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Brent Grimes visits the Dolphins

That stuff about the Dolphins slowing in free agency because they were waiting on Jake Long? No.

After signing both TE Dustin Keller and receiver Brandon Gibson today, the club also announced it hosted a free agency visit by cornerback Brent Grimes.

Grimes is a six-year vet who has spent his entire career with the Atlanta Falcons. He made his way onto the team as an undrafted free agent and made the Pro Bowl in 2010. He has played 59 career games and has 13 career interceptions but last year played only one game due to injury.

Grimes tore his Achilles' tendon in the season opener and missed the rest of the season. It is unclear whether the 5-10, 183-pounder is fully recovered from that injury but it must be said the full recovery time for such an injury is usually more than six months.

Grimes, 28 in July, is the first cornerback visiting the Dolphins following the departure of cornerback Sean Smith.

Smith signed with the Chiefs after the Dolphins showed little interest in retaining him. Little interest is defined as the Dolphins didn't offer him a contract.

Cornerback is considered a deep position in this year's draft.

The Dolphins need help at cornerback and will get it either in free agency or the draft or, more likely,  a combination of the two. The only cornerbacks the Dolphins have on the roster with starting experience are Nolan Carroll, Richard Marshall, Dimitri Patterson and Jimmy Wilson.

Carroll started last year but lost his job late in the season. Marshall spent most of the season injured nursing a bad back that required surgery. Patterson was a late-season addition who started one game and promptly got injured. Wilson made one emergency start in 2011 but is considered mostly a nickel or dime player.

This has been a terrible year in the free agent market for corners. Grimes would be a good pickup as a stopgap or on a prove-it contract.

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Let's sign Grimes and bring back Long but let's stop signing FAs. This is starting to remind me of the Washington Redsking when Daniel Snider was trying to build the entire team through FA. You cannot build a team through FA. Let's build the rest of the team though through the draft.

benz, I read, watch, assess. I don't pretend to be a GM, scout, trainer or know better than those that dedicate 60 hours a week of their lives for years to analyzing players, managing the cap, ect.

I realize that our opinions have no substance, they serve only for us to entertain ourselves. If you think your opinion has more value than a cow's fart, your are grossly mistaken.

Didn't intend it to be breaking news, pad, just glad about Jennings, I admire him.

Orlando the daniel snyder ship has sailed brother. USS DOLPHINS

Troll with a million names, you are a douchebag who thinks your funny but in reality you are an insecure like punk who obviously never played any sport cause you are a sissy. You got bullied in school and now you sit in your mommys basement believing you are important. Only in your little, insecure mind are you important. Everyone else know what you ate, an insignificant douche who Armando should get rid of, once and for all.

I believe it is now clear that Ireland is showing himself to be his own man, and not a narrow, programmed clone of Parcells.

The Dolphins are messing up bringing in all these WRs when we could easily get Justin Hunter in the 2nd round of the draft and have a young 6'4, 4.4 40yd WR who could grow and develop into a All-Pro. His ceiling is impossible to gauge. Mark my words, the Dolphins are going to regret passing on this kid

Hmm... we haven't passed on anything in the Draft yet.

Where you go dweebus? Too hot in here? Thats not a thermometer its my c*ck son.

blim, go lick your moms herpes infested pussie....

Posted by: bobbyd12 | March 08, 2013 at 09:08 PM

Where you go dweebus? Too hot in here? Thats not a thermometer its my c*ck son.

Posted by: josh | March 15, 2013 at 09:32 PM


obviously you are queer enough to do it.just that you even thought of it tells everyone where your mind is. people like you should be banned from society.

Now take it out ya mouth.

Did you see the quick recovery in our Economy when all those Federal spendings Programs were cut? Amazingly quick upturn.

They may still draft Justin Hunter or someone like him. We have plenty of guys like Armon Binns, Jeff Fuller, and Rishard Matthews we can cut.

We may not have passed on him yet, but every indication is that we're not going to use one of our first 3 picks on a WR when we've resigned 1, brought in 2, and still have glaring needs at LT and CB.

