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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 trade up and fill team's biggest need

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 11:59 p.m. ET
Their draft isn't flashy, but the Dolphins are 2-for-2 in selecting players who can start at positions of need.

Fantasy outlook: RB Daniel Thomas

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 11:12 p.m. ET
He might have been the 62nd overall pick, but RB Daniel Thomas could be a fantasy sleeper in Miami's backfield.

Dolphins trade three picks for RB Thomas

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 8:36 p.m. ET
The Dolphins traded three picks to the Redskins to move up to No. 62 and draft Kansas State RB Daniel Thomas.

Dolphins address big weakness by drafting Pouncey

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 9:44 p.m. ET
The Dolphins did not draft the best player available, instead addressing a need by taking OG-C Mike Pouncey.

Former Dolphins TE, broadcaster Mandich dies

Posted April 27, 2011 @ 1:19 a.m. ET
Former Dolphins TE and broadcaster Jim Mandich died Tuesday night at the age of 62 after a bout with cancer.

NFL players arrive to work on Tuesday

Posted April 26, 2011 @ 9:26 a.m. ET
NFL players were told on Monday evening they could return to work by Judge Susan Richard Nelson, and on Tuesday morning, they did.

Dolphins WR Marshall stabbed; wife arrested

Posted April 23, 2011 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall was rushed to the intensive care unit of a South Florida hospital early Saturday morning after being stabbed. He has been released from the hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.

Potential three-man race to start at Dolphins' FS spot

Posted April 21, 2011 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
While the Dolphins will return plenty of talent on defense, there is one intriguing position battle to watch to see who starts at free safety opposite Yeremiah Bell.

Gaine new Dolphins director of pro personnel

Posted April 21, 2011 @ 2:10 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have promoted Brian Gaine to director of player personnel.

Marshall offers Super Bowl pick, draft analysis

Posted April 20, 2011 @ 10:26 a.m. ET
Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall wrote on Twitter he thinks Miami fans are in store for an enjoyable season and that at least one QB in the draft will turn into a great success.

Dolphins' best chance to win in '11 is with Henne as QB

Posted April 18, 2011 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
The lockout came at a rough time for a Dolphins team trying to revamp its offense, as Chad Henne will likely remain the starter, and he brings with him Miami's best chance to win.

Goodell tells Dolphins fans that new labor agreement must be a CBA

Posted April 14, 2011 @ 3:51 p.m. ET
Roger Goodell spoke with Dolphins season-ticket holders on Wednesday and said that the owners are ready to resume negotiations with the players.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 15

Posted April 13, 2011 @ 8 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the 15th pick in the NFL draft, including LB Brian Cushing by the Texans in 2009.

Draft Dose: Who needs an interior lineman?

Posted April 11, 2011 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
In the 26th installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW takes a look at six teams that could consider drafting an interior lineman, like Florida's Mike Pouncey.

Dolphins CB Smith has Pro Bowl potential

Posted April 07, 2011 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
If Dolphins CB Sean Smith can cure his drops on potential interceptions, he can become a Pro Bowl corner opposite Vontae Davis.


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.