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.
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.
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.
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.
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.