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  Bills | Several unable to workout    Tue Jun 19, 11:11 PM

Buffalo Bills DL Lionel Dotson (undisclosed), DL Kellen Heard (undisclosed), CB Terrence McGee (knee), OT Erik Pears (undisclosed), DL Torell Troup (back) and C Eric Wood (knee) were absent from workouts Tuesday, June 19, at minicamp.

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  Bills | Torell Troup placed on IR    Wed Nov 30, 11:16 AM

The Buffalo Bills have placed DT Torell Troup (back) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2011 season. In a corresponding move, the team signed practice squad DE Lionel Dotson to their active roster.

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  Bills | Seven signed to practice squad    Sun Sep 4, 11:13 PM

The Buffalo Bills signed WR Kamar Aiken, QB Levi Brown, TE Mike Caussin, DL Lionel Dotson, DL Michael Jasper, DB Joshua Nesbitt and C Michael Switzer to the practice squad Sunday, Sept. 4.

Footballguys view: Brown is a favorite of the staff in Buffalo and sticks around as a developmental prospect behind Ryan Fitzpatrick and Tyler Thigpen.

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  Bills | Make roster moves to get to 53    Sat Sep 3, 06:02 PM

The Buffalo Bills have released LS Danny Aiken, WR Kamar Aiken, QB Levi Brown, FB Jehuu Caulcrick, TE Mike Caussin, LB Antonio Coleman, CB Reggie Corner, WR Craig Davis, DE Lionel Dotson, DB Sidney Glover, C Geoff Hangartner, LB Brandon Hicks, OG Cordaro Howard, DT Michael Jasper, DE T.J. Langley, CB Doyle Miller, TE Shawn Nelson, DB Joshua Nesbitt, WR Naaman Roosevelt, C Michael Switzer, T Jason Watkins and OL Mansfield Wrotto. The team waived injured SS Jon Corto (undisclosed), WR Felton Huggins (concussion), LB Jammie Kirlew (undisclosed) and OT Ed Wang (shoulder). The team also placed RB Bruce Hall (undisclosed) on Injured Reserve, ending his 2011 season.

Footballguys view: Buster Davis is officially a bust on two teams now as he couldn't make the Bills roster after they let Lee Evans go in a trade.

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  Bills | Lionel Dotson claimed    Mon Aug 1, 04:35 PM

The Buffalo Bills have claimed free-agent DL Lionel Dotson (Dolphins) off waivers.

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  Dolphins | Two DL could see more playing time Week 4    Wed Sep 29, 09:33 AM

Miami Dolphins DL Lionel Dotson and Ryan Baker could see more playing time in Week 4 because of the suspension to DL Tony McDaniel, reports Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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  Dolphins | Two added to defense    Wed Sep 15, 02:28 AM

The Miami Dolphins have re-signed DE Lionel Dotson and LB Erik Walden, reports Omar Kelly, of The South Florida Sun-Sentinel. The team cut DE Clifton Geathers.

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  Broncos | Three added to practice squad    Mon Sep 6, 06:21 PM

The Denver Broncos have announced they have signed free-agent OL Jeff Byers, DL Lionel Dotson and RB Bruce Hall to their practice squad.

Footballguys view: Bruce Hall was released yesterday when the Broncos picked up RB Andre Brown from the New York Giants, but he did enough in the preseason to earn a spot on the practice squad.

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  Dolphins | David Martin, 13 others let go    Sat Sep 4, 06:55 PM

The Miami Dolphins have terminated the contract of TE David Martin, reports Miami Dolphins.com. The team waived S Jonathon Amaya, DT Ryan Baker, DE Lionel Dotson, G Ray Feinga, LB J.D. Folsom, T Andrew Gardner, OL Andrew Hartline, CB Kevin Hobbs, FB Rolly Lumbala, LB Chris McCoy, DB Nate Ness, WR Julius Pruitt and S Ross Weaver.

