Dolphins offensive line will take time to gel

With the offensive line easily being the weakest link on the team last year, General Manager Dennis Hickey and the Miami Dolphins’ front office had to completely rebuild the offensive line this off-season. They did that by signing left tackle Branden Albert, guard Shelley Smith, tackle Jason Fox, and guard Daryn Colledge, and drafting right tackle Ja’Wuan James and guard Billy...
Via cover32 - Dolphins
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Short and Long Term effects of Mike Pouncey’s Injury

The Miami Dolphins Probowl Center Mike Pouncey recently had hip surgery, he is likely to miss three months. He should be ready to in October. He will likely miss four or five games. The Dolphins have already signed veteran linemen Daryn Colledge who has been around since 06 and played every snap in 14 of 16 games last year for the Cardinals at guard. He will most likely provide depth...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Cover 32 Miami Dolphins talk

Miami Dolphins 2014 Minicamp is officially in the books and there was some surprising news that made big headlines for this time of year. Cover32’s Jake Mendel (@Mendel_Cover32) and Joe Scumaci (@jscum13) took part in a Q & A that discusses Dolphins minicamp, injuries, the coaching staff and position battles to watch as training camp starts July 20, 2014. 1)  With news of...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins need offensive depth, not defensive busts in draft

Here’s the thing about the AFC East, the Dolphins were man-handled last season by every opponent except the NY Jets.  Whether it was early in the season versus the Buffalo Bills at Miami coming off a bye or the disastrous 4th quarter that slipped away surrendering 6 sacks to the Patriots; the Dolphins are damaged goods without a shield around quarterback Ryan Tannehill. In the...
Via Phins Phocus
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins heavy up front in pre-draft preparation

BY NICK ST. DENISIt's no secret the Miami Dolphins aren't looking far past the line of scrimmage in preparation for the upcoming draft.Their list of pre-draft visits to this point is consistent with that notion.Per multiple media reports and compiled by The Palm Beach Post's Andrew Abramson, the Dolphins have used up 26 of their 30 allotted pre-draft visits to this point. Ten of...
Via AFC East Daily
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Richie Incognito tried to destroy the “Fine Book”

One of the biggest pieces of evidence against Richie Incognito in regards to the Dolphins bullying scandal was a fine book kept by himself to apparently fund a postseason vacation for the offensive line. However during Ted Wells’ investigation into the team, Incognito sent a text messages to Mike Pouncey and Nate Garner asking them […]
Via The Majors National
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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