The Miami Dolphins have bigger fish to fry, but they could use an upgrade at placekicker.
Today we learned that they have apparently signed Zach Hocker to a futures contract. Hocker himself broke the story on his Twitter account yesterday:
New team, same dream. Happy to say I'm officially a Miami Dolphin! I am truly grateful for this opportunity
— Zach Hocker (@zhocker18) January...
Place kickers in the NFL don’t get a whole lot of credit. Even the best of the best is lucky if he earns as much as a second string running back. How come nobody pays any attention when these are the guys scoring all the points?
Let’s change all that and make a power rankings list of the best field goal kickers in the NFL.
Here are the top ten. They were ranked based mostly on...
The Miami Dolphins kept their playoff hopes intact by rallying for a 16-13 victory over the New York Jets on Monday night when Caleb Sturgis made a 26-yard field goal with 1:57 remaining.
Miami (7-5) rallied in an old-fashioned -- some might say dull -- slugfest in which New York (2-10) rushed for 277 yards, but made enough key errors in the second half to lose. The Dolphins remained...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2014
What is this, you ask?
That was an onside kick by Caleb Sturgis of the Miami Dolphins attempted during yesterday’s game against the Denver Broncos. Looks good right? I’m sure the Miami Dolphins can recover that one.
Let’s see how the whole play goes:
Oh man! Somehow the Denver Broncos got it.
Didn’t see that coming.
Denver scored 22 points in the fourth quarter and pulled...
I don’t even have any words for this one. Just watch:
That was an onside kick by Caleb Sturgis of the Miami Dolphins.
If you can believe it, the Dolphins failed to recover the ball.
I know, right?
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With the preseason games that most teams use as a dress rehearsal now in the rearview mirror, the 2014 NFL season is officially right around the corner. The next time fans see the league’s star players it will be during games on opening weekend.
That means one thing: Fantasy football drafts are upon us.
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Caleb Sturgis was ready to kick a field goal for the Miami Dolphins when the long snapper snapped the ball right into Brandon Fields’ face. This is pretty much the worst thing that can happen to you as a holder. He wasn’t ready for the play. Sturgis ended up recovering the balls. FINS UP!