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They are the only team in the history of the NFL to go undefeated, and yet they never got to do something that many, many other teams have--visit and be honored at the White House.
That all changed Tuesday when the 1972 Miami Dolphins got their moment in the sun 40 years late.
The obvious question is why did it not happen way back then when it was supposed to? Well, there was actually a pretty good reason. Ole Tricky Dick, Richard Nixon was in office at the time and had his hands full with the whole Watergate scandal.
So he was kind of busy.
That's okay. President Obama is such a sports fan that the visit has to be even better for the athletes when their host is not just the leader of the free world, but a big fan as well.
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Lamar Miller or Daniel Thomas ?
For some fans, the thought of the question alone would be insulting, however to others the question of who should be the Dolphins starting running back is a very legitimate one.
Most people assumed going into this off-season that Lamar Miller would be given the keys to the Dolphins offense. Miller has special speed, pass catching ability...
Richie Incognito was involved in a altercation at the Fountainbleu hotel in Miami in July. Incognito knocked out a hotel security guard according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
At-least one person says that the Miami Dolphins guard was punched first.
The Miami Dolphins are aware of the incident.
Incognito has been in the news recently after he was hit with his own helmet by Antonio Smith...
According to the Dolphins website, the team has released veteran CB Richard Marshall on Tuesday.
DAVIE, Fla. -- The Miami Dolphins began life without Dustin Keller in earnest on Tuesday.
The team practiced for the first time since the tight end suffered a season-ending knee injury during Miami's preseason loss at Houston on Saturday night.
"Certainly, he presented challenges for defenses and also some opportunities for us," Dolphins offensive coordinator Mike...
Houston Texans defensive end Antonio Smith was suspended for the remaining two preseason games and week 1 of the regular season for ripping off Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito's helmet and wildly swinging it in his direction.
The Miami Dolphins have severed ties with cornerback Richard Marshall. Marshall was signed just last season by the Dolphins to a 3-year, $16 million deal. Marshall had been competing with Jimmy Wilson for a cornerback spot. Marshall only played four games last season for the Dolphins due to injury, so there won’t exactly be a hole to fill now that he is gone. The Panthers originally...
With the season less than two weeks away, the Miami Dolphins are tuning up as they enter into the season. Throughout this game , there were many positives , and a just a couple of negatives.
The Dolphins kept it close, but the Houston Texans won the game 24-17. For Dolphins fans , the first quarter had to be an emotional roller coaster. Starting tight end Dustin Keller injured his...
I don’t think Antonio Smith is a dirty player, but he definitely got caught up in the moment. See the infamous video below:
Arian Foster Received Back Injections and Could Miss Week One
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Which one of you smart alecs put water in my bottle of ****?
We are still a couple of weeks away from original NFL predictions post here. You can cut the tension with a knife at Money Shot HQ. I was extremely tempted to pick the Dolphins to win the AFC East as a way to reward IceBro for swearing multiple times during his best man speech. That’s not going to happen anymore. And...
During Saturday’s exhibition game against the Houston Texans, the Miami Dolphins and their fans suffered a loss. It’s been reported that Dustin Keller is out for the season with a severe knee injury. With an offense already struggling, this was a loss that the team would’ve liked to of avoided. Not too long after Keller was carted off the field, did the Miami Dolphin...
During the 1972 NFL season, the Super Bowl champion Miami Dolphins played 17 games without a loss. Then they went 40 years without White House acknowledgment of that unmatched feat. Until today.
President Barack Obama will host former team members and their then-coach, Hall of Famer Don Shula, at a White House recognition ceremony for the only NFL team to achieve a perfect season...
The NFL is investigating an ugly incident that took place during Saturday night’s preseason game between the Houston Texans and Miami Dolphins, when Texans DE Antonio Smith is shown ripping off Dolphins guard Richie Incognito’s helmet, then taking a swing at the Miami lineman’s head with it…
Hard to tell if Smith connected on his wild swing or not, but that didn’t stop...
You heard it correctly. Houston Texans defensive end Antonio Smith can be seen here ripping off the helmet of Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito and swinging it at his head. The NFL moved swiftly, suspending Smith for the final two preseason games and the first regular season game. The helmet seems to just have missed Incognito’s face, making contact with his pads just below...
Nearly three dozen members of the 1972 Miami Dolphins finally received their White House moment Tuesday, 40 years after they made history by winning 17 games and losing none, an undefeated NFL feat that still stands today.