The Dolphins certainly hope (Dion remains a trim 264 pounds) because Miami plans to use Sims as the tight end paired with Dustin Keller in the team's two tight ends packages ... Because Keller, a free agent addition who spent his first five NFL seasons with the Jets, has a reputation as a limited blocker Miami will need Sims to excel in that area.
He's going to have to improve as a blocker, and it's just a technique thing because he does have the frame ... You look at Dustin Keller, Charles Clay, the smaller tight ends , I think it's gonna be Dion Sims' job when they go those the two-tight end packages, to be the in-line tight end.More quotes »
Cumberland signs RFA tender
tender -- worth $1.32 million a year -- to the backup tight end, who caught 29 passes for 359 yards and three touchdowns in Dustin Keller's absence last season.With Keller now in Miami, the Jets will look to add depth and skill at the tight end position. They Read more »
Jets keeping 'options open' with WR Edwards
free-agent bargains as they try to patch the holes on their roster. The offense currently is in a tenuous state after tight end Dustin Keller and running back Shonn Greene bolted for other teams. (To replace Greene, the Jets signed running back Mike Goodson Read more »
Dustin Keller leaves Jets for Dolphins
Dustin Keller, it came down to winning. And that singular goal led him straight to Miami, he said.The free-agent tight end inked a one-year deal with the Miami Dolphins Friday. According to multiple reports, it's worth $4.25 million, including $2.25 million Read more »
Keller reportedly will visit Dolphins
Keller is set to meet with the Miami Dolphins, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.The free-agent tight end played in just eight games in 2012 (including five starts) because of a nagging hamstring injury.The Dolphins already have made a splash in free agency, Read more »
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Transcript: Tannehill--'Last year at this time, my head was spinning'
The team-provided transcript of quarterback Ryan Tannehill's press session on Tuesday: (On what he's learned about Dustin Keller, Brandon Gibson and Mike Wallace so far) – “Yeah you know we’re still learning, but I’m excited about what I see from those g 5/21/13 from Orlando Sentinel Read more »
Miami Dolphins Over/Under: Dustin Keller
Dustin Keller catches a touchdown pass in Sun Life Stadium. A sign of things to come? The Miami Dolphins haven’t had a legitimate seam-stretching tight end on their roster since 2006 when Randy McMichael was one of the league’s most talented at the posit from Dolphins Gab - The Definitive Miami Dolphins Blog Read more »
Hartline ranks Dolphins' WRs as top in AFC East; Is he wrong?
The Miami Dolphins have had a crazy offseason. The team signed wide receivers Mike Wallace and Brandon Gibson, along with tight end Dustin Keller, in free agency. Miami also brought back their leading receiver from last year, re-signing Brian Hartline to from The Phinsider Read more »
5 New York Jets Poised for a Breakout Campaign in 2013
Tight end Jeff Cumberland appears destined to get a serious chance to prove himself as a starting-caliber talent in the NFL this season. The departure of Dustin Keller seems detrimental from a playmaking standpoint. However, Cumberland was modestly effic from Bleacher Report Read more »
Miami Dolphins beat writer says former Michigan State TE Dion Sims to push for playing time
Word out of Miami Dolphins minicamp this past weekend was that former Michigan State tight end Dion Sims was perhaps the linchpin of the Dolphins' 2013 draft class. "The Dolphins certainly hope (Dion remains a trim 264 pounds) because Miami plans to use from MLive.com Read more »