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Tim Dobbins

Tim Dobbins - #52 - LB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 236 lbs.
Birthday 12/10/1982
Birthplace Nashville, TN
College Iowa State
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 5th round, 18th pick by Chargers

Texans place Sharpton on I.R.

Posted Jan. 01, 2013 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
The Texans placed ILB Darryl Sharpton on injured reserve because of a hip injury on Tuesday.

Dobbins performing at a high level in place of Cushing

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
Texans ILB Tim Dobbins' play since replacing Pro Bowler Brian Cushing would make the starter proud.

Texans LB Dobbins fined $30,000

Posted Nov. 14, 2012 @ 6:35 p.m. ET
The NFL fined Texans LB Tim Dobbins $30,000 on Wednesday for his hit on Bears QB Jay Cutler. Dobbins said he will appeal the fine.

Cushing's absence likely to be felt most in Texans' dime package

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 9:32 p.m. ET
The Texans will miss ILB Brian Cushing in a number of ways, but likely none greater than his coverage abilities in Houston's dime package.

Texans LB Cushing has torn ACL

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
An MRI confirmed a torn ACL for Texans LB Brian Cushing, head coach Gary Kubiak confirmed at his press conference.

Tuesday's 60-second rant: Cushing injury a significant blow to Texans

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
The Texans remained undefeated Monday night, but it wasn't without consequence: defensive captain Brian Cushing reportedly suffered a season-ending knee injury.

Texans ILB Ryans will resume greater workload

Posted Nov. 03, 2011 @ 11:04 p.m. ET
Texans ILB DeMeco Ryans will be tested following the season-ending quad injury to reserve Darryl Sharpton.

ILB Dobbins signs with Houston

Posted Aug. 06, 2011 @ 2:01 p.m. ET
Former Dolphins ILB Tim Dobbins agreed to terms with the Texans on Saturday, his agent David Canter announced on Twitter.

Dolphins cut ILB Dobbins

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
The Dolphins cut veteran ILB Tim Dobbins. He was due to make $1.7 million in 2011.

Dolphins ILB Edds ready to help team's nickel 'D'

Posted June 09, 2011 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
Dolphins ILB A.J. Edds missed his entire rookie season with a torn ACL. Having him back and healthy should give a boost to the team's nickel defense and coverage units.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
Likely without ILB Karlos Dansby, the Dolphins will have a stiff challenge in slowing down Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski.

Leonhard's football acumen tough to replace

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
The season-ending broken leg suffered by Jets S Jim Leonhard means more than just the loss of a playmaker, according to AFC East Whispers.

Dolphins ILB Crowder questionable for season opener

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
Dolphins starting ILB Channing Crowder, who has been out of practice with a groin injury since Aug. 17, is listed as questionable on the Dolphins' Friday injury report.

Agent: Dolphins LB Dobbins signs extension

Posted June 17, 2010 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
Dolphins ILB Tim Dobbins agreed to a two-year contract extension, according to his agent, David Canter.

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Posted Jan. 04, 2013
The Houston Texans have placed Dobbins on injured reserve with an ankle injury.||||||| Dobbins has appeared in 14 games with six starts for the Texans this season. He had 43 tackles and an interception.
Posted Nov. 14, 2012
Dobbins has been fined $30,000 for a helmet-to-helmet hit that gave Chicago's Jay Cutler a concussion. The hit came in the second quarter of Houston's 13-6 win on Sunday night when Dobbins hit a scrambling Cutler after he threw a pass.||||||| Cutler was past the line of scrimmage and called for an illegal forward pass on the play, and Dobbins was flagged for unnecessary roughness. Cutler remained in the game for the rest of that series and threw an interception. He started experiencing symptoms at halftime and did not return.
Posted April 13, 2012
The Houston Texans have signed unrestricted free agent linebacker Bradie James and re-signed linebacker Tim Dobbins. The Texans needed to add depth at linebacker after trading DeMeco Ryans to Philadelphia.||||||| Dobbins played in 15 games last season, leading the team with nine special teams tackles and adding four tackles and a forced fumble on defense.
Posted Aug. 08, 2011
The Houston Texans have signed free agent linebacker Tim Dobbins.||||||| The 6-foot-1, 246-pound Dobbins was a fifth-round pick by San Diego in 2006. He played four seasons with the Chargers before he was traded to Miami during the 2010 draft. He was cut by the Dolphins on Monday. Dobbins has played in 78 games with 16 starts. He has 196 tackles, two sacks, two interceptions and four forced fumbles. He played in all 16 games last season, including six starts. He finished with 43 tackles and a sack.
Posted April 19, 2010
San Diego Chargers inside linebacker Tim Dobbins has signed a one-year contract worth $1,176,000. He had been a restricted free agent.||||||| Dobbins started two of the 14 games he played in last year, finishing with 57 tackles, one sack, an interception and a forced fumble. Dobbins' signing leaves the Chargers with five unsigned restricted free agents. They are wide receivers Vincent Jackson and Malcom Floyd, tackle Marcus McNeill, outside linebacker Shawne Merriman and defensive end Travis Johnson. Exclusive rights free agent Antwan Applewhite, a linebacker, also has not yet signed a contract.

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