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Dolphins safety Walt Aikens is out indefinitely with injured hand

Dolphins rookie safety Walt Aikens, suffered a left hand injury in practice this week. Though a firm timetable hasn’t been established, he’s out indefinitely. With Aikens out, Don Jones moved up to the second team at safety, alongside Michael Thomas according to the Miami Herald. The post Dolphins safety Walt Aikens is out indefinitely with injured hand appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins must manage their weakest links

The saying goes a team is only as strong as its weakest link, and that analogy rings especially true in the game of football. Dolphins fans saw last year when some of their “weakest links” had to be thrown into game action and the results were mixed, to say the least. Let’s start with the good, or at least satisfactory.  Michael Thomas made two of the biggest plays for...
Via cover32 - Dolphins
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking down film with Dolphins assistant DB coach Blue Adams

A big part of preparing in the NFL is analyzing film, one of the few parts that tend to get hidden from the fan. On Monday evening, the Miami Dolphins opened up this aspect of preparations to the fan, by conducting a film session featuring their assistant defensive backs coach Blue Adams. Before I get to the session, here’s a quick biography on Adams, who’s entering his third...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins players show their pride for US soccer

In a wild one in Brazil a great run by the US Soccer team came to an end today. Here are some reactions of the game from your Dolphins players #merica #usa http://t.co/5mS62MQTGK — Ryan Tannehill (@ryantannehill1) July 1, 2014 Still proud of this team and proud to be an American… We will be back stronger and better than ever in 2018. #IStillBelieve #USA — A.J. Francis (@AJFrancis410...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Way too early predictions of the 2014 Miami Dolphins schedule

The 2014 NFL Schedule was release Wednesday, and as usual, Dolphins fans have plenty of reaction. The Dolphins start with back to back division games for the first time in a long time, play the Raiders in London, and have two late season tilts against the Jets. I’ll take a look at each game, and give a prediction of the outcome. Week 1: vs. New England Patriots The Dolphins entered...
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April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins' Top 5 Moments from 2013

With the exception of wide receiver DeSean Jackson signing with the Washington Redskins, it's been a quiet week in the NFL. Most teams have turned their attention from free agency to May's NFL Draft. Among the teams having solid offseasons to this point, is the Miami Dolphins. With the start of 2014 still five months away, the Dolphins are coming off of their first non-losing...
Via Dolphin Shout
April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Latest news on Dolphins GM and Offensive Coordinator searches

  The Miami Dolphins fired both their offensive coordinator and general manager earlier this week.  Since then, there have been a lot of people guessing as to who the Dolphins would bring in to fill both of those roles.  It’s often difficult to figure out exactly what is the truth and what is speculation.  So exactly who do the Dolphins have in mind for both of these positions...
Via Phin Nation
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

What is Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross doing?

  Miami Dolphins owner, Stephen Ross, is conspicuous by his absence.  Where is he? What is he doing?  Who is he seeking advice from?  What decisions will he ultimately make regarding the future of the Miami Dolphins?  Will he force Joe Philbin to fire Mike Sherman?  Will he fire Philbin himself?  Will Jeff Ireland’s reign in Miami finally come to an end?  The truth is,...
Via Phin Nation
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Dolphins have no excuses, just win in Buffalo

  The Miami Dolphins have been playing like a different football team the last 3 weeks.  In their 3 straight wins they have shown an ability to close out games that was missing earlier this season.  More specifically, the Dolphins found ways to close out games against both the Steelers and the Patriots.  Yes, the endings of those games were eerily similar to losses the Dolphins...
Via Phin Nation
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

'Last thing' Thomas wants to be is 'a flash in the pan'

BY SEAN DONOVANA week ago, Michael Thomas was an unknown defensive back on the San Francisco 49ers' practice squad. Now, he's basking in new-found fame as the defensive hero of the Miami Dolphins' win over the New England Patriots.His pass break up and interception in the game's final stages sealed the victory for his new team and netted him the the AFC defensive...
Via AFC East Daily
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

New Miami CB Michael Thomas earns AFC defensive honor

Dolphins cornerback Michael Thomas was named AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in Miami's 24-20 victory over the visiting Patriots. Thomas, who arrived in South Florida last Tuesday after the Dolphins acquired him from the 49ers practice squad, recorded two tackles, two passes defensed and the game-clinching interception in the end zone. The 24-year-old...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Improbable path to celebrity for Dolphins' safety

Among all of the Miami Dolphins, idle tackle Jonathan Martin knows the team's new celebrity safety the best, because they played together in college. So when Michael Thomas made a game-winning interception in his NFL debut and found himself mobbed by teammates who didn't even know his name, Martin was quick to send a congratulatory text message, coast to coast and Stanford...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins hoping to strike gold again with a waiver wire pick; Phins claim CB Jalil Brown

The Dolphins claimed cornerback Jalil Brown off waivers from the Colts, reports theMiami Herald. Brown appeared in five games for Indianapolis, making four tackles. Brown was selected with the 118th overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs. After the season, Brown had 8 tackles. He also has 1 fumble recovery against the New York Jets. Brown`s best […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos back in control of No. 1 AFC seed

