Found September 16, 2013 on Phins Phocus:
Lost in the shuffle in the highlights of the Dolphins incredible win versus the Colts, is the play of Charles Clay.  Sure Mike Wallace stole headlines with his 9 catch performance, but Clay delivered early jabs at the Colts until delivering the go ahead score running the ball as a full back. In an interview with Joe Rose on Monday morning:  Charles Clay made two comments that should give the Dolphins fans confidence in their team  First, when faced with the prospects of Justin Keller going down with a tragic knee injury Clay responded to Joe Rose of WQAM: "Can't get too down and got to stay even keel...focusing on the play at hand." On if Clay runs and carries the ball in practice: Basicially, since this coaching staff arrived, they wanted him to not get "too rusty carrying the football." Here's the thing, Clay right now at this juncture of the season is playing like a playmaking tight end and is showing he can be every bit as good as ...

Mike Wallace bounces back in style

Despite an opening  week  road win for the Dolphins the talk Monday morning after the game was all about Mike Wallace's displeasure with his lack of involvement.  This week after the Dolphins got their second win of the season we shouldn't have to worry about any Mike Wallace headlines this week. Mike Wallace bounced back from his week one, one catch stat line grabbing...

Dolphins climb 10 spots in PFT power rankings, land at No. 12

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Dolphins help special 8-year-old fan

Dillon Brooks is an 8-year-old boy with autism and brain cancer who loves the Miami Dolphins. Turns out the Miami Dolphins love him back. Brooks is the son of Drew Brooks, a member of the Pembroke Pines (Fla.) Police Department who works the Dolphins detail on road games. He looks after Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland and his family, basically. Ireland also has autistic children...

Dolphins face big test against Colts

The Miami Dolphins spent a ton of money in the offseason to challenge the New England Patriots in the AFC East. The team won their season opener against the Cleveland Browns, however, they will get their true test against second year QB Andrew Luck.

Dolphins' Clay thriving as a starter at TE

Charles Clay waited until his third NFL season to take a handoff for the Miami Dolphins, and when the play was called, he knew exactly what to do. ''Just hold onto the ball,'' Clay thought to himself. Which he did, scoring a touchdown. But the Dolphins' offense hasn't always been that simple for the versatile Clay, who needed a couple of seasons to get comfortable...

Dolphins defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle will try to get Dion Jordan more plays

Rookie first-round draft pick Dion Jordan played only seven of the Dolphins’ 73 snaps on defense against Indianapolis on Sunday but defensive coordinator Kevin Coyle said Monday he is “going to try to get Dion more involved.” Jordan who also played on special teams rushed the quarterback on five of those snaps and dropped into coverage on two. On a third-and-11 early in the...

After road wins, Dolphins relish shot at Falcons at home

DAVIE, Fla. -- At least until the Heat begin regular-season play in 1 12 months, the Dolphins have a spotlight on them. And the way they've started out, the Dolphins might still be relevant in Miami even after the first basketball is thrown up. For just the third time in team history, the Dolphins are 2-0 with both wins having come on the road. Momentum for the team looks good...

Joe Philbin Thinks The Dolphins Have A “Helluva Team In The Making”

Say what you want about the Miami Dolphins, but they are 2-0. The Dolphins turned some heads when they defeated the Colts on Sunday, and according to Pro Football Talk, Philbin believes the Dolphins “have one helluva team in the making.” “We got a helluva team in the making,” Philbin said after casting aside his notes, which probably wouldn’t qualify as anything notable...

Dolphins stop Indy comeback, hold on for 24-20 win

With help from his defense, Ryan Tannehill found a way to get the better of Andrew Luck. Tannehill threw for 319 yards and one touchdown and Charles Clay scored on a 1-yard TD run late in the third quarter, leading Miami past Indianapolis 24-20 on Sunday. It was a rare fourth-quarter failure for Luck and the Colts (1-1). Indy was 10-1 under Luck in games decided by seven points...

5 things to know from Dolphins-Colts

Miami paid big bucks to improve the defense. Now the payoff is rolling in. The Dolphins picked off Andrew Luck to quash one fourth-quarter drive Sunday, then forced three straight incompletions and sacked Luck on fourth down on Indy's final series to preserve a 24-20 victory. ''We knew coming in and we talked about it all week that he makes plays down the stretch. That...

Tannehill, Dolphins Knock Off Colts 24-20: Five Things We Learned

Two great passers, two good defenses. While the Colts defense is not in the same league as the Dolphins just yet, it proved it could be pretty tough.And while Ryan Tannehill is not quite in Andrew Luck's league yet, he outplayed the Pro Bowl passer on the road. In the end, a very evenly matched game between Miami and Indianapolis saw the Dolphins win 24-20 at Lucas Oil Field...

Dolphins' defense, not Luck, closes this time

BY SEAN DONOVANWith a narrow lead and the opponent driving, it appeared that the Miami Dolphins, just as they had last year, would once again fall victim to the late-game heroics of Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck.This time around, a pair of new acquisitions made impact plays down the stretch for the Dolphins, who came away with 24-20 victory to improve to 2-0 on the year...
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