Olivier Vernon

#50 DL / Miami Dolphins / EXP: 4YRS Height: 6-2 Weight: 275 lb Age: 25 College: Miami (Fla.) Bye 5

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  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Dolphins DE Olivier Vernon is probable for Week 2 at Jaguars

    Though Dolphins defensive end Olivier Vernon (ankle) has been limited at practice all week, he is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Jaguars, the Palm Beach Post reports. Vernon was held to just one tackle in Week 1, but when healthy, he's on the IDP radar in deeper formats thanks to his ability to get to opposing QB's.

  • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

    Ankle injury could keep Dolphins DE Olivier Vernon out Week 2

    Dolphins defensive end Olivier Vernon (ankle) was limited in practice Wednesday, according to the Miami Herald. Vernon left Sunday's win against Washington after suffering the injury. The Dolphins are still hoping to have Vernon available for Week 2, but he will need to show more in practice later this week for that to happen.

  • by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

    Dolphins pass rush ineffective in loss

    The Dolphins pass rush was held at bay in Sunday's 29-10 loss to the Bills, as the team ended up with no sacks in Week 2. Linebackers Olivier Vernon and Cameron Wake combined for no sacks or tackles for losses in the game, and neither registered a quarterback hit either. Vernon racked up six tackles -- five solo -- while Wake had just one assisted stop.

  • by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

    Dolphins gets after QB in win

    The Dolphins rushed the passer well in Sunday's 33-20 win over the Patriots in Week 1, and Olivier Vernon and Chris McCain were part of the reason why. Vernon had one of the team's four sacks, to go with three solo tackles in the win. McCain, appearing in his first NFL game, made an impact on defense and special teams. He blocked a punt early in the game and came up with his first NFL sack later.

  • by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst

    Olivier Vernon's back 'locked up'

    Dolphins defensive end Olivier Vernon left Monday's practice when his back "locked up," reports the Miami Herald. Vernon, 23, led the team with 11.5 sacks last year while making 57 tackles.

  • by Jamey Eisenberg | Senior Fantasy Writer

    Albert: Olivier Vernon 'real, real good'

    Dolphins defensive end Olivier Vernon is considered a player on the rise, reports ESPN. Actually, per the report, he has been rishing for two years now after he led the Dolphins with 11.5 sacks in 2013. Now, Vernon is out to prove last season was not a fluke. He's had another strong offseason, and he's impressed Pro Bowl left tackle Branden Albert. "He's real, real good," Albert said.

  • by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

    Dolphins pass rushers neutralized by Bills

    The Dolphins' pass-rushing tandem of defensive end Olivier Vernon and linebacker Cameron Wake failed to make much of an impact in Week 16 against the Bills. Neither player managed to pick up a sack in the 19-0 loss; Vernon had five tackles, while Wake had just four. Heading into the final game of the season, Vernon has 11 1/2 sacks, while Wake has 8 1/2, the second-lowest total of his career.

  • by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

    Dolphins in good shape for Sunday's game

    The Dolphins listed eight defensive players on the Week 16 injury report, but all of them were able to play Sunday against the Bills. Despite being on the report, defensive linemen Olivier Vernon (ankle), Paul Soliai (ankle) and John Denney (illness) are active for Sunday's game, along with defensive backs Jamar Taylor (hamstring), Reshad Jones (groin), Brent Grimes (groin), Chris Clemons (knee, hamstring) and Nolan Carroll (knee).

  • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

    Defensive players dominate Dolphins injury report

    The Dolphins have placed eight players on their Friday injury report, but only running back Daniel Thomas (ankle) has been deemed more serious than probable for the Sunday game against Miami. He is questionable. All the probables play defense. They are secondary mates Reshad Jones (groin), Chris Clemons (knee/hamstring), Jamar Taylor (hamstring), Nolan Carroll (knee) and Brent Grimes (groin) and defensive linemen Paul Soliai (ankle) and Olivier Vernon (ankle).

  • by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

    Olivier Vernon held silent in win

    Dolphins linebacker Olivier Vernon failed to make an impact in Week 15 against the Patriots, finishing with just two tackles and no sacks in a 24-20 win. Vernon has 50 tackles and 11 1/2 sacks on the season.

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