The NFL isn’t always fun and games as sometimes it can lead to some scary, frightening and downright sad situations. This week was filled with court cases, injuries and Europe getting NFL action that they may not even want anymore.
The first week of the NFL season often brings forth a lot of info about how the rest of the year could go. It shines the light on those that look like contenders and focuses on those that are pretenders. Week one also brings about injuries that could really hurt a team for the rest of the season.
Miami Dolphins rookie wide receiver Chad Bumphis has shown his ability to play football in training camp. During the Hall of Fame Game, Bumphis showed his ability to play in the NFL.
Police say Dolphins receiver Chad Johnson has been arrested on a domestic violence charge, accused of head-butting his newlywed wife during an argument in front of their home in Davie, Fla.
David Garrard says it’s “pretty cool” to be listed as the starting quarterback on the Miami Dolphins’ first depth chart of the season, though he knows the competition for the starting job isn’t over.
The San Diego Chargers say they have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with running back Ronnie Brown.
The Miami Dolphins will appear on “Hard Knocks” this summer.
The Miami Dolphins have taken Stanford offensive tackle Jonathan Martin in the second round of the NFL draft.
A person familiar with the decision says Jeff Fisher has accepted an offer to coach the St. Louis Rams. The person confirmed the agreement to The Associated Press on Friday on condition of anonymity because the hiring hadn’t been announced.
It happens every season: a team gets off to a slow start, the frustration builds before reaching a tipping point, and people getting fired, traded or released is invariably preceded by back-stabbing and finger-pointing. Which brings us to the 2011 Dolphins.
Philip Rivers threw for 307 yards and one touchdown, Mike Tolbert ran for another score and the San Diego Chargers knocked out Miami quarterback Chad Henne on the way to beating the winless Dolphins 26-16 on Sunday.
Miami Dolphins quarterback Chad Henne left Sunday’s game against San Diego after hurting his left shoulder while carrying the ball on a broken play.
Reggie Bush lives in Los Angeles in the offseason, and often drives down to his hometown of San Diego to visit his family and get some good Mexican food.
Officially, the San Diego Chargers are not in one of their patented slow starts under coach Norv Turner.
A person familiar with the negotiations says the Miami Dolphins have agreed to a trade for New Orleans running back Reggie Bush pending renegotiation of his contract.