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Packers | Team Holds Tryouts For D-Line

Wed, 15 Oct 2003 08:12:22 -0700

Bob McGinn, of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, reports the Green Bay Packers brought in several defensive linemen for tyrouts on Tuesday, Oct. 14. Players included DEs Charles Austin, Ronald Flemons, Aaron Hunt, and Greg White, and nose tackles Ernest Grant, John Nix, and David Nugent. The Packers have made it clear they plan to sign a replacement for DE Joe Johnson (quadriceps), but gave no indication that anyone that tried out was offered a contract.

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Bears | Grant Waived/Injured

Sun, 24 Aug 2003 10:06:55 -0700

The Chicago Bears have announced the DT Ernest Grant has been waived/injured.

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Bears | Grant Re-signed

Tue, 01 Oct 2002 20:52:18 -0700

ESPN.com reports the Chicago Bears have re-signed DT Ernest Grant to a two-year contract.

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Bears | Grant Released

Fri, 27 Sep 2002 11:28:54 -0700

The Chicago Bears have announced the release of DT Ernest Grant.

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Bears | Parker Gets A Look

Wed, 25 Sep 2002 08:38:55 -0700

Mike Sando reports for the Tacoma News Tribune free agent DT Riddick Parker (Patriots) was recently given a tryout by the Chicago Bears. Having signed DT Ernest Grant, it is doubtful they will add Parker.

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Bears | Grant Added

Tue, 24 Sep 2002 18:44:26 -0700

The Associated Press reports the Chicago Bears have signed free agent DT Ernest Grant (Dolphins) to a two-year contract.

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Dolphins | Grant Gone

Sun, 01 Sep 2002 16:27:18 -0700

MiamiDolphins.com reports the Miami Dolphins have wavied DT Ernest Grant.

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Dolphins | Sitting Out

Fri, 02 Aug 2002 14:56:03 -0700

MiamiDolphins.com reports DT Ernest Grant (migraines) did not practice Friday.

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Dolphins | Sitting Out

Thu, 01 Aug 2002 17:50:41 -0700

MiamiDolphins.com reports Miami Dolphins DT Ernest Grant (migraine headache) did not practice with the team Thursday morning.

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Dolphins | Two Have Surgery

Wed, 23 Jan 2002 12:56:31 -0800

Miami Dolphins.com reports FB Deon Dyer and DT Ernest Grant underwent surgery Wednesday. Dyerís first surgery was to remove bone spurs and loose bodies that resulted from his right hand fracture sustained during the pre-season. The second surgery was to remove a loose body and debride Dyerís right shoulder joint. Grant underwent surgery to remove multiple loose bodies and debride his right shoulder joint.

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Dolphins | Defense To Change?

Mon, 21 Jan 2002 19:50:21 -0800

Alex Marvez reports for the Sun Sentinel the Miami Dolphins plan to implement some changes to their defensive schemes for the 2002 season. The Dolphins led the league in pass defense last season but finished 17th against the run. Defensive coordinator Jim Bates knows the team needs to improve against the run. The biggest changes could be the increased use of eight-man fronts. In that scheme, the safeties playing closer to the line of scrimmage for run support, and more zone coverage schemes. Injuries to starting DT Daryl Gardener and his backups, Jermaine Haley and Ernest Grant contributed to the problem.

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Dolphins | Injury Updates

Fri, 23 Nov 2001 20:50:55 -0800

Alex Marvez reports for the Sun-Sentinel Miami Dolphins C Tim Ruddy (knee) returned to practice Friday and should start against Buffalo. FB Rob Konrad (shoulder), DT Ernest Grant (shoulder) and DT Jermaine Haley (thumb) also practiced and all are expected to play Sunday.

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Dolphins | Injury Notes

Thu, 22 Nov 2001 17:41:18 -0800

The Palm Beach Post reports Miami Dolphins DT Ernest Grant will make his second career start Sunday in place of the injured Daryl Gardener (back). "I thought Ernest did a real good job for us," Dolphins coach Dave Wannstedt said. DT Jermaine Haley (thumb) is returing earlier than expected from his injury due to Gardener's injury. Wannstedt said he expects Haley to come out on third downs when his thumb injury will prove more of a liability rushing the passer.

