Posts Tagged ‘Miami Dolphins’

NFL owners approve Oakland Raiders' move to Las Vegas (Reuters)

Monday, March 27th, 2017
By Rory Carroll SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - National Football League team owners gave the green light on Monday to the Oakland Raiders to move to Las Vegas, paving the way for the building of a $1.9 billion stadium in the U.S. gambling capital. The plan by Raiders owner Mark Davis, who has been the driving force behind the relocation effort, won the support of 31 of the league's 32 owners, with only the Miami Dolphins' ownership dissenting. "My father used to say that the greatness of the Raiders was in its future," Davis said, referring to Al Davis, from whom he inherited the team in 2011.

NFL owners approve Oakland Raiders' move to Las Vegas (Reuters)

Monday, March 27th, 2017
(Adds quote from Oakland Mayor Schaaf, background) SAN FRANCISCO, March 27 (Reuters) - National Football League team owners gave the green light on Monday to the Oakland Raiders to move to Las Vegas, paving the way for the building of a $1.9 billion stadium in the U.S. gambling capital. The plan by Raiders owner Mark Davis, who has been the driving force behind the relocation effort, won the support of 31 of the league's 32 owners, with only the Miami Dolphins' ownership dissenting. "My father used to say that the greatness of the Raiders was in its future," Davis said, referring to Al Davis, from whom he inherited the team in 2011.

UPDATE 2-NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Las Vegas from Oakland (Reuters)

Monday, March 27th, 2017
(Corrects paragraph 14 to say the Raiders and A's share the Oakland Coliseum instead of playing in adjacent stadiums) SAN FRANCISCO, March 27 (Reuters) - National Football League team owners gave the green light to the Raiders to move to Las Vegas from Oakland, paving the way for the building of a new, $1.9 billion stadium in Sin City, the NFL said on Monday. The plan by Raiders owner Mark Davis, who has been the driving force behind the relocation effort, won the support of 31 of the league's 32 owners, with only the Miami Dolphins' ownership dissenting.

NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Las Vegas from Oakland (Reuters)

Monday, March 27th, 2017
By Rory Carroll SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - National Football League team owners gave the green light to the Raiders to move to Las Vegas from Oakland, paving the way for the building of a new, $1.9 billion stadium in Sin City, the NFL said on Monday. The plan by Raiders owner Mark Davis, who has been the driving force behind the relocation effort, won the support of 31 of the league's 32 owners, with only the Miami Dolphins' ownership dissenting. "My father used to say that the greatness of the Raiders was in its future," Davis said, referring to Al Davis, from whom he inherited the team in 2011.

NFL says owners approve Raiders move to Las Vegas from Oakland (Reuters)

Monday, March 27th, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO, March 27 (Reuters) - The National Football League said on Monday that team owners on Monday gave the green light to the Raiders to move to Las Vegas from Oakland, paving the way for the building of a new, $1.9 billion stadium in Sin City. The plan by Raiders owner Mark Davis, who has been the driving force behind the relocation effort, won the support of 31 of the league's 32 owners, with only the Miami Dolphins ownership dissenting. (Reporting by Rory Carroll; Editing by Jeffrey Benkoe)

You can cross Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon off at least one team's draft board, it appears (Shutdown Corner)

Monday, March 27th, 2017
According to Miami Herald’s Armando Salguero, who spoke to multiple people with the organization, there is a “zero percent chance” the team takes Mixon. Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon won’t be drafted by the Miami Dolphins, reportedly. The Dolphins are a team on the verge, but they apparently are not willing to bend on their scruples to take a player with first-round talent but also major character concerns.

Alonso signs extension with Dolphins; Brown finishes visit (The Associated Press)

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
Linebacker Kiko Alonso is staying in town, likely at a new position. Alonso signed a contract extension with the Miami Dolphins through 2020, the team said Tuesday. The deal was announced as free agent linebacker Zach Brown concluded a two-day visit without reaching a contract agreement.

AP source: Free agent LB Zach Brown meeting with Dolphins (The Associated Press)

Monday, March 20th, 2017
MIAMI (AP) -- A person familiar with the situation says free agent linebacker Zach Brown is visiting with the Miami Dolphins.

49ers sign free agent DT Chris Jones to 1-year deal (The Associated Press)

Thursday, March 16th, 2017
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- The San Francisco 49ers have agreed to terms on a one-year deal to keep free agent defensive tackle Chris Jones.

Steelers add receiver depth, sign Hunter to 1-year deal (The Associated Press)

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers have added depth at wide receiver, signing free agent Justin Hunter on Wednesday to a one-year deal.