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Dolphins cut Cordrea Tankersley after activating him from COVID list

The Dolphins announced they activated cornerback Cordrea Tankersley off the reserve/COVID-19 list before cutting him. The team made Tankersley a third-round pick in 2017, but he has played only 17 career games with 11 starts because of a knee injury. He missed all of last season after tearing his ACL in 2018. Tankersley has 35 [more]

Allen Hurns is first Dolphin to opt out of playing

The Dolphins have had their first player opt out of playing the 2020 season. Wide receiver Allen Hurns announced his plans in a Twitter post on Tuesday afternoon. Hurns said it “definitely wasn’t an easy decision,” but that he was doing what he thinks is best for his family “especially with a baby boy on [more]

Dolphins claim cornerback Picasso Nelson off waivers

The Miami Dolphins claimed cornerback Picasso Nelson off waivers from the Indianapolis Colts on Monday. Nelson has spent time with the Colts and Jacksonville Jaguars after being signed as an undrafted free agent out of Southern Mississippi. Nelson recorded 202 tackles with five interceptions and a forced fumble during his college career. He has yet [more]

Ja’Wuan James opts out for 2020

Broncos tackle Ja'Wuan James, a former first-round pick who signed a four-year, $51 million deal in Denver last year, has opted out for the 2020 season, according to Mike Klis of 9News.com. Injuries limited James to three regular-season games in 2019, his first with the Broncos. His $10 million base salary will be delayed to [more]

Dolphins put guard Ereck Flowers on reserve/COVID-19 list

One of the Dolphins’ big-money additions this offseason is going to miss some time. According to Albert Breer of SI.com, the Dolphins placed guard Ereck Flowers on the reserve/COVID-19 list Sunday. He’s the sixth Dolphins player to hit the list so far. The list is for people who either test positive or are quarantining because [more]

Saints place Kiko Alonso, Johnson Bademosi on PUP

The Saints placed linebacker Kiko Alonso and cornerback Johnson Bademosi on the physically unable to perform list Saturday. Alonso continues to work his way back from a torn ACL in the Saints’ postseason loss to the Vikings. Bademosi ended last season on injured reserve with a foot injury. Alonso, who turns 30, arrived in New [more]

Dolphins sign long snapper Rex Sunahara

The Dolphins announced Saturday they have signed long snapper Rex Sunahara. Miami needed a long snapper with Blake Ferguson still on the COVID-19 list. The Dolphins selected Ferguson in the sixth round this spring. Sunahara is an undrafted free agent from West Virginia. He was a semifinalist for the 2019 Patrick Mannelly Award, given annually [more]

Ryan Fitzpatrick: I’m Tua Tagovailoa’s placeholder and cheerleader

There will be no quarterback controversy in Miami, where incumbent starter Ryan Fitzpatrick says he’s happy to help rookie Tua Tagovailoa in any way he can, and ready either to start or to hand the job off to the youngster. “I don’t know how much time it will be before Tua will be in the [more]

Dolphins’ Bobby McCain: We have to hold each other accountable to avoid COVID-19 risks

Dolphins safety Bobby McCain thinks this season the team that takes the most caution to avoid getting COVID-19 may turn out to be the team holding the Vince Lombardi Trophy. McCain said that players need to hold their teammates accountable and call them out if they go to bars, engage in high-risk activities or do [more]

Dolphins put two more on reserve/COVID-19

The good news is, they’ve got a long way to go before they’re compared to their baseball neighbors. But the Dolphins did put two more players on the reserve/COVID-19 list Friday. The latest additions were linebacker Jerome Baker and defensive tackle Zach Sieler. That makes five Dolphins players who have hit the list, though one [more]

Washington claims cornerback Ryan Lewis

Washington has claimed cornerback Ryan Lewis off waivers, the team announced Thursday. The Dolphins waived Lewis on Wednesday. The Dolphins claimed Lewis off waivers last October. He played eight games with three starts for Miami in 2019, making 24 tackles, one interception and five pass breakups. Lewis also spent time with the Eagles, Colts and [more]

Multiple Dolphins donating plasma after recovering from COVID-19

Buccaneers tight end Cameron Brate was promoting the need for plasma donations after he recovered from COVID-19, and he’s not the only Florida player doing so. The Dolphins just sent out a message via social media encouraging donations of convalescent plasma, which can help patients still dealing with the virus. After recovering from COVID-19, multiple [more]

Dolphins claim Ray Smith, waive Ryan Lewis, activate Benito Jones

The Dolphins announced Wednesday they claimed defensive tackle Ray Smith off waivers from San Francisco. The team also waived cornerback Ryan Lewis and activated Benito Jones off the reserve/COVID-19 list. Smith spent the offseason with the 49ers after stints on the practice squads of the Lions and 49ers. He originally entered the NFL as an [more]

Brian Flores warns Dolphins, in hopes they don’t become the Marlins

Dolphins coach Brian Flores doesn’t have to look far for an example of how wrong things can go. And he’s hoping that the example of the Miami Marlins — whose season has been suspended because of a COVID-19 outbreak — will convince his team to be responsible at work and at home. “For a player [more]

No PUP list for Tua Tagovailoa

Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa said last week that he feels ready to practice without any limitations and the Dolphins agree with that assessment. Dolphins head coach Brian Flores spoke to reporters on Wednesday and said that Tagovailoa will not be placed on the physically unable to perform list as a result of the hip injury he [more]

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