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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 add DL Olshansky, cut RB Johnson

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 6:10 p.m. ET
The Dolphins moved to shore up a struggling defense on Tuesday, signing ex-Cowboys DL Igor Olshanksy, his agent announced.

Dolphins NT Soliai set to be free agent in 2012

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
With Sept. 20 being the deadline to sign franchised players to long-term deals, it appears Dolphins NT Soliai will continue to play the 2011 season on his $12.476 million franchise tender.

Texans improve to 2-0 with win in Miami

Posted Sept. 18, 2011 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
Matt Schaub and Andre Johnson helped the Texans hand the Dolphins their 11th home loss in their last 12 home games.

Dolphins WR Wallace's upside gives him edge over Moore

Posted Sept. 17, 2011 @ 10:13 p.m. ET
Dolphins WRs Roberto Wallace and Marlon Moore made the team this year, but Wallace's upside at wideout and his special-teams contributions continue to give him an edge.

Dolphins announce Texans game is sellout

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 10:26 a.m. ET
The Dolphins announced that Sunday's home game against the Texans is a sellout and the game will be telecast live throughout South Florida.

Dolphins re-sign CB Allen

Posted Sept. 14, 2011 @ 10:28 a.m. ET
The Dolphins have re-signed CB Will Allen and officially terminated the contract of CB Benny Sapp.

Dolphins release CB Sapp

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
Less than 24 hours after being stiff-armed on Wes Welker's 99-yard touchdown catch, Benny Sapp was released by the Dolphins.

Brady's 517 yards lead Pats past Dolphins

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 11 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw for a team-record 517 yards and four TDs, with a 99-yarder to Wes Welker, as New England beat Miami 38-24 on Monday night.

Patriots, Dolphins announce Week One inactives

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 6:32 p.m. ET
The Patriots and Dolphins have released their inactives for tonight's game at Sun Life Stadium.

Patriots-Dolphins prediction

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor and AFC East writer Kevin Fishbain sees the Patriots winning the season opener in Miami, but it won't be a cakewalk.

Patriots rule five out, including ORT Vollmer

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 8:30 p.m. ET
The Patriots ruled five players out for the Monday night opener against the Dolphins, including ORT Sebastian Vollmer.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Sunday

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 11:04 a.m. ET
The Patriots struggled mightily defending teams on third down last season. Monday night will be the first chance to see if offseason moves have paid off to improve in getting the "D" off the field on third down.

Dolphins ILB Burnett should free up Dansby for big plays

Posted Sept. 10, 2011 @ 10:06 p.m. ET
New Dolphins ILB Kevin Burnett has the coverage and playmaking abilities to help free up Karlos Dansby, but he is a downgrade vs. the run compared to Channing Crowder.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Sept. 10, 2011 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
Dolphins rookie C Mike Pouncey will be the first to face the new-look Patriots front line of Albert Haynesworth and Vince Wilfork.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
Patriots WRs Chad Ochocinco and Deion Branch will have to work to get separation from Dolphins CBs Vontae Davis and Sean Smith.

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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