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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 to explore backup QB options

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 9:06 p.m. ET
Following injuries to Chad Pennington and Chad Henne, Miami is bringing in some free agents to compete for a backup job behind likely starter Tyler Thigpen.

Report: Pennington, Henne both out for season

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 6:35 p.m. ET
Both Chad Pennington and Chad Henne are likely out for the remainder of the season, according to PFW Dolphins correspondent and Sun Sentinel reporter Omar Kelly. Each quarterback was injured in Miami's 29-17 Week 10 victory vs. the Titans.

Dolphins use three QBs in win over Titans

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
The Miami Dolphins achieved their season-high point total against Tennessee, and it only took three quarterbacks, a flea-flicker and the revival of the wildcat.

Pennington leaves game with shoulder injury; return is questionable

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
Dolphins QB Chad Pennington has left Sunday's game with a shoulder injury and his return is questionable.

Titans QB Young a game-time decision

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
Titans QB Vince Young will be a game-time decision for Sunday's game against the Dolphins.

Upcoming stretch could spell end for Henne or Henning in Miami

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Chad Henne may not be the future of the Dolphins' franchise anymore after being benched for veteran QB Chad Pennington, and possibly Tyler Thigpen.

No fine for McClain after spitting incident

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 9:29 a.m. ET
The NFL will not impose any fines on Ravens FB Le'Ron McClain after Dolphins LB Channing Crowder accused McClain of spitting in Crowder's face.

Dolphins bench Henne, reinstall Pennington as starter

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 1:27 p.m. ET
At his Wednesday press conference, Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano announced that he is benching starting QB Chad Henne this Sunday against the Titans and that backup Chad Pennington will start in his place.

Veteran CB Harris signs with Dolphins

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 10:39 a.m. ET
The Dolphins have signed ex-Packers CB Al Harris and waived former first-round CB Jason Allen.

Dolphins swap O-linemen

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
The Dolphins signed OT Matt Kopa and placed OT Patrick Brown on waivers on Tuesday.

AFC East midseason reports

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 9:25 a.m. ET
Few expected TE Dustin Keller to be the Jets' No. 1 offensive weapon this season, but that's what has happened. Read our midseason team reports on the AFC East.

Dolphins ask league to review spitting incident

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano has asked the NFL to look into the accusation from ILB Channing Crowder that Ravens FB Le'Ron McClain spit in Crowder's face on Sunday.

Dolphins' defense takes a step back

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 2:24 p.m. ET
The Joe Flacco-Ray Rice connection punished the Dolphins' defense on Sunday, handing Miami its first road loss of the season.

Crowder, Scott accuse opponents of dirty play

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
Dolphins LB Channing Crowder accused Ravens FB Le'Ron McClain of spitting in his face and Jets LB Bart Scott called the Lions the dirtiest team he has played since the Titans.

Ravens end Miami's road run, 26-10

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
Billy Cundiff made four field goals, and the Baltimore Ravens cranked up the defense after halftime Sunday in a 26-10 victory over a Miami Dolphins team that was unbeaten in away games.

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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