I hope I'm wrong. I hope Ireland takes a chance on this kid and drafts him. Because he's going to be the WR steal of this draft

Just got back home...Wow! Can't believe it...We not only get Gibson but we got my man Dustin Keller!!! THAT I'M HAPPY ABOUT!! Way to go Ireland!! Now where's our national idiot that told me to "go play with my Dustin Keller toys"...And now the guy who he's had a hard on for all these years gets him...LOL!!!! Are you going to tell your idol to "go play with his Dustin Keller toys" as well??? LOL!!! Boy, talk about the king of making a total fool of himself...Unreal...Nice 12 year old comment dude...LOL!!!

The Dolphins are messing up bringing in all these WRs when we could easily get Justin Hunter in the 2nd round of the draft and have a young 6'4, 4.4 40yd WR who could grow and develop into a All-Pro. His ceiling is impossible to gauge. Mark my words, the Dolphins are going to regret passing on this kid

Posted by: PAPhinPhan | March 15, 2013 at 09:30 PM

No Disrespect, but Hunter is a fast riser on everyone's boards and he won't be there in the 2nd.

BOBBY12,SHOW DIGNITY AND STOP WITH THE NAME CALLING,RE YOU WORKING YET?

The smartest people on the planet must post on this site. I am honored to read such intellectually stiumulating rhetoric. Thank you dweebus and josh.

josh is a queer. stay away from it.

Only thing we need now is to raise our taxes. Out of recession in a jiffy and the whole World along with Us. Top of the World, Ma!

If we sign Grimes and bring back Long band given all the FA signings here is what we may do in the draft:

1. Chance Warmack (OL: Long, Warmack, Pouncer, Incognito and Martin) We would dominate the line of scrimmage while having playmakers all over the field.
2a. Zach Ertz
2b. BA CB
3a. BA DE
3b. Monte Ball RB

Another thing to consider with the fins filling all their needs is that they may trade up for a player. I am thinking Millner. Trade the 1st pick and 2a for Millner?

If we bring back Long, no way do I see us drafting Warmack. I still thing we draft offense first. TE/WR.

I SEE THERE'S NEW MEMBERSHIP IN THE "DIRTY AMIGO GROUP
"BOBBY,TELL USHOW TO JOIN.

BUFFET OF ACORNS

First and 2b. I do it for Millner.

No Disrespect, but Hunter is a fast riser on everyone's boards and he won't be there in the 2nd.

Posted by: Bobby BottleService | March 15, 2013 at 09:39 PM

He maybe on the rise, but he's still being overshadowed by Cord Patterson. And now with Tavon Austin blowing everyone's doors off with his 40, and Keenan Allen still hanging around, Hunter is a secondary thought. Mike Mayock doesn't even have him rated in his top 5 in the class. He's kind of an idiot, but I think it just proves hes an afterthought by most people. Teams are obviously different

bobbyd is dirty slime. I hope he doesn't ever have children, if he even knows how.

Give me a break, We sign Wallace,Keller and Gibson and bring in Grimes for a visit and of course ESPN is talking about how Amendola will fit on the Patsies and how the loss of woody woodpeckerhead will effect them blah blah blah blah.

I bet Woodhead ends up being cut and back with the Pats at before its over with.

I'd like to see us draft Matt Barkley QB USC at #12. That way we're not stuck with Tannehill when he stinks it up.

Miami will draft Jarvis Jones with the 12 pick if he is still on the board.

Good luck with that one Ritchie.

Ritchie you dumbass go be a jets fan....you'd fit in better

We could then draft a center with our 1st 2nd rder in case Pouncey forgets how to snap.

HoHo!

Leave it to dumb dolphin fans to think Ireland is a good GM now for getting rid of his own draft picks for other good GM's leftovers.

Bunch of tardos!

F*ckin facebook gangsta dweebus. You wouldnt run ya mouth anywhere but a blog huh? My info there already. Wouldnt post urs son some people will show up.

It is truly amazing how freaking DUMB you bloggers are. Anytime some troll comes on here saying Tanne is a bust or whatever, you all take the bait hook line and sinker. You play right into their hands.

