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Lions Could Sign Veteran DT Derek Landri

  According to ESPN’s Adam Caplan, it’s “not out of the question” that the Lions could sign veteran DT Derek Landri before the start of training camp. Caplan adds that Landri has been a favorite of Detroit defensive line coach Jim Washburn. The Lions just released veteran DT Vaughn Martin just three months after they signed him as a free agent, so they could use some...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions Release DT Vaughn Martin, Sign LB Kalonji Kashama & WR Cody Wilson

  Tim Twentymen of DetroitLions.com reports that the Lions are signing LB Kalonji Kashama and WR Cody Wilson on Monday. In order to make room for the two new additions, the Lions are also releasing veteran DT Vaughn Martin, according to Twentymen. Martin, 28, signed with the Lions back in March, so he lasted just a few months with the team. He is coming off hernia surgery,...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions have released veteran DT Vaughn Martin

Today the Detroit Lions made a move on their roster. The team announced that they released Vaughn Martin the former defensive tackle who played in quite a few games for the Lions last year. The team could explore the option of signing defensive tackle Derek Landri formerly of the Philadelphia Eagles. @caplannfl: #Lions are releasing […] The post Lions have released veteran DT Vaughn...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins Plan of Attack for the 2014 NFL Draft

With the Draft just over the horizon, it’s time to take a detailed look at each team’s acquisitions and losses and gauge a plan of attack for how they should approach the first three rounds of this year’s draft.  We’ll start with the lowly Houston Texans and work our way all the way up to the Super Bowl Champs in Seattle.  The Dolphins close out the week. MIAMI DOLPHINS...
Via DraftSeason
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Plan of Attack for the 2014 NFL Draft

With the Draft just over the horizon, it’s time to take a detailed look at each team’s acquisitions and losses and gauge a plan of attack for how they should approach the first three rounds of this year’s draft.  We’ll start with the lowly Houston Texans and work our way all the way up to the Super Bowl Champs in Seattle.  The Detroit Lions kick off the week. *Page will...
Via DraftSeason
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions free agency: Week 1 recap

The first week of the NFL's free agency is coming to an end. Here's an update of what the Detroit Lions did, didn't do and what they still need to do: MARQUEE ADDITION Denver's Eric Decker and the New York Giants' Hakeem Nicks got more publicity, but Seattle's Golden Tate actually might have been the best free-agent receiver this year. The Lions made Tate...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions have a new defensive need after Chicago Bears sign one of their starters

Willie Young has left the building. The Detroit Lions starting left defensive end has moved a few hours west to division rival Chicago Bears. He signed a three year deal worth $9 million, $3.5 million of that guaranteed. This wasn’t entirely unexpected. After the first few days of free agency, it became obvious that the Lions would not be able to afford resign Young, they just...
Via cover32 - Lions
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions sign DT Vaughn Martin

According to his agent the Lions have signed former Miami Dolphins DT Vaugn Martin. Congrats to Vaughn Martin – agreed to terms with @DetroitLionsNFL He's from London, Ontario, just across the border from Detroit. — Chad Speck (@a3Chad) March 13, 2014 Martin becomes a depth guy behind both Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley on Detroit’s defensive line. He signed as a free...
Via The Majors Detroit
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Lions Sign DL Vaughn Martin

  Chad Speck, the agent for DL Vaughn Martin, has announced that his client has signed with the Detroit Lions.
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Veteran DT Vaughn Martin Works Out For The Jets & Lions

ESPN’s Adam Caplan reports that that veteran DT Vaughn Martin worked for the Jets and Lions in the past two weeks. Caplan adds that Martin is now fully recovered from his season-ending hernia surgery. Martin signed a two-year, $4 million contract that included $750,000 guaranteed after spending the first sour years of his career in San Diego. Martin, 27, was with the Dolphins...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Transaction Report: November 8th, 2013

Below is the FFLockerRoom NFL Transaction Report: November 4th, 2013. Each and every day we will be providing the transactions around the National Football League. Broken down into divisions, this will help you target your favorite teams, division rivals and league. The page refreshes automatically so the page can stay as current as possible. Like what you are seeing? Get Inside...
Via FF Locker Room
November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins sign DT Marvin Austin, place DT Vaughn Martin on IR

DAVIE, Fla. -- The Miami Dolphins signed defensive tackle Marvin Austin on Tuesday afternoon. To make room on the roster for Austin, the Dolphins placed defensive tackle Vaughn Martin on the ReserveInjured list. The 6-2, 312-pound Austin joins Miami after spending the last two seasons with the New York Giants (2011-12). He was selected in the second round with the 52nd overall...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Fins keep nearly 3 times as many DBs as WRs

BY SEAN DONOVANThe Miami Dolphins were the last team to announce their final cuts, waiting until three hours after the 6 p.m. deadline to announce those who would not make the final 53-man roster.But the news was the number of players they kept at some positions, rather than who they let go.The Dolphins, after cutting receivers Chad Bumphis, Keenan Davis, Marvin McNutt and Bruan...
Via AFC East Daily
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins Training Camp: Day Four

The PigskinReport.com will have regional observers around at various NFL training camps this preseason. We are getting news fed to us on the current state of the Miami Dolphins camp which opened on July 21. Chris Barker and Mark K. Trueblood are contributing to The PigskinReport and will have daily updates through the training camp process. Dolphins Training Camp Notes: Day 4 /...
Via thepigskinreport.com
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins GM says they have closed the gap on the Patriots

The Miami Dolphins had no doubt the splashiest off-season of any team in the NFL (no pun intended). They grabbed deep threat wide receiver Mike Wallace from Pittsburgh and then took linebacker Dannell Ellerbe from Baltimore. They also made a flurry of other moves that weren't as high profile - signing Brent Grimes, Vaughn Martin and Dustin Keller. While also drafting big name...
Via Patriots Life
June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

How will the Dolphins use Dion Jordan in 2013?

