Top William Hayes News
Dolphins' William Hayes: Lands on injured reserve
Hayes (knee) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Cameron Wolfe of ESPN.com reports.
Hayes tore his ACL on Sunday against the Raiders, effectively ending his season. The 33-year-old had accumulated two sacks on the year and was proving to be an important part of Miami's defense. Charles Harris is expected to replace Hayes on the defensive line.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' William Hayes: Tears ACL
Hayes tore his ACL on Sunday and is done for the season, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports.
Hayes' injury is unfortunate, as he had posted two sacks in as many weeks and looked to be putting together a promising season. He'll figure to move to injured reserve in the near future. Look for Charles Harris to see some extra reps as a primary backup at defensive end now that Hayes is out.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' William Hayes: Suffers knee injury
Hayes departed Sunday's game against the Raiders due to a knee injury and is questionable to return, Adam H. Beasley of the Miami Herald reports.
Hayes went down with the injury in the first half of Week 3's game. If Hayes is unable to return to the field, expect an update on the 33-year-old's health after the contest.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' William Hayes: Gearing up for Sunday's game
Hayes (finger) is active for Sunday's game against the Jets.
Hayes shared snaps in Week 1 against the Titans, logging 32, while starter Cameron Wake played 38. Still, Hayes didn't make a tackle, so his IDP value is negligible at this time.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' William Hayes: Questionable for Week 2
Hayes (finger) is considered questionable against the Jets on Sunday, Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports.
Hayes was a full participant in practice to begin the week, but he sat out Friday due to a finger injury. It remains to be seen whether the veteran defensive end will suit up against the Jets on Sunday, but if Hayes misses any time, it could signify rotational snaps for Andre Branch.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' William Hayes: Healthy to begin regular season
Hayes (hamstring) participated in practice Thursday and appears healthy, Jason Lieser of The Palm Beach Post reports.
Hayes missed a month of practice due to a lingering hamstring injury, but he appears on track to suit up for Sunday's season-opener against the Titans. As long as Hayes is healthy enough to play, the veteran defensive end should fill a key rotational role in Miami's front seven this season.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' William Hayes: In uniform for practice
Hayes (hamstring) returned to the practice field Wednesday for the first time in over a month, Adam H. Beasley of the Miami Herald reports.
Given that he's missed a month of preparation, it wouldn't be surprising if Hayes is eased back into action initially. The veteran defensive end figures to rotate in on the Dolphins' defensive line again this season when he's healthy enough to play, which could come as soon as Week 1.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' William Hayes: Unlikely to play Saturday
Hayes (hamstring) is unlikely to play in Saturday's preseason matchup with the Ravens, Alain Poupart of the Dolphins' official site reports.
Hayes missed the Dolphins' first two preseason games due to his hamstring injury, but he was seen running at practice Thursday and is reportedly eager to get back on the field. His status bodes positively for his ability to play at full speed come Week 1, but the team may sideline him for another preseason game just to be safe.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' William Hayes: Missing practice with hamstring injury
Hayes missed Friday's practice with a hamstring injury, Adam H. Beasley of the Miami Herald reports.
Hayes exited Thursday's practice favoring his right leg. The severity of his injury isn't clear, so it's hard to tell when he might be back on the field. When healthy, the 11-year veteran will compete for slotting on the depth chart under Cameron Wake and Robert Quinn.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' William Hayes: Leaves practice with leg injury
Hayes was forced to leave Thursday's practice after suffering a right leg injury, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports.
Hayes was seen limping off the field favoring his right leg Thursday, and there will likely be an update on his health before Friday's practice session.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' William Hayes: Undergoes back surgery
Dolphins head coach Adam Gase said Hayes underwent back surgery earlier in the offseason, Adam Beasley of The Miami Herald reports.
The surgery stems from a lingering back issue that Hayes has been dealing with for some time but it's unknown how long the recovery process will be. The defensive lineman recently signed a one-year extension to remain in Miami after finishing with one sack in 10 games last season.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' William Hayes: Re-signs with Miami
Hayes signed a one-year contract extension with the Dolphins on Wednesday, Mike Garafolo of the NFL Network reports.
Hayes is entering his 11th year in the league, with the 2017 season being his first in Miami. The 2008 fourth-rounder only racked up 19 tackles and one sack in 12 games, however, before landing on injured reserve with a hamstring injury. Fortunately, Joe Schad of the Palm Beach Post reports that Hayes has since recovered and should be "ready to roll" for the offseason.... See More ... See Less
Dolphins' William Hayes: Placed on IR
Hayes (hamstring) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday.
Hayes is expected to undergo surgery on his hamstring, so his season comes to an end after 10 games, in which he recorded 19 tackles (14 solo) and one sack. Look for Charles Harris and Terrence Fede potentially to see increased defensive roles with Hayes sidelined.... See More ... See Less
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