The Miami Dolphins Backfield Features Diversity

Last year Miami started the season with a great 1-2 punch of Lamar Miller and Knowshon Moreno. Unfortunately, Moreno was hurt early and it forced Miami to rely on Daniel Thomas. This proved to be a lackluster alternative when Miller came out of the game. Although rookie Damien Williams provided a few flashes, he was learning on the fly and he was not really ready to be a heavy contributor...
Via PhinManiacs
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Dolphins RBs Damien Williams and LaMichael James competing for same roster spot

Last season, the Miami Dolphins went looking for a veteran running back to push incumbent starter Lamar Miller and make sure he had to earn his job. That responsibility was placed on Knowshon Moreno, and when he got hurt, Miller eventually did step up and became a 1,000 yard rusher for the first time in his career, and he ran for 8 touchdowns with a 5.1 YPC average.So now the question...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins, Lamar Miller have preliminary extension talks

Lamar Miller was the Miami Dolphins starting running back for the majority of the 2014 season after Knowshon Moreno went down with injury, and he showed his worth. Miami did bring in Boise State running back Jay Ajayi in the 2015 NFL Draft, but Miller is still without question the number one running back at this point in time. According to a report from the Miami Herald, the Dolphins...
Via This Given Sunday
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Breakdown of the Miami Dolphins Running Backs Entering the 2015 Season

Coming into the 2014 season, Lamar Miller and Knowshon Moreno were both supposed to lead the Miami Dolphins’ rushing attack. After a good...
Via Athlon Sports
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins RB Lamar Miller stepping up when challenged

It may seem crazy to think about, but if you can perhaps think back to the beginning of the previous season and try to remember who seemed to be a shoe-in to be the starting running back for the Miami Dolphins, you'll recall that RB's name wasn't Lamar Miller.Veteran RB Knowshon Moreno had come into training camp out of shape and still rather banged up, and yet he had managed to...
Via PhinManiacs
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: RB Moreno to miss all of 2015 season: 'knee isn't right'

What originally looked a detour now looks more and more like a possible derailment in the career of Knowshon Moreno. Currently a free agent, the 27-year-old running back who has played all of one full game last season for the Dolphins -- Week 1 -- because of knee injuries, will now reportedly miss all of the 2015 season because of more knee troubles. The South Florida Sun-Sentinel...
Via Fox Sports
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Knee injury will sideline Knowshon Moreno in 2015

Running back Knowshon Moreno is one of the top free agents still available at the running back position, but a report on Wednesday provided some clarity as to why he hasn’t been signed. According to Omar Kelly of the South Florida Sun Sentinel, Moreno won’t be available in 2015 due to his knee. "@TIEMEEco_75: would it be smart now to bring back Moreno?"» Moreno won't...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

One Miami Dolphins’ writer believes that Knownshon Moreno can’t play football in 2015

Earlier today, Sun-Sentinel writer Omar Kelly was asked if the Dolphins should take a look at bringing back running back Knowshon Moreno. Many believed that the Dolphins wouldn’t bring him back, but not for the reason he gave us. "@TIEMEEco_75: would it be smart now to bring back Moreno?"» Moreno won't be playing football in '15. His knee isn't right — Omar Kelly (@OmarKelly...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Four remaining NFL free agents who will produce in 2015

Believe it or not, there are some superb NFL free agents still on the market—tenured players who have yet to find a home for the 2015 season, but they won’t stay unemployed for long. The league’s second free-agency period is now in effect. Teams no longer need worry about adjustments to their compensatory pick haul in the 2016 NFL draft. May 12 was the critical date in this...
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May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins’ Jay Ajayi: I’m ready to prove everyone wrong

Casey Sapio-USA TODAY Sports Jay Ajayi could end up being one of the most talented running backs that was taken in the 2015 NFL Draft, but there is also a chance that he could end up being a bust. His knee problems are well documented, and he ended up falling to the fifth round after some projections had him going as a second or third round pick earlier in the draft process. Despite...
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May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins ‘very interested’ in trading up for WR DeVante Parker

Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports The Miami Dolphins have quite a few options in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, and they are also considering moving up in the draft. According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Dolphins are “very interested” in trading up in the draft from the 14th overall pick in order to select Louisville wide receiver DeVante Parker. Continue...
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April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Dolphins focusing on drafting top receiver

David Manning-USA TODAY Sports The Miami Dolphins are fresh off of signing wide receiver Greg Jennings, but are still looking to get another legitimate starter. According to a report from the Miami Herald, the Dolphins would like to come away with one of the top nine wide receivers in the 2015 NFL Draft. While the Dolphins are still hoping to draft one of the top wide receivers...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins could draft Georgia RB Todd Gurley?

