Found January 18, 2014 on cover32 - Dolphins:
PLAYERS: Brent Grimes
TEAMS: Miami Dolphins
In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to get you ready for the AFC and NFC Championship games. Here is the week around the playoff-less Miami Dolphins.   Miami Dolphins - Bill Lazor is not your typical Dolphins hire (READ) - Who should be the next Dolphins GM? (READ) - Brent Grimes, comeback player of the year? (READ) -Dolphins fans lose a great one, Jesse Agler is moving on (READ)   National Columns - Grading the four remaining teams. This week’s Power Rankings. (READ) - Will Deion Sander lace ‘em up in Hawaii? (READ) - There’s a lot to dislike about each of the final four teams in the NFL. Buck Stanton has his top-10 lists. (READ) You may also be interested in:Weekly Rewind: Dolphins get their OC, GM up next?How should the Dolphins address the running back position?Is Bill Lazor the right guy to lead the Dolphins offense?

Dolphins have deeper internal issues as reports surface players do not like coaching staff: 'There’s not great respect for the coaching staff there'

The Miami Dolphins fired general manager Jeff Ireland and offensive coordinator Mike Sherman, but it seems those two moves may not be the main reason the team is failing. According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, there are deep issues within the team, and that the players do not think highly of the coaches.

Dolphins OC Bill Lazor has tough task in reshaping team's offense

New Miami Dolphins offensive coordinator Bill Lazor had his rose colored glasses on when he spoke about the team's offense. The offensive line is a mess, the run game is hot and cold, a receiving corps of serviceable pass catchers and quarterback Ryan Tannehill’s development hit a major snag in the last quarter of the season. However, Lazor feels he has a good group to work with.

Report: Bucs' Dennis Hickey interviewed for Dolphins GM job

Tampa Bay Buccaneers director of player personnel Dennis Hickey interviewed for the vacant Miami Dolphins general manager position on Friday, reports Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald. At Tampa, Hickey also served as college scout and director of college scouting in his loyal 18 years with the team, but indications that he's not in line for a promotion may have prompted...

Where is Miami’s urgency ?

It has been 12 days since the Dolphins decided to mutually part ways with GM Jeff Ireland. The Senior Bowl is in 6 days and Senior Bowl week starts tomorrow. The new Dolphins GM is still TBD. With one of the premiere scouting events of the offseason literally right around the corner the Dolphins still do not have a general manager. According to Jason La Canfora this morning it...

Former Dolphin Davone Bess arrested battery of a police officer

  The Miami Dolphins made a draft day trade last April, sending Davone Bess to the Cleveland Browns.  Up until that point, Bess had been a model citizen with the football team and in the community.  Unfortunately, things have spiraled out of control for Bess.  This morning, Bess was arrested for battery of a law enforcement officer.  The incident happened at the Fort Lauderdale...

Report: Dolphins players don’t respect the coaching staff

    According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald,  a lot of players on the Dolphins have a hard time respecting the coaching staff. “There’s not great respect for the coaching staff there,” said a close associate of several Dolphins players. “Criticism of the coaches is consistent with everyone I talk to on the team,” said another associate...

How should the Dolphins address the running back position?

Last week we diagnosed Ryan Tannehill as quarterback of the Miami Dolphins and what to expect from him in his upcoming third season. We compared his progression so far as a starting quarterback to other quarterbacks around the league and their improvement their first three seasons in the NFL. With a new offensive coordinator and another year under his belt, Ryan Tannehill should...

Is Bill Lazor the right guy to lead the Dolphins offense?

With the hiring of Bill Lazor as the offensive coordinator, the Miami Dolphins made their first major move of the off-season, and possibly their most important, in regards to the offense. Coming from the Philadelphia Eagles coaching staff as a quarterbacks coach, Lazor brings variety to the Dolphins offense now with his experience and knowledge of offense. He has knowledge of not...

Report: Dolphins knew of Davone Bess' problems before trade

The Miami Herald is reporting that the Dolphins didn’t offer the Cleveland Browns any information on wide receiver Davone Bess’ behavior problems before they traded him to the Cleveland Browns last April. “Less than one month before shipping Bess out, the Dolphins learned Bess’s family had him ‘Marchman Acted ‘so he could be evaluated and receive treatment for the...

Dolphins sought trade of Bess despite knowledge of mental condition

The Richie Incognito bullying scandal has officially met its match. Just weeks after Davone Bess was hospitalized against his will due to concerns surrounding his mental state, the Miami Dolphins took a “don’t ask, don’t tell” approach as they shopped the  veteran wide receiver to other NFL teams. Less than one month before shipping Bess out, the Dolphins learned Bess...

Miami Dolphins Notebook: Hickey The Next To Interview For GM Job

Dennis Hickey, come on down. You’re the next contestant in the Miami Dolphins General Manager search.Don’t worry, Mr. Hickey, you are only the seventh person interviewed for the job that was vacated by Jeff Ireland three weeks ago.In addition to the general manager leaving, Miami fired its offensive coordinator, Mike Sherman - but don’t worry about that position, it has already...

The Dolphins need a new General Manager; I’ll apply!

  By Cyrus Lassus (@Cyruslassus on Twitter) Dear Mr. Ross, I have followed the Miami Dolphins closely for over two decades and covered them for PhinNation in 2013. It is very important to me that the franchise finds a General Manager capable of leading the team back into its rightful place amongst the NFL’s elite. Photo Courtesy of Please allow me to boldly present...

Possible candidates for the Dolphins staff

The Miami Dolphins team have interviewed a long string of applicants for the offensive coordinator position in addition to the open General Manager job when Jeff Ireland was fired. Word on the street is that Joe Philbin will have one year to prove himself to the new GM before the new sheriff begins a search for a new deputy to run the sidelines.... Read more

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Report: Dolphins hid Davone Bess’ issues before trading him to Browns

The Miami Dolphins did not inform the Cleveland Browns about Davone Bess’ instability before trading him during draft weekend in 2013 according to a report from the Miami Herald. While the idea of trading players and not informing the receiving club of issues is not new, it continues to add to the poor reputation of former Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland and extends to the...
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