Found October 09, 2013 on AFC East Daily:
BY SEAN DONOVANThis offseason, the Miami Dolphins stood pat at the running back position with the expectation that one of their two young prospects would establish themselves as the primary rusher.Five games into the season, the Dolphins rank 28th in rushing, and some are questioning whether either Lamar Miller or Daniel Thomas will be able to seize the starting tailback position.That may not be apparent to the Dolphins players, either."Our coaches are really wanting one of the guys to step up," wide receiver Brian Hartline told NFL Network Wednesday. "You want someone to take the bull by the reins, and the coaches feel like that hasn't happened yet."The Dolphins haven't gotten consistent production from either, with Miller averaging 4.2 yards per carry and Thomas just 2.6. Hartline expects both to continue to rotate until one shows a little bit more."Until that happens we are going to see multiple guys coming out of the backfield," he said.Mill...

Brian Hartline: Coaches are waiting for a running back to step up

Dolphins wide receiver Brian Hartline was a guest on NFL AM this morning and was asked if Lamar Miller is a 25-carry a game running back. “Luckily at this point in my career I don’t have to make those decisions,” Hartline said, via  Hartline says they’re waiting for a running back to step up. “I would say our coaches are really wanting one of the guys to step...

Dan Marino throws a 40 yard pass behind his back (Video)

Former Dolphins great Dan Marino threw a behind the back pass 40 yards down field during a walk through practice in Buffalo in 1988. [ Bleacher Report ] Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Dan Marino throws a 40 yard pass behind his back (Video) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Suggestions for Coach Philbin during the Dolphins bye week

The Miami Dolphins got off to a great start to the season.  They started 3-0 and dreams of challenging the Patriots for the AFC crown were dancing in all Dolfans’ heads.  The Dolphins weren’t perfect, but they were still winning, so no one seemed to worry.  Ryan Tannehill was on a roll and had just lead the team down the field for a come from behind victory over the Falcons...

Is the Dolphins' Hunt for a Quarterback Finally Over?

BigRey actually came up with this question. Imagine that. BigRey is a star on Dolphin Shout! It is nice to get ideas from you guys, and all I need to do is expand on them. To answer that headline myself, I think our hunt for a quarterback is over. I think we found the right player. Tannehill sure shows a lot of what it takes to make it in this league. A quarterback needs a lot...

Dolphins remaining schedule is the “easiest” in the AFC

The Miami Dolphins enter their bye week with a record if 3-2. Where does that put them in regards to playoff contention? Currently, out of 16 AFC teams, the Dolphins reside in the #10 spot, according to way-too-early tiebreakers. There are still 11 games left on the schedule, including 6 against the rest of the AFC East. The Dolphins are one of 10 teams in the AFC with a record...

Ricky Williams: weed for me was like spinach for Popeye

In the old Popeye cartoon, the sailor man would pop open a can of spinach and gain the supernatural strength needed to defeat his longtime rival Bluto. In former NFL running back Ricky William’s heyday, he’d roll up a fat one for the strength needed to do his thing. Same thing right? Well they are both leafy green substances. I don’t agree that it was an Achilles heel, I kind...

The Dolphins could be holding the 2018 Super Bowl

According to Miami Herald the Miami Dolphins have a bid to host Super Bowl 52 at this week’s NFL fall meetings, held in Washington. Team owner Stephen Ross will learn if the Dolphins are a finalist for the 2018 game, which would be held at Sun Life Stadium, by Wednesday.If so, the team will present […]

Mike Wallace: Dolphins need urgency but not panic

BY NICK ST. DENISThe Miami Dolphins were one of the hottest teams in the NFL coming out of the gate, winning their first three games heading into a Week 4 primetime showing.They've cooled off since, losing their last two games headed into their bye.“You’ve just got to stay focused,” Dolphins receiver Wallace said, via the team's website. “You can’t get caught up...

30-Year Phiniversary: Marino's First Start

While it wasn't his first venture onto the field for the Miami Dolphins, October 9th, 1983 would be the first time that a rookie quarterback from Pittsburgh named Dan Marino would start for the Dolphins. Marino had played admirably in relief against both the Los Angeles Raiders and New Orleans Saints, but head coach Don Shula had decided that it was time to make Marino a permanent...

Miami Dolphins: 2013 Week 6 NFL Power Rankings (#16)

Last week: 17 (+1) Record: 3-2 Ryan Tannehill is on pace to be sacked 77 times this season, which would break the record of the 2002 expansion Houston Texans, who allowed David Carr to be sacked 76 times. He probably won’t reach that number, but their offensive line is still a massive concern. Part of it is Ryan Tannehill’s fault, as he’s taking a sack on 33.8% of pressured...

Mike Wallace: Dolphins Need Urgency, Not Panic

Things can turn so quickly in a NFL season. Two weeks ago, the Miami Dolphins were one of the more surprising storylines of the 2013 season. The Dolphins had won their first three games and had many people including them in the playoff picture of the weaker AFC. Two weeks later the Dolphins have lost […]

Improving O-Line Biggest Challenge for Dolphins

Despite losing back-to-back games, the Miami Dolphins are off to a 3-2 start heading into their bye week. The Dolphins are even with the New York Jets for second place in the AFC East with both teams a game back of the first place New England Patriots.With no game this week, the Miami Dolphins should feel pretty good about where they stand. Three of Miami's first five games have...

Grading the Rookies After 5 Games

So. The Pats stand at 4-1, a mere game up on the Miami Dolphins and the Jets (say WHAAAAAAT?). The 'Fins got trounced by 'Nawlins a couple weeks ago on Monday night but hung tough against Baltimore this past Sunday....Geno and the Jets are playing decent football and Mr. Smith looked like a seasoned vet on the final drive of Sunday's last-second, field-goal capped win...

Fantasy Steals

Steals Heading Into Week 6: Charles Clay, TE, Miami Dolphins – Somehow Clay is still available in most leagues. He has put up double-digit fantasy points in 3/5 weeks. With a bye in week 6, he could be a steal for the remainder of the season if you need to add depth to the TE position. Justin Blackmon, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars – Blackmon is finally back from his suspension forcing...
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