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ForumForumProject Control...Project Control...Certification, ...Certification, ... Dolphins suspend LB Lawrence Timmons indefinitely, trade for Saints LB Stephone Anthony Dolphins suspend LB Lawrence Timmons indefinitely, trade for Saints LB Stephone Anthony
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The Miami Dolphins got rid of one linebacker Tuesday afternoon and traded for another later in the day. just days after he abandoned the club prior to its season-opening win Sunday. Hours later,The team suspended Lawrence Timmons, the Dolphins acquired former first-round pick Stephone Anthony from the New Orleans Saints for an undisclosed selection in next year's draft. signed a two-year,Timmons, a one-time Pro Bowler who spent his first 10 NFL seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers, $12 million deal with Miami in the offseason. right before Miami played its first game of the season in Los Angeles against the Chargers. The Dolphins filed a missing person report before making contact with Timmons,He went AWOL Saturday, who apparently was dealing with a personal matter.He wasn’t with the Dolphins at the game and didn’t fly back to South Florida on the team plane after Miami’s 19-17 win. making his second career start,Without Timmons, the Dolphins had only four linebackers active against the Chargers. Undrafted rookie free agent Chase Allen started in Timmons’ place and made three tackles. Middle linebacker Mike Hull, played every snap and led Miami with 10 tackles.Miami’s scheduled opener on Sept. 10 was postponed because of Hurricane Irma. With the Dolphins given several days off that week, Timmons spent time with former Steelers teammates on their practice field and in the locker room on Sept. 8 before their first game.Several Dolphins players said Timmons showed no signs he was dealing with any issues, and said he had been a model teammate during the preseason. draft had fallen out of favor in New Orleans. He started all 16 games as a rookie,Anthony, the 31st overall pick of the 2015,[url=http://www.chiefsfootballauthentic.com/bennie-logan-jersey-authentic]Authentic Bennie Logan Jersey[/url], but only started three games last year and had not been active in the first two contests of this season.Dolphins acquire LB Stephone Anthony from Saints the Miami Dolphins suspended projected starting linebacker Lawrence Timmons after he went AWOL over the weekend. Later in the day,On Tuesday,[url=http://www.chiefsfootballauthentic.com/bennie-logan-jersey-authentic]Womens Bennie Logan Jersey[/url], the team made a move hoping to bring more depth to its linebacker corps.Miami acquired linebacker Stephone Anthony in a trade with the New Orleans Saints in exchange for a 2018 undisclosed pick. Last year, Anthony suffered through an injury prone season as he was placed on injured reserve because of a knee injury.Anthony was a first-round pick (31st overall) by the Saints in the 2015 NFL Draft and started all 16 games as a rookie. In 2016,[url=http://www.chiefsfootballauthentic.com/]Womens Bryan Witzmann Jersey[/url], Anthony played in 10 games with three starts and totaled 15 tackles (12 solo).As a rookie, five passes defensed, Anthony racked up 112 tackles (70 solo),[url=http://www.chiefsfootballauthentic.com/]Womens Terrance Mitchell Jersey[/url], one interception, one sack, where he earned First-Team All-ACC honors as a senior in 2014.,[url=http://www.chiefsfootballauthentic.com/]Womens Ramik Wilson Jersey[/url], two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery on his way to being named to the Pro Football Writers Association All-Rookie Team in 2015. In college, Anthony played at ClemsonAt this point, it makes sense that the Dolphins traded for Anthony. There wasn't a lot of options on the free agent market and the team desperately needed another body at the linebacker position. Anthony switched from inside linebacker to strongside linebacker,[url=http://www.chiefsfootballauthentic.com/demetrius-harris-jersey-authentic]Womens Demetrius Harris Jersey[/url],In 2016, which caused him to struggle with his reads and recognition on the field. It isn't known if Anthony will play at the strongside or back in the middle for the Dolphins.Dolphins trade for Saints linebacker Anthony after suspending AWOL TimmonsTwo reasons to believe Lawrence Timmons’ days with the Dolphins are numbered, based on Tuesday’s moves:The organization suspended the veteran linebacker indefinitely just days after he bailed on the team. they traded an undisclosed 2018 draft pick to the Saints for linebacker Stephone Anthony,And hours later, a former first-round pick. NFL Network reported it was a fifth-round pick. saw his role reduced in New Orleans the last two years after starting all 16 games as a rookie. The Clemson product was a member of the PFWA all-rookie team,Anthony, in just his third year in the league, but hasn’t played at all in 2017 due to a high-ankle sprain. sources said earlier this week,Timmons, wanted to return to the the team, meanwhile, but the Dolphins made clear Tuesday they want him to stay away from the organization — at least for now.Timmons can be suspended by the team for a maximum of four games for conducted detrimental to the team, according to the Collective Bargaining Agreement. It is believed the suspension voids some if not all of the $4.5 million Timmons was guaranteed in 2018. Multiple efforts to reach the players’ union on this matter were unsuccessful.Adam Gase has proven to be a no-nonsense coach in his two seasons in Miami. He left Jay Ajayi home for the 2016 opener because Ajayi went into a funk after losing the starting job to Arian Foster. And he benched defensive back Walt Aikens for a game after arriving late to a team meeting last October.Gase answered tersely when asked about Timmons’ situation Monday, making no promises that Timmons would be welcomed back to the team.When asked what rules he asks his players to follow, Gase responded: “Be on time and play hard. I don’t know if that’s real hard.”As for what his tolerance level is for those who break them?“What do you think? They’ve got two rules. It’s not hard.” it gives the team up to a month to decide how to proceed,Timmons’ suspension does not necessarily mean his time with the Dolphins is over before it truly begins. Instead,[url=http://www.chiefsfootballauthentic.com/derrick-johnson-jersey-authentic]Authentic Derrick Johnson Jersey[/url], and lets the Dolphins use his roster spot on Anthony in the interim.If the Dolphins want to add depth beyond Anthony, Neville Hewitt and Kelvin Sheppard. Jenkins, including ex-Dolphins Jelani Jenkins,[url=http://www.chiefsfootballauthentic.com/derrick-johnson-jersey-authentic]Womens Derrick Johnson Jersey[/url], there are a number of available veteran linebackers, who started 34 games for the Dolphins from 2013-2016,[url=http://www.chiefsfootballauthentic.com/]Authentic Bryan Witzmann Jersey[/url], was cut by the Bills Tuesday. who was expected to only see the field for a fraction of Miami’s defense plays against the Chargers,Chase Allen, started in Timmons’ absence Sunday. Mike Hull,[url=http://www.chiefsfootballauthentic.com/]Authentic Terrance Mitchell Jersey[/url], a rookie free agent, didn’t miss a snap with him gone. Plus Rey Maualuga might be available after missing the opener due to a hamstring injury. according to TMZ. Based on reports,The Dolphins’ latest saga began late Saturday,[url=http://www.chiefsfootballauthentic.com/]Authentic Ramik Wilson Jersey[/url], trying to board a flight to Pennsylvania, when officials could not locate Timmons at curfew. Police later located him at Los Angeles aiport, he urgently wanted to see his baby and the child’s mother. The Dolphins filed a missing persons report with multiple jurisdictions when they discovered him gone. and was expected not only to be a significant contributor to the defense,[url=http://www.chiefsfootballauthentic.com/demetrius-harris-jersey-authentic]Authentic Demetrius Harris Jersey[/url],Timmons is in the first year of a two-year, $12 million contract, but a team leader. however,Dolphins players said Monday that Timmons would be welcomed back into the locker room. That decision, is not ultimately theirs to make.
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