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Miami Dolphins: Looking at Running Back Jay Ajayi

Running back Jay Ajayi Bosie State University star Jay Ajayi was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the fifth round of this year’s NFL draft. Finding a running back of this caliber in the fifth round is a steal for the Dolphins. Ajayi’s draft stock plummeted due to being arrested for stealing sweatpants from a Boise clothing store and tearing his ACL a week later. However, both...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ranking AFC East running backs

With quarterbacks being slim in the AFC East, running backs will be carrying a lot of the load for some of these teams while others will make a difference making their teams offense dynamic. Although some think the running back position is devalued, in this division it is essential to have a running back that can go against the opposing teams stout defenses, especially teams with...
Via EndZoneScore
7 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Miami Dolphins projected starting lineup

Now that NFL free agency and the 2015 NFL draft is over now it is time to look at week one starting projections for the Miami Dolphins. This season will be a make or break season for head coach Joe Philbin and the front office, it’s a playoffs or bust. With a lot of players from last season gone and plenty of newcomers, let’s look at the Dolphins projected starting lineup for...
Via EndZoneScore
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Dolphins view Jay Ajayi as a three-down running back

Casey Sapio-USA TODAY Sports The Miami Dolphins are heading into the 2015 season with a bit of competition at the running back position. Lamar Miller is expected to be the starter, but the Dolphins reportedly view rookie running back Jay Ajayi as a legitimate three-down back heading into his first NFL season. That is a very strong compliment to Ajayi’s game, especially without...
Via Sports-Glory
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: How Good is the Dolphins Offense?

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL Draft is now over.  This means teams are just about finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to prepare their offseason programs. With the draft recently concluding, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate where each team stands in comparison to the other 31 NFL teams. After taking that...
Via TopSportsReport
17 days ago  |  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...
Via Sports-Glory
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins 2015 NFL Draft Preview

After weeks and weeks of speculation, mock drafts, and “insider” reports, the 2015 NFL Draft is finally here. Over the past few weeks, I have been writing a series posts talking about the different player needs the Miami Dolphins should try to fill in this year’s draft. Needless to say, the Dolphins have some holes at a few positions and if they want to make the playoffs this...
Via isportsweb.com
25 days ago  |  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...
Via Sports-Glory
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...
Via Sports-Glory
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Is it time to fall in love with Lamar Miller?

Every fantasy season, there are plenty of surprises. For instance in 2014, a host of rookie wide receivers went on to catch for over 1,000 yards, a feat that nobody has ever seen. In the running back category, we had a few players that left us astonished by the end of the year well. Perhaps one of the biggest examples of that was Baltimore Ravens running back Justin Forsett. Forsett...
Via Fantasy Football Helpers
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

In Depth 2015: Miami Dolphins

Miami was 7-5 at the three-quarters point of the 2014 season with at least an outside shot at the postseason. A promising season came to a crashing end, however, when a 1-3 finish dropped the Dolphins to 8-8 for the second consecutive season. It was the sixth straight season on the outside of the playoffs and 10th in 11 years the team has failed to win double-digit games. But the...
Via Zone Blitz
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins rumors: Stevan Ridley

Stevan Ridley Kevin Patra of nfl.com reported that Stevan Ridley was visiting Miami this morning. Would Stevan Ridley be a good addition to the Miami Dolphin running game? The Miami Dolphins had an above average running year for themselves in 2014. They increased their overall yards from 1440 in 2013 to 1872 in 2014. This placed them at twelfth overall in the league. However, what...
Via isportsweb.com
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Patriot Stevan Ridley Hosted By Miami Dolphins On Free-Agent Visit

  DAVIE, Fla. — Free-agent running back Stevan Ridley is visiting the Miami Dolphins, who are in the market for a backup to Lamar Miller. Ridley is recovering from ACL knee surgery and was limited to six games last year with the Patriots. His best season was in 2012, when he ran for 1,263 yards and 12 touchdowns. The Patriots took him in the third...
Via NESN.com
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins 4 Biggest Free Agency Mistakes

The Second Year of Suh’s Deal View image | gettyimages.com Sure, Ndamukong Suh won’t count too much against the cap this season, allowing the team to offer contracts to other free agents, but his second year cap number is significantly greater and therefore harmful.  In an offseason where we’ll have to get a long term deal done with Ryan Tannehill, Mike Pouncey,...
Via TopSportsReport
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Do the Miami Dolphins Have the Best Offense in the AFC East?

