Found April 28, 2012 on Phins Phocus:
While yesterday was a tad quiet with the exception of the Dolphins landing a QB in the first round with the selection of Ryan Tannehill; today marked some improvements to bolter the offensive line, initiate the ability to stretch the field with a pass-catching tight end and a pass rusher.Tonight, GM Jeff Ireland added some pieces to help the Dolphins in 2012.First the Dolphins selected 6'5", 310 pound Tackle Jonathan Martin.  Martin can play either Right Tackle or Left Tackle.  Martin is a perfect fit in a zone-blocking scheme and was Andrew Luck's RT in passing situations.  In all, Martin is a welcome addition to the Dolphins who do not have anyone ready to play RT other than Lydon Murtha and Artis Hicks.  Dolfans should be happy with this move since Columbo made a swinging gate out of the right side of the line giving up a high number of sacks.  Martin can start right away and should with guidance from Coach Joe Philbin, an o-line guru.  Some insiders believe that Mar...

Tannehill's wife steals his thunder on draft night

The Miami Dolphins went ahead and reached for quarterback Ryan Tannehill with the eighth overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. About the only redeeming factor for the pick is that Tannehill has an attractive wife. Lauren Tannehill was in attendance with her husband for the draft and even seemed to tip the pick via her Twitter account: FINS ARE UP!!!!! Miami here we come!!!!!...

A Look at the Miami Dolphins Offensive Rookie Class of 2012

The NFL draft has finally come and gone for the Miami Dolphins, and we are left with a bunch of new, talented players that will hopefully contribute for years to come. The Dolphins drafted nine... 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.

Please, PLEASE have patience with Dolphins new QB, Ryan Tannehill

Last night, the Miami Dolphins took a step we’ve been waiting 29 years for.  Last night, the Dolphins selected a quarterback in the first round of the draft for the first time since 1983 when they drafted Dan Marino.  The Dolphins clearly believe that Ryan Tannehill has all of the tools to be a franchise [...]

Report: Miami looking to trade down

Miami Dolphins select Jonathan Martin, Grade A

The Miami Dolphins filled a glaring hole at right tackle with the selection of Jonathan Martin, and it’s a great fit for both player and team. I was concerned that someone would try to force Martin into a starting role at left tackle, which would have been detrimental to his development. But the Dolphins have Jake Long entrenched on the lefet side, which means Martin will remain...

Miami Dolphins select Ryan Tannehill, the punter

Everyone knew it was coming as the Miami Dolphins selected Ryan Tennehill with the eighth overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft. The next question becomes now what because Tannehill isn’t ready to start in the NFL. Maybe while Tannehill sits behind current starter Matt Moore he can handling the punting duties since he has

Miami Dolphins select Ryan Tannehill, Grade F

Well, after handing out seven A’s I can finally rip on a team. The Miami Dolphins are simply headed in the wrong direction and this is a desperation move. Ryan Tannehill is a nice developmental prospect, and there’s a lot to like about his potential. But he has significant flaws (albeit, fixable ones) in his game than need work before he’s ready to play in the NFL. In Miami...

With the 8th pick of the 2012 draft

The Miami Dolphins have decided to go in a new direction at the QB position.  With a young Matt Moore and a veteran David Garrad, I would of personally worked at filling other concerns.  Concerns that are in much greater need of attention.  Ryan Tannehill was a wide reciever turned QB.  Doesn’t have much experience and has many bad habits.  I think the Dolphins really should...

2012 NFL Draft Live 1st Round Chat

The NFL Draft is finally upon us. Please join us for a live chat during the first round below. View shoutbox 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.

Police arrest DC man in hammer attack case

The younger brother of NFL players Vernon and Vontae Davis is accused of hitting a woman in the head with a hammer and police are investigating if the assault is linked to other attacks in the area, including the slaying of a man visiting from Colorado. Michael Davis, who was arrested after a foot chase Thursday night, has been charged with a count of aggravated assault, police...

2012 draft day 1 losers

Earlier today, I wrote about the teams I thought were winners in the opening round of the draft. Now, it's time to look at the big losers from the first day of the draft. As with the winners, the list is in order of when the teams made their picks. With that, let's jump right in. Miami Dolphins In a quarterback driven league, the Miami Dolphins needed a better option...

A Look Inside Jeff Ireland’s Draft Day Process

Joe Philbin (C) with the two guys who will fire him in 2014. Life has been pretty tough for Miami Dolphins “owner” Stephen Ross (he still hasn’t actually paid for the team) and his prized GM Jeff Ireland as of late. Well, life hasn’t been tough, because they’re both wealthy men with awesome jobs, but their reputations have taken plenty of hits in the media because of a...

Miami Dolphins pick QB Ryan Tannehill

The Miami Dolphins look to satisfy their angry fans, picking Texas A&M's Ryan Tannehill 8th overall... Positives: He's converted quarterback after playing wide receiver for the first half of his career, and was the team's leading receiver two seasons prior to becoming a quarterback. This shows his great athletic ability and how he can grasp an offense from...
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