Caleb Sturgis became the fifth kicker ever drafted by the Dolphins when they took the University of Florida product with their second pick of the fifth round. The move also likely means Dan Carpenter will join the list of prominent veterans leaving the Dolphins since the end of last season.
BY DAN BEGNOCHEIn 2008, Dan Carpenter proved he had what it took to be the starting kicker for the Miami Dolphins. In 2013, he may have to prove it again.The five-year veteran, fresh out of rehab following his season-ending groin injury, talked with Alain Poupart of Dolphins.com recently about the upcoming season and his thoughts on general manager Jeff Ireland potentially bringing...
The Miami Dolphins had a bad week 3….so did our Pitiful Picks, as they truly lived up to their name. The Dolphins were left heartbroken at home when usually reliable, Dan Carpenter missed 2 field goals. Our picks last week weren’t really heartbreaking, they were just pitiful. After starting 4-1 on the season, we dropped [...]
DAVIE, Fla. Dan Carpenter stood in front of his locker the other day wearing a hat that read Still Perfect.
That referred to the 1972 Miami Dolphins, not the 2012 Dolphins kicker.
Carpenter hardly was perfect in a 23-20 loss last Sunday against the New York Jets. He missed a 47-yard field goal with 10:48 left in regulation that proved pivotal. Then he shanked a 48-yarder in overtime...
The Miami Dolphins had a chance to make a statement against the Jets last Sunday. With just one Dan Carpenter field goal, this week would have been a whole lot brighter because the Dolphins would have been tied for the lead in the AFC East. Instead, they are in the basement. However, the basement has [...]
Miami Dolphins kicker Dan Carpenter missed two “make-able” field goals in a 23-20 overtime loss to the New York Jets and after listening to his post-game remarks you might want to take any sharp items away from him.
Understanding the importance of the loss for the Dolphins, Carpenter was apologetic and depressed after the game.
“I let the team down. First of all there shouldn’t...
The Miami Dolphins have been without former Pro Bowl Kicker, Dan Carpenter for 2 games now. Shayne Graham has done a good enough job filling in for Carpenter, connecting on 4 of 5 field goal chances for the Dolphins. Well, it appears the Carpenter’s groin injury is feeling better, as the Dolphins released Shayne Graham [...]
Dolphins coach Tony Sparano tried to downplay kicker Dan Carpenter’s groin injury on Friday, saying there’s “no five-alarm fire yet.” But the injury, suffered Thursday in practice, is bad enough that Carpenter has been ruled out for Sunday’s game vs. Buffalo, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. To replace Carpenter Sunday, the Dolphins reportedly signed 12-year [...]
A groin injury will keep kicker Dan Carpenter out of the Miami Dolphins' game against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.Carpenter tried to work through the injury in practice but was officially downgraded to out Saturday morning. The Dolphins wasted no time finding a replacement, signing veteran kicker Shayne Graham to take his place Sunday.Carpenter, 25, has hit on 18 of 22 field...
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If there’s one thing the Miami Dolphins have done well over the last few years, it’s kicking field goals. This ‘strength’ of the Dolphins could take a hit in the very near future as there is speculation that former Pro Bowler Dan Carpenter could be injured. Today, the Dolphins brought in 3 kickers for workouts [...]