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Will Fuller on Dolphins receivers: “You can’t teach speed”

The Miami Dolphins two took major steps in the offseason to upgrade their receiving corps, drafting Jaylen Waddle and signing Will Fuller. On Friday, Fuller provided his assessment of the team’s pass catchers. “You can’t teach speed and we do have that on this team,” Fuller told reporters. “Not just me and Waddle, there are [more]

Dolphins, Jerome Baker agree to three-year contract extension

Dolphins linebacker Jerome Baker said this week that he and the franchise “haven’t really talked about anything” in regards to a new contract. It was apparently a different story for his representation. Baker has agreed to terms with Miami on a three-year extension worth $39 million, with $28.4 million guaranteed, according to agent Drew Rosenhaus. [more]

Malik Hooker hoping to visit more teams

Safety Malik Hooker has visited with the Cowboys, Dolphins and Steelers since becoming a free agent, but has not signed with a team for the 2021 season. During an appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio earlier this week, Hooker said that he knows he’s likely to sign a one-year deal coming off of an Achilles tear [more]

Jerome Baker, Dolphins “haven’t really talked about” new contract

Linebacker Jerome Baker is heading into the final year of his rookie deal, but it doesn’t sound like an extension with the Dolphins is imminent. Baker followed up a 126-tackle season in 2019 by recording 112 tackles, seven sacks and two forced fumbles for Miami last season, which made him a key part of their [more]

Brian Flores: Will Fuller is smart, tough, competitive, and talented

The Dolphins added explosiveness to their offense by drafting receiver Jaylen Waddle at No. 6 overall. But after finishing 15th in scoring and 22nd in yards, the club also addressed its offense in free agency. Will Fuller signed a one-year, $10 million deal with Miami in March. Known for his speed, Fuller has made a [more]

Dolphins sign Jaelan Phillips

The Dolphins have signed both of their first-round picks. The team got wide receiver Jaylen Waddle‘s contract done shortly after the draft and they announced the signing of edge rusher Jaelan Phillips on Wednesday. It’s a four-year deal with a team option for a fifth season for the 18th overall pick. Phillips transferred to the [more]

Kareem Jackson: Deshaun Watson wants to play for the Broncos

Deshaun Watson‘s career remains in limbo. If/when he’s able to be traded, he has a destination in mind. Former Texans teammate Kareem Jackson tells Aqib Talib that Watson wants to play for the Broncos. “I’ve got a great relationship with Deshaun” Jackson told Talib. “I’ve been talking to him the last couple weeks, man. And [more]

Dolphins want Christian Wilkins to do more in his third NFL season

He arrived in the NFL with a flying shoulder bump of the Commissioner. His team is hoping for some memorable moments like that on the field in 2021. “I think he can definitely do a lot more,” defensive line coach Austin Clark recently told reporters regarding defensive tackle Christian Wilkins, via Armando Salguero of the [more]

Dolphins will host Falcons for joint practices in August

The Dolphins will get an early chance to check out how the Falcons look on offense without Julio Jones. Falcons head coach Arthur Smith said during a Tuesday press conference that the two teams will practice together in Miami this summer. The schedule hasn’t been announced, but the two teams will be playing a preseason [more]

Brian Flores downplays Tua Tagovailoa’s recent admission that he didn’t know the playbook in 2020

Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa recently made a candid admission about failure to fully know the team’s playbook in 2020. On Friday, his head coach was asked about it for the first time. “He’s comparing last year to where he is right now,” Brian Flores told reporters, via Joe Schad of the Palm Beach Post. “I [more]

DeVante Parker: Tua Tagovailoa’s mechanics are different

The growth of quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is something the Dolphins are looking for this season and it is something his teammates and coaches are regularly asked about when they sit down with reporters this offseason. Head coach Brian Flores has discussed a greater comfort level in the offense for the 2020 first-round pick and players [more]

Dan Marino rooting against Bill Belichick breaking Don Shula’s NFL wins record

Don Shula surpassed George Halas as the NFL’s all-time winningest coach in 1993. He has held the record since. Patriots coach Bill Belichick, though, has 280 regular-season victories, only 49 short of breaking Shula’s record of 328. Shula has 347 career victories when including the postseason, while Belichick has 311. Hall of Fame quarterback Dan [more]

DeVante Parker: Jaylen Waddle is a quick learner

Jaylen Waddle has been making a good impression on his new teammates. The Dolphins made Waddle the second wide receiver off the board in the 2021 draft at No. 6 overall, one selection after the Bengals chose Ja'Marr Chase. The move also reunited Waddle with his former Alabama quarterback, Tua Tagovailoa. Speaking with the media [more]

Packers apparently plan to call Aaron Rodgers’ bluff

The Packers won’t trade the quarterback who doesn’t want to play for them because the Packers don’t believe he won’t play for them. That’s the gist of a recent report from Matt Schneidman of TheAthletic.com, and it makes plenty of sense. Schneidman writes that the Packers would trade Rodgers if the Packers “believed he was [more]

Lynn Bowden Jr. on Tua Tagovailoa: When he lets it loose, we’ll win every game

Lynn Bowden Jr. expected to spend his rookie season playing for the Raiders after they drafted him in the third round, but he wound up making his NFL debut with the Dolphins last September. The Raiders traded Bowden and a 2021 sixth-round pick to Miami for a fourth-round selection in a deal that reports said [more]

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