When the Miami Dolphins traded up to draft Dion Jordan, it shocked all of the NFL draft ‘experts’.  Mostly everyone (myself included), thought the Dolphins were trading up to select their new starting left tackle, Lane Johnson.  However, when Roger Goodell announced that Dion Jordan was the pick, we all screamed “YEAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHH, AWESOME!!!!  WAIT, WHAT?”  The Dolphins...
Via Phin Nation
May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins Draft Contest officially opens today

This has been an exciting (and busy) offseason for the Miami Dolphins. The Dolphins were extremely active early in Free Agency, signing Mike Wallace, Dannell Ellerbe, Philip Wheeler, Brandon Gibson, and Dustin Keller.   Then news of the Dolphins new logo was leaked, with the grand unveiling still to come on April 25th.  All the while, the Dolphins have been making a push for stadium...
Via Phin Nation
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

How much have the Dolphins improved this offseason?

The Miami Dolphins have had a very busy offseason.  The Dolphins have jettisoned a number of team leaders, while getting both younger and faster at a number of key positions.  The Dolphins lost Jake Long, Sean Smith, and Reggie Bush to free agency and cut ties with 2 starting linebackers, Karlos Dansby and Kevin Burnett.  In exchange, the Dolphins have added Mike Wallace, Brandon...
Via Phin Nation
April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins sign 12th free agent in DL Vaughn Martin

BY NICK ST. DENISA dozen's company.Two weeks into the new football year, the Miami Dolphins have acquired their 12th free agent -- seventh from the outside -- in signing former San Diego Chargers defensive lineman Vaughn Martin Thursday. (photo: Jeffrey Beall, Flickr)Martin, who inked a two-year deal, will fill the void left by backup defensive lineman Tony McDaniel. McDaniel...
Via AFC East Daily
March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

DL Vaughn Martin signs with Miami

Defensive lineman Vaughn Martin signed a two-year contract Thursday with the Miami Dolphins after starting the past two seasons with the San Diego Chargers. The 6-foot-4, 300-pound Martin played end in the Chargers' 3-4 scheme, but likely will move to tackle in the Dolphins' 4-3 defense. ''I'm a defensive linemen, and in the NFL you're going to have to be...
Via AP on Fox
March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami signs Vaughn Martin, pushing hard for Brent Grimes

What the hell, Dolphins? The clear winners of free-agency so far are the Miami Dolphins. They've continued to make big move after big move and that's only continued today. The 'Phins signed defensive lineman Vaughn Martin, formerly of the Chargers, whom the Patriots had some interest in as well. DT Vaughn Martin has agreed to a deal with the Dolphins, according to...
Via Patriots Life
March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

DL Vaughn Martin agrees to terms with Dolphins

Defensive lineman Vaughn Martin has agreed to terms with the Miami Dolphins after starting the past two seasons with the San Diego Chargers. The deal was confirmed Thursday on Twitter by Martin's agent. The 6-foot-4, 300-pound Martin played end in the Chargers' 3-4 scheme but likely will play tackle in the Dolphins' 4-3 defense. A native of Jamaica, Martin was a fourth...
Via AP on Fox
March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins, DL Vaughn Martin agree to deal

MIAMI -- Defensive lineman Vaughn Martin has agreed to terms with the Miami Dolphins after starting the past two seasons with the San Diego Chargers. The deal was confirmed Thursday on Twitter by Martin's agent. The 6-foot-4, 300-pound Martin played end in the Chargers' 3-4 scheme but likely will play tackle in the Dolphins' 4-3 defense. A native of Jamaica, Martin was...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins Sign DL Vaughn Martin

The Miami Dolphins signed free agent DL Vaughn Martin, according to his agent Chad Speck. Martin, 26, was drafted by the Chargers back in 2009. He recently met with the Dolphins on Tuesday and reportedly had interest from the Eagles, Lions, Patriots and Saints earlier on in free agency. Pro Football Focus actually rated Martin as the second worst qualifying 3-4 defensive end...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots interested in big defensive lineman Vaughh Martin

I've maintained since the Patriots season ended that the fix for the defense was on the line, not in the secondary. Some of the free-agents I wanted the Patriots to sign most were Desmond Bryant, Dwight Freeney, John Abaraham, Osi Umenyiora, etc. The Patriots had reported interest in all of those players, except Umenyiora. Also, those guys all still available except for the one...
Via Patriots Life
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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