Dolphins smart moves in Free Agency will pay off in 2014

  By Cyrus (@Cyruslassus on Twitter) The Miami Dolphins were busy in free agency as they looked to upgrade many positions, while having tough decisions on a lot of their own top performers. I grade the biggest decisions the front office made in free agency taking into account their price, their 2013 Pro Football Focus rating, their fit on the 2014 Dolphins and even their effect...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Dolphins offer reasons for optimism amid first weekend of camp

The first weekend of training camp is usually a bit too early to project where a team is headed in the upcoming season. That’s the case whether you want to be optimistic, pessimistic, or realistic. The third option usually doesn’t come into play this time of year, as the team still has had yet to play a single preseason game, and have so far only worked with pads on once. With...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins DT Randy Starks named top-10 in the NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins players not shy about calling out Omar Kelly

Omar Kelly makes bold, controversial statements pretty much on a daily basis, that being said Dolphins players are not afraid to call him out on them. Here are a couple of examples below @OmarKelly lol ight! — Randy Starks (@starks94) May 30, 2014 @OmarKelly wrong. — A.J. Francis (@AJFrancis410) May 29, 2014   And knowing @brianhartline, the fact that I just told him it has...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The draft is done, what now for the Dolphins ?

The draft is over and the season still months away, where do the Dolphins stand now.  What is the opinion today about the management after an interesting off-season?  The free agent period left the fan-base with a feeling of confidence and hope.  The re-signing of Brent Grimes, Pro Bowl corner demonstrated the ability to keep great players in house.  Along with the re-signing...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins re-sign DT Randy Starks

Randy Starks is an underrated, undermentioned player who has graded out above average in each of the last 6 seasons from 2008-2013 since becoming a starter, maxing out as Pro Football Focus’ 2nd ranked 3-4 defensive end in 2009 and 7th ranked defensive tackle in 2013. He has scheme versatility at 6-3 312 and can play both 5-technique defensive end in a 3-4 and defensive tackle...
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins Free Agent News: Randy Starks to Return to Club

The Miami Dolphins went into free agency knowing a few things. The team had to sign offensive line help, especially at guard.The team could not keep Paul Soliai and Randy Starks in the middle of the defensive line. The team also needed depth on the defensive line and in the secondary.So far, all of these propositions have come to fruition.The Dolphins shored up its secondary by re...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins Re-Sign DT Randy Starks To 2-Year, $12 Million Deal

Pretty good signing for the Dolphins. Randy Starks agrees to terms with Dolphins on a 2yr/$12M deal — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) March 12, 2014 The 30-year-old Starks has been to two Pro Bowls in his six seasons with the Dolphins, and he’s strong both against the run and as a pass rusher.
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins Re-Sign Randy Starks To 2-Year, $12M Deal

Pretty good signing for the Dolphins. Randy Starks agrees to terms with Dolphins on a 2yr/$12M deal — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) March 12, 2014 The 30-year-old Starks has been to two Pro Bowls in his six seasons with the Dolphins, and he’s strong both against the run and as a pass rusher.
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Randy Starks likely to remain a Dolphin

(Finsnation.com) The Dolphins hit free agency early on Tuesday, making their signing of left tackle Branden Albert official. They lost a few guys on the defensive line, but they have every intention of keeping the one they considered their franchise player last season. Jason LaCanfora of CBS Sports reported this morning that the Dolphins were nearing a deal with free agent defensive...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Dolphins Close To Signing DT Randy Starks

  Jason La Canfora reports that the Miami Dolphins are close to re-signing veteran DT Randy Starks. La Canfora adds that Starks’ new contract should pay him $6 million per season. Starks, 30, should also do quite well in the coming weeks. He’s coming off of a solid season in which he totaled 49 tackles, four sacks and a forced fumble this season and was rated as the No...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins close to keeping Randy Starks

Dolphins defensive tackle Randy Starks appears ready to stay in Miami. The Dolphins and Starks are close to an agreement that would keep Starks around at a salary of about $6 million a year, according to Jason La Canfora of CBS.
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins likely to part ways with Starks, Soliai

Welcome to NFL free agency – sort of. While signings can’t happen until the league calendar turns over at 4 p.m. Tuesday, teams could legally enter into talks with players on other rosters at noon Saturday. But for the Dolphins, their reality at defensive tackle came into focus long before the league-sanctioned "tampering" window opened. In short, both Paul Soliai...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Starks, Soliai ready to move on from Dolphins

