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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

Soliai signs franchise tender

Posted Feb. 26, 2011 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
Dolphins NT Paul Soliai signed his franchise tender Saturday, a one-year deal worth around $12.5 million. According to his agent, David Canter, Soliai will receive the highest-ever one-year salary for a Dolphins defensive player.

Dolphins place franchise tag on NT Soliai

Posted Feb. 24, 2011 @ 4:59 p.m. ET
Hours after GM Jeff Ireland said NT Paul Soliai is a "big need," the Dolphins put the franchise tag on the fourth-year player.

Dolphins add Cox as pass-rush coach

Posted Feb. 21, 2011 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
Former NFL LB Bryan Cox, who played for four teams in his 12-year NFL career, has been added to the Dolphins' coaching staff as a pass-rush coach.

Draft Dose: Who needs a running back?

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 11:02 a.m. ET
Which NFL teams could be in the market for a running back come draft time?

Daboll could help bring a new tight end to Miami

Posted Feb. 17, 2011 @ 10:17 a.m. ET
Dolphins offensive coordinator Brian Daboll's offenses have used tight ends often, and that could mean a rookie tight end coming to Miami to complement Anthony Fasano.

Former Dolphin arrested for DUI

Posted Feb. 14, 2011 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
Former Dolphins OG Bob Kuechenberg, who started in four Super Bowls for Miami in the 1970s, was arrested on Saturday night.

AFC East 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 12, 2011 @ 9 a.m. ET
Tom Brady had an MVP season in 2010, throwing 36 TD passes and only four interceptions and going 335 passes without a pick. We review the AFC East teams.

Super Bowl still looking for first 'true' home team

Posted Feb. 09, 2011 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Next season's champion will be crowned at Lucas Oil Stadium, and history tells us that the Colts will not be part of Super Bowl XLVI.

Dolphins could regain second-round pick

Posted Jan. 29, 2011 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
With an obvious need on the offensive side of the ball, the Dolphins might look to reacquire a second-round pick for April's draft.

Dolphins make changes to coaching staff

Posted Jan. 26, 2011 @ 1:33 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have announced several changes to their coaching staff, including the addition of former Buccaneers and Giants WR Ike Hilliard.

As Miami calms, Ireland aims to improve offense

Posted Jan. 26, 2011 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
After a chaotic start to the offseason, Dolphins GM Jeff Ireland says things are returning to normal as he works to improve the team's offense.

Vikings add Saxon to coach running backs

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
The Vikings have added to their coaching staff, signing RB coach James Saxon.

Former NFL TE Campbell new Dolphins TE coach

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
The shakeup of the Dolphins' offensive coaching staff continued on Monday with the announcement of Dan Campbell as tight ends coach.

Dolphins give extension to GM Ireland

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
GM Jeff Ireland has signed a multiyear extension with the Dolphins, the team announced Saturday morning.

Dolphins add two assistants to coaching staff

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 10:11 a.m. ET
The Dolphins have named Jeff Nixon as their running backs coach and Darren Krein as their head strength-and-conditioning coach.

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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