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Kendrick Norton embracing life, a year after crash that took his arm

A year ago, life was different for Kendrick Norton, as he was preparing for NFL training camp in the same city he starred in college. But even after losing his left arm in a July 4, 2019 car wreck, the former Dolphins defensive lineman is determined to use his story to help others. In a [more]

Colin Kaepernick teams up with RFK Human Rights to support community bail funds

Jails present a heightened risk of infection during the ongoing pandemic. Plenty of Americans who have yet to be convicted but who can’t afford bail remain stuck in jail pending the resolution of their charges. Colin Kaepernick and his Know Your Rights camp have teamed up with Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights to help. The [more]

Dolphins still optimistic about having “some” fans in the stands

Although the NFL is still planning to open the season on time with fans in stadiums, the COVID-19 situation in some states is trending in the wrong direction. One of those states is Florida, and Miami Dolphins chief executive officer Tom Garfinkel acknowledged that for some fans, it simply won’t be safe to be in [more]

Report: NFL to alter schedule to give every team one home preseason game

The NFL is set to announce that the first and fourth week of the preseason schedule has been scrapped, which doesn’t come as a great surprise given recent indications that things were moving in that direction. One of the reasons for the change is to give teams more time to work on their own after [more]

Warren Moon worries about this year’s rookie quarterbacks

In a perfect world, rookie quarterbacks would have years to serve an apprenticeship before they’re asked to take over. Of course, that never really happens any more, and this year’s crop of first-rounders are entering anything but a perfect world, and Hall of Famer Warren Moon knows that. “I never think any rookie quarterback is [more]

Matt Breida sees similarities in Dolphins, 49ers running back groups

Running back Matt Breida turned out to be wrong when he said in April that he thought the 49ers would bring back all of last season’s running backs for the 2020 campaign. Breida wound up as the odd man out and was traded to the Dolphins during the draft in a deal that Breida said [more]

Bill Arnsparger, Romeo Crennel win 2020 Paul Zimmerman Award

The Pro Football Writers of America announced its members voted Bill Arnsparger and Romeo Crennel as the 2020 winners of the Paul “Dr. Z” Zimmerman Award. The PFWA annually awards two NFL assistant coaches for lifetime achievement. Arnsparger, who died in 2015, was the mastermind of Miami’s “No-Name Defense” and “Killer Bs” and helped take [more]

Jim Kiick’s family donates brain for CTE analysis

The family of Jim Kiick, who recently died at the age of 73, will be donating his brain for CTE research. Via, Kiick’s daughter Allie has announced that the decision on Friday. A professional tennis player, Allie Kiick said that the family knows that her father “would’ve wanted to play a part in finding [more]

Kenny Stills unimpressed with Stephen Ross donation

Last year, then-Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills criticized Dolphins owner Stephen Ross for supporting President Trump’s re-election campaign while claiming to support racial justice initiatives. Three weeks after that criticism Stills was traded to the Texans, but Stills has more to say about Ross’s political activities. Responding to the news that Ross has pledged $13 [more]

Stephen Ross commits another $13 million to combat racism

Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, who founded the Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality (RISE), has made an additional long-term funding commitment to combat systemic racism. He will donate $13 million over four years, bringing his total commitment to $30 million since establishing RISE in 2015. RISE as empowered more than 110 sports partners and 12,000 [more]

Eric Bieniemy expects to become a head coach “when timing is right”

Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy has become the example of the Rooney Rule gone wrong. He did not get a head coaching job in the offseason despite three interviews for such jobs in January. Of the four vacancies, two were filled by first-year head coaches and only one went to a minority (Ron Rivera to [more]

Jim Kiick dies at 73

Running back Jim Kiick, a member of the Dolphins teams that won back-to-back championships, has died. He was 73. The team announced his passing on Saturday. A fifth-round pick in 1968 and a two-time AFL all-star, Kiick finished his NFL career with 3,759 rushing yards. In 1975, he left the Dolphins for the WFL, along [more]

Dolphins to offer educational opportunity along with Juneteenth holiday

Like many teams, the Dolphins are offering their employees Friday off to celebrate Juneteenth. They’re also providing their employees the chance to learn more about the day. According to Hal Habib of the Palm Beach Post, the Dolphins are also offering an online forum about the history of the holiday, conducted by Makiba Foster of [more]

The Chris Simms top 40 NFL QB countdown, No. 11: Ryan Tannehill

The 2019 comeback player of the year had never really arrived. Last year, he did. After seven seasons in South Florida that failed to yield sustained success, Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill had a career season in 2020 resulting in a big new deal with Tennessee and, even more importantly, the No. 11 spot on the [more]

Report: NFL won’t suspend Xavien Howard

The Dolphins will have cornerback Xavien Howard available for the start of the season. Hal Habib of the Palm Beach Post reports the NFL has decided not to suspend Howard for his arrest in December after an argument with his fiancée. The state dropped domestic battery charges in February. An NFL spokesman confirmed to Habib [more]

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