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Would it be a good time to lock up Tannehill long term?

Recently it has been reported that the Dolphins are going to try to lock up Ryan Tannehill long term, making him the team’s first “franchise quarterback” since Dan Marino, almost 20 years ago. #Dolphins ready to commit to Ryan Tannehill http://t.co/y1jKAGAI2C — Andrew Abramson (@AbramsonPBP) January 22, 2015 The issue that Dennis Hickey and company will have to deal with...
Via cover32 - Dolphins
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dan Marino gets his own wax figure in Madame Tussauds' Museum

There's a moment in one's life when they finally realize that they've made it. For Dan Marino, that moment certainly came years ago and it wasn't just limited to one. Whether it was him breaking into the NFL, making the Super Bowl, breaking records, winning division titles or being inducted into the Hall of Fame, there's a long list of great accomplishments.This past weekend, he...
Via PhinManiacs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Traveling to the Super Bowl

Yesterday, the Seattle Seahawks traveled to Arizona, a day ahead of their Super Bowl opponents, the New England Patriots.  Seattle gets the slight benefit of a head-start on acclimation to their new hotel home for the next week, gets to knock out the newness of the media obligation onslaught, and several players even got to take in the Pro Bowl.  Not mentioning that as a necessarily...
Via Football By Football
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Marino wax statue unveiled for Tussauds Orlando museum

Legendary Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino now has a double of himself as in a wax replica statue that was officially unveiled Saturday at a news conference at Sun Life Stadium for the fifth annual Dan Marino Foundation WalkAbout Autism & Expo. The wax figure will be transported to the Madame Tussauds Orlando museum which is scheduled to open in the spring. Marino played...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Looking sharp: Dolphins legend Dan Marino getting own wax statue

Miami Dolphins fans can wax poetic about the legendary quarterback Dan Marino. And starting soon, they'll be able to see a wax replica of the Hall of Famer. Marino's figure will be revealed during a press conference Saturday at Sun Life Stadium before heading north to be part of Madame Tussauds Orlando museum, scheduled to open this spring. "I can't wait to see what they have created...
Via Fox Sports Florida
5 days ago  |  Discuss

This Super Bowl indicates running game regaining value?

Let’s begin by travelling back in time to 2010. It was a strange and awful period in the human existence when you may or may not have woken up feeling like P. Diddy. It was also the final year before swift rule changes that made passing in the NFL about as easy as breathing. At the time Dan Marino still held the single-season passing record of 5,084 yards, a mark that had stood...
Via This Given Sunday
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Is this Super Bowl an indication running games are regaining value?

Let’s begin by travelling back in time to 2010. It was a strange and awful period in the human existence when you may or may not have woken up feeling like P. Diddy. It was also the final year before swift rule changes that made passing in the NFL about as easy as breathing. At the time Dan Marino still held the single-season passing record of 5,084 yards, a mark that had stood...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

30 facts for 30 years since Dolphins' last visit to the Super Bowl

January 20, 1985. Although the the Miami Dolphins lost to the San Francisco 49ers 38-16 in Super Bowl XIX that day, with famed coach Don Shula and a young star quarterback in Dan Marino, it seemed only a matter of time before they were back in the big game. Alas, in the 30 years since Super Bowl XIX, the Dolphins have barely sniffed the Super Bowl let alone played in it again. To...
Via Fox Sports Florida
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Latest details on Miami Dolphins and stadium renovations (with photos)

On Friday afternoon, the Miami Dolphins held a media event that brought those down in South Florida to Sun Life Stadium to review and present all of the renovations of Sun Life Stadium. Based on various reports from the media, here's what was presented at the event, which was attended by Emilio Estefan, Stephen Ross, Tom Garfinkel, Mike Tannebaum, Dan Marino, Dawn Aponte, Dennis...
Via PhinManiacs
12 days ago  |  Discuss

What if the Miami Dolphins didn't draft Dan Marino?

Starting on February 14, 2014, Sam Quinn and The Sports Post have decided to run down the 52 Greatest What Ifs in NFL History, one per week, for the next year. For a list of published What Ifs, as well as the introductory piece, click here. Almost every team in the NFL regrets passing on Dan Marino. The two worst, though, are without question the Steelers and Jets. Marino played...
Via The Sports Post
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Tannehill named team MVP and reflects on the 2014 season

Each year, the local media that covers the Miami Dolphins selects various award winners. This year, the Dan Marino Most Valuable Award Winner went to quarterback Ryan Tannehill, who has had a break-out season and is well on his way to establishing himself as the quarterback of this franchise for years to come.Tannehill has thrown for 3,786 yards with 26 touchdowns and 12 interceptions...
Via PhinManiacs
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Column: Say good night - the party is over!

