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    Chris Grier: We feel good about pass rush, will continue looking for upgrades

    Getty Images The Dolphins released Kyle Van Noy and traded defensive end Shaq Lawson last month in a pair of moves that left them without a pair of players who produced 10 of the team’s 41 sacks last season. Miami has also brought in a number of players, but they have not added any players who...
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    Dolphins don’t appear concerned with DeVonta Smith’s size

    Getty Images Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa played with receivers DeVonta Smith and Jaylen Waddle at Alabama. Both receivers could be in play for the Dolphins at No. 6 overall. Neither Smith nor Waddle is the prototype for the position, and Dolphins General Manager Chris Grier was asked...
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    Chris Grier on draft trades: We feel good where we are and won’t have any regrets

    Getty Images When the Dolphins made a pair of trades with the 49ers and Eagles a few weeks ago, they were able to not only gain assets, but also still guarantee themselves a shot at one of the best non-QBs in the 2021 draft. In his pre-draft press conference on Wednesday, Miami General Manager...
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    Chris Grier: Tua Tagovailoa is going to take the next step

    Getty Images When Miami held the third overall pick in next week’s draft, there was some speculation that the club could take a quarterback for the second consecutive year within the top five. But when the pair of trades with the 49ers and Eagles set them up at No. 6, the Dolphins clearly...
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    Richie Incognito has no plans to retire anytime soon

    Getty Images Richie Incognito entered the NFL in the 2005 draft. With Alex Smith‘s retirement announcement Monday, Incognito is one of only three players from that draft class under contract for 2021. The once-retired Raiders offensive guard wouldn’t mind being the last one standing. “I am...
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    Many Dolphins attend first day of workouts despite statement of support for NFLPA

    Getty Images When players from the Dolphins joined the many teams issuing statements through the NFL Players Association about offseason workout, the statement said only that they “stand in solidarity” with the NFLPA, and not that they would be skipping offseason workouts themselves. So it’s...
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    Nik Needham re-signs with Dolphins

    Getty Images Cornerback Nik Needham is back for a third season with the Dolphins. The Dolphins tendered Needham as an exclusive rights free agent, which left him with the choice of re-signing with the team or not signing with any team. The NFL’s daily transaction wire brings word that Needham...
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    Dolphins may look to trade down from No. 6

    Getty Images The Dolphins have already acquired the third overall pick in the draft in a trade with the Texans, then moved down from 3 to 12 in a trade with the 49ers, then moved up from 12 to 6 in a trade with the Eagles. And Miami may not be done. The Dolphins are considering trading down...
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    Dolphins are signing D.J. Fluker

    Getty Images The Dolphins are signing offensive lineman D.J. Fluker, Alex Marvez of SiriusXM NFL Radio reports. Fluker, 30, started eight games for the Ravens last season and played all 16 games. He saw action on 531 offensive snaps and 79 on special teams. Fluker has extensive starting...
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    Formula 1 bringing Grand Prix to Hard Rock Stadium complex in Miami

    Getty Images Formula 1 is bringing a second race to the United States in 2022 with the home of the Miami Dolphins serving as the backdrop for the event. The 19-turn temporary street circuit that will host the race will wind its way around Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens. The venue will be...
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    Who’ll be the first receiver taken?

    Getty Images The draft generally is regarded as having three truly elite receivers, along with an elite tight end who could line up a lot at receiver. Setting aside the question of where Florida tight end Kyle Pitts will land, let’s ponder the question of the order in which the top receivers —...
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    Dolphins players “stand in solidarity” with those who skip in-person workouts

    Getty Images Dolphins players have become the 14th team to announce that at least some of their players will not participate in voluntary in-person offseason workouts. The Broncos, Seahawks, Browns, Giants, Patriots, Lions, Bears, Raiders, Bucs, Jets, Chargers, Falcons and Steelers are the...
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    Calvin Munson, Jamal Perry sign tenders

    Getty Images Linebacker Calvin Munson and cornerback Jamal Perry signed their tenders Wednesday, according to the NFL’s transactions report. Both were exclusive rights free agents. Munson started his career with the Giants in 2017 before moving on to the Patriots the following year. He joined...
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    Taking a look at the top 10 picks, with 16 days to go

    Getty Images The 2021 draft is coming. Our one, and only one, mock draft is coming. Eventually. For now, let’s take a look at how the first 10 picks may go, based on things we’re hearing and various reports and rumors and other information making the rounds only 16 days from the launch of...
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    Could the Eagles be lurking for Deshaun Watson?

    Getty Images Much has to happen before Deshaun Watson could be traded, especially if he’s going to be traded at or around the 2021 draft. If, somehow, Watson manages to properly and appropriately settle the 22 civil lawsuits pending against him before the draft, there’s one team to watch...
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