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Travares Tillman | Defensive Back

Team: Miami Dolphins
Age / DOB:  (36) / 10/8/1977
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 205
College: Georgia Tech
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Dolphins placed S Travares Tillman on injured reserve, ending his season.
He was extremely slow to recover from an early-October knee scope. The former second-round pick's career has tumbled quickly after opening '06 as a starter. If healthy, he might get a one-year deal in 2008 free agency. Thu, Nov 15, 2007 01:17:00 PM

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Dolphins S Travares Tillman underwent arthroscopic knee surgery Tuesday.

He's out 1-3 games at least. Tillman recently lost his starting job to Donovin Darius, who had nine stops in Week 4 and is an IDP sleeper at the moment.
Wed, Oct 3, 2007 11:45:00 AM

Travaris Tillman is expected to take over as the Dolphins' starting strong safety following the season ending loss of Yeremiah Bell.

Tillman lost the job to Bell late last year after a poor start to the season. He has experience, but Miami's secondary is looking a lot weaker on paper.
Mon, Sep 10, 2007 10:02:00 PM

Dolphins re-signed S Travares Tillman to a one-year, $720,000 contract.

Tillman started early last season, but was replaced by Yeremiah Bell just in time for the Dolphins' pass defense to begin improving. He'll back up Bell and help on special teams if he makes the final roster.
Fri, Apr 13, 2007 08:14:00 AM

Travares Tillman (hamstring) is not expected to play in Week 17.

The pending free agent lost his starting job to Yeremiah Bell at mid-season. Tillman could find work elsewhere as a special teams player.
Sat, Dec 30, 2006 02:32:00 PM

Travares Tillman (hand) was back on the practice field Wednesday for Miami.

The backup safety wore a cast and practiced on a non-contact jersey.
Wed, Nov 29, 2006 12:58:00 PM

Dolphins safety Travares Tillman underwent successful hand surgery Tuesday and will be evaluated on a week-to-week basis.

Tillman, currently Yeremiah Bell's backup, will miss Thanksgiving. Miami may add Norman LaJuene from the practice team as insurance.
Wed, Nov 22, 2006 09:15:00 AM

S Travares Tillman reportedly missed practice Monday while meeting with a hand specialist.

Tillman left Sunday's game with a hand injury, but the Dolphins haven't given an update on his status.
Tue, Nov 21, 2006 09:24:00 AM

S Travares Tillman left Sunday's game with a hand injury.

Tillman, who lost his starting job earlier this season, did not return.
Sun, Nov 19, 2006 04:35:00 PM

Dolphins SS Travares Tillman has lost his starting job to Yeremiah Bell.

Tillman was considered the victim on Ahman Green's 70-yard touchdown run in Week 7. Bell has the potential to be an IDP sleeper.
Wed, Nov 1, 2006 10:12:00 AM

Dolphins strong safety Travares Tillman is expected to start in Week 7 but will likely lose playing time to Yeremiah Bell.

Bell is better in coverage. Tillman can be dropped in IDP leagues.
Sat, Oct 21, 2006 10:46:00 AM

Travares Tillman is expected to be Miami's starting FS in Week 1.

He's held off competition from first-round pick Jason Allen, who's now being utilized as a cornerback due to several injuries.
Wed, Aug 23, 2006 10:28:00 AM

Traveres Tillman, recovering from knee surgery, participated in most of Dolphins practice Monday.

He's the team's starting free safety unless they sign Lance Schulters.
Tue, Jul 26, 2005 09:47:00 AM

Projected Dolphins starting safety Traveres Tillman will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery this week.

He suffered the injury during mini-camp this weekend. The Dolphins expect him to be fully ready for training camp.
Mon, Jun 13, 2005 09:01:00 AM

Dolphins signed safety Travares Tillman to a one-year contract.

He'll add depth to a depleted Dolphins secondary.
Fri, Mar 4, 2005 07:15:00 PM

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