Miami Dolphins tight end position not a concern for Joe Philbin

In the past couple of years, the tight end position has played a significant part in the Miami Dolphins passing game. And a lot of that production came from Charles “Big Play” Clay. But when the Buffalo Bills made a huge offer to Clay this past spring, the Dolphins declined to match, letting their transitional-tagged player and one of the key cogs in their offense slip away....
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3 Offensive players who need to step up for the Miami Dolphins in 2015

There's a lot of hype flying around the Miami Dolphins this season, as the organization immediately made a huge wave when they signed All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh to the largest contract ever signed by a defensive player in the NFL. From then on, the team went all out and started finding pieces that fit what the Miami Dolphins were trying to become.Under the leadership...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: Miami Dolphins players react to day of Navy Seal training

In a surprise move, the Miami Dolphins decided to cancel their final day of minicamp practices. But that doesn’t mean they didn’t get their work in. In fact, according to Dolphins assistant receivers coach Phil McGeoghan, the team really didn’t take the day off at all. As a team we went Navy Seal Training. Players and coaches. Unreal experience. Seals are the real deal! Now...
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June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Three reasons Greg Jennings is a perfect fit for the Miami Dolphins

The Dolphins have a loaded receiving core, Jarvis Landry, DaVante Parker, Kenny Stills, Jordan Cameron, and Dion Sims. The newest addition to the mix is Greg Jennings, he is exactly what the Dolphins need, and have needed over the last three seasons. 1. Culture Jennings is always seen with a smile on his face. He is laid back and comes from Minnesota and Green Bay where he was known...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins Positional Analysis: Tight Ends

Jordan CameronThe most notable addition to the tight end position this year is Jordan Cameron. Cameron is replacing Charles Clay, who was signed by the division rival Buffalo Bills to a restricted offer deal that the ‘Fins elected not to match. The ‘Fins had big hopes that Clay would become a playmaker in the new offense but injuries and inconsistency led to his demise and Cameron’s...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

The Lingering Ireland Effect: Miami Dolphins 2013 Draft Class

Jeff Ireland’s mark still hasn’t quite left the Miami Dolphins organization. The 2013 NFL Draft was Ireland’s last draft with the Dolphins and to put it simply, that draft still has his name written all over it. For Dolphins fans, that hasn’t been anything to be excited about. Here is the list of the Miami Dolphins 2013 draft picks: DE Dion Jordan, first round, No. 3 overall...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Do the Miami Dolphins have a “nightmare duo” at tight end?

This year, those at the top of the totem pole came into the offseason with a purpose. As we all witnessed, Miami shocked the football world and signed All Pro Defensive Tackle, Ndamukong Suh. When the ink dried, Suh was making a record-breaking $116 million dollars. With a huge chunk of the salary cap now tied down to Suh (and eventually Tannehill), the Dolphins had to make sacrifices...
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking down the film of Miami Dolphins tight end Dion Sims

With the impending departure of former Miami Dolphins tight end Charles Clay, a major hole was left in the offense. General Manager Dennis Hickey helped supplement this deficit with the signing of former Pro Bowl tight end Jordan Cameron. Although we have seen flashes of brilliance from Cameron in the passing game, there are things that Clay did for the Dolphins that he cannot do...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Podcast: Clay, Cameron, Sims, a chat with Randy McMichael and more!

This week on PhinManiacs Live, we recap the past week in free agency and all of the moves that the Miami Dolphins made. To kick things off, we were joined by former Miami Dolphins tight end Randy McMichael. He spoke on the entire situation regarding Charles Clay, giving us a player's insight as to what Clay may have been thinking when deciding to go from Miami to Buffalo. In addition...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Buffalo Bills have a new tight end, add to much improved offense

The Buffalo Bills won’t have to wait five days to welcome their new tight end. Dolphins are NOT matching 5-year, $38 million offer sheet that Buffalo gave TE Charles Clay, per sources. Bills have a new TE. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 19, 2015 Dolphins feel strongly about TEs Jordan Cameron and Dion Sims. They did not want to take 5 days to decide. They're moving...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Miami Dolphins letting key contributor last four years walk away

The Miami Dolphins won’t be matching that huge offer sheet Charles Clay signed with the Bills. Dolphins are NOT matching 5-year, $38 million offer sheet that Buffalo gave TE Charles Clay, per sources. Bills have a new TE. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 19, 2015 Dolphins feel strongly about TEs Jordan Cameron and Dion Sims. They did not want to take 5 days to decide...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins Won’t Match Bills’ Offer Sheet For TE Charles Clay

Pro Football Talk reports that the Miami Dolphins will not be matching the Buffalo Bills’ offer for TE Charles Clay. ESPN’s Adam Schefter has confirmed the news. Miami had five days to decide whether or not to match the Bills’ offer, but according to Schefter, they  feel strongly about tight ends Jordan Cameron and Dion Sims and ... The post Dolphins Won’t Match Bills’...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins In “Active Negotiations” With TE Charles Clay

