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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 reel in Dansby

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 10:09 p.m. ET
The Dolphins have agreed to a contract with Karlos Dansby, considered the top linebacker on the unrestricted free-agent market. The former Cardinal accepted a five-year, $43 million deal Friday night, with $22 million guaranteed, according to wire service reports.

Dolphins cut Porter, Ayodele

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
After failing in their attempt to cut Joey Porter earlier this offseason, the Dolphins made it official on Friday, as Porter was released along with ILB Akin Ayodele.

Dolphins to release Wilson

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
The Dolphins will release S Gibril Wilson Friday, Wilson's agent, Alvin Keels, announced on Twitter.

Dolphins tender Brown, Fasano

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
Miami placed a first-round tender on Ronnie Brown, reports indicate, and an original-round tender on Anthony Fasano.

AFC East team needs

Posted March 01, 2010 @ 1:24 a.m. ET
The Bills will be looking this offseason for a starting quarterback to replace Trent Edwards and Ryan Fitzpatrick. With the start of free agency and the NFL draft just around the corner, PFW examines the needs of each team, position ...

Dolphins not done with S Wilson

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 9:45 a.m. ET
During a press conference at the Combine, Dolphins GM Jeff Ireland responded to reports that he likely would be cutting S Gibril Wilson after a disappointing 2009 season.

Dolphins GM Ireland discusses Porter’s future

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
Dolphins GM Jeff Ireland, who usually keeps a low profile, held a rare press conference at the Combine Thursday and addressed a variety of subjects, including the team's plans for OLB Joey Porter.

Dolphins CB Allen arrested

Posted Feb. 20, 2010 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
Will Allen, the Dolphins' starting right cornerback, was arrested early Saturday morning in Miami Beach on charges of driving while under the influence.

Dolphins' Taylor has surgery, set to become free agent

Posted Feb. 19, 2010 @ 8:09 p.m. ET
Dolphins OLB Jason Taylor recently underwent shoulder surgery, which should keep him out of action approximately three months, according to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

Not so fast — Porter back with Dolphins

Posted Feb. 12, 2010 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
Hours after the Dolphins had announced Friday that they had released Joey Porter, the outspoken outside linebacker was back on the roster. Word is the release put Miami over the league's salary cap, so they had to undo his ...

Dolphins hire Aponte as senior VP of football operations

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 7:11 p.m. ET
The Dolphins announced Monday that Dawn Aponte has been hired as their senior vice president of football operations.

Shula honored with statue, award

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
The Dolphins have erected a statue in front of their new offices honoring former coach Don Shula, and it was unveiled Sunday prior to the Pro Bowl.

Dolphins appear to be moving on from NT Ferguson

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano seemed to indicate the team was moving on from Jason Ferguson at a press conference for the Senior Bowl Jan. 28, and he discussed the difficulty of finding quality nose tackles at the pro level.

Henne not guaranteed to start in 2010

Posted Jan. 22, 2010 @ 9:48 a.m. ET
Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano stopped short of giving QB Chad Henne a full endorsement as the starter for next season in his comments directly following a 2009 season that ended with a disappointing loss to the Steelers.

Report: Dolphins hire Nolan as D-coordinator

Posted Jan. 19, 2010 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
Less than one day after he resigned from the Broncos, the Dolphins have hired Mike Nolan as their defensive coordinator, according to a FOXSports.com report.

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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