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Turnovers key Dolphins' win over Cincy

Posted Oct. 07, 2012 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Dolphins S Reshad Jones intercepted Andy Dalton's overthrown pass at midfield with 1:22 left on Sunday, preserving a 17-13 victory over the Bengals.

QBs testing Dolphins' pass defense at high rate

Posted Oct. 05, 2012 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
The Dolphins' stout run 'D' puts pressure on the secondary to make plays, as QBs are throwing it often against FS Reshad Jones and Miami.

Dolphins promote DB Presley

Posted Oct. 03, 2012 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
The Dolphins filled their empty roster spot on Wednesday by signing DB De'Andre Presley off the practice squad.

Jets sign FB Hilliard

Posted Oct. 02, 2012 @ 6:34 p.m. ET
The Jets signed FB Lex Hilliard on Tuesday and waived WR Patrick Turner.

Dolphins sign WR Gaffney, release WR Naanee

Posted Oct. 02, 2012 @ 4 p.m. ET
The Dolphins signed WR Jabar Gaffney and released WR Legedu Naanee, the team announced Tuesday.

AFC East Spin cycle: Week Four

Posted Oct. 01, 2012 @ 10:45 a.m. ET
The AFC East standings may look close, but Week Four proved that the Patriots are still ahead of the class.

Cardinals stay unbeaten after OT win over Miami

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 10:35 p.m. ET
Jay Feely kicked a 46-yard field goal 6:31 into overtime to keep the Cardinals unbeaten with a 24-21 victory over the Dolphins on Sunday.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Reliance on deep ball cost Dolphins

Posted Sept. 26, 2012 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
The Dolphins had been looking like a run-first team, but they relied on the pass late against the Jets and it might have cost them a win.

Dolphins sign S Amaya, LB Rivera

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 7:07 p.m. ET
The Dolphins brought back S Jonathon Amaya and LB Mike Rivera on Tuesday. They waived OT Ray Feinga and S Troy Nolan.

AFC East Spin cycle: Week Three

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
The Bills and Jets are tied atop the AFC East with records of 2-1, and the Patriots are below .500 for the first time in nine years.

Report: Bush's knee injury not season-ending

Posted Sept. 24, 2012 @ 10:11 a.m. ET
The knee injury that knocked Dolphins RB Reggie Bush out of Sunday's loss to the Jets is "nothing season-ending."

Jets sneak past Dolphins in overtime

Posted Sept. 23, 2012 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
Nick Folk was successful on a 33-yard field goal with 6:04 left in overtime, and the Jets beat the Dolphins 23-20 on Sunday.

Chad Johnson gets probation in domestic battery case

Posted Sept. 21, 2012 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
Chad Johnson has pleaded no contest to a domestic violence charge involving his then-wife, reality TV star Evelyn Lozada.

Key matchup: Jets defense vs. Dolphins RB Bush

Posted Sept. 21, 2012 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
In the AFC East divisional game between the Dolphins and Jets, Reggie Bush’s performance will be key to the result.

Miami pass rush opposite Wake off to slow start

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 10:50 p.m. ET
The Dolphins' pass rush has not been extremely effective through two games, especially on the edge opposite Cameron Wake.

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Grimes, Brent (CB)

Posted March 30, 2013 @ 11:22 a.m.
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.

Louis, Lance (G)

Posted March 27, 2013 @ 4:59 p.m.
Louis, still rehabilitating from a season-ending knee injury last November, has signed with the Miami Dolphins.
The 6-foot-3, 320-pound Louis spent the past four seasons with the Chicago Bears, where he made 28 starts at guard and tackle. They drafted him in the seventh round in 2009. Louis tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee and missed the final five games of the season.

Garner, Nate (G)

Posted March 19, 2013 @ 12:03 p.m.
Garner has re-signed with the Miami Dolphins. The signing announced Tuesday comes barely 24 hours after tackle Jake Long, the overall No. 1 draft pick in 2008, left a hole in the line by signing with the St. Louis Rams. Garner started four games last year.
The 6-foot-7, 325-pound Garner is entering his sixth NFL season. He has played at all five positions on the line, with five starts at left guard, four at right tackle and four at right guard. Garner originally was a seventh-round draft choice of the New York Jets in 2008.

Gibson, Brandon (WR)

Posted March 15, 2013 @ 4:31 p.m.
Gibson has signed with the Miami Dolphins, giving young quarterback Ryan Tannehill a third new target through free agency.
Gibson, who signed Friday, spent the past four seasons with the St. Louis Rams, where he made 38 starts. Last year he had 51 receptions for a career-high 691 yards and five touchdowns while starting 13 games.

Keller, Dustin (TE)

Posted March 15, 2013 @ 11:18 a.m.
A person with knowledge of the contract says Keller has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Miami Dolphins.
Keller spent his first five NFL seasons with the New York Jets and has 17 career touchdown catches. He was slowed by a left ankle injury last year and made 28 catches for 317 yards and two scores in eight games. The Dolphins acquired Keller to replace Anthony Fasano, their starting tight end the past four years. He signed Tuesday with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Wheeler, Philip (LB)

Posted March 13, 2013 @ 1:55 p.m.
Wheeler has signed a $26 million, five-year contract with the Miami Dolphins. The deal includes a $7 million signing bonus and $13 million guaranteed.
Wheeler spent his first four NFL seasons with the Indianapolis Colts and played last year for the Oakland Raiders, where he had career highs of 109 tackles and three sacks.

Wallace, Mike (WR)

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 8:05 p.m.
A person with knowledge of the agreement says receiver Mike Wallace has agreed to a multiyear contract with the Miami Dolphins.
The person confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no deal had been announced Tuesday night. In four years with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Wallace caught 32 touchdown passes.

Ellerbe, Dannell (LB)

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 6 p.m.
A person with knowledge of the contract says Ellerbe has agreed to a $35 million, five-year deal with the Miami Dolphins. The person confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no deal had been announced Tuesday night. Ellerbe, 27, had 4 1/2 sacks last year for the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens.
Ellerbe was undrafted out of Georgia and has 14 career starts in four NFL seasons. He gives the Dolphins more youth at the position, leaving the status of nine-year veteran Karlos Dansby in doubt.

Moore, Matt (QB)

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 12:48 p.m.
Moore has signed a two-year contract to remain with the Miami Dolphins as a backup rather than testing free agency next week and pursuing a possible starting job.
Moore was beaten out for Miami's No. 1 job last summer by rookie Ryan Tannehill and played in only two games off the bench. The five-year veteran started 12 games for the Dolphins in 2011 and had his best season, throwing for 2,497 yards and 16 touchdowns with nine interceptions.

Hartline, Brian (WR)

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 8:57 a.m.
Hartline's agent says the veteran receiver has agreed to terms on a five-year deal for nearly $31 million to remain with the Miami Dolphins. Agent Drew Rosenhaus says Friday the contact includes $12.5 million guaranteed. Hartline would have become an unrestricted free agent Tuesday but wanted to remain with the team that drafted him in 2009.
Hartline led Miami last year with 74 receptions for 1,083 yards, both career highs, but caught only one touchdown pass. Hartline has 183 career receptions and six scores. Landing a top receiver for quarterback Ryan Tannehill remains the Dolphins' No. 1 offseason priority. Their wideouts combined for only three touchdown catches in 2012.

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