Jason Getz-USA TODAY SportsThe Miami Dolphins currently hold the 14th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, and there are quite a few different directions that they could go with it. One potential player has come to the forefront in reports this afternoon, and the Dolphins are doing a ton of work researching him with the draft continuing to approach quickly. Georgia running back Todd...
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Ten best NFL free agents remaining

The first wave of players have long been signed to NFL rosters, leaving second- and third-tier players to scrounge for what’s left of teams’ salary cap space. That’s not to say the players remaining are scrubs—far from it, in fact. Most positions still have an amount of talent remaining to be had by general managers who need to fill holes before and after the draft. Teams...
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April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Ranking the 5 Best Free-Agent Running Backs Still Available

The free-agent running back pool, which started out rather deep, has thinned out immensely with many of the top-shelf backs signing with new teams. Here’s a look of five of the best running backs who are still available. 5. Steven Jackson, Atlanta Falcons Of this group of running backs, Jackson has definitely had the most lucrative career. He totaled an incredible 10,138 yards...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

The Miami Dolphins may bring back running back Knowshown Moreno

During the media session of Miami Dolphins general manager Dennis Hickey on Tuesday afternoon at the league meetings, it was revealed that the front office is keeping tabs on running back Knowshon Moreno and they are open to bringing him back for the 2015 season under the right circumstances.Moreno provided fire and energy to the Dolphins offense in week one of the 2014 season against...
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March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Draft and free agent ideas for the Miami Dolphins

The offseason can be tricky. We have seen teams make moves on free agents that haven’t worked out; for example, Knowshon Moreno going to the Miami Dolphins. We have also seen teams make moves on free agents that have worked out great; for example, Emmanuel Sanders going to the Denver Broncos. There are a lot of talented free agents on the market this offseason among a lot of talented...
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Big money to Tannehill seems premature for Dolphins

Reports have surfaced over the last few days that the Miami Dolphins and quarterback Ryan Tannehill are working on a long-term 7-year deal which could be worth upwards of $100 million. Since being taken 8th overall in the 2012 NFL Draft, Tannehill has been the starting quarterback in Miami. Last season, Tannehill enjoyed the best season by a Miami quarterback since the retirement...
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February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Analyzing the Miami Dolphins Roster: Running backs

Moving on from the quarterback position, we now focus on the position that has slowly become unimportant in the eyes of organizations, the running back position. Sometimes it's hard to wrap our heads around this, considering that the Dolphins ranked 12th in the NFL in rushing yards per game and total yards rushing for the season; the Dolphins only ran the ball 40.14% of the time...
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January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Dolphins place RB Knowshon Moreno on IR with ACL injury

Davie, FL ( - Miami Dolphins running back Knowshon Moreno was placed on injured reserve Tuesday because of an ACL injury. The...
Via Athlon Sports
October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Miami Dolphins RB Knowshon Moreno Waves Off Replacement After Tearing ACL

The Miami Dolphins were hoping to get running back Knowshon Moreno back for good when he returned to the lineup Sunday against the Green Bay Packers. He's played well when on the field, but just like in Denver he's had an issue with staying healthy. Sure enough, he played well when he was in the game, but in the third quarter on a screen pass he ended up tearing his ACL.You can see...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins News: Knowshon Moreno Out For Year

Knowshon Moreno’s start on south Florida was not a strong one. He was injured in the preseason, which required surgery. He has been hampered by injuries throughout the first six weeks of the season and now a knee injury has sidelined him for the remainder of this year.The former Denver Broncos running back signed a one-year deal in the offseason to come to Miami and help solve...
Via Football Nation
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Philbin on Moreno-less Dolphins: 'We have other guys'

BY NICK ST. DENISKnowshon Moreno's season never really got started. Tuesday, it officially ended. The Miami Dolphins placed the veteran tailback on injured reserve Tuesday morning, less than two days after he suffered a torn ACL against the Green Bay Packers. With that, the Dolphins lose their probably-could-be No. 1 back, had he been healthy to begin with. He burst out of the...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Knowshon Moreno out for the season

Knowshon Moreno has been placed on the Dolphins IR list The Miami Dolphins have placed running back Knowshon Moreno on the IR list due to a season ending ACL injury, which was announced by the organization on Tuesday. Ian Rapoport from NFL Media Insider reports that Moreno tore his ACL during a play in the […] The post Knowshon Moreno out for the season appeared first on Champs Nation.
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Miami Dolphins fans go ape over losing Knowshon Moreno

Earlier today we learned that starting Miami Dolphins running back Knowshon Moreno has been placed on the injured reserve list and will miss the rest of the 2014 NFL season. Moreno tore his ACL in Sunday’s heartbreaking loss to the Green Bay Packers. As you might expect, Dolphins fans were less than thrilled to hear the news. In fact some of them have been losing their minds on...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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