Dolphins safety Louis Delmas suffered a torn ACL in practice Wednesday and will miss the 2015 season, according to multiple reports. Delmas, who has a history of knee issues, missed the end of the 2014 season with a torn ACL.
Dolphins safety Louis Delmas, who signed a one-year, $3.5 million deal with Miami, told reporters that his knee is ahead of scheduled, and that he's expected to be ready for the start of the 2015 season, according to ESPN. "The knee is great," said Delmas, who had 2014 his season cut short with a torn ACL in December. "My doctors and my training staff have been doing a great job of managing me and making sure I'm doing everything protocol-wise to be able to play the first game of the season. "I definitely know that I will be ready for the first game of the season."
The Dolphins have re-signed running back LaMichael James and starting safety Louis Delmas on Friday, according to the Miami Herald and NFL Media, respectively. Delmas' deal is reportedly worth $3.5 million for one year, per Adam Schefter of ESPN. James, 25, signed with the Dolphins after San Francisco parted ways with him after the opening week of last season. He totaled five carries for nine yards in three games. Delmas, 27, signed with the Dolphins last offseason and started in 12 of his 13 appearances. He registered 49 total tackles, one sack, one interceptions (for a TD) and three passes defensed.
The Dolphins placed safety Louis Delmas (torn ACL) on injured reserve and promoted linebacker Jake Knott from the practice squad, reports the South Florida Sun Sentinel.
Dolphins starting free safety Louis Delmas is set to be placed on season-ending injured reserve with a torn ACL, Joe Philbin has confirmed. Delmas finishes the year with one sack, one interception and having contributed to 61 tackles.