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Kiko Alonso | Linebacker | #47

Team: Miami Dolphins
Age / DOB:  (26) / 8/14/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 239
College: Oregon
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 2 (46) / BUF
Contract: view contract details

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Dolphins MLB Kiko Alonso is recovering from thumb surgery.
It's a "followup" operation to his December surgery. Alonso missed one game, but otherwise played through the injury. A restricted free agent, Alonso is expected back in Miami, perhaps at weak-side linebacker. He turns 27 in August. Jan 31 - 2:10 PM

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Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports the Dolphins could move Kiko Alonso to weakside linebacker this offseason.

Alonso played in the middle his first year in Miami, but he may be a better fit on the weakside, where the Bills planned to move him as a sophomore before he suffered a season-ending knee injury. Moving him also allows the Dolphins some flexibility as they search for possibly two new starters at linebacker. Alonso is a restricted free agent, but he is fully expected back in Miami next season.
Jan 17 - 11:55 AM

The Dolphins are expected to give restricted free agent MLB Kiko Alonso a "high tender."

Alonso was originally a second-round pick and few or no teams would be willing to surrender a second-round pick to acquire Alonso, so an original-pick tender would suffice. Still, the Dolphins may reward Alonso for his bounce-back season. Panned widely at the time, GM Mike Tannenbaum deserves credit for buying low on quality starters Alonso and Byron Maxwell this past offseason.
Jan 9 - 5:59 PM

Dolphins MLB Kiko Alonso (hamstring) is active for Week 15 against the Jets.

The Dolphins will also have Mario Williams (ankle) and CB Xavien Howard (knee). Miami's inactive are QB Ryan Tannehill, WR Rashawn Scott, TE Dominique Jones, TE Thomas Duarte, DE Terrence Fede, DE Nick Williams, and CB Jordan Lucas.
Sat, Dec 17, 2016 07:12:00 PM

Dolphins MLB Kiko Alonso (hamstring) plans to play Saturday night against the Jets.

Alonso gave it a go in pre-game warmups Sunday, but he was not able to suit up against the Cardinals. Even on a short week, he expects to be ready to face the Jets.
Mon, Dec 12, 2016 12:24:00 PM

Miami declared MLB Kiko Alonso (hand, hamstring), WLB Jelani Jenkins (knee, hand), and DE Mario Williams (ankle) inactive for Week 14 against the Cardinals.

CB Xavien Howard (knee) also remains out. All three were listed as doubtful on the final injury report. The Dolphins were shredded across the middle by Joe Flacco last week, and they are going to have a tough time stopping Carson Palmer, Larry Fitzgerald, and David Johnson without two of their starting linebackers. It could be another long day for the defense.
Sun, Dec 11, 2016 11:32:00 AM

The Miami Herald expects the Dolphins to re-sign contract-year MLB Kiko Alonso.

Alonso is having a bounce back season in DC Vance Joseph's scheme, leading the team in tackles (97) and interceptions. The Dolphins should give him a multi-year extension despite his injury history. Alonso is one of the few building blocks for Miami's defense.
Sat, Dec 10, 2016 07:54:00 PM

Dolphins coach Adam Gase said MLB Kiko Alonso will be a game-time decision (thumb, hamstring, doubtful) against the Cardinals in Week 14.

It's odd that Gase would make this claim but still list Alonso as doubtful. If there was a real chance of him playing, the Dolphins easily could have listed him as questionable. Earlier, beat writer Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald said Alonso would be absent this week, barring a "miraculous improvement to his hamstring." Mike Hull will be at the ready in the likely event that Alonso sits.
Fri, Dec 9, 2016 03:49:00 PM

According to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald, Dolphins MLB Kiko Alonso (thumb, hamstring, doubtful) is not expected to play in Week 14 against the Cardinals.

Per Salguero, Alonso will sit out "barring a miraculous improvement." Alonso broke his thumb in last week's loss to Baltimore, but the real issue is his hamstring. Look for Mike Hull to fill in at middle linebacker on Sunday.
Fri, Dec 9, 2016 03:01:00 PM

Dolphins LBs Kiko Alonso (thumb, hamstring) and Jelani Jenkins (knee, hand) both sat out Friday's practice.

It looks like both will sit out this week. David Johnson is always the top running back play, but these injuries only help his matchup.
Fri, Dec 9, 2016 12:52:00 PM

Dolphins MLB Kiko Alonso (thumb, hamstring) was noncommittal about his status for Week 14 against the Cardinals.

"I don't know yet," said Alonso, who said he felt "good" at Thursday's practice. Alonso had surgery to repair a broken thumb earlier this week but said he's more concerned about his hamstring. Mike Hull would fill in at middle linebacker if Alonso can't get the green light for Sunday.
Thu, Dec 8, 2016 03:00:00 PM

Dolphins MLB Kiko Alonso has undergone surgery for a broken thumb, but could continue playing.

Coach Adam Gase wasn't clear if he meant Alonso could return this week, or this season. Alonso played through the injury on Sunday, but it's obviously a different matter now that he's required/undergone surgery. Alonso has enjoyed a decent bounce-back season in the middle for Miami. Mike Hull will fill in if Alonso can't return.
Mon, Dec 5, 2016 02:05:00 PM

Kiko Alonso (hand) has returned to Sunday's Week 13 game against the Ravens.

He missed most of the first half with a hand injury. Alonso was playing well before he got hurt with five tackles on the first two drives. Mike Hull filled in at middle linebacker during his brief absence.
Sun, Dec 4, 2016 02:17:00 PM

Kiko Alonso left Sunday's Week 13 game against the Ravens with a hand injury and is questionable to return.

Alonso recorded five tackles before exiting about midway through the first quarter. Mike Hull is Alonso's backup at middle linebacker.
Sun, Dec 4, 2016 01:37:00 PM

Kiko Alonso has told the Dolphins he's willing to play some tight end on offense.

Alonso played tight end in high school and is campaigning to get on the field a bit on that side of the ball in Miami. "We have good tight ends in Miami, but if the Dolphins need me for a specific play, I can move on that side of the ball," Alonso said. "I've already told the coaches that if they want me out there in a goal-line situation, I’m ready to jump into the field. I have some specific plays at hand, but I won’t reveal them." We're certainly in the doldrums of the NFL calendar.
Wed, Jul 13, 2016 03:42:00 PM

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