Posts Tagged ‘Miami Dolphins’

Texans’ Justin Reid safe after being hit by what he says was a drunk driver in car accident

Sunday, July 21st, 2019

Houston Texans safety Justin Reid received a scare on Saturday night when he said was rear-ended by a drunk driver. Fortunately for all parties involved, nobody was seriously hurt, outside of “a few bruises. The second-year defensive back tweeted out on Sunday night that he was feeling fine.

Dolphins remove Kendrick Norton from active roster

Sunday, July 21st, 2019

Defensive tackle Kendrick Norton's football career is over. Until toward, he remained on the Miami Dolphins' active roster. The Dolphins have placed Norton on a reserve list that will allow them, if they so choose, to pay his salary for the season.

Dolphins’ Norton discharged from hospital after losing arm

Thursday, July 18th, 2019

Two weeks after a car accident led to him losing his left arm, Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton walked out of a Miami hospital Thursday afternoon after being discharged, offering his gratitude after his life-changing amputation. The 22-year-old Norton, who underwent six surgeries since his July 4 wreck, spoke on camera briefly from the parking lot at Jackson Memorial Hospital and thanked his numerous supporters through the ordeal. "I just want to give a big thank you first of all to God for me still being here," Norton said.

Kendrick Norton: A big thank you to God for me still being here

Thursday, July 18th, 2019

Dolphins defensive lineman Kendrick Norton walked out of the hospital Thursday afternoon, exactly two weeks after losing his left arm in a car crash. Norton made a brief statement outside Miami's Jackson Memorial Hospital. He said his teammates and coaches were frequent visitors, with head coach Brian Flores checking on him in person almost every day.

Dolphins’ Norton to undergo sixth surgery

Monday, July 15th, 2019

Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton will have his sixth surgery Monday since losing his left arm in a car crash earlier this month, according to NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport. Norton's agent, Malki Kawa, told Rapoport that doctors believe this will be the 22-year-old's final operation and he could be released from the hospital next week. Norton, who played collegiately at Miami, has been hospitalized since suffering career-ending injuries in the July 4 accident.

Jim Caldwell to take leave of absence from Dolphins for health reasons

Saturday, July 13th, 2019

Jim Caldwell will take a step back in his role with the Miami Dolphins as he deals with an undisclosed health problem, the team announced on Saturday. First-year head coach Brian Flores had hired Caldwell in February to serve as an assistant head coach and quarterbacks coach, and Caldwell will remain with the team for the 2019 season as a consultant. “Our focus is on Jim's health and supporting him in every way that we can,” Flores said, via the team site.

Report: NFL suspends Richie Incognito for 2 games after spate of off-field incidents

Friday, July 12th, 2019

Richie Incognito has made a number of troubling headlines for off-field incidents in recent months and will pay a price with the NFL upon his return to the league. The NFL has suspended Incognito for two games for violating the league's personal conduct policy, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports. After a year away from the game, Incognito signed this offseason with the Oakland Raiders and is expected to compete for a starting position on the offensive line.

I am alive and grateful – Kendrick Norton talks for first time about losing his arm

Friday, July 12th, 2019

Kendrick Norton has spoken for the first time about the serious car accident he was involved in, admitting he is grateful to be alive after losing his left arm. In his first public comments since the July 4 incident, the Miami Dolphins defensive tackle talked about his future and accepting the fact that he will not be able to play in the NFL again. "One thing keeps me going and that is that I am still able to be here," he told CBS Miami.

Former Jets, Dolphins exec says Tom Brady’s 2018 season more impressive than Patrick Mahomes’

Thursday, July 11th, 2019

Tannenbaum: Brady more impressive than Mahomes in 2018 Last week, former New York Jets and Miami Dolphins personnel exec Mike Tannenbaum was on ESPN's “NFL Live. Tannenbaum and former offensive lineman Damien Woody, a longtime NFL analyst on the network, were asked by host Dan Graziano whether Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes or New England Patriots QB Tom Brady had the more impressive season in 2018. Mahomes' 2018 season was one for the record books: he threw for over 5,000 yards and 50 touchdowns while completing 66.0 percent of his passes, and 41 of the Associated Press' 50 voters selected him as the league's Most Valuable Player in just his first season as the Chiefs' starter.

Dolphins’ Norton cited in accident

Thursday, July 11th, 2019

Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton was ticketed in the July 4 crash that led to the amputation of his left arm, ESPN reported. ESPN, which obtained a copy of the report from the Florida Highway Patrol, said he was cited with an improper lane change. Norton, who played collegiately at Miami, has been in the hospital since July 4 and has had at least four surgeries on his arm.