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Ross says Dolphins “are going to stay in South Florida”

Ross says Dolphins “are going to stay in South Florida”

profootballtalk.com Updated Mar 18, 2013
Dolphins owner Stephen Ross hopes to renovate SunLife Stadium via a project that relies in part on taxpayer dollars. But he lacks the leverage of an express or implied threat of relocation, which has helped plenty of other teams shake taxpayer dollars o…
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  • Dolphins gain two extra draft picks

    Dolphins gain two extra draft picks

    ESPN.com Mar 18, 2013
    The Miami Dolphins entered the offseason with more draft picks (nine) than any team in the AFC East. It turns out Miami's draft capital further increased Monday when the NFL announced its 2013 compensatory picks. Miami was awarded two additional picks i…
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  • Tuesday notes from the NFL annual meeting

    Tuesday notes from the NFL annual meeting

    miamiherald.com Mar 18, 2013
    PHOENIX -- Some notes from the NFL annual meeting: Bess still in the plans The addition of receivers Mike Wallace and Brandon Gibson as well as the re-signing of Brian Hartline and availability of Dustin Keller as a slot receiver seems to make receiver …
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  • Ross: Tannehill-Moore as good at QB as anyone

    Ross: Tannehill-Moore as good at QB as anyone

    miamiherald.com Mar 18, 2013
    PHOENIX -- The Dolphins are making a ton of moves in free agency and have more to make, accoriding to general manager Jeff Ireland who today opened the door on more signings, trades and then the draft as serious possibilities for upgrading the team in t…
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  • Report: Lions, Dolphins interested in Osi Umenyiora

    Report: Lions, Dolphins interested in Osi Umenyiora

    profootballtalk.com Mar 18, 2013
    The market for free agent defensive ends has been weaker than anticipated, which isn’t great news for Osi Umenyiora. Umenyiora huffed and puffed for years to get out of his contract with the Giants, finally succeeding when the team restructured his cont
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  • Revisiting Jake Long-Matt Ryan debate

    Revisiting Jake Long-Matt Ryan debate

    ESPN.com Mar 18, 2013
    It has been an ongoing debate in South Florida since the 2008 NFL draft. The Miami Dolphins and former president Bill Parcells held the No. 1 overall pick and took left tackle Jake Long over quarterback Matt Ryan, who went to the Atlanta Falcons at No. …
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  • The Miami Dolphins tackle direction

    The Miami Dolphins tackle direction

    PHOENIX -- Remember the names Sebastian Vollmer, Eric Winston, or any of a number of draft picks on the board that might be able to play left tackle, including Oklahoma's Lane Johnson. All are options the Dolphins have confirmed to me, through sources, …
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  • Joey Porter faces foreclosure on Miami home

    Joey Porter faces foreclosure on Miami home

    profootballtalk.com Mar 18, 2013
    Joey Porter, a former NFL linebacker who made tens of millions of dollars in his career, is once again facing financial problems. Porter is facing a foreclosure lawsuit on a home he bought in Broward County shortly after signing with the Dolphins in 200…
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  • Monday morning one-liners

    Monday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Mar 18, 2013
    Outlining the role Doug Marrone and the rest of the Bills coaches play in draft scouting. Dolphins owner Stephen Ross thinks his team has gotten younger and faster. Adding to the receiving corps remains on the Patriots to-do list. Gary Myers of the Dail…
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  • Ex-Dolphins OT Long reaches deal with Rams

    Ex-Dolphins OT Long reaches deal with Rams

    ESPN.com Mar 18, 2013
    Offensive tackle Jake Long has agreed to a deal with the St. Louis Rams.
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  • Loss of Long completes Dolphins defection Trifecta

    Loss of Long completes Dolphins defection Trifecta

    profootballtalk.com Mar 18, 2013
    The good news for the Dolphins in free agency came from their ability to re-sign receiver Brian Hartline and quarterback Matt Moore, and then to add receiver Mike Wallace, receiver Brandon Gibson, tight end Dustin Keller, linebacker Phillip Wheeler, and…
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  • Video - Rams Land Jake Long 00:48

    Rams Land Jake Long

    Mar 18
    Ed Werder discusses how the St. Louis Rams snagged former No. 1 overall pick Jake Long.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Patriots owner Robert Kraft upset with Wes Welker's agent

    Mar 18
    PHOENIX -- Thanks to the culture established by their tight-lipped head coach, the New England Patriots in the Bill Belichick era have been well known for their refusal to re-live the past, always choosing to focus on the future and moving ahead rather …
  • Lots of sunshine at 2013 NFL owners meetings

    Mar 18
    The NFL is in good shape as the owners convene to ponder rules changes, trade proposals and more, writes John Clayton.
  • Peter King: NFC West an emerging powerhouse after first week of free agenc…

    Mar 18
    PHOENIX -- Lord, the NFC West is going to be a bear of a division in 2013.