The 2014 season is over for the Miami Dolphins. There are no scenarios left that can miraculously save their chances and foist them into the playoffs. On the bright side, there is no collapse that can occur to enrage the fan base. The problem with that is there can be adulation either. No chance to celebrate. For a 40th consecutive year, there will be no parade celebrating the Dolphins...
Via PhinManiacs
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 Miami Dolphins games are under review

5. November 27, 1994 Miami 28 New York Jets 24 The Dolphins had pushed the Jets around on September 18th at Joe Robbie Stadium in Miami. QB Dan Marino had a easy day with 23 for 31 passing, 289 yards and two TD's. The Dolphins had the ball for 35 minutes in a 28-14 win.On the Sunday following Thanksgiving at Giants Stadium, it was the Jets who held the ball for over 36 minutes. New...
Via Patriots Life
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Tannehill Is Accomplishing Things Dan Marino Couldn’t

Ryan Tannehill has a 70% completion rate in five straight games, which is something Dan Marino never even accomplished.
Via Gamedayr
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Clock Play: 20 years ago today, Dan Marino executed the fake spike against the Jets ...

Twenty years ago today, Nov. 27, 1994, the Miami Dolphins beat the New York Jets 28-24 when Dan Marino executed a fake spike in the final seconds of the game. Dan Marino joined Boomer & Carton to talk about one of 'the greatest days' of his life.Probably the greatest day in his life besides the multiple days when his kids were born... Here's more from SportsCenter.Follow us on...
Via Bob's Blitz
November 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Marino Advising Dolphins Ryan Tannehill

Dan Marino was brought in as an advisor to the Miami Dolphins in August with no real defined role.  On Wednesday we learned  he was helping with Dolphins film study. Marino’s main focus has been on helping to improve Ryan Tannehill. “Dan has been great. He has been around a lot as of recent. I have watched tape with him. He has been in a few meeting rooms. He is a great resource...
Via Thacover2
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins Hall of Famer Marino proving valuable resource for Tannehill

DAVIE, Fla. -- When the Miami Dolphins took the field for practice Wednesday, one of the team's all-time greats was looking on. Dan Marino, the franchise's all-time leader in passing yards (61,361) and touchdowns (420), has once again become a prominent fixture within the Dolphins organization since being hired as a special adviser to the front office in August. One of only three...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

What if Jerry Jones never fired Jimmy Johnson?

The Dallas Cowboys dynasty of the early 1990s was arguably the greatest in the history of the NFL. Those Cowboys were the first team in NFL history to win three championships in four years, and were it not for one very controversial decision, may have won all four. That decision, as you all know, was Jerry Jones’ ill-fated coaching swap of Jimmy Johnson for Barry Switzer. The Cowboys...
Via The Sports Post
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 Chicago Bears Vs. Miami Dolphins Moments

It’s not the oldest rivalry in the world but the Chicago Bears and Miami Dolphins have a history.  What are five of the most memorable moments? #5 – Erik Kramer and Chris Penn Force Overtime The year 1997 wasn’t exactly a memorable one for the Bears.  They entered the game against a 5-3 Dolphins team with a 1-7 record and already out of the playoff picture.  It was only...
Via Sports Mockery
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Packers QB Aaron Rodgers Pulls Off the Dan Marino Fake Spike Play to Set Up Game Winning TD

Jets fans will remember the play well. With the game on the line and the Dolphins driving everyone thought Dan Marino was going to spike the ball to stop the clock. Instead--with the defense not paying attention since they expected the spike--he threw the game winning touchdown.Since that fateful day many have tried to emulate Marino's fake spike play, but few have succeeded quite...
Via FatManWriting
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blake Bortles Tosses Two TDs in Regular Season Debut; Channels Dan Marino for TD No. 2

If the Jacksonville Jaguars know what's good for them the Blake Bortles will officially start after practice Monday or Tuesday when some reporter asks Gus Bradley who is going to start at quarterback. Yes, he did look like a rookie at times, but he also managed to do something that Chad Henne could not for the last six quarters of play.He moved the chains.via Bleacher ReportRead more »
Via FatManWriting
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Blake Bortles Channels Dan Marino For Fake Spike Touchdown

Blake Bortles channeled Dan Marino for a fake spike touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.
Via Gamedayr
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Marino's Return to Dolphins a Long Time Coming

The franchise that plays its home games at the football stadium that sits on 2269 Dan Marino Boulevard has gained a new employee. His name? Dan Marino.On Sunday, the former Miami Dolphins' quarterback accepted a position with the team as a special advisor. For Dolphins' fans, the reuniting of Marino and the franchise in which he played 17 NFL seasons, was a long time coming.Marino...
Via Pro Football Spot
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Marino returning to Dolphins as a special advisor

Getty ImagesDan Marino can finally come off the unemployment line. After being fired from The NFL Today on CBS back in February he has been in talks with the Miami Dolphins about returning to the team in some role. He announced on twitter that he is returning to the team as a special advisor.It’s official! I am excited about the future of this great organization! @MiamiDolphins...
Via Patriots Life
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins Name Dan Marino to Franchise Management

Dan Marino has been a major part of the Miami Dolphins franchise success. It is only fitting he comes back to the organization to help with the efforts of the team. Maybe the greatest player in team history can will the current Dolphins to a playoff berth.Taken from a press release on miamidolphins.com…In his role, the Hall of Fame quarterback will work with the organization in...
Via Football Nation
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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