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  Dolphins | Lionel Dotson dealing with injury    Sat May 29, 04:53 PM

Miami Dolphins DE Lionel Dotson (shoulder) has not participated in the team's minicamp because he is dealing with a shoulder injury, reports Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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  Dolphins | Several competing with RE job    Wed May 5, 03:11 PM

Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DEs Jared Odrick, Phillip Merling, Tony McDaniel and Lionel Dotson will compete for the starting right defensive end during training camp.

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  Dolphins | Week 17 Inactives    Sun Jan 3, 12:09 PM

The Miami Dolphins have declared OT Andrew Hartline, OT Andrew Gardner, CB Evan Oglesby, DL Ikaika Alama-Francis, DL Lionel Dotson, WR Patrick Turner, DL Ryan Baker, QB Tyler Thigpen inactive for Week 17.

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  Dolphins | Week 16 Inactives    Sun Dec 27, 12:10 PM

The Miami Dolphins have declared OT Andrew Hartline, OT Andrew Gardner, CB Evan Oglesby, DL Ikaika Alama-Francis, RB Kory Sheets, DL Lionel Dotson, WR Patrick Turner, QB Tyler Thigpen inactive for Week 16.

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  Dolphins | Week 15 Inactives    Sun Dec 20, 12:09 PM

The Miami Dolphins have declared OT Andrew Hartline, OT Andrew Gardner, CB Evan Oglesby, DL Ikaika Alama-Francis, RB Kory Sheets, DL Lionel Dotson, WR Patrick Turner, QB Tyler Thigpen inactive for Week 15.

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  Dolphins | Week 14 Inactives    Sun Dec 13, 12:13 PM

The Miami Dolphins have declared OT Andrew Gardner, LB Erik Walden, DL Ikaika Alama-Francis, C Jake Grove, RB Kory Sheets, DL Lionel Dotson, WR Patrick Turner, QB Tyler Thigpen inactive for Week 14.

Footballguys view: Jake Grove out again this week but the Jags' loss of DT John Henderson should help offset any loss of upside Ricky Williams had running between the tackles this week.

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  Dolphins | Dotson not on injury report    Fri Dec 11, 05:51 PM

Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DE Lionel Dotson (ankle) participated in practice Friday, Dec. 11. He is not on the injury report for Week 14.

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  Dolphins | Dotson practices Thursday    Thu Dec 10, 04:47 PM

Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DE Lionel Dotson (ankle) fully participated in practice Thursday, Dec. 10. He is considered questionable for Week 14.

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  Dolphins | Week 13 Inactives    Sun Dec 6, 12:08 PM

The Miami Dolphins have declared OT Andrew Gardner, DL Ikaika Alama-Francis, C Jake Grove, RB Kory Sheets, DL Lionel Dotson, OT Lydon Murtha, WR Patrick Turner, QB Tyler Thigpen inactive for Week 13.

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  Dolphins | Dotson questionable for Week 13    Fri Dec 4, 09:09 PM

Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DE Lionel Dotson (ankle) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 4. He is listed as questionable for Week 13 and is not expected to play.

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  Dolphins | Dotson limited Thursday    Thu Dec 3, 10:02 PM

Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DE Lionel Dotson (ankle) was limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 3.

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  Dolphins | Dotson limited Wednesday    Wed Dec 2, 07:50 PM

Miami Dolphins DE Lionel Dotson (ankle) was limited during the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 2.

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  Dolphins | Week 12 Inactives    Sun Nov 29, 12:09 PM

The Miami Dolphins have declared LB Erik Walden, DL Ikaika Alama-Francis, C Jake Grove, RB Kory Sheets, DL Lionel Dotson, OT Lydon Murtha, WR Patrick Turner, QB Tyler Thigpen inactive for Week 12.

Footballguys view: Ricky Williams may have a tougher time moving the ball with Jake Grove out today. However, Williams is still a strong start against a suspect Buffalo rush defense.

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Patrick Turner player page


  Dolphins | Dotson ruled out for Week 12    Sat Nov 28, 04:56 PM

Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DE Lionel Dotson (ankle) has been ruled out for Week 12. He was originally listed as doubtful for the game.

