Archive for the ‘Miami Dolphins’ Category

Serena Williams believes Colin Kaepernick could win a Super Bowl if he returned to the NFL

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

Serena Williams granted Time magazine an all-access interview. Serena Williams graced the cover of Time magazine for a story about the inherent conflict of being the world’s greatest tennis player and being a mother. No topic was off limits, including Colin Kaepernick.

Dolphins bring back former DL Langford

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

The Miami Dolphins signed free agent defensive lineman Kendall Langford, who played for the team from 2008-11, the Dolphins announced Tuesday. Langford, 32, last played for the Houston Texans but appeared in just one game in November before being waived. Langford missed over half of 2016 with the Indianapolis Colts and played in just seven games due to a knee injury, a year after he had seven sacks in 16 starts for Indy.

Dolphins bring back former DL Langford

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

The Miami Dolphins signed free agent defensive lineman Kendall Langford, who played for the team from 2008-11, the Dolphins announced Tuesday. Langford, 32, last played for the Houston Texans but appeared in just one game in November before being waived. Langford missed over half of 2016 with the Indianapolis Colts and played in just seven games due to a knee injury, a year after he had seven sacks in 16 starts for Indy.

Dolphins WR Parker misses 2nd practice with hand injury

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Miami Dolphins fourth-year wide receiver DeVante Parker has a hand injury that as kept him out of training camp practice for two days in a row. ''Right now we're going to be going week to week,'' head coach Adam Gase said of Parker's status Tuesday. Parker suffered the injury Monday during 11-on-11 drills going against cornerback Xavien Howard.

Police Union Urges Officers To Protest Miami Dolphins After Players Kneel During Anthem

Sunday, August 12th, 2018

Two Miami Dolphins players knelt during the national anthem ahead of their Thursday preseason opener, and now a local police union is urging its members to protest the team in response to the peaceful demonstration. The Miami Dolphins’ Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson defied the NFL’s new policy requiring players to stand during the national anthem and took a knee during the Star Spangled Banner to protest racial injustice and police brutality.

Ryan Tannehill throws rookie out of huddle, yells at him on sideline after missed block

Sunday, August 12th, 2018

Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill expects a lot out of rookie running back Kalen Ballage. During Sunday’s practice, Tannehill kicked the rookie out of the huddle, and then yelled at him on the sideline, after Ballage missed a block that resulted in a sack. Why did Ryan Tannehill kick Kalen Ballage out of the huddle?

NFL National Anthem Protests: South Florida Police Unions Call For Ticket Boycott

Sunday, August 12th, 2018

The first weekend of the National Football League’s pre-season is in the books ,and already the ongoing controversy over player protests during the national anthem has become a focus. Despite the league’s efforts to have a cooling-off period while it seeks a solution to the ongoing demonstrations with the NFL Players Association, it appears that things are already starting to escalate. Dolphins players Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson kneeled and Robert Quinn raised his fist during the national anthem. In response, two police unions urged their members to not buy tickets to the games.

South Florida police unions urge members to boycott Dolphins over anthem protests

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

Miami Dolphins players Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson became some of the first NFL players this season to kneel during the national anthem in preseason Week 1, an act which was obviously not going to be met with universal approval. One of the strongest reactions to the anthem this side of President Donald Trump came from two police unions in South Florida that posted very similar statements on Facebook blasting the Dolphins organization and call on its members to boycott the team.

Dolphins’ Kenny Stills calls out NFL for ‘blackballing’ Colin Kaepernick, Eric Reid

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills believes the NFL could take a first step towards ending the player protests by displaying more support to Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid. Stills continued to kneel during the national anthem - a move taken by several NFL players to demonstrate against social injustice and police brutality - when pre-season got under way this week. Kaepernick was the first man to carry out this form of protest - with ardent support from Reid - with neither now playing in the league.

Trump renews attacks on protesting NFL players, says ‘be cool’

Friday, August 10th, 2018

The National Football League has struggled to address the issue of players who silently protest against police brutality and social inequality during the national anthem, amid Trump's regular criticism of such protests and as it tries to manage relations with both its players and fans. Trump, who has urged the NFL to suspend protesting players - who have mostly been black Americans - again called on the NFL to act, and said players should find another way to speak out. For the past few seasons, some NFL players have sought to call attention to police brutality toward African-Americans and minorities and racial oppression by taking a knee during the anthem before games.