Found November 17, 2011 on
DAVIE — Let’s get this out of the way.
Running back Daniel Thomas’ numbers have declined as the season progressed. He’s been bothered by hamstring issues. Then there’s the emergence of Reggie Bush. In fact, Thomas has averaged just 2.5 yards a carry the last four games, becoming an afterthought when talking about the offensive success. Eventually, the Dolphins will need more from their second-round draft pick out of Kansas State.
Ok, let’s look a little deeper into his rookie season.
Thomas has made huge strides in other areas, mainly blocking. He showed that when he picked up a blitz last week against the Washington Redskins, stopping linebacker London Fletcher. The block gave quarterback Matt Moore time to hit Davone Bess for a 23-yard reception.
That was impressive, considering where Thomas began.
When he arrived, he was like an appetizer for linebackers Karlos Dansby and Kevin Burnett during training camp and early-season practices. As Thomas said, “those guys were throwing me a...
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The Miami Dolphins returned to the practice field on Thursday and welcomed back Tight End, Anthony Fasano. Fasano was injured in Sunday’s win over the Redskins and sat out practice on Wednesday. Tony Sparano confirmed that Fasano returned to practice on Thursday, albeit on a limited basis. It is unknown if Fasano will be [...]
Dolphins kicker Dan Carpenter hasn’t been listed on the injury report all week, and participated in special teams drills during the early portion of Fridays practice. But according to a report by the NFL Network, the Dolphins are concerned that Carpenter will be not be able to kick this Sunday against the Bills. According to [...]
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Former Bills quarterback J.P. Losman is the No. 2 to starter Matt Moore with the Miami Dolphins. Losman was signed on Oct. 25 after Miami backup Sage Rosenfels was lost for the year to injury.
Losman tlalked about his role to the Dolphins' website on Thursday.
Losman on his time in Buffalo: “You just learn the business side of things. It was an exciting time when I came...
The Miami Dolphins are talking about the playoffs. Seriously. After losing their first seven games, the Dolphins have now won two in a row, and some players in the Dolphins’ locker room think there’s still an opportunity for this team to be playing meaningful games in January. “We win ‘em all and we’re in playoff…
Miami TE Anthony Fasano was not able to practice Wednesday for the Dolphins. His absence would prove costly for Dolphins if he’s unable to play on Sunday.
“Obviously it concerns me when a guy doesn’t practice,” said Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano. ”We’ll see where Anthony is (Thursday). We got plenty of time before the game right now.”
Fasano has been a surprising...
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Dolphins rookie Clyde Gates has had trouble adjusting to the pro game as a kick returner and receiver, but he is showing signs of improvement.
Be it rushing the passer or dancing like Pee Wee Herman, second-year defensive end Jared Odrick is showing promise.
When last we saw cornerback Benny Sapp, he was being beaten by Wes Welker for a 99-yard touchdown on the first Monday night of the season. That play got Sapp his walking papers from Miami, but the veteran has resurfaced in Minnesota. With Antoine Winfield hitting the injured reserve on Wednesday after fracturing his clavicle…