Fiin 77, MJ a few others, if they are not the same, do it all the time and all the time you STUPID DUMB FOOLS take the baiit.

Ur welcome mia73 now shut your mouth

F*ckin facebook gangsta dweebus. You wouldnt run ya mouth anywhere but a blog huh? My info there already. Wouldnt post urs son some people will show up.

Most of you are dumber than toilet paper really. REALLY! You can't freakin see who just comes on here baiting you for a response?????


Get your heads out of your BUTTS! Dang the Florida education system sure is lame!

LMAO@ TROLL. Think you bothering me you sissy boy?? You are a nobody, that will never change. Just a scared little insufferable douche who has accomplished nothing in life. Have a miserable night you little bottom feeder.

Senso,

You can only keep 5 or maybe 6 WRs. This team now has Wallace, Hartline, Bess, Gibson, and a bunch of young developing guys that won't even get playing time if they make the team. Every player you get on the team cannot be a WR. Too early to draft a TE at 12.

Warmack would be a huge upgrade over John Jerry. Warmack is considered by some to top player in the draft. He is dominant and our offensive line would dominate. Tannehill would have all day to throw and Lamar Miller would have a break through season.

It all depends on Jake Long, all the other teams that needed a LT signed other LT's. Hopefully he takes less and stays a Dolphin. If not we may have to trade up to take one of the big 3 OT in the draft. Personally I like the kid from Arkansas Pine-Bluff. He tore it up in the East West Shrine game, got invited to the Senior Bowl and tore it up there too. Then did 35 reps of 225 (Long did 37) and ran the fastest 40 in NFL Combine History. He is raw but has huge upside.

I think Mando should do a mock draft this year. People rip his ideas anyways, why not at least throw out a wish list?

josh is a queer who can't score with another queer. pathetic.

I think I'll get in on this name changing deal. It must be pretty exciting.

And i liked Henne f*ck you.

I don't fall on one side of the Grimes argument of the other....

Ireland has already brought me everything I wished for...for this team on the offensive side of the Ball...and the draft hasn't even taken place yet....

but...the below post by Bobby D is still funny as sh@t.....even you got to admit that "carga"
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Yea, carga stating facts, because once he finishes his part time job as fry cook, he does his full time job as NFL Team Doctor.

Posted by: bobbyd12 | March 15, 2013 at 07:43 PM
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lol.....

Orlando

As you know, its always a crapshoot. Even with lineman. Many don't dominate in the NFL like they did in college. If they resign Long, oline becomes an area of least need. If they draft Patterson, they will cut or trade one of the other WRs this year or next. Jerry may not be all pro, but he is a beast and valuable.

We, the Dolphins, have some huge upside. C'mon, dont be afraid, speak your feelings. We have covered most of the important holes in FA and still have $ left; and the Draft ahead. Almighty God!

Dweebus is a queer whos name and adress i still cant see on here. Cower much?

We need a stud corner at 12 fellas that's what we need

josh, spend some money on your teeth. no guy wants a bj from some trailer trash with rotting brown gray teeth.

They wont let me post half what i got to say to you dweeb so for everyone elses sake im done witchu. Ur welcome mia73.

I'll give you the LOVE you never got as a kid....

Tell PAPA Kris whats wrong....PAPA Kris will make it ALLLLL better.....

Posted by: Kris | January 12, 2013 at 10:14 AM

1-cb
2- de
3-cb
3-ot
3-wr/te
4-RB
4-og
5-te
7-k
7-og/ot

Kris should be reported to the authorities.

Whats the deal vollmer vs long? Thought we were interestes in sebastion.

No offense Senso, I'm not all about Warmack at 12 either but the only place Jerry is a beast at is at the dining room table.

If he can get that straightened out and become a beast in the weight room...now were talkin.


No offense Senso, I'm not all about Warmack at 12 either but the only place Jerry is a beast at is at the dining room table.

If he can get that straightened out and become a beast in the weight room...now were talkin.

Posted by: Eugene Pumpernickle Mellancamp | March 15, 2013 at 10:11 PM

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So much for the name changing thing. I suck at it lol. I forgot to change back.

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