Found August 27, 2013 on Fox Sports Florida:
DENVER -- If the Miami Dolphins had gotten into a bidding war to bring back Jake Long, could they have won it? Perhaps not. While it is generally believed the Dolphins weren't willing to pay the left tackle as a free agent an amount similar to the four-year, 36 million deal he got last March from St. Louis, Long said the Dolphins had little chance of signing him after his first day of having visited the Rams. While he confirmed Miami offered him a contract, he wouldn't disclose the amount. "I made up my mind I wanted to be (with the Rams)," Long said in an interview with FOX Sports Florida when the Rams were in Denver for Saturday's 27-26 preseason loss. "There wasn't much else that could change that ... Yeah, (the Dolphins) definitely did (make an offer). But, in the end, I know what it was. I wanted to be (with St. Louis)." So the Dolphins will head into the regular season with left tackle the biggest question mark on the team. Miami will st...

Setting expectations for the 2013 Dolphins season

The Miami Dolphins have not been quiet this offseason.  They’ve brought in a number of free agents, including Mike Wallace, Dustin Keller, Tyson Clabo, Brent Grimes, Dannell Ellerbe, and Philip Wheeler.  The Dolphins also made a bold move in the NFL draft, trading up to #3 to draft Dion Jordan.  The goal behind all of these moves was to make the Dolphins a more talented team...

Preseason Week 4: Dolphins to watch against Saints

The Miami Dolphins will host the New Orleans Saints on Thursday in Week 4 of the preseason and thankfully the exhibition finale. The game takes place exactly one week from the start of the 2013 NFL regular season. Seeing as this the final preseason game, and fifth exhibition matchup for the Dolphins, the starters will see very little action, if any at all. With four preseason...

Lance Louis, Jorvorskie Lane among nine cut by Dolphins

DAVIE, Fla. The Miami Dolphins terminated the contract of veteran guard Lance Louis on Tuesday afternoon, and they also waived fullback Jorvorskie Lane and seven others. Each NFL team needed to reduce its roster to 75 players by 4 p.m. Higher-profile players could fall victim on Saturday, when rosters need to be cut to 53 players by 6 p.m. ahead of the regular season. Louis,...

Jeff Fisher pleased with G Chris Williams’ versatility

St. Louis Rams G Chris Williams is in the running along with Shelley Smith for the starting spot at left guard and showed his versatility Saturday night in the Rams’ preseason loss in Denver. He also took some snaps at right tackle and coach Jeff Fisher took some time to heap praise on his lineman.

Jeff Fisher says WR Tavon Austin will see a lot of action once games start counting, ‘makes sense to hold those types of things for the regular season’

According to Michael David Smith of, St. Louis coach Jeff Fisher said that what Rams fans saw in the preseason with Tavon Austin is just the tip of the iceberg.

2013 Miami Dolphins Season Preview

Offense: Ryan Tannehill made strides at quarterback in his rookie season, and will now have a new weapon on offense with the addition of wide receiver Mike Wallace. Both Lamar Miller and Daniel Thomas figure to see time in the backfield for the 'Fins, but expect Miller to eventually beat out the plodding (and fumble-prone) Thomas to replace Reggie Bush as Miami's feature...

St. Louis Rams Daryl Richardson

by Bo Marchionte The St. Louis Rams struck miners' gold in the seventh round last season drafting running back Daryl Richardson. A lot of big names kids from Abilene Christian usually get's standout players from big name schools that have had troubles. Richardson was the opposite he came from tiny Cisco Community college in Texas before heading off to play for the Wildcats. ...

St. Louis Rams Training Camp-Defensive Observations

Jeff Fisher is a defensive coach and he definitely knows how to coach up young defensive players and turn them into stars. Jevon Kearse, Albert Haynesworth, and Cortland Finnegan just to name a few. Now, in his second full season with the St. Louis Rams, Fisher has taken a defense that was a liability and laughingstock into one of the defense's to watch this season. The Rams...

St. Louis Rams Alex Ogletree Proving His Worth

by Bo Marchionte Linebacker Alec Ogletree was targeted by the Rams early in the pre-draft process. The team was in desperate need of some linebacking help, and Ogletree had the physical tools to make a substantial imprint on the roster early on. Although he slid all the way to the 30th overall pick where the Rams snagged the former Georgia Bulldog, many believe that were ...

2013 preview Miami Dolphins

The 2013 NFL regular season is right around the corner. With that being said, it's time to launch our team previews. contributor Taylor Jones will answer important questions for every franchise. MIAMI DOLPHINS 2012 Record: 7-9. Missed the playoffs. Which player is under the most pressure? The Dolphins made a couple of splash moves in free agency, but none...

Rams hungry for more in Year 2 with Fisher

ST. LOUIS (AP) The Robert Griffin III trade helped speed the St. Louis Rams' arc from sad sack to respectability. In coach Jeff Fisher's second season, they'll be counting on more high-profile youngsters they've stockpiled to take the next step. Surplus picks from the deal with Washington for the second overall pick in 2012 gave the Rams confidence to trade up for...

Dion Jordan still sidelined as season looms

BY SEAN DONOVANThe Miami Dolphins knew No. 3 overall pick defensive end Dion Jordan had shoulder issues his senior year in college when they drafted him.They didn't expect that injury to threaten his availability in his first year in the pros.According to the Miami Herald, Jordan has still yet to return to practice since aggravating the injury during Miami's second preseason...

Jeff Fisher: Rams ‘Haven’t Shown’ How They’ll Use Tavon Austin

If you let Jeff Fisher tell it, the St. Louis Rams have big plans for rookie wide receiver Tavon Austin. What Fisher won’t do, is tell you what exactly the Rams have in store for Austin.  While talking to Jim Rome, Fisher stated that the “Rams haven’t shown what they really plan to do.” We have a pretty good idea [how we'll use him] but we haven’t shown it,” Fisher...
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