In the midst of a hectic free agency period, the crew at TopSportsReport decided that it was time to take a deep look at the roster shifts occurring and determine which teams are getting better and which teams are getting worse.  To present these opinions, I have decided to write an offensive power rankings article.  In this article, I go team by team and discuss teams’ current...
Via TopSportsReport
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Colts, Dolphins, & Redskins Could All Be Options For Frank Gore

Matt Miller of the Bleacher Report has spoken to sources around the league who don’t see veteran RB Frank Gore returning  to the San Francisco 49ers next season. However, Miller reports that there will definitely be a market for Gore in the coming weeks and lists the Colts, Redskins and Dolphins as potential suitors. Of the three, Miller’s sources consider the Colts to be...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

What should the Miami Dolphins do at RB position behind Lamar Miller?

It is no secret that the Miami Dolphins need a big, powerful running back behind Lamar Miller to offer a change of pace during games and also to get the tough yards when it matters the most. Unfortunately, there were too many times during the 2014 season where the Dolphins couldn't convert in short yardage situations because they weren't able to pound the rock through the offensive...
Via PhinManiacs
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Position review: Miller emerges, but Dolphins run game lacks consistency

The Miami Dolphins will need to improve in all facets of their team in order to rise above their rivals next season, including their running back corps which were solid in several games but saw a decrease in production as the season wore on. Lamar Miller had a career season with 1,099 yards as he confidently grabbed the starting job and ran with it. Miami ranked 13th in the league...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Talking Dolphins with Andrew Abramson of the Palm Beach Post

MIAMI GARDENS, FL – DECEMBER 28: quarterback Ryan Tannehill #17 of the Miami Dolphins hands the ball to running back Lamar Miller #26 of the Miami Dolphins in the first quarter during a game against the New York Jets at Sun Life Stadium on December 28, 2014 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) This week, we had a chance to chat Miami Dolphins with the...
Via Phins Phocus
January 17, 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...
Via PhinManiacs
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Vote for the Miami Dolphins in the NFL Performance Play of the Year

The Miami Dolphins are well represented when it comes to the list of nominees for Performance Play of the Year presented by Bridgestone. Four Dolphins plays are among the 32 offered for nomination in a vote of fans. You can vote by clicking this link.Mike Wallace is featured twice, for his touchdown catches against the New England Patriots on Dec. 14 and against the Minnesota Vikings...
Via PhinManiacs
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lamar Miller’s magnificent season with the Miami Dolphins in 3 minutes

If you’re looking for positives to take away from the Miami Dolphins’ 2014 season it’s hard to go wrong with running back Lamar Miller. Miller played all 16 games and ran for 1,099 yards, scoring eight touchdowns in the process. Don’t have time to watch all Miller’s highlights on NFL Rewind? We’ve got you covered. Here’s a highlight reel of Miller’s best plays of...
Via cover32 - Dolphins
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Philbin anticipates big improvement on offense under Lazor in 2015

The Miami Dolphins offense was much improved in 2014 after two years under Mike Sherman. We saw Ryan Tannehill take the next step in his career and throw for over 4,000 yards, Lamar Miller rush for over 1,000 yards and Mike Wallace tie his career high with ten touchdowns in a single season. With another year in this offensive system, Joe Philbin anticipates that the players will...
Via PhinManiacs
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

The Miami Dolphins mediocre season ends in disappointment

After the Miami Dolphins lost to the New York Jets on Sunday, it put an end to a season in which at times looked very positive. Miami at one point had an elite defense and a quarterback who was having a breakout season, along with a running back who proved he can get the job done. Ryan Tannehill posted over 4,000 yards and was the first Miami quarterback to do so since Hall of Famer...
Via PhinManiacs
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Lamar Miller’s 97-Yard TD Vs. Jets Was Longest Run In Dolphins History (GIF)

Lamar Miller entered Sunday needing 79 rushing yards to reach 1,000 on the season. He only needed one carry to take care of that. In the third quarter against the New York Jets, the Miami Dolphins running back took the handoff at his own 3-yard line and went nearly untouched for a 97-yard touchdown run. We’re guessing that’s not how the Jets defense drew it up. Miller’s impressive...
Via NESN.com
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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