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Brent Grimes

Brent Grimes - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 183 lbs.
Birthday 07/19/1983
Birthplace Philadelphia, PA
College Shippensburg
Years played 6

Dolphins make changes in secondary

Posted Nov. 01, 2011 @ 7:46 p.m. ET
With injuries and poor play hurting their secondary, the Dolphins signed CB Jonathan Wade and released S Gerald Alexander on Tuesday.

Readers: Colts will finish with worst record

Posted Oct. 31, 2011 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
Readers to a PFW web poll asking, "Which team do you think will finish with the worst record this season?" believe that the Colts will be that team.

Shorts and Shells: Week Eight

Posted Oct. 31, 2011 @ 4 a.m. ET
Even on bye, the Packers are the envy of teams at the other end of the standings, who are eyeing Pack staffers like Reggie McKenzie. Also, Bill Belichick's questionable coaching move, and more from Week Eight.

Giants rally, keep Dolphins winless

Posted Oct. 30, 2011 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Victor Cruz with 5:58 to play and the Giants barely avoided a post-bye letdown, keeping Miami winless with a 20-17 victory.

Dolphins downgrade CB Davis, RB Thomas to out

Posted Oct. 29, 2011 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
The Dolphins downgraded CB Vontae Davis and RB Daniel Thomas to out for Sunday's game against the Giants with hamstring injuries.

Sparano avoids in-season firing, but regime change coming

Posted Oct. 28, 2011 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
Head coach Tony Sparano won't be in charge of the Dolphins in 2012, but it appears he will remain on board and go down with the ship this season.

The First Fifteen: Week Eight

Posted Oct. 25, 2011 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
Tebow-mania heads to Denver as the Broncos face the struggling Lions; AFC heavyweights New England and Pittsburgh could aim deep; Eagles-Cowboys is big; and more.

Dolphins' defense continues to disappoint

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
The Dolphins' defense was supposed to keep them in games. In their two best chances to win this season, the defense has broken down in the fourth quarter.

Shorts and Shells: Week Seven

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 3:31 a.m. ET
We take a look at the Dolphins' horrible Week Seven performance, on and off the field; Brian Robison's ill-advised kick; the Chiefs' ugly awesomeness; and plenty more.

Tebow rallies Broncos to overtime win over Miami

Posted Oct. 23, 2011 @ 5:07 p.m. ET
Tim Tebow rallied the Broncos with two TD passes in the final 2:44 of the fourth quarter to force OT, and Matt Prater's 52-yard field goal gave them an improbable 18-15 win over the Dolphins.

Carey's move to guard helping Dolphins' run game

Posted Oct. 22, 2011 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
Vernon Carey, who moved from right tackle to right guard in camp, is a big reason for the Dolphins' improved running game.

Dolphins avoid blackout

Posted Oct. 20, 2011 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Tim Tebow wasn't enough for the Dolphins to sell the necessary amount of tickets to avoid a blackout, so they partnered with Bud Light to purchase the remaining tickets.

Dolphins sign S Alexander, put WR Wallace on I.R.

Posted Oct. 19, 2011 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
The Dolphins signed S Gerald Alexander and placed WR Roberto Wallace on injured reserve, the team announced Wednesday.

Former Dolphin player faces battery charge

Posted Oct. 19, 2011 @ 10:17 a.m. ET
Former Dolphins WR James McKnight was arrested Tuesday after a domestic violence incident in South Florida.

The First Fifteen: Week Seven

Posted Oct. 18, 2011 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
In this early look at the league's action in Week Seven, we talk Tim Tebow, the rest of the QB changes potentially afoot, and plenty more.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 30, 2013
Grimes, who missed almost all of last season with an Achilles tendon injury, has signed a one-year contract with the Miami Dolphins.||||||| Grimes started 28 games for the Atlanta Falcons in 2010-11 but was hurt in the opener last year. He was undrafted and broke into the NFL with the Falcons in 2007. Grimes, who has 13 career interceptions, will compete for a starting job with the Dolphins. They lost Sean Smith via free agency to the Kansas City Chiefs.
Posted Sept. 10, 2012
The Atlanta Falcons have lost Grimes to a season-ending Achilles tendon injury.||||||| Grimes went out in the fourth quarter of Atlanta's 40-24 win at Kansas City in the season opener. Coach Mike Smith announced Monday the cornerback will need surgery, costing Atlanta one of its best defensive backs. Grimes was a Pro Bowler in the 2010 season and got the franchise tag this past offseason when he couldn't agree on a new contract, receiving a salary of $10.2 million.
Posted March 02, 2012
The Atlanta Falcons on Friday placed the franchise tag on Grimes, assuring he will receive more than $10 million if he signs the tender.||||||| Grimes, who led the team with 17 passes defensed in 2011, is one of the most important names in an unusually large class of 17 unrestricted free agents. He had a combined 11 interceptions in 2009 and 2010 and was an alternate Pro Bowl pick in 2010. Grimes' agent, Ben Dogra, said the decision by Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff was expected.
Posted Jan. 01, 2012
The Falcons are without cornerback Brent Grimes for Sunday's playoff game against the Giants.||||||| Grimes was listed as questionable this week with the sore knee. The Falcons are hoping he can return next week against the Packers should they advance.
Posted Dec. 01, 2011
Grimes, an alternate Pro Bowl pick in 2010, had minor surgery on his right knee Thursday that will sideline him for two to four weeks.||||||| Grimes has 30 tackles and an INT this season.

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