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Until two weeks ago, no Miami Dolphins receiver had ever caught 11 or more passes and multiple touchdowns in the same game. Only five-time Pro Bowler Mark Clayton had tallied at least 10 catches in a multi-score game, with a 1988 performance against the Jets.
Enter Rishard Matthews.
With $90 million worth of receivers – Mike Wallace and Brian Hartline – lining up on the outside, it was Matthews in the slot who delivered one of the best receiving performances in franchise history against the Buccaneers with 11 catches, 120 yards and two scores.
He followed that up by catching four passes for 52 yards Sunday against San Diego, again filling after Brandon Gibson’s season-ending knee injury.
Not bad for a second-year player who’s still learning a new position.
Matthews was viewed by the coaching staff as more of an outside receiver than a weapon in the slot, but he spent the beginning of the season backing up all three starting receivers – Hartline, Wallace and Gibson. But when Gib...
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In what proved to be a great game for avid football viewers, the Miami Dolphins proved they can't do enough to avoid losses in the 4th quarter. After clinging onto a slim 16-13 lead and a lead since the first quarter, the Dolphins lost the game after Cam Newton found a wide open Greg Olson in the back of the end zone. The play resulted in Miami safety Chris Clemons biting...
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that there is “some momentum building” for G Richie Incognito to the return to the Dolphins.
The NFL is currently in the process of conducting their investigation in the bullying situation involving Incognito and Jonathan Martin. Incognito recently met with NFL investigator Ted Wells, so there should be a better idea of what will happen with...
Dolphins fans, I must admit that I’ve missed writing each day on this blog, it’s good to be back! I’ve been on vacation in Hawaii but now I’m back and re-energized! Thanks to Jules and Cyrus for holding down the fort this week.
The Dolphins are coming off of a big win last week, which out them right in the middle of the playoff race. Now, they welcome in the streaking Panthers...
Dolphins center Mike Pouncey decided to watch last week’s game with his good friend and teammate Richie Incognito last week since he was ruled out with an injury.
“Me and him watched the game together at my house,” Pouncey explained after Wednesday’s practice. “He’s doing really good. He’s in good spirits. He wants to get back on this football team and wants to get...
Sometimes a person's body language provides a better understanding of their perspective, their struggles than the actual words coming out their mouth.
Mike Wallace served up one of those body language dialogs earlier this week when asked to evaluate his first 10 games with the Miami Dolphins.
When the franchise's $60 million acquisition was asked if he was pleased with...
Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey and cornerback Dimitri Patterson are inactive against Carolina.
Pouncey will miss his second consecutive game Sunday while he recovers from a gall bladder ailment. Patterson is out with a groin injury that has hampered him for much of the season.
Nate Garner will again start for Pouncey, and Nolan Carroll will start for Patterson. Dolphins rookie...
If he can win this weekend, some of the heat under the seat of Joe Philbin will be extinguished.If he cannot beat the Carolina Panthers and the Dolphins fall to 5-6, those flames might get a bit hotter - even when it is the holiday season in south Florida.Even with a .500 record right now, the seat has to be pretty warm for a head coach that came in to move an offense, drafted a...
Miami Dolphins tackle Jonathan Martin will likely be interviewed a second time by NFL special investigator Ted Wells about the team's bullying scandal, a person familiar with the situation said Sunday.
The second interview will likely be in New York City or California the first week in December, the person told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because details about...
The lawyer conducting the NFL's investigation into possible bullying on the Miami Dolphins wrapped up an opening series of interviews with every player and coach, along with others who work for the team.
A statement released Saturday by Ted Wells' law firm added: ''Our work will continue over the next few weeks.''
The league had not given an indication how...
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- In a conference where the final playoff spot appears destined for a team with a mediocre record, the Miami Dolphins remain alive.
But Miami once again will have to show great resiliency in the wake of Sunday's 20-16 loss to the Carolina Panthers at Sun Life Stadium.
Miami (5-6) went ahead 7-3 with 5:39 left in the first quarter and led until Cam Newton...
In less than two hours the Miami Dolphins will take the field with an abnormal week gone by. The Dolphins players you see, coming off a big win over the Chargers had to put on their collective thinking caps for three days of witness interviews in the Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito case conducted by appointed counsel and attorney Ted Wells. For some teams, this could make...
Dolphins halfback Daniel Thomas hurt his ankle Sunday against Carolina.Fantasy Spin:Thomas (three carries for eight yards) exited the game in the third quarter. Lamar Miller is going to see a heavy workload in his absence.
Ted Wells, the NFL-appointed investigator who’s looking into allegations that the Miami Dolphins’ locker room was a hostile work environment for Jonathan Martin, has interviewed every player and coach on the team.
But that doesn’t mean his investigation is over. Or even close to over.
Wells released a statement on Saturday night confirming that he has now spoken to every...
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MIAMI, Fl– The Panthers offense went 80 yards in 3 and a half minutes and scored Greg Olsen scored a 1 yard touchdown to put the team up 20-16. Cam Newton ran for a touchdown and threw for another against a Dolphins defense that was very stout today. Ryan Tannehill looked good for Miami throwing […]