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Sometimes, inspiration comes from the unlikeliest of sources. Take, for example, what occurred in the Dolphins' lockerroom prior to Sunday's upset win over the Patriots.
The Sun Sentinel reports that Dolphins players were given a motivational quote from Miami Heat president Pat Riley -- a quote that originated from Riley's father, Lee.
“Every now and then, somewhere, some place, sometimes, you are going to have to plant your feet and stand firm and make a point about what you are and what you believe in. When that time comes, Pat, you simply have to do it.”
As told in Riley's book, "The Winner Within," the same quote was used before Game 2 of the 1987 NBA Finals and before Game 6 of the 1994 Finals.
The longstanding words evidently had a proud impact on the team. Miami turned in arguably its best performance of the year, rallying from behind in the fourth quarter to cement their third-consecutive victory.
If the season ended today, the Fins ...
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The Dolphins claimed cornerback Jalil Brown off waivers from the Colts, reports theMiami Herald. Brown appeared in five games for Indianapolis, making four tackles. Brown was selected with the 118th overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs. After the season, Brown had 8 tackles. He also has 1 fumble recovery against the New York Jets. Brown`s best […]
The New England Patriots had been walking a tight rope for weeks, but it finally caught up to them as they fall short on another come from behind victory, losing to the Miami Dolphins 24-20 in Miami on Sunday.
The Dolphins can clinch a playoff berth in Week 16 with:
a victory vs. Buffalo
a Cincinnati loss vs. Minnesota
a Baltimore loss vs. New England
The Dolphins will clinch a playoff berth with:
A victory vs. Buffalo in Week 16
A victory vs. N.Y. Jets in Week 17
The Dolphins can win the AFC East with:
a victory vs. Buffalo in Week 16
a victory vs. N.Y. Jets in...
The Dolphins are 8-6 and poised for a run at the playoffs, but the Richie Incognito question still lingers over the team. ESPN reports the Dolphins have decided to keep Incognito on paid leave for the remainder of the season. This, of course, stems from the bullying allegations that were brought against Incognito from teammate Jonathan Martin.
The investigation is still in progress...
As expected, Richie Incognito will remain suspended by the Dolphins until the conclusion of the NFL’s investigation into his alleged bullying of teammate Jonathan Martin, which isn’t expected to be completed until the offseason.
“The Miami Dolphins and Richie Incognito have agreed to maintain his suspension during the ongoing NFL investigation,” the team said in a terse...
If the Miami Dolphins wind up missing the playoffs, this could be the play that defines their 2013 season. Rather than going for it on 4th and 1 from the New England Patriots’ 24-yard line, Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin opted for a field goal attempt. The end result was a turnover. This was not […]
Dolphins receiver Mike Wallace caught a touchdown for the third time in his last four games Sunday against New England.Fantasy Spin:Wallace also had his fourth 100-yard effort of the season. It followed a dud (two catches, 19 yards) in Week 14 against his former team, the Pittsburgh Steelers. Wallace has 867 yards and four TDs on 64 catches this year.
Miami Dolphins holder Brandon Fields took a swift football to the face during Sunday's victory over the New England Patriots at home.Watch as Dolphins longsnapper John Denney rips a snap behind him to an unsuspecting Fields, which results in pure catastrophe, and also relative comedy.The side angle of the flub is even better, guys. This angle can be seen below.Via For the Win
The Miami Dolphins came from behind in the final quarter for a second week in a row on Sunday and held off a late comeback attempt from New England to down the Patriots 24-20. The victory snapped a seven-game losing streak to New England and was Miami's first win over the Patriots in more than four years.With the victory, Miami improved to 8-6 and for the moment, the Dolphins...
BY NICK ST. DENISWhen tight end Dustin Keller went down to a season-ending injury prior to the start of the Miami Dolphins' 2013 campaign, the stage was set for Charles Clay.In Keller's absence, Miami would need a collaborate effort from its other tight ends, but it would also need someone to rise above the rest and take on a lead role. The young Clay did just that.The former...
You don’t beat Tom Brady with pussyfoot, tight-to-the-vest football, and so Joe Philbin kept his offense out there late on fourth-and-five near midfield, and the Miami quarterback shot it out to his far right, to his power guy, to big Charlie Clay. It was Clay’s only catch of the day, and the tight end cut and dipped inside then powered out a first down that rescued Miami’s...
Tom Brady's latest comeback bid came up short, and the Miami Dolphins helped their playoff chances with a 24-20 breakthrough victory Sunday over the AFC East-leading New England Patriots.
A fourth-down pass from Brady was intercepted by reserve safety Michael Thomas in the end zone with 2 seconds left, and Miami held on to win.
The Patriots had mounted second-half rallies to...
Welcome to the big time, Ryan Tannehill. And welcome to the Dolphins, Michael Thomas.
The Dolphins’ quarterback went out and beat Tom Brady.
Tannehill directed a 60-yard, game-winning touchdown drive, capped by a 14-yard touchdown pass to Marcus Thigpen with 75 seconds left.
Then it was on the Dolphins’ patchwork defense to make it hold up.
Thomas, signed last week, did just...
Your browser doesn't support audio. Please download the file: audio/mpeg CLNS Radio presents the Patriots Postgame Show this afternoon following the Pats-Dolphins matchup down at Sunlife Stadium. Could this be a "hat and shirt" game for the Pats? Jeff Kane will be manning the virtual studio alongside Patrick Shankhour and will let you know. Do them a favor and...
After suspending Richie Incognito when he was accused of hazing and bullying tackle Jonathan Martin, the Dolphins and Incognito came to an agreement last month that the team would pay him but would keep him away from the locker room.
According to Fox Sports' Jay Glazer, that paid suspension will continue for the rest of the season and Incognito will not return to the team in 2013.