Posted July 31, 2012 on AP on Fox
Matt Moore has been through this before. While with Carolina in 2009, Moore was called on to replace injured starter Jake Delhomme for the last five games of the season and went 4-1 with eight touchdown passes and only one interception. The next April, Carolina drafted quarterback Jimmy Clausen in the second round and added Tony Pike in the sixth round. Last season, Moore began as the backup to Chad Henne with the Miami Dolphins before Henne went down with a shoulder injury. After struggling in his first four starts, Moore was 6-3 in the last nine games, and his passer rating of 97.8 was the sixth-best in the league during that span. But general manager Jeff Ireland made it clear after what was overall a disappointing 2011 season that his team needed to get better at the position, and he did his part in the offseason to address the problem. ''Jeff Ireland was very clear with me that they were going to go after somebody, if not two guys, which they did,'' Moore s...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Evelyn Lozada is Evelyn Ochocinco for now, Chad Johnson is legally Chad Johnson

When Evelyn Lozada agreed to marry Chad Ochocinco, we thought it was safe to assume she never had any intention of becoming Evelyn Ochocinco. As it turns out, that is kind of not true. Last week, Chad legally changed his last name back to Johnson. According to TMZ.com, Evelyn technically took the last name Ochocinco after the wedding in early July. Like Chad, she planned on changing...

You Tell Me: Who Do You Think Will Be the Miami Dolphins Top Receivers?

It's been a long time since I've done a "You Tell Me" with the Miami Dolphins, so I figured I would do a new one today. Here's today's question: Who do you think the Miami Dolphins top two... Come here for the best Miami Dolphins blog on the web. We have all of the most up to date new and opinions on the Dolphins organization for its fans...

Dolphins showing progress through 4 days of training camp

The Miami Dolphins have been in training camp for 4 days and the early reviews are positive.  For those of us Dolphins fans that haven’t made the trek to see training camp practices in person, have no fear because Hard Knocks starts a week from today.  The Dolphins camp has featured a couple of injuries, [...]

Miami Dolphins Receiver Chad Johnson's Hilarious Media Session

I figured this would be a fun little clip to listen to. Miami Dolphins receiver Chad Johnson had a question and answer session with the media this morning after practice. I have embedded the video... Come here for the best Miami Dolphins blog on the web. We have all of the most up to date new and opinions on the Dolphins organization for its fans.

'Hard Knocks' scrutiny easy so far for Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins have been under a lot of scrutiny since opening up training camp last Thursday when players reported. They're the focus of this year's edition of ''Hard Knocks,'' the HBO series that takes viewers behind the scenes of an NFL training camp. To compile about 300 hours of footage before it's whittled down to 60 minutes for each of the...

Dolphins say they barely notice HBO crew

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- The Miami Dolphins have been under a lot of scrutiny since opening up training camp last Thursday when players reported. They're the focus of this year's edition of "Hard Knocks," the HBO series that takes viewers behind the scenes of an NFL training camp. To compile about 300 hours of footage before it's whittled down to 60 minutes for...

Miami Dolphins Wish 'Hard Knocks' Crew Would Stop Openly Talking About How Bad They Are | The Onion - America's Finest News Source

Miami Dolphins Wish 'Hard Knocks' Crew Would Stop Openly Talking About How Bad They Are | The Onion...

Chad Johnson Shows Glaring Difference Between Dolphins And Patriots Depth Charts

Chad Johnson, the artist formerly known as Chad Ochocinco, who was then the artist formerly known as Chad Johnson, is looking like more than a publicity stunt signing with the Miami Dolphins as they get fully into training camp. With the cameras from HBO for Hard Knocks around, as well as the exciting life that South Beach has to offer has seemingly rejuvenated a highly motivated...

Tannehill, Garrard, & Moore; Sizing up the Dolphins QB competition thus far

The Miami Dolphins continue to say that they have a 3-way competition for the starting QB position.  However, thus far it appears to be a 2 man race.  Matt Moore and David Garrard have split snaps with the first team offense since camp started. Rookie QB Ryan Tannehill joined the Dolphins’ training camp on Sunday [...]

AP Pro32 comments about Dolphins

Comments on the Miami Dolphins by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses): MIAMI DOLPHINS (27) Ira Kaufman (Tampa Tribune, 22): Drab offense continues to torment Dolphins fans. Pat Kirwan (SiriusXM NFL Radio/CBSSports.com, 24): Not enough playmakers on roster to consider Dolphins contenders this year. Averaged eight wins a season over last four years, but numbers have been...

Inside Look: Joey Bosa

Joey Bosa has big shoe's to fill as his father was a first round draft choice of the Miami Dolphins. The 6'4 St. Thomas defensive linemen is widely considered one of the top prospects at his position in the country. Here is an inside look at Bosa.

Medal winners in the AFC East

I know this probably isn’t a popular opinion on a primarily football-oriented blog, but…I’ve become a big fan of the Olympics in the last four to six years. Summer, winter, you name it, I’ll watch it. I like sports in any fashion. Call it physical competition if you don’t want to call it sports. It’s [...]
NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.