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DAVIE, Fla. Dan Carpenter stood in front of his locker the other day wearing a hat that read Still Perfect.
That referred to the 1972 Miami Dolphins, not the 2012 Dolphins kicker.
Carpenter hardly was perfect in a 23-20 loss last Sunday against the New York Jets. He missed a 47-yard field goal with 10:48 left in regulation that proved pivotal. Then he shanked a 48-yarder in overtime that would have given Miami the win.
In the old days, kicks of that length were considered difficult. Consider the 1972 Dolphins, en route an undefeated season, had one of the NFL's best kickers in Garo Yepremian. And Yepremian that season was 24-of-37 on field goals (64.9 percent), including 4-of-11 (44.4 percent) between 40 and 49 yards
Those days are long gone. Carpenter last season went 29-of-34 (85.3 percent), including 11-of-12 (91.7 percent) between 40 and 49.
So the kicks he missed against the Jets were chip shots, right? Carpenter wouldnt disagree.
I think its just a credit to what k...
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Miami Dolphins running back Reggie Bush is practicing with the first team today and appears ready to play on Sunday against the Cardinals.
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According to Ben Volin of the Palm Beach Post, Miami Dolphins running back Reggie Bush will likely play in tomorrow’s game against the Cardinals.
On the other hand, cornerback Richard Marshall will likely be inactive.
This is certainly good news for Bush and his fantasy owners as well as the Dolphins.
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The Miami Dolphins had a bad week 3….so did our Pitiful Picks, as they truly lived up to their name. The Dolphins were left heartbroken at home when usually reliable, Dan Carpenter missed 2 field goals. Our picks last week weren’t really heartbreaking, they were just pitiful. After starting 4-1 on the season, we dropped [...]
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According to Ben Volin of the Palm Beach Post, after missing Wednesday’s practice, Miami Dolphins running back Reggie Bush was limited today.
Even though Bush was on the field on Thursday, I believe his status for Sunday’s game is still up in the air at this point.
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