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The Miami Dolphins unsuccessfully tried to steal a member of the New England Patriots’ brain trust. The Dolphins offered their general manager position to Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio, but he has decided to stay in New England, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. Caserio interviewed with the Dolphins on Friday and Saturday. Caserio was hired by the Patriots as a personnel assistant in 2001. He moved up to an offensive coaching assistant in 2002 before taking over as an area scout in 2003. He served as director of pro personnel from 2004 to 2006 before being named wide receivers coach in 2007. Caserio has been the director of pro personnel since 2008. Reports indicated that Caserio would share power within the Dolphins organization with head coach Joe Philbin and executive vice president of football administration Dawn Aponte. His role and power have increased within the Patriots’ organization. He is only below head coach/general manager Bill Belichick in ...

Patriots could end up dumping Danny Amendola this offseason

Ben Volin of the Boston Globe believes there’s a chance the New England Patriots could end up cutting Danny Amendola this offseason. Danny Amendola may be fighting for a roster spot come March 11, the first day of the 2014 league year. Amendola signed a five-year deal worth $28.5 million ($10 million guaranteed last March), and $2 million of his $3 million base salary in 2014...

Patriots' director of player personnel Nick Caserio to interview for vacant Dolphins GM position

According to Greg Rosenthal of, the Miami Dolphins are looking to pick the pocket of a division rival in their general manager search. Nick Caserio, the New England Patriots' director of player personnel, will interview with the Dolphins on Friday for Miami's front-office vacancy.

Dolphins power structure might be trial and error for 2015

Call me crazy, but there are at least three ways to ruin an organization.  Surely, Stephen Ross has been a part of two different ways, a football czar with Bill Parcells and a powerful GM (Jeff Ireland) who had unquestioned authority. Not since 2007, have the Miami Dolphins reverted back to their old ways as in Randy Mueller and Cam Cameron.  At the introductory press conference...

Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio turns down Dolphins, will remain with Patriots

According to Tom Curran of CSN New England, the New England Patriots director of player personnel Nick Caserio will remain in New England.

Could the Patriots cut ties with Danny Amendola to sign Julian Edelman?

In the 2013 season, the Patriots faced a complete overhaul on offense and one of the targets many enjoyed seeing was Danny Amendola. While Amendola's main question was health (as it played throughout the season) Former 7th round draft pick, Julian Edelman, stepped up huge and was a key part of the Patriots offense and because of this increase of production and Edelman's pending...

Danny Amendola will not need offseason surgery for groin

Rick Stewart/Getty Images North America New England Patriots wide receiver Danny Amendola will not need offseason surgery on his groin according to sources of MassLive. Amendola will be entering the second year of a five-year deal worth $31 million. Amendola had a big first game for the Patriots topping 100 yards but missed the next three games before returning. His production picked...

Danny Amendola not as disappointing as you think

There’s a prevailing belief among a contingent of New England Patriots fans that Danny Amendola has been an abject failure in just one season with the Pats and that the team should release him. I hope none of those people are laughing at the Cleveland Browns front office, because they would be guilty of the same crime; writing off somebody after just one season, especially when...

NFL kickers speak out against eliminating extra point

Roger Goodell's recent proposal to eliminate the extra point conjured up negative reactions in a pair of Pro Bowl kickers -- the Ravens' Justin Tucker and Patriots' Stephen Gostkowski. Simply put, they aren't fans of change. "For what it's worth, I like the extra point," Tucker said Thursday, via "I like doing my job and I think it'...

Dolphins DE Cameron Wake busted checking out a Pro Bowl cheerleader (Photo)

Miami Dolphins defensive end Cameron Wake took a break from preparing for the Pro Bowl by checking out Dolphins cheerleader, Natalie. Yep, he was totally busted admiring Natalie’s cheerleading form –– just take a look at what Wake is staring at. He’s smiling, too. This is Natalie’s fourth year on the Dolphins cheerleading squad, so […]

Why Caserio should be the Dolphins next General Manager

  By Cyrus (@Cyruslassus on Twitter) I have a feeling Nick Caserio will be the Dolphins new General Manager soon and I could not be happier about it. A college quarterback who put in three years as a graduate assistant before joining the Patriots in 2001, Nick stands out as the best candidate for the job. Photo Courtesy of In his thirteen years in New England he went...

Would the Colts pursue Jonathan Martin?

This was one of the questions I received for the Colts mailbag last week. I had to check in with Dolphins reporter James Walker to get a better indication of what Martin’s status is with the team before discussing him. Walker said the expectations are for the Dolphins to part ways with Martin in some fashion but of course there's no guarantee of that. Let’s go...

McCourty gets a raise-how this affects the offseason

AP Photo/Stephan SavoiaSafety Devin McCourty got a nice little raise from a $920K base salary to a $3.92 million base salary by logging 80% playing time, according to Brian Mcintyre, an NFL writer. By having over 80% playing-time the last 4 years, Patriots safety Devin McCourty has increased his 2014 base salary from $920k to $3.92M— Brian McIntyre (@brian_mcintyre) January 22...

Chad Pennington Interview

Chad Pennington played in the NFL for eleven years. He was selected by the New York Jets in the first round in the 2000 NFL Draft. He played for the Jets then played for the Miami Dolphins. Chad won the NFL Comeback Player of the Year Award twice. He is the NFL’s all-time leader in career completion percentage. He is currently a color analyst for NFL telecasts on FOX. Besides having...
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