BY NICK ST. DENISThe interior of the Miami Dolphins' defensive line will take on a different look next year.Defensive tackles Randy Starks and Paul Soliai are set to become free agents next week if the Dolphins don't re-sign one or both of them, and neither appear to be a priority for Miami.For starters, Starks' agent, Tony Paige, recently said his client's return...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Randy Starks & Paul Soliai Yet To Receive Offers From The Dolphins

Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports that free agents defensive tackles Randy Starks and Paul Soliai have yet to receive contract offers from the Dolphins. Starks’ agent, Tony Paige, mentioned that his client is “looking forward to moving on.” “As of now, it’s unlikely because we haven’t received an offer,” Paige said. “He’s looking forward to moving on...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

DT options for the Dolphins should Soliai and Starks walk

Randy Starks vs Paul Soliai has been the lingering debate all off season, however not many ever pictured a scenario where both players could walk this offseason. Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald reported Wednesday that Miami has yet to offer a contract to Starks or Soliai however they do remain interested in both players. It has also been reported that Soliai has already sold his...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins Interested In Keeping DT Randy Starks, But Haven’t Made Him An Offer

Barry Jackson of The Miami Herald reports that the although the Miami Dolphins have yet to make an offer to free agent DT Randy Starks, they are still interested in re-signing at some point. According to Jackson, Miami has conveyed that are fine with Starks reaching the free agent market while keeping them aware of the offers he receives from prospective teams. Jackson adds...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Randy Starks or Paul Soliai, let the debate begin

Over the next several weeks, the Dolphins will have a tough decision to make on the defensive line. That is to figure out which player to keep – Randy Starks or Paul Soliai. The chances of the Dolphins keeping both are extremely slim – both will command big money on the big market and the Dolphins simply have too many other holes to fill. In addition, Jared Odrick now plays DT...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins Notes: Randy Starks, Paul Soliai, Brent Grimes

Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald takes a look at some of the issues new GM Dennis Hickey is faced with this offseason as it relates to the team’s impending free agents. Randy Starks Salguero mentions that DT Randy Starks is unlikely to offer Miami a discount this offseason as he was “somewhat peeved” by the fact that he was forced to play out the 2013 season under the...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins interview Pats executive Nick Caserio

  The Miami Dolphins moved quickly after learning that the ‘front-runner’ for their open GM position was no longer interested in the position.  Friday morning reports surfaced that the Dolphins would be interviewing Nick Caserio, the Director of Pro Player Personnel for the Patriots.  The Dolphins are thought to have 3 other candidates still in mind for the open GM position...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

What Miami’s new GM will inherit: Part II

In yesterday’s piece we took a look at the cap situation, impending free agents and the roster. Today, we continue the discussion of the current state of the roster starting with the front seven: Defense Since Miami switched from a 3-4 defense to a 4-3 unit under Kevin Coyle and Joe Philbin, the Dolphins have seen their run defense get progressively worse. With Miami having their...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The top 50 NFL free agents

Here’s a look at the Top 50 – 2014 NFL Free Agents. We’ll have continuous updates regarding player’s stock in the weeks leading up free agency. by Nathan Rivera (Twitter) Complete List of 2014 NFL Free Agents F = Franchise tag 2013   Player Team Position Age Status 1. Jimmy Graham NO TE 28 2. Greg Hardy CAR DE 26 3. Michael Johnson...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins DT Randy Starks Not Thrilled With Cody Wallace Giving Him A Prostate Exam

Pittsburgh Steelers center Cody Wallace made his first career NFL start this past Sunday against the Miami Dolphins, but thanks to two incidents during the game, he likely played the game for free. Not only will Wallace be fined by the league for spearing Dolphins linebacker Koa Misi late in the game, he could also […] Dolphins DT Randy Starks Not Thrilled With Cody Wallace Giving...
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December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Randy Starks speaks about getting grabbed in his privates by Steelers

On Sunday, Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Randy Starks experienced something that no man should ever have to experience. Namely, being grabbed by another man from behind in his, um, private area.Footage of that incident can be seen in the video clip above. On Tuesday, Starks was asked by reporters about the play, and he was more than willing to talk about.“I heard of stuff like...
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December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Starks hears teasing after video goes viral

Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Randy Starks says he's hearing plenty of teasing from teammates for his role in a video that has gone viral. After Starks fell on a Pittsburgh Steelers fumble, the video shows center Cody Wallace trying to make him cough up the ball by poking him repeatedly with his left fist in the backside below the waist, an off-limits area even in the rough...
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December 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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