A league source tells Profootballtalk.com that the Dolphins are not expected to place the franchise tag on free agent CB Brent Grimes before Monday's 4PM ET deadline.
GM Dennis Hickey is "optimistic" the Dolphins will re-sign free agent Brent Grimes.
The Miami Herald terms free agent Brent Grimes' contract talks with the Dolphins as "ongoing and ongoing and ongoing."
Free agent CB Brent Grimes is "pretty optimistic" he'll re-sign with the Dolphins.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports the franchise tag is not a realistic option for free agent CB Brent Grimes.
Impending free agent CB Brent Grimes reiterated that he doesn't want to be franchise tagged by the Dolphins.
The Miami Herald expects the Dolphins to retain impending free agent Brent Grimes, either via a multi-year deal or the franchise tag.
Impending free agent Brent Grimes said he doesn't want to be franchise tagged.
Dolphins LCB Brent Grimes (groin), NT Paul Soliai (ankle) and RCB Nolan Carroll (knee) all participated in the portion of Tuesday's practice open to the media.
Dolphins LCB Brent Grimes says he's "fine" after missing the end of Sunday's win over the Patriots with a groin injury.
Dolphins LCB Brent Grimes was forced from Miami's Week 15 game against the Patriots with an undisclosed injury.
Dolphins LCB Brent Grimes was a full participant at the first practice of training camp Sunday.
According to the Miami Herald, "nobody was more impressive" in Dolphins OTAs than Brent Grimes, who showed "no ill effects" from his torn Achilles' tendon.
Dolphins CB Brent Grimes says he's "fully back" from his torn Achilles' tendon.