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NFL, NFLPA “working on a resolution to the anthem issue”

The NFL and its Players’ Association released a joint statement Thursday night, hours after word leaked that the Dolphins have included a “Proper Anthem Conduct” section in their nine-page player disciplinary document. The statement said the sides have had recent discussions and are working on a resolution. “The NFL and NFLPA, through recent discussions, have [more]

“All options are on the table” for anthem policy violations by Dolphins players

Technically, the list of 2018 work rules given by the Dolphins to their players says that suspensions could be imposed for violations of the new anthem policy. As a practical matter, this doesn’t mean that Dolphins players automatically will be suspended for violating a league policy that requires anyone inclined to protest during the anthem [more]

Dolphins could suspend players for anthem violations, in theory

The NFL’s new anthem policy requires players to stand for the anthem or remain in the locker room. Violations will trigger fines of the teams, and punishment of the players. In Miami, it could be more than fines. According to the Associated Press, the team has a nine-page disciplinary document that includes a section labeled [more]

Danny Amendola: Gase is one of the guys, Belichick is like a principal

Danny Amendola left the Patriots for the Dolphins in free agency this offseason, and he’s already feeling the difference in coaching styles. Amendola said on the Comeback Szn podcast that playing for Dolphins coach Adam Gase is like playing for a friend, while playing for Patriots coach Bill Belichick is like playing for the boss. [more]

Dolphins think Kiko Alonso “can play better”

The Dolphins are getting linebacker Raekwon McMillan back in the lineup this year after he tore his ACL in the first preseason game of his rookie year and the hope is that his presence provides a boost to the team’s defense. McMillan isn’t the only player they think can help on that front. Linebacker Kiko [more]

Several NFL players among the world’s highest-paid celebrities

Forbes is out with its annual list of the highest-paid celebrities in the world, and several NFL players made the cut. The highest-ranked NFL player is Matt Ryan, who checks in at No. 29 with an estimated $67.3 million, according to Forbes. That comes from the contract Ryan signed this year as well as endorsement [more]

Report: Dolphins considering $75 million training complex at stadium

Three months ago word leaked that the Dolphins were expected to have a new training facility within four years. Now comes news that they might practice where they play. Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald reports that the Dolphins could build a training facility on team-owned land just west of Hard Rock Stadium. The privately [more]

Former NFL tight end Desmond Clark rails against doctors employed by teams

Desmond Clark spent 12 seasons playing football in the NFL for the Denver Broncos, Miami Dolphins and Chicago Bears. Now retired from football, Clark is working in the financial sector as an advisor. However, he has a sore spot when it comes to reflecting on his career in football. In an interview with Mark Carman [more]

Dolphins announce six inductees to Walk of Fame

The Dolphins announced six new members of their Walk of Fame located outside Hard Rock Stadium. They will honor offensive tackle Jon Giesler, safety Dick Anderson, defensive end Jason Taylor, linebacker John Offerdahl and wide receivers Mark Clayton and Mark Duper on December 2 as part of the Dolphins’ Alumni Weekend. The six players combined [more]

Jay Cutler doesn’t sound interested in another broadcasting job

When Jay Cutler came out of retirement to play for the Dolphins last year, he walked away from a FOX broadcasting job. Now that he’s out of football again, he doesn’t sound all that interested in getting back into broadcasting. Cutler is on TV now, but as the sidekick to his wife, Kristin Cavallari, on [more]

Dolphins see Frank Gore’s age as “irrelevant”

When it comes to NFL running backs reaching the age of 30, it’s usually the player who tries to convince anyone who will listen that he hasn’t changed. For 35-year-old Dolphins running back Frank Gore, the player doesn’t need to make the case on his own. “It’s irrelevant,” coach Adam Gase has said regarding Gore, [more]

Frank Gore, LeSean McCoy share workouts and mutual respect

Dolphins running back Frank Gore and Bills running back LeSean McCoy are helping each other get ready for the 2018 season, a sign that their mutual respect is greater than their rivalry now that both are in the AFC East. McCoy posted a picture on Instagram of the two of them working out together, and [more]

Frank Gore always knew he’d end up with Dolphins

Frank Gore has never been far from Miami, which is why he always suspected he’d end up with the Dolphins. The veteran running back said he envisioned himself joining his hometown team someday, after growing up playing for Coral Gables High and playing for the University of Miami. “I remember when Bobby McCain, when he [more]

Dolphins speak to supplemental draft prospects

The NFL will hold the annual supplemental draft next week and the Dolphins have spent some time talking to a couple of the prospects that will be available. Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports that the team interviewed former Virginia Tech cornerback Adonis Alexander recently. The Dolphins were also at Alexander’s pro day workout. [more]

Jay Cutler says he’s “probably” retired but not 100 percent

Jay Cutler announced his retirement and took a job as a FOX announcer last year, then changed his mind and signed a one-year contract with the Dolphins. Now everyone seems to be assuming Cutler is definitely retired, but Cutler says it’s not a certainty. In a clip for his wife’s reality TV show, Cutler is [more]

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