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  Dolphins | Dotson misses practice Friday    Fri Nov 27, 09:56 PM

Omar Kelly, of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DE Lionel Dotson (ankle) missed the team's practice Friday, Nov. 27, and is doubtful for Week 12.

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  Dolphins | Dotson misses practice Thursday    Thu Nov 26, 04:02 PM

Miami Dolphins DE Lionel Dotson (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 26. He is considered questionable for Week 12.

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  Dolphins | Grove, Dotson miss practice Wednesday    Wed Nov 25, 03:54 PM

Edgar Thompson, of The Palm Beach Post, reports Miami Dolphins C Jake Grove (ankle) and DL Lionel Dotson (undisclosed) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 25.

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  Dolphins | Week 11 Inactives    Thu Nov 19, 07:08 PM

The Miami Dolphins have declared OT Andrew Gardner, TE Anthony Fasano, LB Erik Walden, DL Lionel Dotson, OT Lydon Murtha, SS Nate Ness, DL Paul Soliai, QB Tyler Thigpen inactive for Week 11.

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  Dolphins | Week 8 Inactives    Sun Nov 1, 11:57 AM

The Miami Dolphins have declared OT Andrew Gardner, LB Channing Crowder, RB Kory Sheets, DL Lionel Dotson, OT Lydon Murtha, WR Patrick Turner, LB Quentin Moses, QB Tyler Thigpen inactive for Week 8.

Footballguys view: No surprises among the inactives here. As has been rumored this week, Brian Hartline will start for Ted Ginn, Jr. today.

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  Dolphins | Week 7 Inactives    Sun Oct 25, 03:45 PM

The Miami Dolphins have declared OT Andrew Gardner, TE John Nalbone, RB Kory Sheets, DL Lionel Dotson, OT Lydon Murtha, WR Patrick Turner, LB Quentin Moses, QB Tyler Thigpen inactive for Week 7.

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  Dolphins | Week 5 Inactives    Mon Oct 12, 07:22 PM

The Miami Dolphins have declared OT Andrew Gardner, SS Chris X. Clemons, TE John Nalbone, DL Lionel Dotson, WR Patrick Turner, LB Quentin Moses, OG Shawn Murphy inactive for Week 5.

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  Dolphins | Week 4 Inactives    Sun Oct 4, 03:46 PM

The Miami Dolphins have declared OT Andrew Gardner, SS Chris X. Clemons, LB Joey Porter, TE John Nalbone, DL Lionel Dotson, WR Patrick Turner, OG Shawn Murphy, QB Tyler Thigpen inactive for Week 4.

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  Dolphins | Week 3 Inactives    Sun Sep 27, 03:28 PM

The Miami Dolphins have declared OT Andrew Gardner, QB Chad Henne, SS Chris X. Clemons, LB Erik Walden, TE John Nalbone, DL Lionel Dotson, WR Patrick Turner, OG Shawn Murphy inactive for Week 3.

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  Dolphins | Week 2 Inactives    Mon Sep 21, 07:34 PM

The Miami Dolphins have declared OT Andrew Gardner, LB Cameron Wake, QB Chad Henne, SS Chris X. Clemons, TE John Nalbone, DL Lionel Dotson, WR Patrick Turner, OG Shawn Murphy inactive for Week 2.

Footballguys view: Chad Henne as the third QB means more wildcat and spread option for the Dolphins tonight.

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  Dolphins | Week 1 Inactives    Sun Sep 13, 12:26 PM

The Miami Dolphins have declared OT Andrew Gardner, LB Cameron Wake, QB Chad Henne, SS Chris X. Clemons, TE John Nalbone, DL Lionel Dotson, WR Patrick Turner, OG Shawn Murphy inactive for Week 1.

Footballguys view: Pat White is the surprise #2 QB for Miami. Expect some spread option looks with White as QB.

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  Dolphins | Dotson trims down to under 290 pounds    Sun Jun 14, 04:22 PM

Omar Kelly, of the South Florida SunSentinel, reports Miami Dolphins DT Lionel Dotson has trimmed down to under 290 pounds.

Footballguys view: Kelly notes that Dotson is moving well, but he is still working with the 3rd team defense.

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