Barry Jackson of Miami Herald reports that the Dolphins are in “active negotiations” with free agent TE Charles Clay regarding a new contract. According to Jackson, there is “cautious optimism” that the two sides will be able to eventually get an agreement in place. Miami reportedly likes their young tight end tandem of Clay and Dion Sims. Over the weekend, Adam Beasley...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins: analyzing the Tight Ends

The combination of Charles Clay and Dion Sims was one of the most satisfactorily performing offensive position on the Miami Dolphins in 2014. Clay has established himself as a top receiving threat, being one of Ryan Tannehill’s favorite targets. Charles Clay  Key Stats:  58 catches 84 targets 605 yards 3 TDs Season Recap: Another productive season from the fourth-year veteran...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Analyzing the Miami Dolphins Roster: Tight Ends

Now that we've taken care of the wide receivers...and pretty much determined that it needs to be purged barring some changes of attitude...let's take a look at how the tight end position is doing for the team. There are three kinds of tight ends in the NFL. The first one is the traditional big blocker type that is used sparingly as a weapon in the passing game and is there mainly...
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February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins win 37-35 over the Vikings in thrilling fashion

Nothing about the Dolphins eight victories have been orthodox. On a day when the coaching change winds have been swirling among media circles, all eyes were on the Dolphins down 17-7 at the half.  Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater showed why he was chosen in the first round despite a poor workout for NFL teams. Roaring back in the second half didn’t seem likely as the Dolphins...
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December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Miami Dolphins TE Dion Sims Knocks C.J. Mosley's Helmet

The Baltimore Ravens have a heck of a player in rookie linebacker C.J. Mosley. Just like any other player that spends a lot of time on the field he is bound to get his bell rung a time or time during games. Well--Sunday when he tried to tackle Dolphins tight end Dion Sims was one of those times.Sims hit Mosley so hard his helmet popped off--but he still made the tackle!@SBNationGIF...
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December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Dion Sims showing improvement for Dolphins

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) Dion Sims' emergence has made it easier for the Miami Dolphins to deal with the injury to Charles Clay. The second-year player out of Michigan State came up big in Miami's 16-13 win over the New York Jets on Monday night. He caught four passes for 58 yards - both career highs - and made some crucial blocks in the running game and in passing situations, giving the...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Gronk vs. Bears a favorable matchup for Patriots

BY NICK ST. DENISThe way things are trending, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski could have a big day Sunday against the Chicago Bears. Chicago is ranked 30th in the NFL against tight ends, according to Football Outsiders, giving up 69.9 yards and just under eight receptions a game to opponents at that position. Gronkowski is heating up of late, having accumulated...
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October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins Frolic Across The Pond.

The Oakland Raiders tootled around London for seven days whilst the Miami Dolphins stuck to their usual routine amongst the blood thirsty Miami media and fan speculation. Miami head coach Joe Philbin in an attempted quarterback motivating move, (by not naming his starting quarterback for the week four match up) fueled the jumping to conclusions paparazzi like mob. No-Matter!What...
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September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins' bounce back a 'step in the right direction'

BY NICK ST. DENIS The Miami Dolphins were flying high after a Week 1 victory over the rival New England Patriots. Two weeks and two losses later, the Dolphins were on a descent--with injuries and supposed in-house turmoil adding insult to injury. However, a trip to London for a game against the lowly Oakland Raiders was just what the doctor ordered.Now, after a 38-14 romping,...
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September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The good, the bad and the ugly. Grading the Dolphins week 1 performance

The Dolphins rallied back to an improbable comeback victory against the Patriots in week one. Now it’s time to play Monday morning QB and take a little closer look on how our friends at PFF graded the team. OFFENSE The Good Brandon Albert – In Albert’s first game in Miami he showed why he was worth the big contract he got. Albert received a +5.4 grade the highest of any Dolphin...
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September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Are the Dolphins Playing Possum?

This post was submitted by our very own Tony Nicoletti. Enjoy!I know the preseason is over and that Lazor had to do everything he could to keep much of Miami's new offense under wraps. (Especially with the Patriots coming to Miami to open the season). But I have to wonder....Perhaps I am an incurable, overly optimistic fan. A hopeless homer of sorts. Someone that doesn't just believe...
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

What should the Dolphins do at the TE position ?

The Dolphins Have Serious Decision to Make at Tight End The Dolphins have real decisions to make about their tight end group. The easiest decision is the one they haven made yet, EXTEND CHALRES CLAY. The rest of the unit behind Clay is what the Dolphins need to trim. They obviously have enough confidence in the deep but unproven group in so far as they didn’t go out and nab Jermichael...
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Dolphins to Watch in Tonight’s Preseason Opener

The Miami Dolphins play their first pre-season game tonight against the Atlanta Falcons.  Here I tell you the 5 Dolphins to watch in tonight’s pre-season opener. 1. Jarvis Landry #450883330 / gettyimages.com The Dolphins selected Landry in the second round of this years’ draft, and he’s been the most impressive rookie for them so far. Landry isn’t the tallest reciever...
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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