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Dolphins | Injury Updates

Mon, 19 Nov 2001 10:29:08 -0800

Miami Dolphins head coach Dave Wannstedt said CB Sam Madison (shoulder) is making improvement but probably won't play this weekend. DT Ernest Grant (shoulder), FB Rob Konrad (shoulder) and C Tim Ruddy (sprained knee) are all expected to play this weekend. DT Daryl Gardener (back) is currently in California having his back problems looked at but his status for this weekend's game remains up in the air. DT Jermaine Haley (thumb) and SS Brian Walker (thumb), who both missed Sunday's game, are making improvement and are day-to-day. Wannstedt said he anticipates his players to all be available for this weekend's game.

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Dolphins | Injury Tidbits

Sun, 18 Nov 2001 17:29:27 -0800

ESPN reports Miami Dolphins FB Rob Konrad (sprained right shoulder), DT Ernest Grant (strained right shoulder) and C Tim Ruddy (sprained right knee) were banged up on Sunday. Their status for next week's game is uncertain.

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Dolphins | More On Gardener

Thu, 15 Nov 2001 18:32:04 -0800

The Sun-Sentinel's Chris Perkins reports Miami Dolphins DT Daryl Gardener missed practice again today with a sore back. He had an epidural shot on his sore back Thursday. According to a NFL source, Gardener is scheduled to have another MRI on his back today. Dolphins coach Dave Wannstedt said Gardener's availability for Sunday's game depends largely on Friday's practice. The coach said Gardener would almost have to practice Friday to play Sunday. DT Ernest Grant or DE Kenny Mixon would have to start for Gardener if he can't play.

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Dolphins | Two Undergo Surgery

Mon, 05 Nov 2001 16:02:44 -0800

Chris Perkins and Alex Marvez report for the Sun-Sentinel that Miami Dolphins S Brian Walker (broken right thumb) and DT Jermaine Haley (broken right thumb) both underwent surgery on Monday to repair their thumb injuries. Both are expected to miss two games. S Arturo Freeman would likely replace Walker, while Ernest Grant would likely see more playing time with Haley out.

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Dolphins | Inactive Today

Sun, 28 Oct 2001 21:51:40 -0800

Ethan J. Skolnick reports for the Miami Herald Miami Dolphins S Brock Marion (calf), WR Dedric Ward (foot), TE Shawn Draper, OL Troy Andrew, DT Ernest Grant, DE David Bowens and S Ray Green were declared inactive for today's game. QB Cade McNown was the third quarterback.

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Dolphins | Injury Updates

Tue, 09 Oct 2001 09:25:34 -0700

The Miami Herald reports Miami Dolphins OT Todd Wade has a sprain of the medial collateral ligament in his left knee and will miss Sunday's game against the New York Jets. Harry Swayne will start in Wade's place, and Wannstedt said left guard Mark Dixon will be the emergency tackle. FB Rob Konrad (ankle) and DT Ernest Grant (ankle) will work Wednesday, with the hope of playing Sunday. S Trent Gamble (hamstring) has been cleared to return, but the team is having a hard time finding a spot for him. LB Zach Thomas, who has a slight tear of the MCL in his left knee, said he felt fine Monday, one day after a seven-tackle game.

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Dolphins | Grant Update

Mon, 08 Oct 2001 09:53:10 -0700

Miami Dolphins head coach Dave Wannstedt stated DT Ernest Grant (ankle) will practice on Wednesday.

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Dolphins | Inactive On Sunday

Sun, 07 Oct 2001 20:05:31 -0700

The Miami Herald reports Miami Dolphins CB Ben Kelly, S Trent Gamble, FB Rob Konrad, TE Shawn Draper, C Troy Andrew, DT Ernest Grant and DT Damian Gregory were inactive for Sunday's game. Cade McNown was the team's No. 3 QB.

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Dolphins | Inactive On Sunday

Sun, 30 Sep 2001 20:47:42 -0700

The Miami Herald reports FB Rob Konrad, DT Ernest Grant and S Trent Gamble did not play because of injuries on Sunday and they were inactive for the Miami Dolphins. Also inactive: LB Morlon Greenwood, C Troy Andrew, DE Adewale Ogunleye and TE Shawn Draper. Cade McNown was the third quarterback. Greenwood was inactive for the second straight game as the Dolphins activated an extra defensive back, Ben Kelly.

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Dolphins | Injury Notes

Fri, 28 Sep 2001 06:20:38 -0700

Alex Marvez reports for the Sun-Sentinel Miami Dolphins backup DT Ernest Grant (ankle) was limited in practice on Thursday and remains questionable for Sunday. Backup S and special teams player Trent Gamble (shoulder) did practice for a second consecutive day, but he remains doubtful for Sunday.

