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Olivier Vernon - #50 - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 268 lbs.
Birthday 10/07/1990
Birthplace Miami, FL
College Miami (FL)
Years played 2
Drafted 2012, 3rd round, 9th pick by Dolphins

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
23 1 0

Week Nine primer: Dolphins-Colts, playoff preview? Oh, yeah

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 6:17 p.m. ET
The bad teams are now good. The rookies look like veterans. As we near the midpoint of the season, here are the best early story lines heading into Week Nine.

Tuesday's 60-second rant: 2012's biggest tricks, treats

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
With Halloween a day away, it's time to identify teams that have pulled tricks on us and teams that have treated us to the biggest surprises?

Week Eight Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 8:34 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Doug Martin, Tim Jennings and Olivier Vernon as its Players of the Week.

AFC East Spin cycle: Dolphins keep pace with Patriots

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
The Patriots and Dolphins asserted themselves as the AFC East's top two teams with convincing Week Eight victories.

Dolphins lose Tannehill but roll past Jets

Posted Oct. 28, 2012 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
Matt Moore stepped in for an injured Ryan Tannehill and the Dolphins didn't miss a beat, rolling past the Jets 30-9 for their third straight victory.

Key matchup: Jets TE Dustin Keller vs. Dolphins defense

Posted Oct. 26, 2012 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
Jets TE Dustin Keller had a big week against the Patriots and is likely looking forward to a familiar foe this week in the Dolphins.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Who is the second-best team in the AFC East?

Posted Oct. 24, 2012 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
In a muddled AFC, the team that finishes second in the AFC East could snag a wild-card berth, but it's hard to decipher which team that will be.

Dansby, Dolphins not losing a step in new 'D'

Posted Oct. 24, 2012 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
Dolphins MLB Karlos Dansby spoke with PFW about his new position and Miami's early success on defense.

Report: Dolphins LB Misi takes plea deal in battery case

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
Dolphins LB Koa Misi pled no contest to felony battery charges. He agreed to pay a Santa Barbara County resident, whom he allegedly punched, $42,000.

Dolphins still searching for consistent No. 3 wide receiver

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
The way we hear it, finding a third receiver for rookie QB Ryan Tannehill is one of the Dolphins' top priorities.

Something special may be brewing in Miami

Posted Oct. 17, 2012 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
Kevin Fishbain writes that the Dolphins might be on the verge of becoming 2012's surprise contender in the AFC.

AFC East Spin cycle: Four-way tie at top

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
The AFC East has turned into one of the most intriguing divisions thanks to a wild Sunday in Week Six, as each team is now 3-3.

Dolphins hold off Rams for 17-14 win

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
Ryan Tannehill threw two touchdown passes and the Dolphins withstood a late rally by the Rams to win 17-14 Sunday.

Martin, Jerry stabilize right side of Dolphins' O-line

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
One of the Dolphins' biggest preseason concerns, the right side of the O-line, is coming together and helping the offense overachieve.

AFC East Spin cycle: Week Five

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 1:09 p.m. ET
The Patriots and Dolphins both looked strong in wins, while the Bills are reeling after a historic loss to the 49ers, and the Jets couldn't get past the Texans.

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