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Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:50:00 PDT
Here’s some explanation regarding the four different selections I’ve made for the Miami Dolphins in four mock drafts (the final one posted here):
A mock draft is a fluid process that’s driven by what’s taken place on the board, and projecting runs in the later rounds. Like the draft itself, one...
Tue, 4 Apr 2017 03:00:00 PDT
The last item of business on the Miami Dolphins’ offseason to-do list is extending the contract of Pro Bowl receiver Jarvis Landry.
While head coach Adam Gase is confident an extension will get done, and that Landry won’t sit out the team’s offseason program, which begins with voluntary workouts...
Mon, 3 Apr 2017 08:20:00 PDT
Football games are won and lost in the trenches. The battles taking place at the line of scrimmage often dictate the outcome, because they make the run and pass game go.
Sun Sentinel columnist Dave Hyde believes you can wait until the later rounds to select an offensive guard.
While that can be...
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 05:15:00 PST
Welcome to another edition of: Yes, everything’s on the table with the Dolphins’ draft. Five mock drafts, five different players – and four different positions. We’ll see where this goes as the NFL moves into the combine portion of the winter where everyone gets publicly hyped about the 40 times...
Thu, 2 Feb 2017 08:51:00 PST
Every year NFL teams get to carry over unused salary cap from the previous season and bring it to the new year.
There is no limitation on how many years you can roll over unused salary cap, so the best way is to think of it is like rollover minutes on your cellphone.
According to the NFL Players...
Wed, 1 Feb 2017 06:21:00 PST
The Miami Dolphins have 21 free agents, but 10 of them could likely have their movement restricted because of NFL rules.
Five of Miami's 2017 free agents - linebacker Mike Hull, center Anthony Steen, center Jake Brandel, tight end Thomas Duarte and cornerback Lafayette Pitts - are exclusive-rights...
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 07:49:00 PST
It seemed the Dolphins, by now, would have been certain on a course of treatment for Ryan Tannehill’s injured knee. Either the fifth-year quarterback requires surgery or he doesn’t.
But we still don't have that answer.
So now, as what was uncertain in December remains uncertain heading into February...
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 06:43:00 PST
Slowly and quietly, the biggest question of the Dolphins’ offseason has become whether quarterback Ryan Tannehill requires surgery on his left knee.
And to think, just a few weeks ago it seemed whether to re-sign wide receiver Kenny Stills, who could depart via free agency, might be the biggest...
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 07:48:00 PST
The ongoing saga with Ryan Tannehill's injured left knee took a favorable turn Monday.
The Miami Dolphins' quarterback was re-evaluated by specialist Dr. James Andrews on Monday morning, and an NFL Network report says Tannehill isn't believed to require a surgical reconstruction of his ACL.
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 07:30:00 PST
Ryan Tannehill, if not for that darn knee injury, most likely would have been a Pro Bowl quarterback in Orlando this week. He definitely would have been a playoff quarterback.
So, the Dolphins’ QB could have reported to training camp in July with two important achievements under his belt.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 15:25:00 PST
The Miami Dolphins are adding a respected veteran executive as a consultant this offseason, and don't be surprised if he's a major influence to general manager Chris Grier.
Bobby Grier, Chris' father, will join the Dolphins as a consultant working in the scouting department a year after retiring...
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 16:41:00 PST
The biggest move the Miami Dolphins made last offseason was the product of a trade the team had been working on since the NFL scouting combine.
The Dolphins traded down five spots in the first round and acquired starting inside linebacker Kiko Alonso and starting cornerback Byron Maxwell from the...
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 13:18:00 PST
The Miami Dolphins still haven't finalized a treatment plan for quarterback Ryan Tannehill, who suffered a season-ending left knee injury in early December.
Even though Tannehill will have the anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligament sprains he suffered in Miami's 26-23 win over Arizona...
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 13:50:00 PST
The Miami Dolphins filled two vacancies on Adam Gase’s coaching staff, hiring Frank Bush as their new linebackers coach and promoting Chris Kuper from quality control coach to offensive line assistant.
Bush, who spent the past three seasons coaching linebackers for the Rams, takes the spot of Matt...
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:53:00 PST
The Miami Dolphins are fairly thin on draft picks because of a trade that produced receiver Leonte Carroo last year, but compensation for the franchise's numerous free-agent losses last offseason should provide at least two more selections.
According to many experts and insiders, the Dolphins should...
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 05:34:00 PST
The strongest position on the Dolphins isn’t the unit you’d expect.
After years of hoping for the next Dan Marino, or at least a reasonable facsimile of Chad Pennington, the Dolphins instead have the quarterback duo of Ryan Tannehill and Matt Moore. And right now, there’s no better, deeper position...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:24:00 PST
The Chicago Bears reportedly are hiring former Miami Dolphins assistant Jeremiah Washburn.
Washburn, who served as Miami's assistant offensive line coach in 2016, will replace Dave Magazu, whom the Bears fired after the season in a move that hasn't been announced yet, according to the Chicago Tribune...
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 14:35:00 PST
The Miami Dolphins began filling out their 2017 training camp roster by signing 12 players to futures contracts on Tuesday.
Miami signed linebackers Brandon Watts, Deon Lacey and Lamin Barrow, defensive ends Arthur Miley and Julius Warmsley, tailbacks Storm Johnson and Senorise Perry, offensive...
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 15:57:00 PST
Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator Vance Joseph, 44, interviewed for the Denver Broncos' head coaching job on Tuesday, and is considered by many NFL insiders as the front-runner to replace Gary Kubiak, who retired due to health reasons earlier this month.
It was the first of a couple interviews...
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 09:18:00 PST
Perhaps it was odd timing to ask Michael Thomas once again about his thoughts on kneeling during the national anthem.
But Monday was a day of reflection on the entire season.
Kneeling during the national anthem was part of this Dolphins season. And I was curious what Thomas thought about making...
Mon, 9 Jan 2017 06:37:00 PST
Now that the Miami Dolphins season is over let us take a look at the NFL calendar for 2017.
Here are some key dates that should be bookmarked.
January 10: Coaches of non-playoff clubs are free to discuss employment if contract is due to expire.
January 14-15: Divisional playoff games.
Fri, 6 Jan 2017 11:21:00 PST
The Miami Dolphins have released veteran defensive end Jason Jones two days before the team's playoff game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
According to a league source, Jones was healthy and his release had nothing to do with a legal issue. However, the team didn't plan on playing Jones against...
Fri, 6 Jan 2017 08:17:00 PST
Jay Ajayi was named the Miami Dolphins' 2016 Most Valuable Player for the 2016 season.
Ajayi, who rushed for 1,272 yards and scored eight touchdowns on 260 carries, is a first-time recipient of the Dan Marino Most Valuable Player Award, which is voted on by the South Florida media and members of...
Fri, 6 Jan 2017 05:50:00 PST
T.J. Yates glances at his fellow backup quarterbacks starting playoff games this weekend and smiles.
“I was obviously in that situation at one point,” said Yates, now the Dolphins' backup, who started and won Houston’s first-ever playoff game as a rookie in 2011.
“And I’m partial to backup quarterbacks.”...
Thu, 5 Jan 2017 16:15:00 PST
After watching Ryan Tannehill move around Wednesday, coach Adam Gase determined that the Dolphins’ quarterback “still needed more time” to recover from his left knee injury. So, Tannehill has been ruled out for Sunday’s wild-card game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, and Matt Moore will be the...