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Dolphins | Injury Update

Thu, 27 Sep 2001 14:18:46 -0700

The Palm Beach Post reports Miami Dolphins DT Tim Bowens (knee) practiced on Wednesday. Head coach Dave Wannstedt stated if Bowens is able to go through Thursday's practice with no problems he'll be able to start this weekend. S Trent Gamble (shoulder) also returned to practice and should be able to play this weekend. FB Rob Konrad (sprained ankle) feels he'll be able to return in a week. The team has listed him as out for this weekend's game. DT Ernest Grant (ankle) was also missing from Wednesday's practice.

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Dolphins | Grant Injured

Sun, 23 Sep 2001 22:58:21 -0700

The Miami Herald reports Miami Dolphins DT Ernest Grant suffered a sprained right ankle on Sunday.

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Dolphins | Injury Updates

Mon, 03 Sep 2001 20:02:50 -0700

Alex Marvez reports for the Sun-Sentinel Miami Dolphins DT Tim Bowens (knee) was held from practice on Monday, but coach Dave Wannstedt said he will return Wednesday. FS Brock Marion (knee), CB Patrick Surtain (knee), DT Daryl Gardener (back), MLB Zach Thomas (knee) and LG Mark Dixon (back) all practiced Monday for a second consecutive session. RB J.J. Johnson (knee), who was given extended practice time Monday to determine whether he could handle duties as the Dolphins third-down back, drew praise from the coach for his play. Backup QB Ray Lucas (groin), DT Ernest Grant (knee) and LB Tommy Hendricks (hip) also didn't practice, and P Matt Turk was excused for personal reasons.

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Dolphins | Sitting Out

Sun, 02 Sep 2001 19:59:19 -0700

Chris Perkins reports for the Sun-Sentinel Miami Dolphins backup TE Jed Weaver (ankle), WR Dedric Ward (foot), S Shawn Wooden, DTs Ernest Grant (knee) and Jermaine Haley (hamstring) and LB Tommy Hendricks missed practice on Sunday with injuries. QB Ray Lucas (groin) was limited at practice.

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Dolphins | Injury Notes

Fri, 31 Aug 2001 23:01:47 -0700

Jason Cole reports for the Miami Herald Miami Dolphins DT Ernest Grant suffered a left knee injury and had to limp off the field, rookie TE Shawn Draper hurt his back, LB Tommy Hendricks suffered a hip pointer and backup TE Jed Weaver sprained his right ankle during tonight's pre-season loss to Minnesota.

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Dolphins | Injury Notes

Fri, 10 Aug 2001 10:23:28 -0700

MiamiDolphins.com reports Miami Dolphins DT Ernest Grant (knee), RB J.J. Johnson (knee), CB Patrick Surtain (knee), LB Morlon Greenwood (foot) and WR Dedric Ward (hand) didnít practice yesterday. OT Brandon Winey left practice with a stomach virus.

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Dolphins | Gregory Trying to Return to Form

Thu, 03 May 2001 12:44:09 -0700

The Sun-Sentinel reports Miami Dolphins DT Damian Gregory is trying to regain his form and make the team after spending all of last season on injured reserve. Gregory, who was impressive last year before getting injured, is now the No. 5 DT on the team behind starters Tim Bowens and Daryl Gardener and reserves Jermaine Haley and Ernest Grant. The Dolphins have said they will probably only keep four of them. Gregory said he feels good and is ready for the challenge.

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Dolphins | Shepherd Inactive

Thu, 28 Dec 2000 15:37:06 -0800

According to their official site, the Miami Dolphins have named WR Leslie Shepherd, DE Rich Owens, DT Ernest Grant and OG Anthony Cesario inactive for this week's playoff game.

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Dolphins | Inactives

Sat, 23 Dec 2000 00:49:37 -0800

Miami Dolphins head coach Dave Wannstedt stated after Friday's practice the team has declared OL Anthony Cesario, CB Terrance Shaw, WR Leslie Shepherd and DT Ernest Grant inactive for this weekend's game.

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Dolphins | Inactives

Fri, 15 Dec 2000 18:26:18 -0800

MiamiDolphins.com reports the Miami Dolphins have declared WR Leslie Shepherd, G Anthony Cesario, DT Ernest Grant and CB Terrance Shaw inactive for this weekend's game.

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Dolphins | Inactives

Fri, 01 Dec 2000 18:26:25 -0800

MiamiDolphins.com reports the Miami Dolphins have declared WR Bert Emanuel, G Anthony Cesario, DT Ernest Grant and S Kevin Williams inactive for this weekend's game.

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