If Miami Dolphins defensive back Michael Thomas ever starts a fan club, he won't have any trouble getting a Denver chapter up and going. Thomas' interception of Tom Brady's pass in the end zone on fourth down with 2 seconds left Sunday in his NFL debut preserved Miami's win that kept the New England Patriots from overtaking Denver in the race for the top seed in...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots' magic runs out, 5 sequences that lost the game

All season long the New England Patriots defense had been victimized by athletic tight ends who shredded the linebackers and safeties for big yardage, first downs and touchdowns.On Sunday afternoon in South Florida, the Miami Dolphins tight ends did no such thing.Big play tight end Charles Clay was hounded by the Patriots' coverage all game, and backup tight end Michael Egnew...
Via Patriots Life
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Unlikely hero seals Dolphins' upset of Brady, Pats

It's amazing the things that can turn the fortunes of a team during the season: a toe out of bounds, a phantom penalty, a freak snow storm. Or in the case of Michael Thomas and the Miami Dolphins, a decision to roll over in bed and finally look at his phone. The defensive back made two big plays Sunday on passes thrown by Tom Brady in the waning moments of Miami's victory...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins make big statement with win over Patriots 24-20

The Miami Dolphins entered Sunday’s game, facing a crossroad.  Would they wilt under the pressure of a huge game against the hated Patriots.  Or would they rise to the challenge and make their presence known in the AFC playoff race?  The story of this game followed the same script as many games we’ve witnessed this season.  The Dolphins took a lead in the 4th quarter then...
Via Phin Nation
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins Stop Pats Rally

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Desperate to stop Tom Brady's latest comeback bid, the Miami Dolphins sought help from a reserve safety making his NFL debut after being signed Tuesday off the San Francisco 49ers' practice squad. Michael Thomas came through, intercepting Brady's fourth-down pass in the end zone with 2 seconds left Sunday to seal a seesaw 24-20 victory over...
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December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins barely know 'No. 31' but glad to have him

BY SEAN DONOVANThe Miami Dolphins signed defensive back Michael Thomas on Tuesday. On Sunday, he caught the game-sealing interception off Tom Brady in the Dolphins' 24-20 win over the New England Patriots.The newly-arrived second-year safety, who was signed off the San Fransisco 49ers' practice squad just five days prior, was thrown into the game due to injuries in the secondary...
Via AFC East Daily
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins foil another Brady comeback bid, hold off Patriots

Tom Brady's latest comeback bid fell short, and the Miami Dolphins helped their playoff chances with a breakthrough victory over AFC East leader New England. A fourth-down pass from Brady was intercepted by Dolphins newcomer Michael Thomas in the end zone with 2 seconds left, giving them a 24-20 victory Sunday. The Patriots had mounted second-half rallies to win their past...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins newest acquisition Michael Thomas comes up big in win over New England

Just last week Michael Thomas was sitting on the San Francisco 49ers practice squad.  He was signed onto the Dolphins 53 man roster and boy what a breathe of fresh air he was. Thomas broke up a would-be touchdown pass from Tom Brady to Danny Amendola late in the fourth quarter. Then when the Patriots […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins survive comeback attempt, defeat Patriots 24-20

Welcome to the big time, Ryan Tannehill. And welcome to the Dolphins, Michael Thomas. The Dolphins’ quarterback went out and beat Tom Brady. Tannehill directed a 60-yard, game-winning touchdown drive, capped by a 14-yard touchdown pass to Marcus Thigpen with 75 seconds left. Then it was on the Dolphins’ patchwork defense to make it hold up. Thomas, signed last week, did just...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins foil comeback bid, beat Patriots 24-20

Tom Brady's latest comeback bid came up short, and the Miami Dolphins helped their playoff chances with a 24-20 breakthrough victory Sunday over the AFC East-leading New England Patriots. A fourth-down pass from Brady was intercepted by reserve safety Michael Thomas in the end zone with 2 seconds left, and Miami held on to win. The Patriots had mounted second-half rallies to...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Dolphins 24, Patriots 20: Takeaways & observations

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- The Miami Dolphins not only snapped a seven-game losing streak in the series against New England on Sunday, they did it in Patriots' fashion. Ryan Tannehill connected with Marcus Thigpen on a 14-yard touchdown pass play with 1:15 left to give Miami a come-from-behind 24-20 win against New England at Sun Life Stadium. The verdict wasn't decided until...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

GAME RECAP: Patriots 4th quarter magic ends; Pats can't clinch AFC East

Chris Trotman/Getty ImagesThe Patriots defense failed to stop the Miami Dolphins on 4th and 5, which led to a Miami game winning touchdown with 1:15 left. The Dolphins won 24-20 and prevented the Patriots from clinching the AFC East and running the table for the #1 seed in the AFC East. Tom Brady took the Patriots down the field before throwing a late interception to Miami's...
Via Patriots Life
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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